A short film depicting two parents’ coming to terms with their son’s homosexuality has gone viral in China, garnering over 100 million views on QQ, a popular video streaming site in China.
Date Posted: February 25, 2015
Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues, Mental ...GO
A wandering mind can lead to accidents and lost productivity. Now, a study finds that real-time brain monitoring can be used to help people regain focus.
Scientists have discovered that switching on one area of the brain chemically can trigger a deep sleep.
Categories: Sleep DisordersGO
One in five suicides around the world is caused by this and the figure is rising.
Categories: Suicide PreventionGO
Strokes are areas of damage in the brain caused by blocked blood vessels or bleeding. They can set off a host of problems, including paralysis or impaired vision. Cognitive and behavioral changes after stroke are common yet often overlooked because ...
Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Personality problemsGO
There is a growing number of addiction treatment centers found in China, Korea and Taiwan that deals with an emerging form of ...
Science suggests a funnier workplace should be a more effective one, encouraging positive mood and a playful, open approach. But much of the evidence to date rests on theoretical argument or lab experiments. Now a new study of genuine team meetings ...
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Social anxiety is strongly linked to higher levels of alcohol abuse, possibly due to the way alcohol lubricates vocal chords and actually allows nervous folks to speak in public. A little social helper to get you through meeting new friends, right?
Categories: Anxiety, Panic issuesGO
“We are building a castle and it’s going to be magnificent .”
Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Self-LoveGO
Sleep is important, and perhaps it's most important when you're young
Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Sleep DisordersGO
The "undercover" economist Tim Harford (he has a book and writes column at the Financial Times by that title) has explained the theories for why prices in our world end in "9." First is something called the left-digit effect, which suggests that ...
Karl Pillemer, a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University, has spent the last several years interviewing hundreds of older Americans to systematically collect their practical wisdom. Among other questions, he asked these oldest Americans what ...
Nearly 60,000 people with a severe mental illness will share an extra $1.3 billion in funding - the single biggest boost under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
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Over the past decade, there have been many encouraging findings suggesting that mindfulness training can improve a broad range of mental and physical health problems. Yet, exactly how mindfulness positively impacts health is not clear.
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“Smile and the world smiles with you,” goes the cliché. But, turns out, there might just be something in it.
Is collecting things harmless or could it take a turn for worse? Whether it’s old coins, stamps, trading cards, or Beanie Babies, many of us have items that we find particularly enticing, and that we’re strangely compelled to collect. Have you ...
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