MRI Scan Shows How the Brain Looks Like When People Are Out of Control

By Monica Wilson on June 19, 2012

In a study by the University of Iowa, it was confirmed that self-control is like a finite commodity which gets used up over the course of time. This means that once people already exhausted their self-control, it’s less likely that they will be able to sustain their self-esteem the next time they’re confronted with a tough situation. William Hed [Read More…]

Housework Can Affect a Couple’s Relationship

By Rebecca Lewis on June 18, 2012

Married couples are often confronted with problems when it comes to distributing household chores. In most cases, women are left with more obligations at home like doing the laundry, preparing the food, washing the dishes, and the like. This common problem though, if left unresolved, can lead to distress and later on conflicts between couples, found a new st [Read More…]

Unconscious Conflicts May Cause or Contribute to Anxiety Symptoms, New Research Reveals

By Lisa Franchi on June 18, 2012

People experience ‘Freudian slip’ – an error in speech, action, or behaviour which is linked to the unconscious mind. This concept was formulated by Sigmund Freud, a Jewish Austrian neurologist, 100 years ago. In a new research, experts found that these unconscious conflicts may have something to do with anxiety symptoms. Unconscious Confl [Read More…]

Character Training Improves Life Satisfaction and Happiness

By Sharon Moore on June 15, 2012

Character strengths refer to the traits which are known to be morally positive. Past studies have linked practising character strengths to life satisfaction. But it was not until recently that such claim was proven. In a large-scale study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies, scientists for the first time proved that training character strengths imp [Read More…]

8 Powerful Foods for Flat Abs and Healthy Stomach

By Helen Holmes on June 15, 2012

Exercising and taking bodybuilding supplements aren’t the only proven methods to develop beautiful and sexy abs. There are foods that you can incorporate in your daily diet not just to keep your tummy flat but healthy as well.      1.       Avocado for healthy fats Research has shown that avocado is one of [Read More…]

Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices May Have Little Effect on Sperm Count

By Amy Taylor on June 14, 2012

Males who are having fertility issues are usually advised by their GPs to reduce alcohol consumption, avoid tobacco and recreational drug use, and maintain their weight. But according to a new research, these things have little to do with infertility, particularly when it comes to low sperm count. A group of researchers from the University of Manchester and [Read More…]

Telephone Therapy vs. In-Person Therapy

By Monica Wilson on June 14, 2012

Psychotherapy is one of the most common and effective treatments provided to those who are suffering from depression and other mental disorders. The term generally refers to a therapeutic interaction between a trained professional and the client. Aside from meeting face to face, some patients prefer to seek treatment over the telephone. But is this method as [Read More…]

New Study: Fatherly Love is a Critical Factor to a Child’s Personality Development

By Rebecca Lewis on June 13, 2012

Father’s Day is fast approaching. Few more days to go and we will be celebrating this day with overwhelming gratitude for our dads. In a half-century study involving over 10,000 people from around the world, researchers from the University of Connecticut found that a fatherly love contributes as much, and sometimes more, to a child’s personality [Read More…]

Sharing a Bed With Your Partner Strengthens Your Health and Relationship

By Lisa Franchi on June 13, 2012

Research has once proven that married couples are more likely to live healthier, happier, and longer than their unmarried counterparts. But aside from companionship, having children, and growing a family, a group of researchers found another reason for this. According to them, it could be because of sleeping together. Why sleep together? Having someone to [Read More…]

Regular Jogging Can Add 6 More Years to Your Life, New Study Reveals

By Sharon Moore on June 12, 2012

There are so many forms of physical exercise that are known to help tone muscles and reduce weight. How about a workout routine that can prolong your life? In a new study, researchers found a simple form of exercise which can help you enjoy your life for 6 more years! In the Copenhagen City Heart Study involving 20,000 men and women ages 20 to 93, researche [Read More…]

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