Health

Stress is Contagious According to Science

Are you feeling stressed out today? Your stress can be causing others stress according to science. Stress is contagious according to a new study out of Canada! Jaideep Bains, Ph.D., and his team at the Cumming School of Medicine's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), at the University of Calgary...
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Why Do People Get Hangry When They're Hungry?

I am notorious for being that person that waits until I can't take it anymore to eat. Needless to say, I get hangry. Hanger is when you get so hungry you become enraged with anger. Why do hunger and anger go together to make us hangry? A new study has the explanation! The study found that if people...
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Could Your Phone Notifications Be Bad For Your Health?

Did you know it's your best friend from high schools Birthday today? There's a notification for that! Did someone just like the food photo you posted to Instagram? There's a notification for that too! Honestly, most APPs have some notifications. But all of this dings and vibrations can start to get...
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Do You Experience the "Sunday Scaries"?

Sundays are for Church, brunch, and fun, right? That's why Sunday is now nicknamed Sunday Funday! While Sundays are fun during the day, it's what happens to a lot of people that is giving Sunday a bad name. Do you feel anxiety, stress, or jitters on Sunday nights? You could be experiencing...
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Stress Makes People Curse More

Sometimes I don't understand why people spend money and resources to conduct some of these studies. The study I found today would be a great example of a huge waste of money because I think we all already knew what the end findings would be. 9Round , Kickboxing Fitness, conducted the study of...
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4 Ways to be a More Positive Person

It can be a challenge to have a positive outlook on things when the World is full of disasters and violent events. On a more micro level, the stresses of your job and family turmoil can also affect your positivity. If you feel like your stick in a negative cycle there are a few things you can do to...
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Bad News Can Negatively Impact Our Health

We live in a World where we are constantly bombarded with bad news. If something significant happens like a mass shooting, social media feeds are full of people sharing the stories or the live footage of the scene. You turn on your TV and big stories like these will be on nearly every channel. It...
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This Makes You More Likely to Order Bad Food at Restaurants

You go out for dinner with some friends and you have every intention of ordering something that's healthy because you're trying to be better about your food choices. But once you arrive at the restaurant, something happens and you find yourself up to your elbows in the big beefy nachos! And that's...
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Science Has the Perfect Remedy for a Broken Heart

Breakups suck! It doesn't matter if you are the one doing the dumping or if you're the one getting dumped, it's hard either way! And if you were with someone for a long chunk of time, it's hard to go back to being by yourself. Sleeping by yourself, watching TV alone, eating as a part of one, and...
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10 Signs You're Getting Old

My boyfriend and I were talking about getting old last night on our way home from dinner. I am 39 so that means I will hit the magical age of 40 next January! When I was approaching 30 I had a mini-meltdown because I was not satisfied with where my life was at that point. I don't foresee that as an...
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