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Mental Illness Comparable to Heavy Smoking in Reducing Life-Expectancy

Mental Illness Comparable to Heavy Smoking in Reducing Life-Expectancy

June 19, 2014 | by

A new study shows that serious mental illness is just as bad for our health as heavy smoking – sometimes taking an entire decade off our lifespan.

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Study: Meditation & Natural Remedies Lead to 28% Reduction in Medical Costs

Study: Meditation & Natural Remedies Lead to 28% Reduction in Medical Costs

June 18, 2014 | by

Meditation (not medication) is so effective for healing that in a 14-year controlled study, it was shown to reduce medical expenses in Canada by 28%.

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“Cuddle Hormone” Oxytocin Found to Increase with Use of Social Media

“Cuddle Hormone” Oxytocin Found to Increase with Use of Social Media

June 8, 2014 | by

Apparently, Tweeting, Face-booking and other forms of social interaction conducted across cyberspace reduces stress hormones and increases oxytocin levels.

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Meditation Allows for Focus, Concentration, Makes the Brain ‘Smarter’

Meditation Allows for Focus, Concentration, Makes the Brain ‘Smarter’

May 27, 2014 | by

In addition to less stress, more peace, greater self-awareness, and better concentration, meditation can actually make you smarter.

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8 New Functional Life-Hacks to Reduce Stress

8 New Functional Life-Hacks to Reduce Stress

May 25, 2014 | by

Stress affects your mind and body in some serious ways. So, here are 8 life-hacks to get you started on a stress-free life. Do not delay!

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Antidepressant Use Up 400%: 5 Ways to Boost Happiness Naturally

Antidepressant Use Up 400%: 5 Ways to Boost Happiness Naturally

May 16, 2014 | by

Depression does not require antidepressants! Here are 5 things people can do to boost their happiness levels without ever popping a pharmaceutical pill.

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The Most Important Yoga Position is the Corpse Pose (Savasana)

The Most Important Yoga Position is the Corpse Pose (Savasana)

May 1, 2014 | by

Yoga can greatly improve your health. One position, the corpse pose, or savasana, may seem easy, but it’s very difficult to master. Here is what to do.

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Why A Good Dose of Gratitude Might be the Only Medicine You Need

Why A Good Dose of Gratitude Might be the Only Medicine You Need

April 27, 2014 | by

Do you believe that gratitude can make you healthier and happier? Studies show that it can improve your immune system and promote positive emotions.

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That ‘Gut Feeling’: 7 Ways to Better Listen to Your Intuition

That ‘Gut Feeling’: 7 Ways to Better Listen to Your Intuition

April 26, 2014 | by

Intuition is the unconscious reasoning, the guidance that compels you to turn left when signs may be pointing right. Here are 7 ways to be more intuitive.

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Meditation: Reduce Stress and Pain, Trigger Genetic Changes, and More

Meditation: Reduce Stress and Pain, Trigger Genetic Changes, and More

April 15, 2014 | by

Meditation must be experienced first-hand to be appreciated, but science shows how meditation can reduce stress, pain, and trigger lasting genetic changes.

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