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Listen to this to boost creativity

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Contributor

Need some inspiration? Try music. Research indicates that listening to happy tunes helps boost creativity.

Sad seasons: Coping with seasonal affective disorder

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Contributor

The weather often affects our mood, but for people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) it is more than ...

Black people don’t get ADHD

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Contributor

Many black parents don’t believe it’s possible for their children to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but this could ...

Why people who attempt suicide need more than meds

Posted on September 18, 2017 by The Conversation

Meet Jane. She’s 22 years-old. She has a quirky smile and an unconventional sense of humour. She’s finished ...

Expressive writing helps you face stressful tasks

Posted on September 18, 2017 by Contributor

Chronic worriers, take note: Simply writing about your feelings may help you perform upcoming stressful tasks more efficiently...

Online therapy for insomnia also helps improve mental health symptoms

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Contributor

Improvements in mental health symptoms are largely a result of improved sleep, suggesting a possible causal role...

7 Steps to keep your brain healthy

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Contributor

A set of simple steps that promote heart health, called Life's Simple 7, can also foster ideal brain ...

The secret to thriving

Posted on September 13, 2017 by Contributor

If you feel like you’re merely surviving, rather than thriving, read on to find out how to change ...

Is ADHD really a sleep problem?

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Contributor

Around 75 percent of children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also have sleep problems...

New study on antidepressant use during pregnancy

Posted on September 11, 2017 by Contributor

The use of antidepressants during pregnancy increases the risk of your child being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder ...

Feed your brain fat

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Contributor

A new study has found a link between monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) - found in olive oils, nuts ...

Can’t sleep due to stress? Here’s a cure

Posted on September 6, 2017 by Contributor

Everyone knows that stressful events affect sound sleep. Now scientists have found a possible natural cure…

People who take annual holidays live longer: here’s why

Posted on September 4, 2017 by Contributor

If you’re stuck with the nagging feeling that early week nights and weekends are not enough to revitalise ...

Dancing has an anti-ageing benefit

Posted on August 28, 2017 by Contributor

Put on your dancing shoes to give your body and brain an anti-ageing workout...

Our brains change during adulthood

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Contributor

Contrary to belief, a study shows that there are considerable structural changes in the brain from early to ...

Yoga reduces depression

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Contributor

If you’re looking for a natural way to ease depression, you may want to consider taking up yoga...

Why holidays are essential to your well-being (and some ideas for your next break)

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Contributor

It’s almost September and spring is very nearly upon us. It’s the season of happy rejuvenation, and also ...

Hazardous pesticides: Policies should focus on bans, rather than safe storage

Posted on August 18, 2017 by Contributor

Global policies on access to highly hazardous pesticides – used in self-poisoning and suicide in rural Asia – ...

A surprising secret to happiness

Posted on August 15, 2017 by Contributor

In the pursuit of happiness, research contradicts the idea that people should always seek pleasure to be happy...

Loneliness could be more dangerous than obesity

Posted on August 7, 2017 by Contributor

How often do you spend time with friends and family? Research has found that loneliness may be a ...

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