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Experience Emotional and Physical Health Benefits By Spending Some Time On a Boat

Roughly 142 million Americans take to the nation’s waterways on boats each year—and for good reason. Recent research has shown that people experience emotional,...

The Proven Health Benefits of Positive News—and How to Deal With the Reality Today

Many people are grappling with this year’s depressing and disturbing news—meaning, they want to turn away, but they just can‘t. The constant focus on partisan...

Neuroscientists Discover a Song That Reduces Anxiety By 65% (Listen)

The soothing 8-minute tune was shown to improve heart rate, blood pressure, and cortisol levels in the brain.

The 7 Mental Health Benefits of Running That You May Not Know About

In the stressful times we live in, the importance of fitness and exercise cannot be highlighted enough. Many people tend to go for running...

New Study Shows Meditation Changes Both Brain and Body

It isn’t just in your head. A scientific study shows mindfulness meditation really does reduce stress and “rewire” the brain to be less reactive. There...
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It’s Random Acts of Kindness Week: The Health Benefits of Being Kind and Ideas for Rocking It

Did you know that people who are kind produce 23% less cortisol (the stress hormone) and age slower than the average population? It’s true....

Getting In Shape For The Summer? Don’t Forget Your Brain

When people consider their health, they’re often concerned mostly with their body: exercising it, feeding it properly, and when it breaks down, heading to...

Positive Anger Management: More Bruce Banner Than Hulk

When anger rears it’s ugly head it can affect our judgement and thinking. In a state of numbed fury we can say unreasonable and...

How I Healed PTSD Holistically

Talk therapy (Cognitive behavioral therapy) is considered the number one most effective treatment for PTSD right now. Some veterans have also found art therapy...
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Science Finally Proves Optimists Can Better Handle Stress

It’s no surprise that those who tend to see a rose’s blooms before its thorns are also better at handling stress. But science has...
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Negative News Stories Affect Women’s Stress Levels, Not Men’s

Bad news stories in the media increase women's sensitivity to stress, according to a study by University of Montreal researchers at the Centre for...
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A Friendly Touch Can Transmit Success to Students, Athletes and Patients

Social scientists have shown in many studies over the years that a supportive touch can have good outcomes in a number of different realms.Just...
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The Health Benefits of Friendship

Friendship comes in many forms, and it is not necessary for everyone to have a large social circle to reap the benefits....
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Happiness is Good for Your Health

"In a study of nearly 3,000 healthy adults, researchers found that those who reported upbeat moods had lower levels of cortisol—a 'stress' hormone that,...
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The Best Television for Uplifting Your Life (Review)

An inspiring trio of television shows are broadcasting on PBS affiliates during pledge drives this month. Through these shows, American public television viewers have...

Black Tea Soothes Away Stress

The BBC reports that scientists found evidence behind what many tea drinkers already know — a regular cuppa can help you recover more quickly from...

Bad News is Making Us Sick

Gabriel Miller writes a story in The London Paper pointing to health experts who say the prevalence of apocalyptic stories in the news creates...