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Psychology Of Beauty

26 Jun

Attractiveness and beauty are our everyday obsession, yet what is real beauty? Why do we find some people beautiful and others not so much? Over the past few decades, there have been some great psychology research done on the topic. Here is what was discovered:

How To Use Your Craziness For Good

25 Jun

Having a psychological disorder such as bi-polar is considered a handicapt in our society. That is why we’re overprescribed lot’s of drugs – to make us “normal”. What if instead we used our craziness for good? Check out the short video below as bipolar comedian Joshua Walters talks about using his craziness for creativity:

Another Way To Numb The Pain

20 Apr

If you’re not into swearing or taking drugs when in pain, there is an amazing alternative for you. This method is free, non-addictive, and devoid of side-effects. Sounds like heaven, doesn’t it? Not only does meditation reduce stress among other benefits, it also substantially reduces pain according to a new study described by LiveScience.

How To F*** The Pain Away

18 Apr

I don’t swear very often. And apparently that’s a good thing…because if I’m ever in so much pain that I do end up swearing, it’ll actually make the pain much more tolerable according to fascinating new research described by Time.

Why You Should Review Your Therapist On Yelp

24 Mar

It is now 2011, yet most mental health therapists don’t even have a website! That makes finding a therapist way too much work for a person who really needs help. Currently, you can find a nearby therapist by going through your insurance website, or through the Psychology Today or PsychCentral directories.Yet, both Psychology Today and PsychCentral refuse to include consumer reviews of the therapists in the interest of having more listings from the therapists (which is partially how these sites make money).

Revolutionizing Healthcare With Architectural Design

23 Mar

What if going to the hospital was more like going to a nice hotel? No matter what room you’re in, you have an entertainment center, a beautiful view, and comfy couches for when your friends and family visit. This concept is no longer a dream, Palomar Medical Center West is making it a reality. After all, why should hospitals be more painful than they have to be?

The Secret Comfort Food Ingredient Revealed

23 Mar

Mashed Potatoes, Meatloaf, Macaroni and Cheese, Chicken Soup, Chocolate Ice Cream… although these food may not be good for your health, they have now been scientifically proven to comfort your soul in times of loneliness according to a new study published by Association of Psychological Science.

WATCH: Resisting Temptation

15 Mar

Everyone knows that to lose weight, we should eat more healthy and exercise more. But how do you resist the everyday temptation of Big Macs, Pizza, and Heavenly Desserts? Watch below as Professor Ian Ayres provides some radical and surprising ideas how to resist temptation.

Yes, Eating Healthy Requires A Plan

28 Feb

It seems like everyone I talk to about healthy eating expects there to be an easy solution. I think this comes partially from the fast food culture McDonalds created as well as the “there is a pill for everything” advertising from the drug industry. We are a culture of instant gratification. Yet, it is time to realize that there is no quick fix for healthy eating. If you value your health at all, you have to work hard to maintain it.

How To Improve Your Mental Health With Exercise

15 Feb

Jim Rollince of Gym Source, distributor of home gym and exercise equipment, including treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, arc trainers and more!

The positive benefits of exercise on an individuals’ physical health have been researched and proven over the last 50 years. Exercise can increase one’s life span, tone and shape muscles and even prevent disease. Yet, more and more research is being devoted to the mental benefits of exercise. Researchers are finding that exercise could be a significant factor in controlling behavioral problems and learning disabilities amongst children as well as adults.

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