What Does Your Birth Order Say About Your Personality?

Lisa Franchi January 28, 2019

 The order of birth is among the many things that we don’t have control of. Just like our gender, our date of birth, and our parents. And what is more surprising is that these things we sometimes called ‘innate’ are those that play a big role to our personality. How is your personality affected by your birth order? Some people say

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Feeling Angry? Step Back and Have some Distance - How Self-Distancing Helps Lower down Aggressive Reactions

Helen Holmes January 25, 2019

 Do you always suffer from extreme irritability and anxiety? Are you finding it hard to cope with stressful situations and control your anger? If yes, experts suggest that you try a very simple strategy to help calm down aggressive reactions. This involves viewing the situation from a distance – that is, being an observer rather a participant. The

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10 Ways to Use Laughter and Humour for Healing

Lauren Nicholson January 23, 2019

 Research demonstrates that laughing and using humour can help you manage pain, decrease stress, improve the immune system and advance the healing process. Laughing is, in fact, the most fun way to de-stress and to combat physical and mental illness. But with adults in the UK laughing only an average of 15 times a day, and three times less these days th

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Managing and Improving the Brain as Your Most Important Asset - Simple Tips from a Neuroscience Expert

Sharon Moore January 21, 2019

 The human brain is among the most exhausted topics of scientific studies but it remains to be the hardest to explain. Research has shown us that the brain is a ‘use it or lose it’ organ. The more you use it, the more it becomes more functional. Ignore it, and it depletes. There are factors however, that negatively affect cognitive function.

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Will Independent Abortion Counselling Help Women Make an Informed Decision?

Amy Taylor January 11, 2019

 Last year, 189,931 terminations were carried out on women in Wales and England. During their annual conference, members of the British Medical Association voted in favour of providing impartial advice to those who are looking to undergo abortion. With this, they hope to cut the abortion rate by up to third. Currently, women are given advice only by

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Coloured Tapes for Athletes: What are they for?

Rebecca Lewis January 09, 2019

 If you’re an avid fan of sports, you must have noticed many athletes with stick-tapes on their body. Some place it on their back, like Mario Balotelli, an Italian striker in the Euro 2012 Championship. Some have it on their elbows, like the Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon. But what are those tapes for? Are they simply

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New Research Reveals Some Surprising Facts about Healthy Eating

Lisa Franchi January 07, 2019

 Ask Google of what the best and healthiest foods are and you’ll get millions of different results. Much has been written and said about healthy eating that many people become a bit confused on which advice to follow. But a new report has looked into the scientific research about healthy eating and found some surprising answers. Consumers are a

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What’s the Good Thing about Growing Old?

Sharon Moore January 04, 2019

 Growing old is a basic life process that happens to every one of us. Aging means a lot of negative things for many people. It can mean failing eyesight, developing wrinkles, forgetting things, and so on. But despite these, experts suggest that there’s something really amazing about growing old. What do lab tests say about aging? Many studies

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Positive Action: 10 Ways to Transform Your Behaviour to Something Positive

Helen Holmes December 19, 2018

 Studies show that instead of positive thinking, positive action brings more health benefits. But how do you make a change for the better? Below are some tips to help you easily transform how you think and how you behave. To be happy, SMILE In the study by James Laird of the Clark University, it was demonstrated how smiling can change how you feel a

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The 10 Secrets of a Long Lasting Relationship

Rebecca Lewis December 10, 2018

 The concept of love has been a subject of numerous research but until now, is among those that are least understood. Many has been written about love and hundreds of researches, whether large or small, have tried to understand what love really is and how people can make it last. But what could be a better way to understand more of this seemingly bizar

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