Why Are Habits So Hard to Break?

By now, you might have discovered that taming your sweet tooth as a New Year's resolution is harder than you think. New research by Duke University scientists suggests that a habit leaves a lasting mark on specific circuits in the brain, priming ...

Jan 23

Categories: Addictions

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A Simple Change To Daily Routine That Fights Bothersome Negative ...

A new research shows that going to bed too late and sleeping too little is associated with experiencing persistent negative thoughts

Jan 22

Categories: Health Psychology

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Suicidal People Are 7 Times More Likely To Recover Completely With ...

A new study suggests that having someone to confide in is one of the most important factors in recovery from mental illness.

Jan 22

Categories: Suicide Prevention

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The Upside of Anger: 6 Psychological Benefits of Getting Mad

We tend to think of anger as a wild, negative emotion, but research finds that anger also has its positive side. Just like any emotion, anger has its purposes, which can be used to good effect.

Jan 21

Categories: Anger Management

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How Your Height Affects Who Is Attracted To You And Who You’re ...

People choose partners who are a similar height to them because it’s in our genes, a new study finds.

Jan 21

Categories: Health Psychology

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7 Surprising Quirks You Didn’t Know About Binge Eating

Binge eating disorder (BED) is one of the most common eating disorders, yet it wasn’t included as an official diagnostic category until 2013. It is commonly defined as consuming a large amount of food in a short period of time, while experiencing ...

Jan 20

Categories: Eating Disorders

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The Link Between Migraine And Depression

Migraine is one of the most common painful disorders afflicting one in every eight people. It is characterized by throbbing and relatively unpredictable episodes of head pain that may last up to three days.

Jan 20

Categories: Depression

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6 Psychology Facts You Will Benefit From Knowing

Decades of research has provided amazing insights on how the mind works. These 6 facts will prove to be useful in understanding yourself and others better.

Jan 20

Categories: Other

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In Love And Still Lonely?

Many of us believe that if we feel lonely in this world, we are searching for love. We think that love is the most profound feeling possible; it is the glue that holds us together.

Jan 19

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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3 Food Types To Eat Today For More Restorative Sleep Tonight

Eating more fibre along with less sugar and less saturated fat has been linked to better sleep by a new study.

Jan 19

Categories: Health Psychology

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Why Preteen Friendships Are Fleeting

Can you remember who your best friend was in seventh grade? If you are having difficulty, it could be because relationships at that age are often short-lived. Half don't last a year. The friendships that do last can be predicted based on demographic ...

Jan 18

Categories: Friendships

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10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease You Should Know

“Alzheimer’s disease is predictable. We know certain issues are going to come up, and we know the process of decline that you might be experiencing. By educating yourself, you can understand what might be happening, but more importantly, your ...

Jan 18

Categories: Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)

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Abused or Abusive?

Emotional abuse in a relationship is sneaky and elusive. Many times the people doing it and receiving it are not even aware that it’s even happening. It can be dangerous and damaging to your self-esteem, confidence, self-value and respect.

Jan 16

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Why we do what we do and not what we don't do...

Why do we do what we do? Why do we choose a certain behaviour/action over other options? What rules govern our decision-making? Why do we become indecisive at times?

Jan 16

Categories: Other

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What Is Depression?

A short, elegant animated video on What is Depression?

Jan 16

Categories: Depression

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