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This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia

It's based on ancient yoga practice but it can lower your blood pressure today.<p>You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in …

Five things that will make you much happier

There’s enough advice on <i>happiness</i> floating around out there to make your head spin. Yet, this is understandable, as everyone is different. What makes …

Emotional Intelligence

How Essential Oils Became the Cure for Our Age of Anxiety

Aromatic oils have become big business. But are they medicine or marketing?<p>Twenty years ago, Carla Cohen fell mysteriously ill. She couldn’t put her finger on what was wrong; it felt as though some conspiracy between her mind and her body were eroding her capacity to work. Cohen, who was an …

15 unexpected uses for rubbing alcohol around the house

Rubbing alcohol is great for cleaning out cuts and scrapes and you’ve probably heard that it also works great for cleaning items in your home and …

The One Vitamin You Should Take Before Bed For Weight Loss Over 30, According To Experts

We often hear about the foods we shouldn't be eating before bed, especially if we're trying to lose weight. But the focus is seldom on vitamins and …

Finding the Right Medication: Gene Test May Help Treat Depression

Mental Health<p>Patients with depression often struggle through weeks or months of trial-and-error to find the right antidepressant. Now the burgeoning field of pharmacogenomics — how genes affect a person's response to drugs — is helping more patients avoid debilitating and all-too-common side …