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Optimism Linked to Better Health

An optimistic outlook on life is a beneficial viewpoint to adopt for many reasons.

For starters, your every single day will be sweetened with the ability to see the positive aspect of any given situation. If every situation, and every day, is better because of your ability to see the positive, that obviously means your entire life will be affected and changed for the best.

It is known that those who are predominantly optimistic...
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Subconscious Mental Defense Mechanism Protects Your Relationship

Staying committed in a long-term relationship in this day-and-age can be quite a challenge, especially with the temptations of the internet and social media right at our fingertips.

But research is now suggesting that those who are committed, and mean to keep their relationship in good standing have a subconscious technique for resisting attractive members of the opposite sex.

Studies show that when someone is in a loving, long-term relationship,...
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Mind Hack to Ensure You Get Stuff Done

We’ve all done it; made a plan to do something that we needed to do, with every intention of actually doing it, and then life happens and we forget to follow through with our task.

It’s not that we purposefully flake on these things. We just get lost in the hustle-and-bustle of the day, and other things end up taking a priority over what we initially thought was more important.

If only there were a...
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This Simple Mindset Gives you a Happiness Boost

According to several surveys taken all over the world, if you act like an extrovert, even when you’re feeling introverted, you will be happier and feel more positive emotions.

This information was surprising to me, because when I am feeling introverted, the last thing I want to do is go out and socialize.

But according to an article titled The Simple Mindset That Makes Everyone Happier All Over The World published by...
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Top Three Mental Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D aka the “sunshine vitamin” is not only the only vitamin made by the human body from - you guessed it - sunshine, but it’s also the only vitamin that is a hormone.

This one of a kind vitamin is essential for pretty much all bodily functions as there are vitamin D receptors in every tissue in the body.

Among the essential bodily functions that require vitamin D are regulating cell growth, upholding...
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Hemp Oil: An ‘Essential’ Remedy for Depression

Pharmaceuticals are often the first line of defense against depression, yet they don’t work for everyone, or may have side effects that are worse than the initial problem.

Some of us must turn to natural sources and make the best of what nature can provide. Fortunately, there is a lot we can do for depression, especially when you realize how much your brain needs essential fatty acids.

An up and comer in natural mental...
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Over the Counter Pain Medication Kills Empathy

There are many people who turn to Tylenol daily for chronic pain in America. But did you know that by taking this pill for pain, you could potentially be stifling your ability to feel empathy for others?

Our ability to feel empathy is extremely important, especially when it comes to parenting and family life.

If we can’t take the time to imagine how someone else is feeling, and really put ourselves in their shoes,...
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Unexpected Way to Handle Unfortunate Circumstances Gracefully

Regular exercise has an endless list of health benefits, but did you know that there are mental benefits to working out?

There are many people who exercise as a way to deal with the stresses of life, and feel that their time at the gym is a time spent reflecting on life and that it helps them “sort things out” in their minds.

But many of us don’t realize that there are lasting mental benefits...
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