10 Ways to Help Your Friend Cope With Divorce

Lauren Nicholson August 16, 2019

 After more than three decades of showing a decline in occurrence, UK divorce rates are now once again on the rise since 2009. In 2010, divorce rates rose to 5%, amounting to 119,589 divorces in England and Wales (Office of National Statistics), and affecting 11.5 people for every 1000 of the married population. With these large numbers involved, everyo

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Want to Be Happy and Successful? Try Exercising Your Emotional Muscle – Gratitude

Rebecca Lewis July 30, 2019

 Many books have been written about happiness and how to go about finding it. We all know it’s not money, power, or fame. So what is it? Tired of rainy days? Maybe it’s time that you list down the blessings you’ve got the whole week! Being thankful, which is the main focus of gratitude, is one great way to brighten up your life. Stu

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Lack of Sunlight and Vitamin D May Cause Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Disorders

Amy Taylor July 08, 2019

In a new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, it was found that ultraviolet (UV) light increases the level of vitamin D in the body and promotes healthy cells which care responsible for keeping the balance in the immune system. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that is necessary for cell growth and proper absorption of

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IT’S OK NOT TO BE OK

Paul Stevens June 20, 2019

 Time is precious. Physical health and happiness are precious too, but MENTAL HEALTH is as precious as any other health.   There’s a pressure within our society that we must always be happy, coupled with the challenges of work, finance, relationships, being a parent or just fitting in can show up in our lives as deep fuelled emotions, su

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Happiness: Not for Sale, How Income Disparities between a Man and Woman affect their Relationship

Monica Wilson June 19, 2019

 Women are set to earn more in any profession within 25 years. From traditional housewives with a little control over major household decisions, the number of women earning more than their partners has significantly increased in the past years. This however, doesn’t buy male’s happiness, a new study suggest. Female Breadwinners

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Recollecting Binge Drinking Episodes Using Present Verb Tense May Help People Cut Back the Habit, New Study Found

Lisa Franchi June 05, 2019

 Whenever we recall past experiences, the standard grammar rule tells us to use past tenses. But with binge drinkers, talking about their experiences with alcohol abuse using the present tense instead of the past tense can positively impact their future behaviour, a new study suggests. A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania headed

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I am not ok as I pretend to be...

Paul Stevens May 21, 2019

I am not ok as I pretend to be. I can fake a smile any day anytime... Feeling suicidal can be associated with; loss, anxiety, depression, medical conditions, drug and alcohol dependancy, financial, legal or school problems. It doesn’t mean you’re weak, crazy, flawed or helpless. It only means you have more pain than you can cope with in that m

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Is It Me or Him? How Relationship Discrepancies Bring Couples Even Closer

Sharon Moore May 08, 2019

 In intimate relationships, people behave depending on where they blame their shortcomings – whether to their own selves or to their partners. Although they are associated with dissatisfaction, relationship discrepancies could actually bring couples closer, a new study suggests. According to the Ideal Standards Model (ISM), a partner starts to

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The Psychologists’ Role in Helping Sufferers of Hepatitis C

Helen Holmes April 15, 2019

 It is normal for people to feel sad, anxious and depressed the moment they heard the bad news from their doctor. But for people who are suffering from hepatitis C, the emotional impact can be greatly tormenting and long lasting. With psychotherapy however, coping with these effects can be smooth and sustainable. The Psychological Effects of Hepatiti

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It’s More than Words: Body Shape Shows How Attractiveness He or She Is

Rebecca Lewis March 28, 2019

 There are things that we can’t express through the use of words. Non verbal communication, which is often associated with body language, gestures and facial expressions, could tell whether a person finds another to be attractive or not. Which body shapes do most people find attractive? Although magazines and TV shows suggest that being thin i

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