Human touch is important. Massages help us relax, hugs comfort us, and it feels like almost every pop song is called “Touch My Body” or something. New research shows just how important touch can be. When you’re in pain, holding hands with your romantic partner makes the discomfort less intense.
11 Tell-Tale Signs You Are Experiencing Enlightenment In Day-To-Day Life – Matthew Ferry
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Could that psychedelic-induced dreamlike state help scientists figure out how to better treat mental illness?
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Turmeric has been cultivated as spice & medicine for nearly 4000 years and is considered a boon to human health. Try these Turmeric Kombucha recipes!
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Breathing is usually an unconscious activity. You might never give a second thought to proper breathing technique or the quality of your breath — the breath just happens of its own accord. But practicing breathing exercises may provide a number of benefits, such as relaxation or increased energy. Yogis use specific …
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“Better to have a short life that is full of what you like doing than a long life spent in a miserable way”
What if money were no object? What would you do? How would you spend your life?
“The Health Benefits of Altruism Over the past few decades, scientists have studied the health benefits of selflessness, often referred to as “helper’s high.” Those who volunteer have lower rates of depression, lower mortality rates, higher self-esteem, and greater functional ability than those who do not volunteer. A 2005 study showed that volunteers actually experience greater benefits than the people receiving their support. So what’s going on? In the simplest form, when we give to others selflessly (not expecting anything in return), our brains release dopamine, serotonin, and lots of other happy hormones that make you feel warm and tingly inside.”
The funny thing is that stories of such brilliant insights spurring out of deep thought aren’t unique. Throughout history, luminaries ranging from Charles Darwin to Friedrich Nietzsche have attributed much of their genius to the many hours they spent lost in their mind.