Category Archives: Lifestyle & Mental Health

Bending the Truth – The Truth About Lying

Lying is a fact of life in business, politics, the workplace, you name it. Just flip on the news and you'll get the day’s distressing panoply of political untruths, corporate deceptions and celebrity betrayals. Before you congratulate yourself on not being such a scoundrel, consider this. Lying isn’t something just a few dishonest people do.…
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7 Cool Free Places to go with Kids

It's August and you're hot. The kids are hot, too, and the familiar whine of "I'm bored!" is coming from the living room. But you're not taking them anywhere outside when the heat index is 100 degrees. So what can you do that's free, air-conditioned and fun? We have some solutions for you. 1. The…
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The Weirdest Differences Between Men and Women Bodies

Of all the things that are different between men and women, it's the weird biological differences that are arguably the most fascinating. Unlike social or psychological differences, which can be influenced by outside forces, male and female differences based only in biology (with a hat tip to evolution) highlight the traits that make male and…
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How Can We Feel When People Are Looking at Us?

If you’ve ever felt like someone was watching you, you may have attributed that awareness to a sense of unease or a prickling on the back of your neck. But there’s nothing psychic about it; your brain was simply picking up on cues. In fact, your brain is wired to inform you that someone is…
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De-Stress Your Mind and Body – 10 Instant Stress Busters

Everyone knows that stress and anxiety can be treated with therapy or medication. But many are put off therapy by the time and expense required. As for medication, the possible side-effects and long-term health risks deter even more. Yet stress and anxiety needn’t require such drastic measures. Often, a few simple tips are all you…
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Are You Tired? How to get Your Energy Back?

“I’m so tired of being tired.” It’s one of the most common things people say to me when we start talking about their health and diet. The truth is that fatigue is a symptom common to lots of different imbalances and ailments (anemia, heart disease, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, cancers, etc.). It can also be the…
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Eating Disorder Symptoms and Effects

What Are the Warning Signs of An Eating Disorder? Anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and overeating disorders can have numerous combinations of signs, symptoms and causes. Additionally, several other eating and body image disorders are closely related to anorexia and bulimia, including orthorexia, body dysmorphic disorder, and exercise addiction. Many people who suffer with eating disorders show…
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The Health Consequences of Loneliness

The Health Consequences of Loneliness Elderly people are particularly likely to be lonely. Here's how to tell if social isolation is causing health problems. You don’t bother changing out of your pajamas If you aren’t planning to leave the house during the day, you might be tempted to skip your shower or stay in your…
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How Your Partner Makes You a Healthier

When it comes to happiness and wellbeing, it’s pretty common to assume that being in a committed relationship or marriage makes a big difference. While single people certainly aren’t necessarily lonely or unhappy without a partner, research suggests that those whose spouses are also considered their best friend experience twice the level of positive wellbeing…
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12 Mental Tricks To Fight Depression

12 Mental Tricks To Fight Depression Medication can help depression. But a type of therapy called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)—which focuses on changing behavior, rather than talking about your childhood, for instance—can be an effective adjuvant to or even substitute for drugs. “It’s much more focused on what you seem to be doing and thinking…
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10 Simple Ways to Catch a Liar in the Act

Everybody lies once in a while, sometimes to bring joy (well that’s a rare case), sometimes to hide some things, sometimes to walk around guilt free and sometimes just out of maliciousness. People lie mainly to hide some things or to not get the blame. Come on, you have done it too. I am one…
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What Causes The Fear Of Intimacy?

The first thing that comes to our mind when we think of intimacy is a warm and affectionate relationship that we share with another person. One of the major reasons why most people shy away from committing in a relationship is their fear of intimacy. It is this fear that curbs their desire to break…
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Why Lonely People Stay Lonely

Why Lonely People Stay Lonely Nobody likes feeling lonely, and some recent research suggests that the ache of isolation isn’t only a psychological problem; unwanted solitude impacts physical health, too. Loneliness increases a person’s risk of mortality by 26 percent, an effect comparable to the health risks posed by obesity, according to a study published…
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How to Overcome Loneliness

Why Am I So Lonely? Do you find yourself sometime painfully alone, even when people surround you? If your answer is yes, this is an article for you. How do you overcome feelings of loneliness? Everyone feels lonely sometimes and there’s nothing wrong with that. But if these feelings consume you and follow you everywhere,…
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Small Step Can Change Your Life

How A Small Step Can Change Your Life? Kaizen (from Japanese ‘good change’) is a philosophy, which helps you increase the quality and efficiency of your life. Do you want to improve your life but every change is paralyzing you? Do you lack the time to focus on self-development? Is there always something keeping you…
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60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again

60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again When we were young life was easier, right? I know sometimes it seems that way. But the truth is life still is easy. It always will be. The only difference is we’re older, and the older we get, the more we complicate things for ourselves. You see, when…
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