Category: Health Psychology

A Live or Just Breathing? 0

A Live or Just Breathing?

“The proper function of man is to live – not to exist.” – Jack London I’ve learned to not give up on life. Even when the darkest clouds have been cast upon me, what...

Television Addict? 0

Television Addict?

Could one of your favorite pastimes be an addiction? Not only is the sedentary nature of watching television partly responsible for fattening the country — 33% of the population is overweight — some experts...

Healthy Bravo! 0

Healthy Bravo!

Studies suggest classical music helps train children’s brains to build neuro–pathways, specifically those for language processes, spatial intelligence, and creativity. But just because you’ve graduated into adulthood doesn’t mean you’re immune to the Mozart...

Nutrition: color cues 0

Nutrition: color cues

A game of red light-green light might improve your eating habits. In a new study conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital’s main cafeteria, tagging foods with red, yellow, or green stickers and placing wholesome “green”...

Good Sense 0

Good Sense

Sight, hearing, and smell are often taken for granted. But would you know if your senses were in trouble? Each day, they’re exposed to harsh environments — loud music, cell phones, and too much...

Sleep Disturbances 0

Sleep Disturbances

Your bed may be causing health problems that threaten more than your peaceful slumber. Take inventory of these hidden threats: Bed bugs are reddish–brown insects that nestle into mattresses, feeding on you (or pets)...

The Healing Arts 0

The Healing Arts

Clinical studies confirm what religion has long suggested: creative expressions don’t just comment on the human experience, they help transcend physical suffering. With hundreds of hospitals implementing some form of art therapy program, it...

Meditate 0

Meditate

Stress is emotional and physical strain in response to pressure from the outside world. Any negative situation that causes you to make a rapid adjustment, such as arguing with your partner, your child or...

Color Your World 0

Color Your World

According to recent research, color paints your perspective, thoughts, feelings, even your cognitive function — suggesting that when it comes to the spectrum of light, there’s more than meets the eye. Before choosing hues...

Out Of The Closet With AIDS 0

Out Of The Closet With AIDS

A study done by researchers at UCLA shows gay men infected with HIV who hide their sexuality become sick with AIDS faster, and die sooner, than those who are out of the closet. In...

Call It Intuition 0

Call It Intuition

“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you, and you don’t how...