brain health

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Most people know if they’re optimists or pessimists, but a study reveals how those perspectives happen at a physiological level.
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Spending time with friends is important for your health and happiness, and so that you don't experience loneliness. Try these five tips to make new friends.
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Vacationing is fun, but planning a trip might actually be more rewarding than returning from one, according to research.
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We all know that dreaded moment when we agree to one commitment too many. Here are some ways to avoid the stress and anxiety from being stretched too thin.
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The pandemic forced many of us to take staycations, but are they really less stressful and more soothing than vacations? Consider the pros and cons.
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Experts say many older adults may need to get more protein than the recommended dietary allowance to help our brains and bodies as we age.
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Sitting for hours each day does your brain and body no favors. Here are ways in which too much couch time can be harmful to your brain health as you get older.
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What you eat influences how you think, and it may also influence your mood. Here are four foods that help keep both your brain and your body healthy.
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Feeling part of a group can give purpose and meaning to our lives, and research suggests that belonging correlates to better mental and physical health.
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When negative self-talk gets going, it’s so loud in your mind that reason and logic are drowned out. So how can we stop that mean voice inside our heads?
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