Memories Can Be Reactivated During Sleep, New Research Says

By Sharon Moore on June 25, 2012

Are you trying to familiarise yourself on learning a new melody? Why not try playing it over again as you sleep? Based on a new study, you may strengthen your memories during sleep. A group of researchers from the Northwestern University conducted a study whereby they measured how well the participants remembered a tune when it is played while asleep. The r [Read More…]

Is There Such Thing as ‘Smartphone Addiction’? Some Tips to Control Your Phone Usage

By Helen Holmes on June 25, 2012

There’s no denying that Smartphone has become one of the most popular technologies in the world today. Nearly one in three adults in UK owns a Smartphone, said a report on BBC. The Google Android and the IPhone from Apple are considered the most famous. Smartphones come in so many types, designs, and models. These devices make it possible for people to [Read More…]

6 Reminders Before You Sleep or Take Shower with Your Jewellery On

By Monica Wilson on June 22, 2012

Many people, especially women, are used to sleeping or taking shower with their earring studs and necklaces on. But health wise – is this good or not? According to Dr Marina Peredo, a clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, it isn’t really a big deal weather you don’t take off your jewellery for a very long t [Read More…]

9 Tips to De-stress Your Football-Mad Partner and Your Relationship

By Lauren Nicholson on June 22, 2012

While players and football fans gear up for Euro 2012, their relationship partners similarly brace themselves for a potentially tough days ahead.  Research conducted by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd disclosed that roughly 20% of British couples go through relationship issues during the frenzy of football season. It appears that tension in the field trans [Read More…]

It’s Respect, Not Money that Makes People Happier

By Rebecca Lewis on June 22, 2012

In four experiments, a group of researchers from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley studied the relationship between various types of status and wellbeing. Their findings show that it isn’t really how much money people have in their bank accounts but the respect they get from others that give them a sense of fulfilmen [Read More…]

Time Line Therapy® - Why Should You Consider This Option When Dealing With Mental/Emotional Issues?

In brief - it can offer speed and effectiveness, giving a very tangible feel afterwards, so you know that the problem is finally dealt with. When there are many forms of ‘talking therapy’ it can often be confusing for someone to know which method is suitable to deal with the issue(s) that they have.  This can be made even less easy, when so [Read More…]

Mental Exercises Help Improve Cognitive Function

By Lisa Franchi on June 21, 2012

Writing your name backwards, hanging your picture at home in reverse, solving a puzzle, brushing your teeth with your non-dominant hand, or taking trivia quizzes might improve your memory, concentration, and spatial skills for over the years, according to a new study. Researchers from Beaumont Hospital and Wayne State Institute of Gerontology recruited sen [Read More…]

New Research Reveals Map of Love and Desire in the Brain for the First Time

By Sharon Moore on June 21, 2012

Science shows that love is indeed a state of mind. But as to where exactly in the brain it is located remained to be a big mystery for scientists, for so many years. For the first time though, experts developed a map of where love and desire rest in the brain. In an international study led by Professor Jim Pfaus of the psychology department in Concordia Uni [Read More…]

Tai Chi Increases Brain Volume and Promotes Memory and Thinking, New Study Reveals

By Amy Taylor on June 20, 2012

In a controlled study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai discovered that seniors who practised Tai Chi three times a week developed larger brain volume, and improved their memory and thinking skills. In the past studies, it was found that people who partici [Read More…]

Face Mapping: What Do those Spots and Blemishes Tell About Your Health?

By Helen Holmes on June 19, 2012

Did you know that your face tells a lot about what’s happening inside your body?  For centuries, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have used facial analysis in determining how healthy a person is. It doesn’t always mean to say that just because you don’t feel or experience anything wrong, you’re healthy. There are f [Read More…]

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