A lot of older adults are chronically lonely. While some people disregard this fact, loneliness is found to be a major risk factor for health problems such as cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, and even death. In a report by the Charity Help, it was shown that almost half a million pensioners only get the chance to leave home once a week, while
The standard treatment for phobia is exposure therapy, in which the source of fear is shown to the patient several times until he or she experiences a reduction in phobic symptoms. This therapy however, seemed to be more effective when followed by sleep, a new study suggests.
The study, led by Edward Pace-Schott, a clinical instructor in psychology
12 people were shot dead while 58 were injured after a 24 year-old gunman showered firearms during the screening of Batman movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, in Aurora Colorado. That was a tragic story that has hit the world, and it posed questions to many of us. Is there any way that a gunman can be spotted even before committing the crime? Is
Cycling is a great activity that’s enjoyed by many people from all ages and walks of life. Anyone can engage in this sport – toddlers, kids, adults, working professionals, elderly, and even those who have physical disabilities. So long as you have the right equipment, you can begin your cycling activity. Cycling is a low-impact form of exerc
Have you been trying your best lately to shed some pounds but couldn’t get any result? Maybe you have enough of the willpower and determination, but you’re lacking enough reasons. Well, you shouldn’t have. Other than looking gorgeous, there are many reasons why you may want to work harder on your weight loss endeavour.
Here are som
Many people develop self-defeating behaviours within their personal and working lives or their relationships with others. If you have a self-defeating behaviour, you are not alone!
Self-defeating behaviour can happen at any point in a person’s life and more than one self-defeating behaviours can run coherently.
Self-defeating behaviour is
You are what you eat. Our diet greatly affects how we look – from head to toe. If those fine lines, sagging skin, and flabby arms are making you feel sad, maybe it’s time that you make some tweaks in your daily diet. Here are ten of the best foods that won’t just satisfy your stomach but would also make you look younger.
Imagine this. Athletes make use of prosthetic legs that work like real limbs (only that they don’t feel weak like human legs do), skin grafts that increase webbing between fingers and toes to enhance swimming abilities, and the superhuman muscles that don’t sore even after extreme workout. Now, see these people attending the yearly Olympics
After more than three decades of showing a decline in occurrence, UK divorce rates are now once again on the rise since 2009. In 2010, divorce rates rose to 5%, amounting to 119,589 divorces in England and Wales (Office of National Statistics), and affecting 11.5 people for every 1000 of the married population. With these large numbers involved, everyo
Many books have been written about happiness and how to go about finding it. We all know it’s not money, power, or fame. So what is it?
Tired of rainy days? Maybe it’s time that you list down the blessings you’ve got the whole week! Being thankful, which is the main focus of gratitude, is one great way to brighten up your life. Stu