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How did reading and writing evolve? Neuroscience gives us some clues
Scientists are turning to neuroscience to understand how and why early humans first made rock engravings.
Codependency 101: What Does Being Codependent Mean?
Are you codependent? If so, there are probably some things you have a tough time accepting about human nature and relationships. On the other hand, perhaps you’re not sure what codependent means, in which case, let’s begin with some basics Codependents need to be needed. They believe making oneself invaluable to another is the pathway to love. It isn’t. It’s the pathway to becoming a doormat, to being taken advantage of and to becoming a target of abuse. When someone loves you and you love them, you want to be with each other (interdependence). You don’t need to be with each other (dependence). The former is a mutual coming together. The latter is tinged with urgency and desperation. Codependents may have difficulty being alone, feel unworthy of being loved and a fear of…
9 Health Editors Share How They Practice Self Care
Tips and ideas for how to spend quality you-time, especially when life gets extra tough.
Going dry for January? How reducing alcohol intake can benefit health
Are you thinking about cutting back on the liquor in 2017? We look at the effects of drinking and how reducing alcohol intake can benefit health.
Why medical cannabis is still out of patients’ reach—an essay by David Nutt
Cannabis has been used as a medicine for millennia, writes David Nutt , who charts its relatively recent prohibition, the effect on patients such as Billy Caldwell, and the failure of legal reform to make much difference Cannabis is arguably the world’s oldest medicine, with evidence of such use from 3000 year old tombs in Egypt and Siberia. It had a place in Indian and Chinese medical writing from nearly as long ago. It didn’t enter the UK until the late 1600s, but by the 1800s it was widely used, sold over the counter as an alcoholic tincture for problems such as tetanus and seizures. Its efficacy more broadly became apparent, and the definitive overview was published in the Lancet in 1890 by John Russell Reynolds.1 Because he was the Queen’s physician it…
2 Credit Card Debt Tips That Could Save Your Wallet
Balance-transfer credit cards could help you get out of debt faster. Here's what you need to know.
Alternative Healing Tips » Don’t Let Anxiety Control Your Life
Many people all over the world suffer from anxiety issues. Luckily, treatment is available for those willing to experiment. You’ll be relieved to know that there are ways to treat anxiety. This article will give you information to learn how to better cope with your anxiety Try to watch stress on a daily basis, issue by issue, not as one large mountain. When your stress rises, your anxiety can too. Learn ways to delegate tasks to relive some pressures related to the responsibilities that you have at home or at work. It is also essential to set aside a little time each day for yourself, so you can unwind from your day and decompress your stress. Music can go a long way in soothing anxiety away. If you are starting to have some…
Therapists Spill: What I’ve Learned About Fear
For many of us, fear is a four-letter word. We ignore it, dismiss it and despise it. We see it as another thing we’re doing wrong. After all, we’ve read that it’s best to be BOLD, BRAVE and FEARLESS. And we’re anything but. We see fear as a synonym for weakness and failure. We assume that courage is the absence of fear. But it’s not. And that’s not the whole story. Which is why we asked various therapists who specialize in anxiety to spill their lessons on fear—lessons they’ve learned from their own clinical training and work with clients. Below, you’ll find wise insights and valuable stories. Fear has a purpose. A critical one. Because fear can spark a slew of unpleasant and downright scary sensations throughout our bodies, we might yearn, we…
6 Warning Signs of Emotional Blackmail: Couples Counseling Tips
When does it become emotional blackmail? It’s not entirely uncommon to acquiesce to your partner’s requests. After all, you can compromise as well as the next person. But when does healthy