Sam Livick

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Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

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The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Study: Bacteria in yogurt can reverse depression symptoms

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - A new study published Tuesdayby the University of Virginiaclaims researchers have reversed depression symptoms in mice with …

Split by Trump's travel ban, a family races to reunite

<b>(CNN) —</b> Abdalla hears his English teacher's voice beaming across the room like a ray of sunshine.<p>"What... is... the... matter?"<p>The teacher sounds out each syllable, pausing as photos of injuries flash on a projection screen. If you go to the doctor, she says, these are words you'll need to know.<p>In …

DeepMind’s new app will help alert UK doctors if a patient has a kidney injury

DeepMind, the AI firm owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, has announced a new five-year partnership with the UK’s Royal Free London NHS (National Health Service) Foundation Trust. Part of the agreement will include the launch of a smartphone app that’s designed to alert doctors if a patient …

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Philip Hammond uses Autumn Statement to steel UK for £122bn budget black hole and post-Brexit gloom

A shadow has been cast over Brexit Britain as the country faces a £122 billion budget black hole, dwindling growth, slow trade, lower pay and …

Depression: does it originate in the immune system?

Increasingly, experts are questioning the concept that depression is a serotonin problem. In April last year, Dr David Healy, professor of psychiatry …

Google may get hit with record EU antitrust fine

Google may face a record antitrust fine from the European Commission in the coming weeks, according to the British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph.<p>The EU is considering levying a fine of about 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) against the web giant over its dominance in the search market, the newspaper …

Apple’s 2017 iPhone said to feature edgeless display and no home button

If you’re of the opinion that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 7 is interesting but not necessarily exciting or compelling, we have some good news for you. …

How to Check Your iPhone’s Battery Health

iOS includes several useful tools for displaying how much battery life your iPhone has left, as well as which apps are consuming the most of your …

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50 Things You Can Do Every Day to Really Love Yourself

When we love ourselves, it helps us feel our best, and when we feel our best, we can give more to the world. Treating yourself well, and with love, …

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Sexual Trauma: How it Manifests, How to Heal | Goop

Sexual trauma is unfortunately far from an isolated issue. Recent worldwide figures show that one in three women have experienced physical and/or …

Escaping Mental Illness Stigma

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>My hand jerked back, as if the computer mouse had turned into a …

How to Stop Worrying What Other People Think of You

If you find yourself looking over your shoulder, self-conscious, or fretful about how your actions will look to others, here's some help to stop worrying.<p>We all want to be liked and appreciated for our many talents, our ferocious intelligence, our good nature, our sparkling personality.<p>But when we …

Should we use smartphone apps to treat depression and anxiety?

Apps that claim to be able to help with depression and other mental health issues aren't uncommon, but it's difficult to know whether they're …

Past child abuse may influence adult response to antidepressants

(Reuters Health) - Antidepressants don’t work for everyone, and having a history of abuse during childhood may signal a low likelihood that the drugs will improve an adult’s symptoms of major depression, a recent study suggests.<p>While there are few reliable predictors of which people will respond to …

Mental Health

The GP who gave up fruit and veg to cure her aches and pains

A few years ago I started to feel unwell. My legs ached and tingled, I felt tired and my mood was flat. I slept badly — I suffered from restless legs …

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Reading from a tablet before bed may affect sleep quality

(Reuters Health) – - People who read from an iPad for 30 minutes before going to sleep felt less sleepy and had different electrical activity in the brain during sleep than those who read from a physical book, a recent study found.<p>A woman reads a tablet beside a fire pit on cold winter evening …

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8 Activities With Serious Health Perks That Aren’t Exercise

Boost your health with these hobbies—no trip to the gym necessary.<p>When it comes to your health, you already know how important it is to eat well and …

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

<i>By Kathleen Mulpeter</i><p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role in managing your symptoms, thanks to the powerful link between your physical and mental health.<p>"We know that the old divisions of body and mind are false," says Ben Michaelis, PhD, an evolutionary …

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Apple debuts three new iPhone 6s ads showcasing ‘Hey Siri’ and new camera features

Apple today has shared three new advertisements for iPhone 6s to its YouTube channel. These new ads come just days after the company debuted seven new ads for Apple Watch. Today’s new iPhone 6s ads are called “The Camera,” “Crush,” and “Flip a Coin,” each highlighting a specific feature of the …

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What Everyone Should Know About Depression In Men

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

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