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Instagram: A ‘Landmine’ of Unrealistic Images, Says Psychologist

Instagram: A ‘Landmine’ of Unrealistic Images, Says Psychologist

Young female Instagram users tend to focus on body images of their peers more than their faces, concentrating on those with thinner figures and physical features that don’t mirror their ...

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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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1 in 5 Young Adults Dies From Excessive Alcohol Consumption

1 in 5 Young Adults Dies From Excessive Alcohol Consumption

It’s only in recent times that alcohol has become a potent toxin that needs to be carefully regulated.

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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 Stay in Love

How to Stay in Love

Marriage is renewed daily with small acts, conversation, and a healthy dose of fun

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Family Meals Together Ease Stress, Survey Confirms

Family Meals Together Ease Stress, Survey Confirms

Experts have long suggested that family dinners serve many health benefits. Now, a new survey from the American Heart Association backs that up: An overwhelming 91 percent of parents said their family ...

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Helping Addicts Avoid Rock Bottom Without Enabling

Helping Addicts Avoid Rock Bottom Without Enabling

There are alternatives to the tough-love approach that many families feel forced to take with an addicted loved one

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How to Live (Peacefully) With an Anger Bully

How to Live (Peacefully) With an Anger Bully

If you're affected by someone's chronic anger, it's important to not blame yourself, but do take steps to manage the situation

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Teens Can Be Tough on Parents. Staying Close Can Make All the Difference.

Teens Can Be Tough on Parents. Staying Close Can Make All the Difference.

Parents who make an effort to spend quality time with their teens–while offering affection and understanding—are more likely to remain close to them as they enter adulthood, new research suggests. ...

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Poor Sleep Can Make Folks Selfish, Study Finds

Poor Sleep Can Make Folks Selfish, Study Finds

The health risks of losing sleep are well known, ranging from heart disease to depression, but who knew that too little sleep can also make you selfish? That's the takeaway ...

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People Underestimate Impact of Random Acts of Kindness

People Underestimate Impact of Random Acts of Kindness

Buying someone a cup of coffee might seem like no big deal, but a new study shows that small acts of kindness have a bigger impact than people believe. In a series ...

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Letting Go of ‘Mom Guilt’

Letting Go of ‘Mom Guilt’

Put an end to the never-enough-mom story

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13 Tips for Better Conversations

13 Tips for Better Conversations

Connect with people and enliven your social life with better conversation skills

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Tips on Motivating Change

Tips on Motivating Change

Conan Milner from The Epoch Times' Words of Wellness Podcast Interviews Dr. Ken Carpenter, PhD., Director of Training at the CMC Foundation for Change

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How Suffering Can Work for You

How Suffering Can Work for You

Emotional pain can be a wise teacher, if we allow it to be

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Are You Ready to Stop Feeling Like a Victim?

Are You Ready to Stop Feeling Like a Victim?

Break free from the "poor me" mentality.

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COVID Hit Health Care Worker Well-Being Super Hard

COVID Hit Health Care Worker Well-Being Super Hard

COVID exacted a huge toll on the well-being of health care workers, a new survey shows. Already struggling with high levels of emotional exhaustion going into the pandemic, the problem ...

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9 Stressors That Are Good for You

9 Stressors That Are Good for You

Sometimes, the only thing that can help us thrive is a healthy dose of stress

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Socializing Gives Older Adults a Cognitive Boost

Socializing Gives Older Adults a Cognitive Boost

When adults age 70 to 90 report more frequent, pleasant social interactions, they also have better cognitive performance on that day and the following two, research finds. The findings, published ...

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Dr. Steve Cole on Loneliness

Dr. Steve Cole on Loneliness

Excerpts from our conversation with Dr. Cole, who heads the NIH-funded Social Genomics Core Laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles NIHNiH: Why is feeling lonely so damaging to people? ...

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Music to Treat Alzheimer’s and Support Caregivers

Music to Treat Alzheimer’s and Support Caregivers

Small study finds worthwhile benefits to using personalized music therapy in Alzheimer's treatment

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How Toxic Relationships Can Trigger Cancer

How Toxic Relationships Can Trigger Cancer

Mind and body are inseparable, especially when it comes to our relationships

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Harmful Partnerships

Harmful Partnerships

When Someone You Love is Abusive

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Even Chores, Socializing Might Lower Your Odds for Dementia

Even Chores, Socializing Might Lower Your Odds for Dementia

Your daily walk, cleaning the house and lunch with friends could together be keys to staving off dementia, according to researchers. A new study looked at lifestyle habits that could ...

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Live With an Inner Scorecard and Become the Best Version of Yourself

Live With an Inner Scorecard and Become the Best Version of Yourself

Would you rather live a life where everyone around you saw you as far more successful and generous than you really were or a life where your many accomplishments and ...

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The Energy Preservation of Introverts

The Energy Preservation of Introverts

We all draw energy differently, and while some are energized in crowds, others need time alone

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Socializing Gives Older Adults a Healthier Sense of Purpose

Socializing Gives Older Adults a Healthier Sense of Purpose

As we age, our daily interactions become more important to our overall sense of well-being

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