The Least Talked About Symptoms of Depression We Should Not Ignore

By Rebecca Lewis on November 28, 2014

Thanks to the internet and massive media campaigns about depression – more and more people are no longer seeing it as a weakness but a serious mental health disorder that should be properly addressed. You probably have learned about a few symptoms of depression by now, such as persistent feelings of sadness for over two weeks, loss of energy and self-l [Read More…]

Ways to Be Happier this Weekend and for the Rest of Your Life

By Rebecca Lewis on November 28, 2014

Who doesn’t love weekends? They’re basically rest days – time to spend more time with family and friends, and time to do nothing but relax and have fun. But admit it, some weekends don’t just go as planned. There are hazy, melancholic, disappointing weekends too. But there are some things you can do this weekend that can really make [Read More…]

Positive Interactions Affect Baby’s Memories, Researchers Find

By Amy Taylor on November 28, 2014

There’s really something good about talking to your baby and making him or her smile. According to a new study, babies are more likely to remember something if there is a positive emotion, or affect, that accompanies it. Although the five-month-olds can’t talk, there are a number of different ways that researchers can analyse how the babies re [Read More…]

Dreading the Festive Season or Other Holidays? Tips and Hints on Coping

Do you get really stressed over Christmas or holidays? Are you worried about how things are going to turn out, if everyone will have a good time or whether you’ve done everything you should? Do your worries take you over? If this sounds familiar then read on to find some helpful tips and hints for coping with Christmas and other major events. Whereas w [Read More…]

When You’re Never Good Enough: 7 Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem

2014 is near its end. And perhaps as early as today, you’re already thinking about what your New Year’s resolutions are going to be. There are probably many things you want to change particularly in your lifestyle. Maybe you are thinking about losing weight, quitting smoking, eating healthier, or being more positive. But aside from these, there&r [Read More…]

Top Reasons Why the Social Media Ruins Your Mental Health

By Amy Taylor on November 26, 2014

If you’re like most people, the first thing you do when you get hold of your mobile phone or laptop is to go to Facebook. This super famous social media site no doubt offers us something that we have always wanted. It basically allows us to communicate with long lost friends, relatives and acquaintances without having to get up from where we’re s [Read More…]

Breakthrough Research Shows How the Immune System Recognises Cancer

By Sharon Moore on November 26, 2014

US researchers identified molecules on the surface of cancer cells which allow the body’s immune system to identify and destroy them. Their findings could lead to a new generation of immunotherapies that are far more effective than those currently in use that could target a range of cancers. "This is a huge breakthrough," said Cancer Researc [Read More…]

7 Worse Foods for Your Skin

By Lisa Franchi on November 26, 2014

What you eat affects your skin. That’s the reason why your skin feels off after a series of holiday parties, BBQs, and cocktail-overflowing reunions. While a few indulgences can’t hurt you over night, a continuously poor diet does. Sweets Sugary treats don’t only affect your teeth, but your skin as well. When you eat more sugar than your [Read More…]

Easy Ways to Sabotage Your Mental Health

By Amy Taylor on November 25, 2014

To live well, you must not only have a strong body, but a strong mind as well. It’s true. There are many things you can do to boost your mental health. But there are also many things you are probably doing now that are preventing you from becoming mentally fitter. Hold on to the past. More and more studies are uncovering the benefits of mindfulness [Read More…]

10 Super Fun Ways to Get Fit Without Hitting the Gym

By Lisa Franchi on November 25, 2014

Bored of the same exercise routines you’ve been doing all this time in the gym? Well, there are a lot of ways to insert fun into your daily workouts. And you know what the best part is? You really don’t have to go to the gym! Try the following fun ways to exercise and you will never miss the gym again: Take a walking tour of the city. Walking [Read More…]

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