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Eat Plants Not Meat

Eat Plants Not Meat

“Transformation to healthy diets by 2050 will require substantial dietary shifts. Global consumption of fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes will have to double, and consumption of foods such as red meat and sugar will have to be reduced by more than 50%. A diet rich...

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Grieving the Loss of a Mother

Grieving the Loss of a Mother

With Mother’s Day approaching at the time of writing, this article addresses the deeply emotional and painfully challenging experience of losing one’s mother. Also, many people suffer from the profound feelings of grief that often arise on poignant occasions such as...

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The Benefit of Laughter

The Benefit of Laughter

Did you know that healthy children can laugh 400 times in a day but adults only average 15 times? It seems that we all need more laughter in our lives. But, does it really matter? Is laughter the best medicine? The Benefit of Laughter Well, research indicates that...

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Understanding the Effects of Early Memories

Understanding the Effects of Early Memories

We all have childhood memories. These can be from school events or holidays, or just something that ‘stuck with us’. Some of these memories are good and other memories may not be good.  And it is true that sometimes our memories are not accurate and what we thought...

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Change Stress to a Mindset of Relaxation

Change Stress to a Mindset of Relaxation

Modern life has provided mankind with many conveniences, from as basic as electricity to more recent innovations such as smartphones and tablets.  It would be hard to imagine what it would be living without all these modern conveniences. However, the advancements...

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World Disasters and Psychological Stress

World Disasters and Psychological Stress

We live in such a world of turmoil and calamity that even the news-media is struggling to keep up with the latest disaster story. It must be an interesting selection process to decide which disasters to first feature on the news. Of course, the media focus is on what...

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Ides of March – Energy Follows Thought

Ides of March – Energy Follows Thought

Why does it matter if energy follows thought and what has the old expression ‘The Ides of March’ have to do with it? To understand their correlation, you first have to understand how the expression ‘The Ides of March’ originated. Ides of March The Ides of March was...

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Mental Health & Family Splits

Mental Health & Family Splits

If a family member has a mental health problem, then all family members will be affected.  Depending on the severity of the mental health issue, it can sometimes lead to families becoming split and dysfunctional. It is not just the individual with the mental health...

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Mental Health & Family Relationship

Mental Health & Family Relationship

There is no doubt that having a strong family relationship can affect mental health. If there is not a positive family relationship, the mental health of a person can be negatively affected.  Conversely a positive or strong family relationship is a good thing. Strong...

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