Scientists Show What Loneliness Looks Like In The Brain

Scientists Show What Loneliness Looks Like In The Brain

According to a recent study, an estimated 10 to 20 percent of adults suffer from loneliness or feelings of isolation. The study focused on the brain’s reaction to loneliness, identifying distinct brain variations and offering clues to how loneliness affects us. (1) Loneliness And The Brain Headed by a team at McGill University, the study identified neurobiological…

Mindfulness Meditation Training Lowers Stress Response In Anxiety Disorder
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Mindfulness Meditation Training Lowers Stress Response In Anxiety Disorder

You know that feeling where your mind is thinking of 100 things at once? When you can’t stop the thoughts and jump from idea to idea, or worse, from worry to worry? When this happens it can make stress and anxiety worse. However, many people are turning to mindfulness meditation as a popular method to…

Back Pain 101 Guide

Back Pain 101 Guide

Back pain is a leading cause of disability, sending more people to the doctor than any other ailment.  There is some good news despite the many causes of back pain. Changing your lifestyle to adopt healthy self-care habits can help prevent back pain and support back health. (1)  Types of Back Pain There are two…

Self-controlled children tend to be healthier middle-aged adults
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Self-controlled children tend to be healthier middle-aged adults

Self-control helps you control your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is an important personality trait that helps you navigate through life. In fact, according to a New Zealand study, having self-control as a child tends to produce healthier middle-aged adults. (1) Self-Controlled Children Study The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study followed 1,000 people from…