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What Science Really Says About Negative Emotions

Pretending unwelcome feelings don't exist isn't helping. Here's what to do instead.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Treating Insomnia Could Help With Anxiety and Depression

In a study of 3,700 people, cognitive behavioral therapy helped lift insomnia—and other mental health conditions.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

7 Sleep Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

22% of people complain they have trouble sleeping, but are they working to fix that? Here are 7 solutions to the sleep mistakes you don't know you're making

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Meditation & Health

What is meditation?Meditation is the practice of focusing your attention to help you feel calm and give you a clear awareness about your life. Eastern philosophies have recognized the health benefits of meditation for thousands of years. Meditation is now

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This Is Your Body on Stress

Stress is a wily beast. Try to get a good look at it, and it slips into the underbrush. And there’s also more than one species. There’s good stress and bad stress. Acute and chronic. Minor and severe…

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Which Came First, Sleep Problems or Anxiety?

There's a strong link between anxiety and depression, and sleep problems, and it goes both ways.

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How to boost your Immune system with happiness

The best way to combat sickness and boost your immune system is to look at finding boosts through emotional healing, like happiness, as much as you should work with physical healing.

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To Be More Empathetic, Pay Attention to Your Own Body

A new study found that people who focused on their heartbeats were better at understanding what those around them were feeling.

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It’s Not Just You — Allergy Brain Is Real

Scientists aren’t entirely sure why allergies make you fuzzy-headed, but they have a theory.

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5 'Life Skills' Tied to Health Benefits

People with five traits -- such as conscientiousness, control and emotional stability -- are more likely to be healthier in older age, new research suggests.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

How to wake up earlier—with minimal misery

Five simple steps to help you rise and grind, even if you're not a morning person.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain: 5 Tips to do it Properly

I’ll be honest – I’ve tried meditation on and off for the last two years, but I always found it too difficult. I never stuck…

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6 ways to use your mind to control pain - Harvard Health

Mind-body techniques can help reduce the need for pain medication. Techniques include deep breathing, eliciting the relaxation response, meditation with guided…

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The Science Backed Ways Music Affects Your Brain and #Productivity

There you sit again: browser open in front of you, the hum of your office in the background, your to-do list sprawled out on your notepad. You try working offline. You try the pomodoro method. You…

Health & Fitness | Sleep

#Stress Getting in the Way of Sleep? New Research Might Have the Answer

New research finds an easy way that can help to protect against stress and restore healthy sleep patterns after a stressful event.

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Why We Need a Better Way to Treat Chronic Pain

The current method — the pain-intensity scale — may have contributed to the opioid addiction epidemic, argue some pain-perception experts.

Health & Fitness | Mind & Body

This Is What Happens When You Treat Mental Illness As Though It Were Physical Illness - Ideapod blog

Did you know that mental illness affects one in four people today? Despite this terrifying reality, it seems that people take physical diseases much more…

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How depression and anxiety affect the body

A new study shows different ways depression and anxiety affect the body, including digestive issues, skin problems, and arthritis.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

15 Sneaky Reasons You’re Always Tired

Constant fatigue is a very uncomfortable, but very common, physical state. YouGov’s latest research shows that a significant number of Americans don’t fe...

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3 Ways to Make Your Diet More Sustainable

Sustainability is a very hot topic in the food and nutrition world these days and for good reason.  Every year, we have about 80 million more people to feed than we did the year before.

Advice & Self-Help | Hypnosis Information

Has Hypnosis Finally Been Vindicated by Neuroscience?

It may be all in your mind, but brain scans suggest the effects are real.

Family & Parenting | Parenting and Kids

Creating An Ideal Learning Environment

New research uses computer games and wearables to assess the physical and mental states that correspond to optimal attention and self-control among children and

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The Precise Sleep Schedule That Helps Fight Depression

Antidepressants are more effective when accompanied by the correct sleep schedule.

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New research suggests depression is an inflammation disease

New research suggests depression is an "inflammation disease" of the brain.

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Self-Care Is Not Selfish, It Is Essential

Self-Care Isn’t selfish. Easy to say, but actually one of the hardest things to live. We’ve been told over and over again, had it drilled into us that...

Advice & Self-Help | Hypnosis Information

#Hypnotic #Therapy Reduces #MenopausalSymptoms

As baby boomers age, women are approaching menopause with a goal of maintaining normal activity and well-being during the period of life transition. New research suggests an innovative therapy may be a excellent adjunct toward this objective as a Baylor U

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If You Procrastinate, it May Be Messing With Your Sleep

Here's something you probably aren't doing when you're not doing that other thing you're supposed to do.

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I'm a Personal Trainer: Here's The Fitness Advice I Give Every Single Client - mindbodygreen.com

I’ve seen every form of body, complaint, and excuse. And while I recognize and remind everyone that every body is unique, there are a few things that are appropriate to most (if not all) people with whom I come into contact. Here are the seven things I

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Closest Thing to a Wonder Drug? Try Exercise

If the effects of exercise could be put in a pill and prescribed, it would be rightly hailed as an almost miraculous cure. So get off the couch.

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Rethinking Stress: How Changing Your Thinking Could Save Your Life

We know stress can cause physical harm as well as premature death – but it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, rethinking stress to be a friend rather than a foe can serve a protective function and make stress something that works for us, rather tha

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My Take On That Biggest Loser Study

If you haven't seen the New York Times article describing a new ...

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The Truth About Hypnosis: 10 Myths & Misconceptions

For many years, I have taught seminars for both health care professionals and for the public

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3 Tiny Tweaks That'll Double Your Productivity + Optimize Your Life

When it comes to conquering your demons and reaching for your dreams, here are the three simplest changes to make for the highest impact.

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Help Eliminate the Stigma around Mental Health

Mental health matters to everyone. Pledge today to promise to learn about mental health, see the person not the illness and take action!

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7 Ways To Train Your Brain To Be Happy

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com
Neil Pasricha is on a crusade, and his goal is to help people get happy. He has firsthand experience wi...

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How I Finally Found Friends That Get My Spiritual Side

I had just started my journey into spirituality when I was at dinner, and I heard a woman talking about Doreen Virtue's angel cards. I immediately got up to introduce myself, and she was beyond excited to talk to me. We’re still friends today.

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What's Really Hurting Your Sex Drive + 5 Ways To Fix It

If you ever feel like your love life is lagging and others are having all the fun in bed, you may be tempted to blame the lack of passion on your partner.

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3 Simple Ayurvedic Strategies That Totally Transformed My Sleep

My quest for better sleep finally brought me to the ancient science of Ayurveda, the world's oldest healing system. By following three simple Ayurvedic solutions, I finally cured my insomnia.

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Here Is The Memory Trick Backed By Science

A technique that everyone can benefit from, whatever their artistic talent.

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Instantly Read Someone's Personality With One Question

One type of question can indirectly reveal a lot about a person's personality.

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Why We Hate Not Knowing for Sure

New research helps explain why our brains react so poorly to uncertainty.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation

Devotees of mindfulness meditation—often described as non-judgemental attention to present moment experiences—will be well-versed in the many benef

Health & Fitness | Health News

What Everyone Should Know About Inflammation: A Cardiologist Explains

Regular readers of MindBodyGreen are aware that a process in our bodies called inflammation is involved in many aspects of human health and disease. For example, you may have read that a breakfast of

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Walk This Way: Acting Happy Can Make It So

Research shows people can improve their mood with small changes in behavior, from putting a bounce in your step to talking to strangers.