Divyani Ben Mistry

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The Psychology Behind Logo And Color Choice

<b>The Psychology Behind Logo And Color Choice by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p>Some professionals scoff at the importance of branding in …

Why do antidepressants take so long to work?

An episode of major depression can be crippling, impairing the ability to sleep, work, or eat. In severe cases, the mood disorder can lead to …

11 psychological tricks restaurants use to make you spend more money

When you head to a restaurant, you might have your heart — or stomach — set on a particular dish.<p>Or, you might be a little more open to suggestion.<p>That's the opportunity menu engineers and consultants are looking for. Behind the scenes, before you're even thinking of dinner, they put careful …

Personal Finance

Can Medical Marijuana Help End the Opioid Epidemic?

Like many people, economist W. David Bradford says he was under the impression that medical marijuana was something only young people would be …

Endothelial Dysfunction and High Blood Pressure Treatment

Years ago at a lecture, the speaker asked attendants "What Exactly is High Blood Pressure?" Each physician in the audience gave an answer by defining …

5 Powerful and Simple Ways to Energize Your Life, According to Science

Our mental and physical energy drives our health, happiness, and overall success. We have 5 daily opportunities to restore and protect our energy.<p>Have you paid much attention to the daily rhythm of your life? We all function in accordance with a specific rhythm. Early-birds (like me) wake up with …

Scientists have found a perfect illustration of how the climate is spiraling ‘out of control’

By Chelsea Harvey<p>Several months ago, climate scientist Ed Hawkins made headlines with a stunning animated visualization of the change in global temperature over the past 150 years. At the time, he told The Washington Post that the graphic was an attempt to “communicate in a different way,” and his …

Climate Change

Dads play key role in child development

Fathers play a surprisingly large role in their children's development, from language and cognitive growth in toddlerhood to social skills in fifth …

Michigan State University

This Is the Most Weight You Can Safely Lose in a Month by Only Changing Your Diet

Plus, nine simple strategies to get you started.<p><i>This article was written by Allison Young and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>So, how much weight can you safely lose in a month by changing only your diet? We desperately wanted the number to be big. Because when you finally decide to lose …

Nutrition

7 Weird Facts About Balance

It's all about your brain and your body working together.<p>Most people can stand up and walk across a room without giving it much thought. But to do this, your brain must get information from several complex systems in the body, which work together to keep you balanced. Exactly how the body keeps …

Mayo Clinic

Pregnant mom’s food choices tied to baby’s body composition

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who eat more carbs and fatty foods may not necessarily give birth to heavier babies, but they may still have infants with more fat tissue, a U.S. study suggests.<p>In particular, women who ate a lot of saturated fats – the kind in meat, dairy and eggs – had babies …

This Is Your Body on Music

We asked experts how music affects the brain, our emotions and everything else.<p>Artist Louise Bourgeois listened to it at night, using childhood …

People with Autism Can Read Emotions, Feel Empathy

There is a persistent stereotype that people with autism are individuals who lack empathy and cannot understand emotion. It’s true that many people …

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Cleaning

Famous Landmarks Photographed From the “Wrong” Direction – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro<p>Photographer Oliver Curtis has spent the last four years going to famous places and pointing his camera in the …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

The Power of Paint: SEE How Wall Color Changes a Room

It's probably not a surprise that color changes the look of a room. But perhaps even more importantly, it can change the <i>feel</i> of a room. In this post, …

23 Space-Savvy Home Offices that Utilize their Corner Space

Eking out that extra few square feet for the home office is a task that is hard enough, but maximizing this space further takes the challenge to a …

17 Breakfast Recipes That Are Straight from the Farmers Market

Finally, after a chilly spring, we're reaching peak farmers market season. Our favorite produce is back in the stands and stalls, and we're dreaming …

Why Carbohydrates Aren't The Enemy You Think They Are

Carbs make you fat. It must be true, because it’s what all the trendy diets tell you. From Atkins to Paleo, carbohydrates are almost universally …

7 Realistic Ways To Approach Mindful Eating

<i>By: Brian Sabin</i><p>You know slowing down and bringing awareness to each meal can boost cognitive ability, reduce stress, and improve well-being. But who really has time for all that?<p>Mindful eating, or the practice of consuming meals with greater attention to how the food tastes and feels, conveys …

New Treatment 'Reverses' Alzheimer’s Disease

Ten patients suffering from various degrees of age-related cognitive decline have seemingly had their lives transformed after receiving a new form of …

Meticulously Crafted Paper Flowers by Artist Tiffanie Turner – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

San Francisco-based artist Tiffanie Turner creates incredible flower sculptures made up of tiny bits of paper carefully pieced together, with some …

How I Went Off Antidepressants After a Decade of Medication

<i>By: Julia Bowyer</i><p>One woman shares how to treat depression naturally using mindfulness, meditation and a healthy lifestyle as part of her plan to get off of antidepressants.<p>At age 13, I started feeling overwhelmed by a seemingly inexplicable sadness. My family had problems, as most families do, but …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

10 things you should know about sea level rise

Sea level rise has been in the news a lot lately. Recent research has raised concerns about the possible collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and …

Sea Level

When you lose weight, where does it go?

Dieters, gym junkies and scientific types alike have long been puzzled by the mechanics of weight loss.<p>Are shed kilos converted to muscle, energy or …

Why Do Humans Have An Innate Desire To Get High?

It’s easy to explain the appeal of drugs like heroin and cocaine, which directly stimulate the brain’s reward centres. What’s less easy to explain is …

Psychedelic Drugs