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Habits, Health

Children Who Suffered Bullying Are More Likely To Develop Psychotic Symptoms In Early Adolescence


A report in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry (one of the JAMA/Archives journals) indicates that children who have been mistreated over and over again by peers seem more prone to suffer from psychotic symptoms in early adolescence. Background facts sustained in the report demonstrate that hallucinations and delusions are common in childhood […]

Habits, News

Same-Sex Behavior Seen In Nearly All Animals, Review Finds


Same-sex behavior is a nearly universal phenomenon in the animal kingdom, common across species, from worms to frogs to birds, concludes a new review of existing research. “It’s clear that same-sex sexual behavior extends far beyond the well-known examples that dominate both the scientific and popular literature: for example, bonobos, dolphins, penguins and fruit flies,” […]

Fitness, Habits

Regaining Weight Bad For The Health


Recent research has shown that even after dieting and losing weight, the body tends to try its best to regain the lost fat stores. Holiday times tend to be tough for those trying to stay trim, and New Year resolutions often don’t stick. Perhaps an article published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition will […]

Habits, Health

Tiny Proportion Of Americans Practice Seven Heart Healthy Habits


Just 1.2% of Americans met all 7 cardiovascular health metrics from 2005 to 2010, compared to 2% from 1988 to 1994, researchers reported this week in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Although some factors have improved, such as smoking rates, others have not, the authors explained. The study, said to include a nationally […]

Habits, News

5 Signs You’re Not Respecting Yourself


My journey from the depths of self-hating, suicidal suffering into self-acceptance has taught me that self-love isn’t just a dinner mint. It’s an essential part of being a healthy, happy person and not prioritizing self-care has obvious, dangerous symptoms that are too often ignored. The first step to overcoming any sort of suffering is self-awareness […]

Habits, News

When talking about your problems actually makes them worse

A woman cries while talking on the phone

As Walter Mischel says, distancing yourself from a traumatic event will help you deal with it better than continually reliving it obsessionally It is important to put trauma into the past, otherwise a life can be lived as though it is still happening when in fact it is over.’ Photograph: Denis Sinyakov/Reuters It is a […]