Sugary Drinks to Blame for 184,000 Deaths Worldwide Each Year

By Amy Taylor on July 07, 2015

The increasing consumption of sugary drinks has led to some 184,000 deaths worldwide, new research found. It highlights the impact of sugary diet on public health, which includes an increased risk of major health diseases: cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. The findings were based on 62 national dietary surveys, which included more than 600,000 [Read More…]

Burned Out? Tips to Put Out the Flames

By Sharon Moore on July 07, 2015

No matter how satisfied you are with your job or how you love what you are doing, you are not immune to feeling burned out. Doing the same thing over again while juggling with many personal and environmental distractions, can drain you of your calm, energy and good mood. The good thing is, you can stop the flame from growing even before it starts. Below are [Read More…]

A Stroll in the Nature Helps Minimise Rumination, New Study Finds

By Sharon Moore on July 06, 2015

Researchers from Stanford University found that people who love taking a stroll in nature tend to engage in less rumination. More and more people are choosing to move to the city for convenience and work opportunities. But according to the researchers, one by-product could be more people experiencing anxiety and depression. Such mental health problems ofte [Read More…]

Helping Your Partner Overcome Mental Illness: 7 Key Steps

By Lisa Franchi on July 06, 2015

Mental illness can create a huge toll on one’s relationship. It can be tormenting too on the part of that person’s significant other. If your partner suffers from anxiety, depression or any other mental health problem, realise that there are many things you can do to help him/her and save your relationship. Realise that it’s not their faul [Read More…]

Top Reasons Why You Should Take Care of Your Gut

By Sharon Moore on July 03, 2015

We’ve been reading a lot of articles about why we should take care of our heart and our brain. But there’s another very important part of our body that needs equal attention: our gut. And here are the reasons why: 1)      Because your gut houses life-saving bacteria. You know that your body is made from tons of cells, t [Read More…]

5 Things to Remember When You’re Feeling Down

By Rebecca Lewis on July 03, 2015

No matter at what point in life we are, even in times of success, we can all feel down. Sadness, along with other negative emotions, naturally come and go. Some people may have everything they wish for in life, but that doesn’t mean they no longer feel down or stuck. While you cannot completely spare yourself from experiencing it, there are things you [Read More…]

Recurring Depression Hurts the Brain, Research Finds

By Rebecca Lewis on July 02, 2015

Recurring depression doesn’t only put your physical and mental health at a high risk. It also takes a huge toll on your brain by harming hippocampus – which is involved in forming new memories. The study, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, found that people with major depression, particularly those with recurring forms of the conditi [Read More…]

Four Great Things about Seeking Therapy

By Sharon Moore on July 02, 2015

Most people think that undergoing therapy means that there is something wrong with a person. There’s no wonder why many are hesitant to seek professional help even though they knew they need it. But contrary to popular view, therapy offers a wide range of benefits. And what people don’t know is that those who come to therapy end up feeling better [Read More…]

Healthy Eating Tips for the Busy People

By Lisa Franchi on July 01, 2015

People have gone busier these days than they were years ago. Most of us live in a fast-paced world wherein we often compromise good health over our hectic lifestyle. Most of us would rely on vending machines, frozen meals and fast food with the sole purpose of easing hunger, and not really feeding our mind and body. But having a busy lifestyle should not be [Read More…]

Why Experiences Matter More

By Sharon Moore on July 01, 2015

There are tons of things that you can spend your money on. Almost every day, there are new lines of clothing and apparel, mobile phones, laptops and gadgets. There are many cool items that are fun to collect, and some fashionable stuff that are really tempting to buy. And yes. All these material possessions can give us joy. But only for a little time. As th [Read More…]

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