Category Archives: Stress Management

Want To Be Successful? Get Happy!

Happiness

It seems happiness counts for much more than intelligence when it comes to success. A growing body of “happiness research” is showing that happiness may even be a pre-requisite for success in the first place. We all know folks who achieve success and aren’t one smile closer to happiness as a result. A 1984 meta-review concluded that high IQ can explain only […]

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‘Love Hormone’ Helps Alcoholics

‘Love-Hormone’-Helps-Alcoholics

The “love hormone” oxytocin may help alcoholics going through detox. Two daily doses of oxytocin nasal spray during the first three days of a detox programme reduced the cravings amongst volunteers with severe but not life-threatening withdrawal symptoms. The group who received the hormone spray had fewer alcohol cravings and milder withdrawal symptoms than the placebo group. Reduced Anxiety Even better, some […]

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Diabetes and Sex Life

Diabetes and Sex Life

Diabetes is a pressing problem these days in men and women. People suffering from diabetes often have low libido.   People are not open to discuss these issues with doctors about their sex life.  Talking to health experts will help in many ways. According to survey   75 percent of men and 35 percent of women suffering from diabetes and […]

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The Secret Science of Happiness

Dr Edward Diener

Traditionally, psychology has focused on what troubles the human mind. But Dr Seligman and Dr Diener have turned that frown upside down, so to speak.

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Domestic Abuse Changes Brain

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Individuals who have suffered domestic violence show similar brain patterns to veteran soliders exposed to combat violence. That’s according to recent research published in scientific journal, Current Biology. Threat Detection The study found that the Amygdala in both groups showed similar patterns of heightened activity, when shown photos of angry faces. This suggests that victims of domestic abuse may have […]

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Sex a Good Stress

Sex = Good Stress

Stress is bad for you. This truism is virtually undisputed, and for good reason. Glucocorticoids, stress hormones, and their negative effects have been studied extensively. Conditions linked with high glucocorticoid levels are extensive, and diverse: heart disease, Alzheimer’s, back pain, depression… even the common cold! Good Stress For this reason, researchers at Princeton University’s Neuroscience Institute were surprised to discover […]

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