Sympathetic Nervous System: All You Need to Know About Fight or Flight

 

  The sympathetic nervous system is one of two subdivisions of the autonomic nervous system, which is part of the peripheral nervous system. All of […]

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Overcoming procrastination

Overcoming procrastination: Are you a procrastinator? 20 tips to stop postponing your tasks

 

  Can’t stop postponing important projects or delaying tasks? In this article we explain what is procrastination, causes, consequences, advantages and disadvantages and overcoming procrastination. […]

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anxiety-symptoms

12 Anxiety Symptoms: Fear sharpens the senses while anxiety paralyzes them

 

  Anxiety Symptoms. “I’m worried all day excessively about anything that happens to me”, “I feel agitated and nervous and at night I have a […]

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causes of migraines

15 Migraine Triggers: What are Migraines and How to Avoid Them

 

  Though migraines are common (migraines and tension type headaches are the second and third most common disease in the world) the exact cause of migraines is […]

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healthy habits

Scientifically Proven Healthy Habits- Get Back On Track!

 

  Scientifically proven healthy habits: Stress, anxiety, and general unhappiness are all caused by an imbalance in our lives. In other words, a balanced life […]

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dysthymia

Dysthymia: Persistent Depressive Disorder- What is it and Symptoms

 

  We’ve all been “there”, where we find ourselves more down than usual, we don’t feel like doing anything and have a constant feeling of […]

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types of exercise

Making sense of the exercise obstacle course; different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! Although half way […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger, Longer

 

  Brain gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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Understand your brain and stress

Understanding Your Brain and Stress: What Happens When We’re Stressed?

 

  It’s time to talk about our good ol’ buddy stress. For most of us, it seems to cling to us all day every day, […]

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Living with social anxiety

Living With Social Anxiety

 

  Calm down, calm down, calm down. But you can’t. Your voice is shaking and your hands are trembling, clutching that piece of paper in […]

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How to overcome acute stress

Are You Controlled By Your Nerves? How To Overcome Acute Stress

 

  We face stressful situations in our day-to-day that cause behavioral and emotional problems. These problems caused by stress usually go away on their own, […]

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overcome depression during pregnancy

How to Overcome Depression During Pregnancy: Why do I Feel Guilty?

 

  We recently talked about postpartum depression, and now we’re going to look at how to overcome depression during pregnancy. Being pregnant and bringing a […]

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Joyful laughter boosts brain health and reduces stress hormone

Joyful laughter boosts brain health and reduces stress hormone

 

  Joyful laughter boosts brain health and reduces stress hormone We are all familiar with the saying, “laughter is the best medicine.” And this motto […]

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Brain vacations: stress, boredom and travel.

Brain vacations: stress, boredom and travel.

 

  Brain vacations: stress, boredom and travel. This common experience shows that our brains can run on ‘automatic pilot’, taking us through life’s familiar routines […]

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How new mothers process stress

How new mothers process stress

 

  How new mothers process stress. Postpartum women process stress differently from females who have not recently given birth. This is according to new research […]

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Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

 

  Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit. A specific pattern of neuronal firing in a brain reward circuit instantly rendered mice vulnerable […]

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Study supports link between stress, epileptic seizures

Study supports link between stress, epileptic seizures

 

  Study supports link between stress, epileptic seizures. Scientists have long thought that stress plays a role in epileptic seizures, and new evidence suggests that […]

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 Infant stress affects teen brain. For some girls, stressful experiences in the first year of life seem to drive hormonal changes later in childhood. And […]

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 Brain-reading helmet shows how stressed you are

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