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Dopamine deficiency: What you need to know

Dopamine is a chemical found naturally in the human body. It is a neurotransmitter, meaning it sends signals from the body to the brain.<p>Dopamine …

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.<p>In the past, my family and friends would've typically described me as pleasant but hurried. My baseline restlessness and edginess, however, …

Meditation

Top 5 Videos for Buddhist Newbies

Here are five videos that are sure to help anyone who is new to Buddhism to learn about the Buddha, and important concepts and teachings.

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

Meditation

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: “Happiness is a state of mind.” As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

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4 Money Habits That Made Warren Buffett a Billionaire (That Will Work for You, Too)

These surprisingly simple changes can make a huge difference to your net worth.<p>What makes Warren Buffett one of the riches people in the world? Unlike fellow billionaires Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos, he did not create a ground-breaking high-tech product. Instead, Buffett's wealth …

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Transcendental meditation may help ease trauma symptoms, stress

New research reveals how a 4-month transcendental meditation program led to a significant reduction in stress and trauma symptoms among male inmates, …

Sugar Shocked? The Rest Of Food Industry Pays For Lots Of Research, Too

Sugar shocked.<p>That describes the reaction of many Americans this week following revelations that, 50 years ago, the sugar industry paid Harvard scientists for research that downplayed sugar's role in heart disease — and put the spotlight squarely on dietary fat.<p>What might surprise consumers is just …

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How Silence Affects Our Brains in A Good Way, Science Explains

These days, you feel like a robot.<p><i>You drag your feet into work and you have to deal with your boss. You’re hustling this year yet again to try and</i> …

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The Self-Analysis Trap: Stop Dissecting Your Every Thought & Action

<b>“Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.” ~Eugene Ionesco</b><p>We are taught from a very young age …

SHARE if you agree with Pope Francis: Catholics should use this year to reflect upon sins they may have committed against the environment, and urge forgiveness for the "selfish" capitalist system which advocates "profit at any price."

Destroying the environment is a sin, Pope Francis said in a message from Vatican City.<p>"Global warming continues," the pontiff said in a message …

Pope Francis

The biggest reason you gain weight as you age has nothing to do with your metabolism

You've probably heard that once you hit 40, it's all downhill when it comes to your weight.<p>That inexplicable force we call our metabolism does begin …

As a psychiatrist I've seen how culture affects views of mental illness

Persuading one south Asian family that their mentally ill daughter was not possessed by a demon showed me NHS staff need greater cultural awareness<p>“I am already dead! I have been buried.” said a young south Asian girl on the psychiatric ward. Prior to her admission she had stopped going to school, …

Mental Health

5 Proven Ways Posture Can Help Improve Mental Health

We’ve always heard our parents telling us to sit up straight, to walk tall, and to have proper posture. But, why is it that good posture is so …

What You Should Know About Muscle Building And Weight Training Diet

Crank up some music. Research has shown that listening to music you love while you are lifting can help you do more reps than not listening to any …