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How Our Thoughts Can Become (Worse) Things

How Our Thoughts Can Become (Worse) Things

The famous quote “Thoughts become things” has been immensely empowering for so many of us. Even scientifically speaking, every brain wave created by our minds has an actual, material existence, ...

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The Vagus Nerve Plays Several Critical Roles—Learn How to Tend to It

The Vagus Nerve Plays Several Critical Roles—Learn How to Tend to It

When it comes to major nerves in the human body, most people have heard of the optic and olfactory nerves, the facial and trigeminal nerves, and certainly—if they have been ...

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What Parents Must Know About Gender Transition

What Parents Must Know About Gender Transition

Research raises doubts about the push to give children surgery, hormones to change their gender

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Preventing Dementia Through Lifestyle

Preventing Dementia Through Lifestyle

Factors within your control can make all the difference when it comes to cognitive decline and Alzheimer's

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How the Feeling of Pointlessness Can Derail Us

How the Feeling of Pointlessness Can Derail Us

This common emotional hurdle doesn't have to turn into an impossible barrier to growth

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How Mind-Body Practice Can Improve Diabetes

How Mind-Body Practice Can Improve Diabetes

The complexities of our biochemistry can be profoundly influenced by our state of mind

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Do You Eat to Impress?

Do You Eat to Impress?

What we eat as well as how much we eat are determined by a multitude of factors that go well beyond physical sustenance, such as culture, religion, income level, family, ...

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Increase Your Stamina for Life

Increase Your Stamina for Life

Energy levels are an important predictor of success, and they’re not as fixed as you might believe

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The Enduring Joy of Making Things

The Enduring Joy of Making Things

The joy of creating beautiful or useful things is multiplied when we make things for others

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What’s the Connection Between Cosmetic Procedures and Mental Health?

What’s the Connection Between Cosmetic Procedures and Mental Health?

As interest in plastic surgery rises, so does the need to better screen patients for body dysmorphia

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Committed and Unattached: A Powerful Way to Work

Committed and Unattached: A Powerful Way to Work

If we stumble in pursuit of our goals, a state of detached determination can help us keep going

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Creating Sacred Focus

Creating Sacred Focus

Your greatest impact in this world is almost always a result of your focused attention

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Orchestra, Choir, Bands Make Resilient Children

Orchestra, Choir, Bands Make Resilient Children

An Australian study has suggested that joining a music group in a school or community choir, orchestra, or band could be the answer to developing children who are empathetic and ...

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Anxiety Running Your Life? 3 Ways to Get Your Life Back

Anxiety Running Your Life? 3 Ways to Get Your Life Back

It seems like anxiety is on the rise in all ages: Children suffering from stomach aches or panic attacks, adults having panic attacks that feel like heart attacks, and the ...

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It’s Time to Resist the Algorithms

It’s Time to Resist the Algorithms

We can make the good life possible by pushing back against the spirit of our age

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3 Ways to Become More Resilient to Failure

3 Ways to Become More Resilient to Failure

Failure is inevitable, but getting really good at bouncing back may require practicing these habits

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Tap Into the Power of Your Pen

Tap Into the Power of Your Pen

Journaling can relieve trauma, strengthen the immune system, and improve self-confidence

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The Anti-Complacent Life

The Anti-Complacent Life

Break out of your complacency and live a more interesting life

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Negativity Might Harm Your Brain More Than You Think, 3 Tips to Help

Negativity Might Harm Your Brain More Than You Think, 3 Tips to Help

Less than seconds after the word “NO” is uttered, dozens of stress-producing hormones and neurotransmitters erupt in the speaker’s and listener’s brain, says Andrew Newberg, former director of The University ...

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Paradigm Shift: From Health Control to Medically Dependent

Paradigm Shift: From Health Control to Medically Dependent

It's a profound change when our health declines and we must rely on drugs and experts to keep us healthy

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Take the Mindful Way to Lower Blood Pressure

Take the Mindful Way to Lower Blood Pressure

Mindfulness is a centuries-old practice that's become trendy in recent years—and a new study now says it can help your heart health. Training in mindfulness can help people better manage ...

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The Five C’s to Better Eating

The Five C’s to Better Eating

Forget food rules and tune into these choices for healthier digestion

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Phone Data Link Gratitude and Lower Blood Pressure

Phone Data Link Gratitude and Lower Blood Pressure

People in a recent study who were more grateful had lower blood pressure and heart rate, as well as greater feelings of appreciation toward others. The study, published in the ...

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The Unlimited Potential of a Growth Mindset

The Unlimited Potential of a Growth Mindset

This one personality trait can be a deciding factor in whether you take up life's challenges, or let them pass you by

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Strong Grandparent-Child Relationships Boost Health for Both

Strong Grandparent-Child Relationships Boost Health for Both

Grandkids can help grandparents stay mentally sharp, and lower their risk of Alzheimer's and other cognitive disorders

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How to Deal With Self-Doubt

How to Deal With Self-Doubt

6 practical tips for finding your way out of the fog of uncertainty

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Can You Resolve the Root Cause of ADHD?

Can You Resolve the Root Cause of ADHD?

Focusing on potential sources of symptoms can have value in treating ADHD without expert help

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