Stephanie Hastings

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Monarch butterfly eyed for possible U.S. endangered species protection | Reuters

(Reuters) - Monarch butterflies may warrant U.S. Endangered Species Act protection because of farm-related habitat loss blamed for sharp declines in cross-country migrations of the orange-and-black insects, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said on Monday.<p>Monarch butterflies fly at the El Rosario …

Buddhist monk is world’s happiest man

<i>Via: msn news</i><p><b>As he grins serenely and his burgundy robes billow in the fresh Himalayan wind, it is not difficult to see why scientists declared</b> …

15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies -- but what about our minds?<p>Giving ourselves a mental makeover could be just as important as giving ourselves a physical one. But accomplishing that doesn't just lie in changing our thoughts -- it's also dependent on …

Scientists Say Prebiotics Might Help Battle Anxiety And Depression

It is not uncommon for anxiety and depression to occur together. People who feel depressed are also likely to experience bouts of anxiety, and vice …

Mental Health

How your food is affecting your mood

THE LINK BETWEEN our physical health and what we eat is very well established. But what role does our diet play when it comes to our mental …

Finding Hope Through Depression

<i>This story was originally published on Quarterlette.com</i><p>By: Tyler Francischine<p>Conditions were perfect. My space heater purred, my ocean-scented candle flickered, and I cracked open the autobiography of my favorite person of all-time, Harpo Marx.<p>But something wasn't right -- Harpo's madcap antics and …

Great Depression

Psychiatric comorbidities predict bipolar disorder in ADHD children

The bipolar - schizoaffective - schizophrenia spectrum?

"<i>This pattern of results is consistent with the conceptualisation of a spectrum of disorders, ranging from BDP</i> [bipolar disorder] <i>at one end, to SAD</i> …

Exploring New Therapeutic Areas in the Treatment of Depression and Bipolar Disorder: Page 2 of 2

<b>Limitations</b><br>There are several limitations with the use of ketamine. Ketamine is an anesthetic agent, so it has to be used with caution. It has …

Having a Severe Mental Illness Means Dying Young

People diagnosed with serious mental illness -- schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or severe depression -- die 20 years early, on average, because of a combination of lousy medical care, smoking, lack of exercise, complications of medication, suicide, and accidents. They are the most …

Mental Health

8 Spectacular 3-Ingredient Recipes

Got salt, pepper and oil? Well then we've got ingenious dishes that will shorten your grocery list without sacrificing flavor.<p>The "Cupboard's Bare? …

mashed potatoes

10 Apps to Grab for Your New Smartphone or Tablet

By this point, you’ve probably seen them. They all look so shiny and fantastic and the best ever. They all want a place on your home screen, to …

Best National Park Adventures for Kids

You want to take your kids on an unforgettable adventure in one of our spectacular national parks—but which one? In his new book, 100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life, editor, author, and dad Keith Bellows names the best parks for families—and much more. See his 11 park picks below, then …

Winter Climbs 2014-2015: Teams Gathering in Pakistan

Just a quick update on the winter climbing expeditions that are either now underway, or are preparing to begin. With the new season just over a week …

National Geographic's Favorite Bird Pictures

In honor of the 115th anniversary of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, National Geographic editors searched the archives for our most compelling bird pictures.

National Geographic Travel

Motivation Alone Is Insufficient: 8 Strategies To Stay A Bold New Course In 2015

“I don’t do resolutions,” my friend Sandy told me. “I never keep them so what’s the point?” It’s not an uncommon attitude. Nor is it an unreasonable one when you look at the stats: 80% of people break their resolutions by the end of January. While sometimes people make foolish resolutions, the real …

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

Do the Danes hold the key to happiness in 2015?

As a new book reveals the secrets of the world's happiest country, Judith Woods plans a year of living Danishly - from box sets to flat-pack furniture, scheduled sex and cinnamon buns<p>New year’s resolutions are in the air. It’s that time when we all resolve to be healthier, quite possibly wealthier …