The magic word that lowers anxiety

This magic word helps combat discouragement and turns potentially disastrous days into productive ones. It’s good for your health, your self-esteem, and can make you a more productive, better person.

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Binge drinking can amplify live damage

University of Missouri researchers discovered binge drinking or over-consumption of alcohol is especially dangerous among those who already drink a lot. It can lead to changes in liver proteins that may result in cirrhosis and cancer.

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Mental abuse can be worse than sexual or physical abuse for kids

Although childhood emotional abuse is rarely addressed by clinicians, new research suggests psychological abuse among children may lead to more problems than sexual or physical abuse.

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Sharing experiences can intensify emotions

New research suggests that enjoying an experience with another person results in more intense feelings about the encounter. In fact, psychological researchers discovered undergoing an experience with another person — even if we do it in silence, ...

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Are sweet-toothed people also sweet by nature?

Three years ago psychologists reported that we assume people who like sweet food are also sweet natured. More surprisingly perhaps, researchers found that the sweet-toothed really do have more agreeable personalities and are more inclined to behave ...

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Toddlers change behaviour according to emotions detected

New research discovers the capabilities of a toddler greatly exceed what many adults believe is possible. The study by researchers at the University of Washington (UW) finds that children as young as 15 months are able to detect adult emotions and ...

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Family meals can protect against obesity

Public health experts say that over a third of all adult Americans are obese. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity now affects 17 percent of all children and adolescents in the United States – triple the rate from ...

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Exercise improves long-term memory

While it’s now well-established that months of aerobic exercise can enhance memory, a new study suggests that one single workout with weights can immediately enhance long-term memory by around 20%, examining the effects of a relatively short ...

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Extraordinary experiences could hurt your relationships

Extraordinary experiences are pleasurable in the moment but can leave us socially worse off in the long run. If you’ve just returned from an exotic getaway, gushing about it may harm your relationships, suggests a study published in the journal ...

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Source of both life's happiest and saddest moments

When you look back over your life, which moments have given you the most pain — and which the most pleasure? Research suggests that it’s the highs and lows of social relationships that provide the highest highs and lowest lows that people ...

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Curiousity primes brain for learning

The more our curiosity is piqued, the easier all learning becomes within a certain period of time, according to new research published in the journal Neuron. The findings could highlight ways to enhance overall learning and memory in both healthy ...

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Faith may protect against suicide

Death by suicide is one of the most common causes of death in the adolescent population, and it is potentially preventable. Religious Jewish teens are far less likely to attempt suicide than their secular Jewish peers, according to a new study ...

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Teens with strong attention skills more likely to avoid substance ...

New research suggests teens with strong executive attention skills – the ability to focus on task and ignore distractions – are more likely to avoid substance abuse issues after early drug experimentation.

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Can social media help you out of a bad mood?

Recent studies found that people who spend a lot of time on Facebook tend to be more frustrated, angry, and lonely — presumably because of all the happy updates from friends that make them feel inadequate. A new study suggests that when people are ...

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How to deal with a toxic co-worker

Do you feel exhausted the second you walk into your office in the morning? Do you sometimes come home from work feeling completely and utterly emotionally drained? If it’s not the work itself or the job that’s bringing you down, it could be one ...

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