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Why the death of people who we even don’t know can hurt us so much?

We can feel the pain of grief when tragedy hits celebrities. It’s so strange about how our brains process the way we feel about famous people. When we see famous people, we admire them on television, at a sporting event, or a concert. Our brains can register it as a real friendship. That’s why, when tragedy strikes, we can experience …

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What The Hack Telomeres Has To Do With Long Life

If you want to live a long, healthy, and happy life, learn how to improve the length of your telomeres! This article is not a professional paper, but it’s complicated to explain and understand. Let’s start learning. Inside human cell exist many different things, but for now, remember: DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid), the main constituent of chromosomes, and the carrier of genetic information. …

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Are You Supporting Your Brain Health?

I’m guessing and hoping that you are taking care of your heart, gut, liver, kidney, and all other organs. Are – you paying enough attention to tour your brain health? Do you know what’s right, and not so good for your brain? If you are not so sure, I can help you with this article. With 100 billion neurons and …

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Cognitive Reserve: Prevention against Alzheimer Disease?

Everything had started in 1980 when something strange and unusual happened. Performing autopsy, post-mortem examinations on some individuals, researchers unexpectedly discovered Alzheimer’s disease. Unusual was that these individuals had no or very few symptoms of the disease when they were alive, and they had an advanced form of Alzheimer’s! After studying these unusual cases, the conclusion was: These individuals did …

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Have You Ever Heard About the Hormone Pregnenolone?

If you are well read, you’ve probably heard about cortisol, testosterone, adrenalin, progesterone and many other “popular” hormones countless times. But what do you know about the critical hormone pregnenolone? This article will give you more information about this potent hormone. When pregnenolone is balanced all of the other hormones are balanced as well. When you have low levels of …

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How to Deal With Toxic People

Sometimes life demands that we deal with toxic people around us whether coworkers, family members or neighbors. The question lies in how we handle toxic people when we cannot avoid them, as we often cannot escape toxic people for one reason or another. First, who are toxic people, and what characteristics define them? I will give you my definition: if …

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Some Interesting Facts about the Human Brain

This is a short informative article about the human brain and is intended to give you a better understanding of the most complex organ in the human body. Gaining better understanding of this organ will enable you to protect, control and even improve the function of this organ, which accounts for only 2% of your body weight but has 100 …

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The Difference Between Anxiety and an Anxiety Disorder

This information does not constitute medical advice. Always consult a mental health professional if you are struggling with a mental health issue. Do not self-diagnose or try to “fix” mental health problems based on your own diagnosis. If you are prone to worrying, you may have wondered at times if you have an anxiety disorder or if you simply suffer …

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Where Does Your Attention Go?

I couldn’t accept my friend’s comments: “I like to read people’s obituaries even if I didn’t know them, and I enjoy reading about fatal plane crashes—I also like to watch violent movies. Are you like my friend? Do you tend to focus your attention on dark or morbid subject matter? I’m sure you’re familiar with the saying, “Where your attention …

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Should We Pursue Meaning…or Happiness?

What is more important for us to pursue in life: meaning…or happiness? You’ll find the answer to that question in this article. Many people can’t cope with today’s pace of change and amount of stress, both of which overwhelm us in every aspect of our lives: in the workplace, in our family lives, in the technology we use every day …