Laura Mees

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Chasing Away the Blues: Depression Is a Symptom of Stress... and Exercise Is a Treatment

I'm a total stressed-out mess. It's so ironic, because I literally teach a class on how bad stress is for our bodies, and yet I have a hard time internalizing the lessons. There's just so much to do! There is no doubt that our society puts a lot of pressure on us to take on more than we can handle. …

Sugar Is Definitely Toxic, a New Study Says

Fat was the food villain these past few decades but sugar is quickly muscling in to take its place. As rates of sugar-related disorders such as …

Cutting sugar 'can improve health in nine days'

Doctors say a new study provides 'the strongest evidence to date' that sugar causes health risks, regardless of whether it increases calorie intake<p>Reducing sugar in diets even without cutting calories or losing weight can dramatically improve health in as little as nine days, a study suggests.<p>"I …

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Yoga And Meditation Shown To Drastically Reduce Hospital Visits

New research finds that mindfulness practices have the potential to slash health care costs.<p>Yoga and meditation can be great ways to relax and quiet the mind, and a growing body of research has shown that these mindfulness practices may even be effective for treating physical and mental health …

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How to Write Brilliant Blog Posts: 5 Tips from Psychology

<i>This is a guest contribution from Ellen Jackson of Potential Psychology.</i><p>Are you ready to rock a brilliant blog post? Do you want to write faster, …

Samsung's SleepSense tracker shuts off the TV when you snooze

Samsung has just revealed its take on the sleep-tracking concept with a new device called SleepSense. Rather than making you wear something on your wrist at night (which is a non-starter for a lot of folks), Samsung proposes that you slip the flat, disk-like device under your mattress, like similar …