Beware These 20 Cognitive Biases

Election season is upon us again! Even a year before the general election, polls show that the majority of individuals have already made up their mind on a candidate to support. That’s just a current example to give us some idea of the effect of certain cognitive biases. But what is a cognitive bias and…

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The 5 Keys To Happiness

What makes you happy? Odds are you won’t have trouble naming a few things. Family, friends, traveling; we all have at least something that brings us happiness. How do you stay happy no matter what happens? This is almost certainly a harder question than the first and, judging by what we often see around us,…

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The Right Way To React When Under Pressure

There’s been a lot written about the negative effect of stress, so it should be no secret that stress wrecks your body and immune system. Not only that, but stress DOESN’T WORK. That’s right, if you’ve got a problem or situation that you can’t stop worrying about or stressing over, DON’T. So what should you…

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Researchers Find A Stem Cell That Mimics The Brain

Scientists have been doing amazing things with stem cells for a while now. The opportunities offered by stem cell research is some of the most exciting to be found in the entire scientific and medical community. Most recently, researchers have developed “a screening system for predicting developmental neurotoxicity.” In other words, thanks to advances in…

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What Yūgen Can Teach Us About The Universe

One of the noticeable things about aging is what it does to you. Not what it does to you physically, but what it does to you mentally and spiritually. Older people are quick to talk about the importance of reverence, to know your place and to revere the universe around us. This is perhaps most…

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New Drug Contains Herbs Shown To Fight Breast Cancer

More than 100 women die from breast cancer every year. Even more chilling than this is the knowledge that something can be done to reduce this tragically high number. Recent research has revealed that Luteolin, a natural compound found in certain herbs, may reduce the cancer risk for certain women. WIth this knowledge in mind,…

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Get A Perfect Night’s Sleep With This Cordial

Some of us are able to fall asleep within five minutes of our heads hitting the pillow. For the rest of us, it’s not that easy. Inundated with thoughts and plans for tomorrow or simply reflecting over the previous day, we toss and turn in a tortuous battle with our minds to let us fall…

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Get Rid Of Toxic People In Your Life, Be Healthy

Adolescence is obviously a crucial time in all our lives, a time of many “firsts”. Your parents likely sat you down at some point and explained the importance of choosing your friends wisely with a speech on the dangers of being around “bad company” and the like. Your parents were onto something. However, it is…

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Reduce Stress And Anxiety With These 17 Superfoods

We’ve all heard of mighty “superfoods” before, but when we think of them we often imagine herbs and seeds and things that, in general, aren’t exactly enjoyable to eat. While a variety of seeds and herbs are, in fact, considered superfoods, there are other foods like dark chocolate that are equally “super”. Proven to reduce…

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Learn How To Meditate In Ten Minutes A Day

The benefits of meditation have been spoken and written about for years. Though people are wary of many eastern forms of medicine and practices, meditation has become increasingly necessary as the world’s gets busier and busier. Think about it. The majority of us spend most of our days staring at a screen, and then we…

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