Mental Health

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

By |July 27th, 2016|

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the result of many years of research of how the human mind works.  CBT works by changing people’s attitudes and their behavior by focusing on the thoughts, images, beliefs and attitudes that are […]

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The amazing benefits of meditation

By |July 6th, 2016|

Meditation has numerous health benefits.  It helps the mind to focus only on chosen aspects like sounds, the body or the breathing.  By doing this, the consciousness have a chance to be still and in harmony.  In normal […]

The many benefits of doing yoga regularly

By |March 22nd, 2016|

A review published in the journal “Aging & Mental Health” showed that yoga is very beneficial for your physical and mental health.

Researchers scrutinized 15 studies—12 of them randomized controlled trials (high quality studies) —from the past two decades that […]

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Carbohydrates could increase your chances for depression

By |March 21st, 2016|

Refined carbohydrates, such as those found in white bread, white rice, candy and most sweetened junk foods, may harm more than the waistlines of older women.  Increased consumption of carbohydrates has been known to have a measurable negative effect […]

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7 easy and efficient ways to improve your memory!

By |February 27th, 2016|

Here are some great tips on how to improve your memory – and this applies to peeps of ALL ages … not just the older generation.  For both young and old alike, I find that these tips can […]

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Anxiety: symptoms and treatment 

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Importance
Anxiety is a wide spread disorder which is characterized by extreme and not realistic worrying, fear, nervousness, impatience and doubt. Depending on its degree and severity, it has many different symptoms, such as restlessness, irritability, headache, backache, nausea, […]

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Food preservative Nitrosamine linked to Alzheimer’s disease

By |February 19th, 2016|

Importance
Nitrosamine is a chemical compound that can be found in high amount in many food products, such as fish, meat (processed), beer, cheese, pickling salt, tobacco, snus (swedish).  It is often carcinogenic, which means it causes cancer and […]

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How our dogs recognize our human emotions

By |February 11th, 2016|

ATTENTION DOG OWNERS:  Does your four-legged friend seem to know when you are feeling sad, happy or angry?  If so, a new study may explain why; dogs recognize human emotions by drawing on different sensory information – an ability […]

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Could the food you eat cause Alzheimer’s disease?

By |February 1st, 2016|

During 1960, nerve toxins – the so called BMAA were linked to ALS.  Many of the Guam Island residents suffered from a disease very similar to ALS that later showed to be linked with their food mainly from […]

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What forgiveness will do to your your health … and life!

By |January 31st, 2016|

Take note of how much we get annoyed or irritated during the day. We all have minor irritations that get to us. Some leave a lasting scar that leave us in fury with the trigger of the memory […]