Category: Wellness

The Importance of Self-Trust

Of all the relationships in our life, none is more complicated or important than the one we have with ourselves. The cornerstone of this relationship is self-trust. Unfortunately it is quite easy to damage the trust we place in ourselves. Why? Because during our lives all of us have, or will, make choices and decisions that…
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6 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence and How It Distorts Your Perception & Behavior

High emotional intelligence is increasingly being linked to overall life success. Rather than the standard cognitive intelligence (IQ) test, research suggests that emotional intelligence (or ‘EQ’) is more important in determining an individual’s success when it comes to work, relationships and general well-being. On the flip side, low emotional intelligence can be inhibiting and distort…
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Top Tips for Understanding and Managing Stress

Beat stress for good. Here’s how. Most of us have busy lives. This isn’t always a bad thing, but being consistently busy can lead to feeling stressed out and tired. Long-term stress can have a seriously detrimental impact on our overall health, so keeping your stress levels low is very important. Being stressed puts us…
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Magnesium: The Safe First Line of Defense for Clinical Depression

The science supporting the efficacy of magnesium for major depression and other psychiatric disorders, testing for magnesium deficiency, and which forms and dosages are most effective. Depression, a life-threatening psychiatric disorder, lies at the confluence of biochemical, hormonal, immunological, and neurodegenerative variables, which intersect to generate the pro-inflammatory state with which depression is associated. A…
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11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

The term “clean eating” has become very popular among the health conscious. Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on fresh, whole foods. This lifestyle can be easy and enjoyable, as long as you follow a few general guidelines. This article explains what clean eating is and provides 11 simple tips to eat clean.…
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Radical Innovators Are Trying to Transform Health Care

Story at-a-glance The U.S. health care system is riddled with inefficiencies. With an annual budget of $3 trillion, it’s the largest industry in the United States, so there’s financial motivation to capitalize on expensive treatments, even if they don’t work well Price gouging, overtreatment and fraud are yet other problems plaguing the U.S. health care…
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Intuitive Eating: 8 Evidence-Based Health Benefits

Does intuitive eating really have health benefits? That’s not an unusual question for people getting started with intuitive eating. The answer is a resounding YES, and its amazing health benefits are backed by science. In fact, intuitive eating is picking up popularity, not only among former dieters but also with researchers. As of 2019, there…
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How You Can Heal From Within: 5 Simple Steps

Healing From Within By Rocky Uchimura The Buddha talked about the “impermanence of all things.” To use a metaphor, life is like the flow of a river. Although it may be the same river geographically, the water flowing through it is most certainly not the same from moment to moment. Thus the river is always…
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How to Escape Feedback Loops That Lead You to Make the Same Mistakes

Everybody knows that actions have consequences, but we don’t often think about how those consequences can build on each other, leading to bigger and more frequent problems. If you find yourself making the same mistakes over and over, you might be caught in a feedback loop—a cycle in which an action you take has a…
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5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Failure

How to take that leap of faith? Here are some ways to get a running start. For better or worse, there are lots of ways to feel like we’ve failed: the social failure of being rejected, the romantic failure of being dumped, the career failure of being fired. No matter what perceived failure we fear,…
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Laughter Is Good Medicine

STORY AT-A-GLANCE Anthropological research suggests laughter and humor are genetically built-in, and that humor, historically, has functioned as “a social glue.” The critical laughter trigger for most people is not necessarily a joke or a funny movie, but rather another person Laughter is contagious. The sound of laughter triggers regions in the premotor cortical region…
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The 10 Most Important Things to Simplify in Your Life

“Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.” —Thomas à Kempis Simplifying your life will bring balance, freedom, and joy. When we begin to live simply and experience these benefits, we begin to ask the next question, “Where else in my life can I remove distraction and simplify life…
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Why You Should Practice Emotional Hygiene Now

Have you ever heard about emotional hygiene? Psychologists believe that just as we practice physical hygiene, we should learn how to practice emotional hygiene. In this article, I will share with you what emotional hygiene is and how to make it a part of your life! So, What Is Emotional Hygiene? Dr. Guy Winch says:…
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3 Myths About Health You Should Stop Believing

Few aspects of life are as confusing as health in this day and age. Every time we turn on the TV, commercials for different weight loss programs fill our ears with conflicting information. Wellness “gurus” on social media all claim to have the secret formula as a way to attract followers. Luckily, health is much…
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Is Your Sunscreen Doing More Harm Than Good?

Story at-a-glance Many chemical sunscreens have been linked to an increased risk of skin cancer. Among the most hazardous are those containing oxybenzone, synthetic fragrances and retinyl palmitate (vitamin A) Sunscreens have also been implicated in the destruction of corals and other sea life. Oxybenzone, found in 70 percent of sunscreens, is lethal to horseshoe…
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Iodine Is A Crucial Trace Mineral That’s Necessary for Optimal Health

Iodine is one of nature’s most important trace minerals for human health, but it’s also one of the most frequently overlooked. Though iodine deficiency was once rare in North America, where we typically enjoy a wealth of healthy foods, it’s now a growing problem across the planet. Today, up to one-third of the world’s population is at…
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Big Pharma CEO: “My Primary Responsibility is to Shareholders”

In Brief The Facts:A recent interview with Michael Pearson, the CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals, outlined the importance of keeping shareholders happy. Reflect On:Are pharmaceutical companies in the business of health care, or sick care? Is their priority profit or helping to cure and treat people? The truth, as explained by Dr. Marcia Angell, a physician and longtime…
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Happiness Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent People

Did you ever wonder how some people face any situation they are put in with panache? That’s because they have a high level of emotional intelligence, which means they can manage feelings like anger, happiness, insecurity, and fear better. Therefore, their responses to most situations are appropriate as compared to those with a lower degree…
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