New Study Shows Why Optimistic People are Healthier

By Lisa Franchi on September 17, 2014

Optimists believe that having a positive perception brings them better health. But this isn’t just a bright idea. According to a new study from Loyola University in Chicago, there is real scientific evidence to support a positive attitude protecting your mind and body. Evidence is mounting. In the study, headed by Fred Bryant, professor of psychology [Read More…]

Easy Ways to Combat Anxiety (That You Probably Haven’t Tried Yet)

By Sharon Moore on September 17, 2014

Anxiety is a physical and emotional response to perceived danger. And every human suffers from anxiety from time to time. But often, what trigger our anxiety are our own scary predictions of future events, which aren’t always real. It is easy to lose your cool because of anxiety. But with the following smart tips that you probably haven’t trie [Read More…]

5 Great Things That Will Happen to You if You Log Out from Facebook Now

By Rebecca Lewis on September 17, 2014

Social media can be a great way of keeping in touch with friends and meeting new people, so there’s no wonder why most of us, if not all are into it. The number one social media, Facebook, passes 1.23 billion monthly active users, 945 million mobile users, and 757 million daily users. You probably belong to this huge number of active users, and it&rsqu [Read More…]

3 Signs You’re Living a Life of Purpose

By Lisa Franchi on September 16, 2014

Are you living a life of purpose? Even the best mental health practitioners and experts won’t be able to give you the answers to your life purpose. It is something you seek within you. Here are three important signs that you are living your real purpose now. YOU DO WHAT YOU LOVE.   “Don’t worry about what the world needs.  Ask [Read More…]

Mindfulness May Help Adults Combat Childhood Trauma, New Study Finds

By Sharon Moore on September 16, 2014

Despite the fact that many years have passed, some adults who have experienced trauma during childhood couldn’t get over it, which increases their risk of suffering from mental illness. But a new study found a solution. For the first time, researchers showed that adults who are mindful in the moment have better health. In the study, Robert Whitaker, M [Read More…]

5 Things Fit People Never Do

By Amy Taylor on September 16, 2014

FACT #1: Majority of people prefer to be fit. FACT #2: Many people try to get fit but simply give up. FACT #3: Most people know what it takes to be fit but only a few do what they got to do. Fit people are not different from you, me and everyone else. They are not superhuman beings with super powers. What makes them successful when it comes to health and fi [Read More…]

5 Inspiring Thoughts to Start Your Week

By Lisa Franchi on September 15, 2014

How many Mondays did you tell yourself that you are making a fresh new start in life? Whether it’s being more productive, more positive, more courageous, kinder, or stronger – everyday, you have the chance to be so. Instead of feeling blue this Monday, start the week with a smile and optimism because this might be the start you have been waiting [Read More…]

5 Smart Ways to Stop Food Cravings

By Rebecca Lewis on September 15, 2014

Cravings – it’s your number one enemy when you’re trying to lose weight. The more you suppress it, the more it gets powerful. And before you know it, you’ve already consumed two big bags of cookies, a few slices of chocolate cake, several scoops of ice cream and half a box of donuts. But the good news is that food cravings can be redu [Read More…]

Walking or Cycling to Work Better than Driving When it comes to Mental Well-Being – Researchers Say

By Sharon Moore on September 15, 2014

Aside from saving up on gas, there’s a better reason why you should consider cycling if not walking your way to work – your mental health will improve. That’s according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) in the United Kingdom In particular, commuters who walked or rod [Read More…]

Top 10 Reasons Why People Come to Counselling

There’s a common misconception that people pursue therapy because they are ‘crazy’. The truth is – most of those who seek therapy, such as counselling and psychotherapy, are basically ordinary people struggling with common, everyday issues. Some of them are simply looking to have guidance on identifying specific goals and issues they [Read More…]

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