Pamela Silver

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7 Signs You May Have An Anxiety Disorder

We all feel anxious now and then. We may get nervous before taking a test or going to a job interview, but for approximately 18 percent of adults in …

How To Find Anyone’s Email Address In 60 Seconds Or Less

If you’re a specialist in SEO or link acquisition, then you’ll know that generic email addresses are as much use as a chocolate fireguard when it …

Studly vet serenades anxious dog before big surgery

Music was the best medicine for this frightened furball.<p>Veterinarian Dr. Ross Henderson sang a sweet song to an anxious dog named Ruby, calming her …

In less than a year, she lost 92 pounds and feels better than ever

When her friend suggested everyone squeeze onto the couch for a picture at a party in 2012, Harshi Suraweera put on a big smile and thought little of it. But the reaction her friends and family had to the photo on Facebook stunned her. People made comment after comment about how surprised they were …

A mentally ill woman’s harrowing final days: ‘God Knows Where I Am’

No one knows exactly when Linda Bishop drew her last breath, though it was likely Jan. 13, 2008, or soon thereafter. What is known is where she died — in an empty New Hampshire farmhouse she’d entered illegally — and that she died of starvation. Her badly decomposed body wasn’t found until that …

Mental Health

How to Introduce Yourself to a Dog

Dogs are the best people, so it’s only natural to want to smother them with affection when you greet them. Most of them are too nice to say it, but …

Pets

‘Tripping Balls’ May Be The Next Great Treatment For Depression

In a week’s time, however, only those who had taken the actual substance reported that their symptoms had actually lessened for any significant period, meaning that we could be looking at more research into using ayahuasca as a treatment option sooner rather than later, adding it to the stable of …

Netflix’s True Crime Series ‘The Keepers’ Details the Mysterious Murder of a Nun

While many of us are eagerly awaiting the followup season of <i>Making a Murderer</i>, Netflix is gearing up to release a new true crime series, <i>The Keepers</i>.</i> …

Scott Peterson Prosecutors Speak Out on Upcoming Dateline: 'He Wanted a Different Life'

Convicted killer Scott Peterson “wanted a different life,” and that’s why he killed his wife Laci and their unborn son Conner. So says Peterson …

Crime

Two Escaped Ponies Had the Snow Day of Their Dreams on Staten Island

Until the NYPD caught up with them.<p>Two feet of "heart attack snow"? Looks like a no. "Life-threatening" conditions? Debatable. But one thing's for sure: Shit is getting pretty weird during Winter Storm Stella.<p>On Tuesday morning, two runaway ponies scampered out into the streets of Staten Island, …

Staten Island

Tearful Florida Mom Denies Allegation She Taunted Teen Daughter Who Killed Herself on Facebook Live

A Florida mother broke into tears as she spoke of the moments her teen daughter committed suicide on Facebook Live — but authorities allege that the …

Crime

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 …

Depression

Health myths, misconceptions

Reuters<p>We all have them — habits we think are healthy because we heard them somewhere on the news or from a health-conscious friend. And no matter how much we hate them, we just keep doing them because we think they're good for us.<p>Take using BMI to tell whether you're a healthy weight. Is it really …

Nutrition

The Searing Pain of Intimate Betrayal

Attachment relationships—those held together by strong emotional bonds—serve as mirrors of the inner self. We learn how lovable we are and how …

A List of Coping Skills for Anger, Anxiety, and Depression

A List of Coping Skills for Anger, Anxiety, and Depression<p>Updated on December 18, 2016<p>What Are Coping Skills and Strategies?<p>Coping strategies and …

Alignment Tips to Free Your Neck and Shoulders From Chronic Pain

<b>I came to yoga with years of unconscious holding patterns in my shoulders and neck.</b> Over time these patterns began to yield and were replaced with …

Meet the (Sexy) Pet Vet with the Answers to All of Your Animal Questions

It’s a good thing Evan Antin has understanding parents. Growing up outside Kansas City, Kansas, “I was always going to the creek in my backyard and …

Pets

Harry Potter Lovers Can Now Say "Always" With This Golden Snitch Engagement Ring

Plenty of romance exists throughout the <i>Harry Potter</i> novels. There was the time Hagrid was sweetly crushing on Madame Maxine in <i>The Goblet of Fire</i>; Bill and Fleur's wedding amidst the wrath of Death Eaters in <i>Deathly Hallows</i>; and, of course, Snape's lifelong feelings for Lily Potter captured in a …

Engagement Rings

Show Your Pets How Much You Love Them This Christmas with These Perfect Prezzies

'Cause pets appreciate presents more than humans ever could.<p>You got the gift for your dog-lover friend. You got the gift for your cat-obsessed …

How to Eat Right to Power Up Your Weight Loss Hormones

Eat properly and you can increase metabolism, energy, mood and your brain power.<p><i>Adapted from The Hormone Boost</i><p>Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it's about feeling great, having more energy, …

Tone Your Entire Body (Mostly Your Butt!) With This 4-Move Workout

Too cold to run outside or even walk to your car to drive to the gym? Do this four-move cardio workout that will have your heart pumping and your muscles burning.<p><b>Directions:</b> Complete this workout five times. Explanations of how to perform each exercise are below. Have fun!<p>30 Air Squats<br>15 Plank …

Workouts

You Should Really Try Working Out with Kettlebells

Kettlebell training boosts your power, strength, flexibility, and mobility, all while being gentler on your body than barbell weight training. You …

Exercise

What this Rat Study can Teach Us About Stress Eating

<b>What would your life look like if you didn't obsess about food, eating, dieting, or weight?</b><p>Today we're talking rat studies and how they can help you make a difference in the way you view your current eating and exercise regimines.<p>There are several very interesting scientific studies like this one …

7 Beginner Kettlebell Exercises To Work Your Entire Body

Beginner kettlebell exercises are an excellent way to add variety to your workout routine, whether you're new to strength training or you're just …

Workouts

When you press these points on the body, you’ll wonder why you haven’t done this before! Here’s why!

Nearly 76.2 million people suffer from chronic pain in the United States? According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, chronic pain can be …

Back Pain

The High Cost of Pursuing a Dream to be a Veterinarian

By Julie Funk, <i>Michigan State University</i><p>The increasing cost of higher education and the resultant impact on student debt has received wide attention. Providing free tuition and reducing student debt were among the key proposals of the presidential nominees.<p>However, what is often overlooked is the …

College & University

I’m 27 and single, and am feeling isolated and anxious about the future

<b>I will be 28 at the end of this year, and I am feeling very anxious about the next stage of my life.</b><p><b>I am generally very sociable, and have built a wide circle of friends. However, lately, I have found that many of my friends are in committed, settled relationships, and I worry that I have nothing</b> …

Employment

Scientists Have Found Genetic Links Between Personality Traits And Psychiatric Diseases

The secrets hiding in our DNA.<p>Scientists have identified genetic links between a set of psychological factors known as 'the big five' personality …