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How to Overcome Anorexia Nostalgia

Author: Shernide Delva Anorexia Nervosa is a debilitating disorder characterized by an abnormally low body weight, an intense fear of gaining weight and a distorted perception of body weight. Anorexia is both an eating disorder and a mental disorder and involves the never-ending quest to achieve what is thought to be an ideal body image. . . . . Continue Reading

Depressive Thoughts Interfere With Memory

You may think your depression is only affecting your mood but recent research reveals your depression may be putting a damper on your memory too.  A new study, from the Center for Brain Health at The University of Texas at Dallas, shows that depressive thoughts linger for longer periods of time and reduce the amount . . . . Continue Reading

3 Reasons Why Adults Are Becoming Sadder With Age, Not Happier

They say the older you are, the wiser you become. That may be true, but according to one study, we are becoming sadder with age too. Up until recently, adults showed signs of increased happiness with age but now it seems like we are going backwards. According to the study recently published in Social Psychological and . . . . Continue Reading

Yoga Shown to Lower Cost of Insurance Benefits for Employers

Author: Shernide Delva  If your employer does not offer yoga and meditation classes, you may want to show them this article. A growing body of research has revealed the yoga and meditation can actually keep you away from the hospital and lower the cost of insurance benefits at your workplace. Yoga initiatives in the work . . . . Continue Reading

Smokey Robinson Talks About Past Drug Addiction to Cocaine

Known to be a musical genius by many, Smokey has written some of the most beautiful and popular songs of the modern age. Classics such as “My Girl,” “The Tears of a Clown,” “The Way You Do (The Things You Do)” would never have existed had it not been for Smokey. He co-found Motown with . . . . Continue Reading

New Prevention Plan Saves Thousands of Lives from Suicide

Some of the statistics on suicide death rates are definitely beyond disturbing considering the nature of the issue and the illnesses that contribute to it. Recent numbers have even shown that each year nearly 3 times as many Americans die from suicide as from homicide, and that more Americans commit suicide than those who die . . . . Continue Reading

Overeating Could be Due to Brain Chemistry Malfunction

Halloween just passed and some of us may have overstuffed on candy. Do you ever wonder why some people crave and eat way more junk than others? Why is it that some people have incredible control over their diet and others are out of control? Struggling with out-of-control eating can feel like an addiction and . . . . Continue Reading

3 Strategies to Free Yourself from Worry

Author: Shernide Delva Worrying can be debilitating and hold us back from living life to the fullest. Of course, it is natural to worry and most of us do. However, if you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, it might be time to let go of the constant worrying. It can be frustrating when someone tells you . . . . Continue Reading

7 Ways to Overcome Childhood Adversity

The expression, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” is not always true. More often than not, the opposite is true. As children, the pain we endure does not always make us stronger; sometimes they make us more vulnerable.  Cutting-edge research reveals that our childhood emotional trauma plays a huge role in whether we develop physical disease . . . . Continue Reading

4 Ways Spiritual Fitness Can Be Sexy

The concept of spirituality can be difficult to describe and to some people the definition of spiritual fitness may mean something else than what it means to you or even I, but using it in this context I mean to express spiritual fitness as someone who centers their life around inspired ideals from seeking something . . . . Continue Reading