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Ego Strength the Id, Superego, and Reality

In Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory of personality, ego strength is the ability of the ego to deal effectively with the demands of the id, the …

Psychology

How to Increase Thyroid Function With Oils

Low thyroid, or hypothyroidism, occurs when your thyroid gland no longer produces or secretes enough hormone to sustain normal bodily functions. …

Wellness

These 4 Herbs Can Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer’s, Depression, Anxiety And Much More

More than ever before, we live under an enormous pressure of our hectic schedules.In our endeavor to successfully fulfill the numerous obligations, …

Alternative Medicine

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Self-help

Can essential oils reduce varicose veins?

Varicose veins or spider veins can arise from aging, pregnancy, or sitting down for too long. They also tend to run in families. Along with medical …

Essential Oils

France's autism problem – and its roots in psychoanalysis

France has a problem with autism. The country’s highest administrative court estimates that there are 700,000 autistic people in France. However, …

Autism

Ketamine has 'fast-acting benefits' for depression

<b>Ketamine has "shown promise" in the rapid treatment of major depression and suicidal thoughts, a US study says.</b><p>Ketamine has a reputation as a party drug but is licensed as an anaesthetic.<p>The study found use of the drug via a nasal spray led to "significant" improvements in depressive symptoms in …

Depression

New Study: Parental Love Is Merely Cognitive Dissonance

True or false: A person can never be truly satisfied in life without experiencing the joys of parenthood?<p>If you thought “true,” you might not want to …

Parenting

A Woman Who Went Viral For Being Assaulted During A Protest Is Now Facing Arrest

A young woman was assaulted by police at a protest against sexual harassment. Now those same police are threatening her with arrest — for assaulting them.<p>NEW DELHI — “Tear off her clothes!” the policewoman shouted as several pairs of hands ripped at Sheena Thakur’s blue-and-white cotton shirt. …

Delhi Police

Triple Coconut Cream Pie

Tom Douglas may be one of the founding father of Seattle's ever-growing culinary scene, but perhaps the most famous thing to come out of his 18 …

Baking

7 Vegan Breakfast Recipes You Haven't Tried Before

We do everything and anything to make mornings tolerable. From coffee pots that brew on their own to alarm clocks that simulate a sunrise, we take …

Breakfast

'Mad Honey' and 4 Other Naturally Occurring Psychedelics

Natural doesn't always mean better, though.<p>Nature is full of drugs. For various reasons, evolutionary forces have led certain plants, fungi, and even …

Psychedelia

8 Exercises to Beat Back Pain

Did you know that aside from coughs and respiratory infections, back pain is the most common reason for seeing a doctor in the United States? More …

"Nanodrops" That Repair Corneas May Ultimately Replace Glasses

New eye drops developed by researchers from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University in Israel can improve both nearsightedness and …

It's Time to End The Debate About Video Games And Violence

Inconsistent evidence at best.

A Rare Peek Into the 1857 Revolt, One of the First Wars to Be Caught on Camera in the World

<i>The Alkazi Collection of Photography: The Uprising of 1857</i>, edited by London-based historian Rosie Llewellyn Jones, examines the infamous revolt, …

42 Ridiculously Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.

Risoto de beterraba faz o prato mais colorido

Confira a receita do chef Thiago Berton<p>Quem é fã do risoto vai adorar esta receita que, além de muito saborosa, deixa o prato supercolorido e muito …

26 Vegan Classics You Should Learn How To Cook

Yes, these are vegan.

Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettImagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance. A central tenet of …

Hinduism

Easy French Recipes

Give dinnertime a French flair with these simple, flavorful dishes.<p>Pan-Seared Steak au Poivre<p>Create an easy pan sauce using beef broth, cognac, and …

Cooking

Time for Unrest: Why patients with ME are demanding justice

“I feel <i>seen</i> for the first time!” exalts one viewer. “I feel vindicated. I finally understand what’s wrong with me, I think I’ve had this all my …

Welfare

Daring Décolletage: Say Goodbye to Chest Wrinkles With These Silicone Pads

Everyone wants to keep their skin looking as wrinkle-free as possible, but creams, facials and other treatments can often be forgotten or take too …

There's a scientific reason some people are more motivated than others — but it's possible to change

There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty dishes in the kitchen.<p>I get the dishes cleaned up, but there are also those clothes …

Neuroscience

14 Easy, Vegan-Friendly Weeknight Dinners

Cooking

11 Super Easy Weeknight Meals To Get You Through The Holidays

During the busy holiday season, getting weeknight dinners on the table can feel like a chore. Whether you’re planning your holiday travels, baking for a cookie swap, or wrapping presents, dinner might seem like the least important thing on your to-do list. But the family still needs to eat! From …

Cooking

Our Best Desserts of 2017

Save room on the sideboard for one of these reader favorite treats.<p>In every issue of <i>Southern Living</i> magazine, our readers can find delicious recipes …

Dessert

8 ways that drinking coffee is connected to better health and a longer life

Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world — for good reason. It wakes us up, helps us stay on task, and provides an oft-needed energy boost.<p>And most of us in the Americas and Europe get our caffeine fix from coffee.<p>But people often worry that they should limit their coffee …

Coffee
Neuroscience

Lemon Ricotta Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with butter or nonstick spray.<p>Step 2<p>Make the base: Whisk together eggs …

Dessert