Can You Get Smarter?

You can increase the size of your muscles by pumping iron and improve your stamina with aerobic training. Can you get smarter by exercising — or altering — your brain?

Oct 31

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Aging & Geriatric Issues

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10 Ways To Increase Productivity And How To Achieve Goals In Life

Many of us are familiar with procrastination. Increasing your productivity and reducing the tendency to procrastinate could help you achieve more of your goals!

Jun 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Secrets are as heavy as a physical weight.

Secrets are as heavy as a physical weight. Secrets could be money troubles, bad habits and quirks and what not.

May 9

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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How to Get Unstuck

When we are blocked in an area of our lives it often is due to the fact that we feel safer that way. We may feel unhappy but that is easier to deal with than our fear of the unknown. We begin to change when the pain we experience in staying stuck is ...

Dec 6

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Why elderfly can die from a broken heart

Some grieving elderly people literally die of a broken heart. This is because grief affects people over the age of 65 more severely, weakening their immune systems and making infection more likely.

Sep 24

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Stress Management

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Cannabis prevents the negative behavioral and physiological effects ...

Administering synthetic marijuana (cannabinoids) soon after a traumatic event can prevent PTSD-like (post-traumatic stress disorder) symptoms in rats, caused by the trauma and by trauma reminders.

Sep 5

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Post Traumatic Stress ...

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40% of women with severe mental illness are victims of rape or ...

Women with severe mental illness are up to five times more likely than the general population to be victims of sexual assault and two to three times more likely to suffer domestic violence, reveals new research led by UCL and King's College London ...

Sep 5

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Mental Health in Asia, Post ...

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Electric current to brain boosts memory

Stimulating a particular region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, improves memory, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.

Aug 29

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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One year on from the Boston Marathon bombing, caregivers still ...

Nearly a year after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, hospital staff, first responders and medical volunteers who cared for the injured and dying were still struggling to put the experience behind them.

Aug 12

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anxiety, Caregiver Issues / ...

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Will losing weight really make you happier?

Although physical health is significantly improved by weight loss, the effects of losing weight on mental health are less clear, according to a new study by University College London researchers in the UK.

Aug 11

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Depression, Happiness

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How we form habits and change existing ones

Much of our daily lives are taken up by habits that we've formed over our lifetime. An important characteristic of a habit is that it's automatic - we don't always recognize habits in our own behavior. Studies show that about 40 percent of people's ...

Aug 11

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Identity Problems, Life ...

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Slow Alzheimer's By Exercising The Body And The Mind

Alzheimer's disease is one of the most feared diagnoses among patients. It destroys people's minds, their personalities, the very essence of who they are. And once the disease has been diagnosed, there is nothing modern medicine can do to stop it.

Jul 18

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Want to Stop Arguing and Change Spouse's Behavior? Start With Mirror

Ever want to change something about your partner? Get him or her to eat better or work less? Exercise more? Stop nagging or yelling? Start with a mirror. Your best chance of transforming someone else—and the dynamic in your relationship—is to ...

Jan 17

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Relationships & Marriage

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