What Happens To Our Health When There Is Less Sunlight
You can be in love with summer and dislike autumn and winter. Or, it can be the opposite, and you may be impatiently waiting for the moment when the heat goes down, the colors become softer, and nature becomes more romantic. But whatever season you prefer, the fans of summer and winter are similarly defenseless…
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Italy. The Homeland of Supercentenarians
In 2005 Dan Buettner published his article “The secrets of longevity,” where he first mentioned “blue zones.” This name he gave to places on Earth where people live longer and reach their 90s more often. In the world, there are five blue zones: the Italian island Sardinia, the Japanese island Okinawa, Loma Linda city in…
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Why We Can’t Sleep Well and How to Change That
You count sheep in bed, wake up in the middle of the night, and can’t fall asleep again. In the morning, you wake up too early and you feel exhausted. All of these are symptoms of insomnia. According to the research data, 26% of elderly people are suffering from sleep disorders – “Prevalence of chronic insomnia…
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Be Your Own You: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
Comparing yourself to others often hurts our self-esteem and prevents a full and active life. Here is how to stop your internal critic and focus on your success. Give your internal critic a name If you want to resist something, you need to understand what it is. Life coaches suggest the following approach: give your…
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Are You Lazy? Or Are You Just Exhausted?
If you look at your social media newsfeed, it might seem that literally everyone in this world is more productive, energetic and successful than you are. Yeah, being effective and ambitious at what you do is awesome, but what is more important is to listen to yourself and avoid exhaustion. If you caught yourself being…
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Mind and Emotions: How Psychosomatics Affects Your Body
The word “psychosomatic” is made of two Greek words: psykhē (mind) and sōma (body), and means “mind and body connected to each other.” A psychosomatic disorder is an illness caused or aggravated by psychological factors and can lead to feeling physical pain. Here is how it works. The close connection of mind and emotions was…
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