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How To Overcome Bad Moods

How To Overcome Bad Moods

1) Don’t fight it. Fighting a bad mood is like splashing around in water when you can’t swim, it will only make things worse. Simply be mindful of your mood-state and accept that, “it is as it is.” (N.B. A “bad mood” and not depression or anything else sinister.) 2)...
What Are Phobias and How Common Are They?

What Are Phobias and How Common Are They?

Phobia – From the Greek: ?????, Phóbos, meaning “fear” or “morbid fear” Phobias: a persistent (and often irrational) fear of an object or situation. Greek physician Hippocrates (470-410 B.C.E.) first described phobias 500 years after Hippocrates, Roman doctor, Celsus...
Faking It to Making It

Faking It to Making It

Can you really fake it, until you make it? Yes you can and the moment will entirely take you by surprise and you never know exactly when it will happen.  But one day you recognise that you have crossed the line from ‘faking’ it to ‘making’ it and when that day...
10 Ways to Be a Better Partner

10 Ways to Be a Better Partner

One of the mistakes people often make in their relationships is attempting to change their partner.  Eventually, they end up realising that the more they push their partner to change, the more resistant their partner becomes to changing in the direction they were...
Are You A Couch Potato?

Are You A Couch Potato?

Is it okay to be a couch potato provided you still exercise? If you spend most of your day sitting, then lounging on the sofa all evening, can exercise make up for it? According to new Australian research, the answer, sadly is “not really”. A recent study followed...
MIRACULOUS BLUEBERRIES

MIRACULOUS BLUEBERRIES

Blueberries You”ll never eat cereal on its own again when you realize what blueberries do for your brain. Blueberries improve memory and learning, and delay age-related cognitive decline like that seen with Alzheimer”s disease and Parkinson”s...
Life Is All About Perspective

Life Is All About Perspective

Someone who really inspires us is Nick Vujicic.  If you don”t know who he is, well, he”s a man with no arms and no legs. Although he has this huge disability, he still lives his life to the fullest.  He swims, surfs, he”s married and he basically...
Smiling Benefits Your Health & Life

Smiling Benefits Your Health & Life

Have you ever noticed that a smiling person can brighten up a room, change the overall mood of a group of people, lower tension and even avert the escalation of conflict? A simple smile, given the right circumstances, can instantly change your mood, and others’, and...