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Is There a Link Between Depression and Birth Control?

We’ve known that hormones affect our mood, brains and even other functions of our body for years, but until recently, we haven’t seen such stark studies on the correlation between hormonal…

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New Research Shows How Marijuana Drops Blood Flow to the Brain. Should You Be Concerned?

Reported rates of marijuana use have more than doubled in the past decade. Medical marijuana is now legal in nearly half of US states, and is increasing access to the…

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How Being Grateful Year Round Can Impact Your Mood.

It’s easy to consider what you’re grateful for around the holidays. But what if gratitude could influence your life for the better? Wouldn’t you take a second to think about what…

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Women & Concussion: Why are Concussions More Prominent in Women?

After last year’s Concussion movie showed the magnitude that concussions have on athletes and the NFL’s desire to keep it covered up, more and more research is being done to how that…

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Bipolar Disorder: How Many Types Are There?

Bipolar Spectrum Disorder (BSD), previously known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. These…

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4 Ways to Improve Learning and Memory

The temporal lobes are involved with mood stability, understanding and processing language, memory, reading social cues (facial expression and voice intonation), rhythm, and music. The following tips will help you…

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7 Secrets To Improving Your Relationships

Do you know people who see every situation in a bad light? Or someone who struggles with feelings of sadness, lack of motivation, or hopelessness? If so, they could be…

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3 Steps to Transform Pain Into Purpose

There are times in life when emotional pain just feels overwhelming. Yet, it is through our trials and pain that our gifts can emerge, and it is by overcoming temptation…

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4 Simple Things You Can Do to Eliminate the Anxiety in Your Life

Social anxiety is the fear of social situations and the interaction with other people that can automatically bring on feelings of self-consciousness, judgment and inferiority. Everyone has feelings of anxiety,…