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Eating This Fruit Every Day Can Improve Your Gut Health, New Study Finds

Scientists out of Boston, Massachusetts, have uncovered one more piece of the puzzle that is gut health, My Body + Soul reports. Due to the growing …

Holistic Medicine

Here's What Depression Can Do To Your Body

People often think of depression as an emotional disorder that only affects your mood and your mind, and while it <i>is</i> a mental health issue, it can …

Depression

'You're evil!' NYC mom of murdered kids erupts at nanny during trial

The mother of two young children who were brutally murdered by a family nanny more than five years ago inside their New York City apartment shouted in court Friday that the defendant is “evil.”<p>“You're evil! You're evil!” Marina Krim yelled at her former nanny Yoselyn Ortega as she left after an …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Whole30 Recipes That Don't Taste Like You're Depriving Yourself

Cooking

Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

Full Trailer for ‘Loving Vincent,’ a Feature-Length Film Animated by 62,450 Oil Paintings | Colossal

<p>The full trailer for Loving Vincent (previously here and here), a film examining the life of Vincent van Gogh, has finally been released after …

Cleaning Secret Weapon: 6 Ways to Use Hydrogen Peroxide

You already know hydrogen peroxide comes in handy for cleaning up cuts and scrapes and even for whitening your teeth, but there's a lot more to it …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Why Being Warm Is Better Than Just Being Polite

Part of making real, meaningful connections with others is making them feel welcome, which includes being polite. But, the real key is being warm, …

I Used a Happiness Planner for 100 Days and This Is What Happened

There’s only one person on earth who could give me a happiness planner without insulting me, and that’s my best friend. She knows I’ve always …

Waves of Stress

Much has been written about the effects of stress on the mind and body and how various forms of relaxation and meditation can help. This post …

Everything you need to know about gut health

The scientific evidence has never been stronger that the microbiome truly is a “second brain.” Your gut and mind are in constant communication, …

The Greatest Myths About Jesus Christ’s Birth

It’s Christmas, a celebration of the birth of Jesus to Mary (his mother) and Joseph (in modern parlance, his stepfather) in Bethlehem. For Christians …

Theology

Groundbreaking fMRI study finds 4 distinct neurological subtypes of depression

By on December 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm<p>New research from Weill Cornell has isolated four distinct neurotypes of depression. But its knock-on effects are …

The Brain

Naltrexone could alleviate depression symptoms in patients who relapsed while taking antidepressants

The drug naltrexone is approved for use in the treatment of opioid use disorders and alcohol use disorders, but preliminary research suggests it …

Mysterious Type Of Killer Whale Caught On Video Killing And Eating A Shark In Rare Drone Footage

'It’s a very rare sighting, and an extraordinary observation.'<p>The rare sight of a group of offshore killer whales tearing a live shark apart has been …

Killer Whales

6 teeny tiny meerkat pups are here to melt your cold dead heart

Tiny animals have the power to smash negativity, so prepare to have your day brightened.<p>At Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, a brand new litter of …

Veterinary Medicine

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Some psychosis cases an 'immune disorder'

<b>Some patients sectioned with psychotic conditions, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, may actually have a treatable immune disorder, say Oxford University scientists.</b><p>A study in the Lancet Psychiatry suggests up to one in 11 cases of psychosis may involve antibodies attacking parts of the …

Immune System

11 Brilliant Gifts for the Explorer in Your Life

Got a friend or family member on your list who’s always traveling to adventurous locales or going off the grid in the great outdoors? Whether they’re …

Why Do Guys Mess Up Healthy Relationships?

Growing up, I always felt I approached relationships differently from most. My philosophy was: if I was going to date somebody, I had to be almost 100 percent sure I'd marry them. If not, then it was a waste of time.<p>I figured most people regarded dating this way. But I know many people who've dated …

Why Empaths Feel Drained Around Fake People

Humans with heightened emotional sensitivity were officially identified in 1991 by psychologist Dr. Elaine Aron. She discovered that between 15-20% …

Self-help

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Rwanda genocide: Catholic church sorry for role of priests and nuns in killings

‘We didn’t show that we are one family but instead killed each other,’ say bishops in statement marking the end of the holy year of mercy<p>The Catholic church in Rwanda apologised on Sunday for the church’s role in the 1994 genocide, saying it regretted the actions of those who participated in the …

Mind healing: the psychological benefits of getting dirty

Let Them Eat Dirtis a new parenting book written not by child psychologists, but by two microbiologists, Marie-Claire Arrieta and Brett Finlay. Their aim is to encourage parents to ease up on hygiene. Children, they say, should be outside more, playing in the mud and coming into contact with the …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

WOW.com

Gluten Sensitivity - Symptoms, Treatment, and More

Until recently, people who got negative results on the blood tests and intestinal biopsy used to diagnose celiac disease were told to eat whatever …

Diets

The Museum of the Bible: It's just one year away

One year from today, on November 17, in Washington, D.C. the world will see the latest addition to its plethora of museums. The Museum of the Bible will open in November 2017 and is sure to draw millions of people from all over the world.<p>The Museum of the Bible will not only be Washington’s newest …