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How to Get More Happiness in Your LIfe

How to Get More Happiness in Your LIfe | Wellness | Scoop.it
Happiness and smiles can lead to greater productivity. Learn how to cultivate a more positive outlook by creating and maximizing positive feelings in your life. You can relieve stress in the process!
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Renting an Airbnb Could Be Risky For Your Safety, Study Says

Renting an Airbnb Could Be Risky For Your Safety, Study Says | Wellness | Scoop.it
A new study used data to estimate the prevalence of safety equipment, such as fire and carbon monoxide detectors, in Airbnb rentals.
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Can you improve your emotional intelligence?

Can you improve your emotional intelligence? | Wellness | Scoop.it
It's our emotional intelligence that gives us the ability to read our instinctive feelings and those of others. Find out if you can improve your emotional intelligence.
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Major Depression Diagnoses Have Spiked Since 2013

Major Depression Diagnoses Have Spiked Since 2013 | Wellness | Scoop.it
Diagnoses of major depression, or clinical depression, have increased by 33% since 2013, according to a new Blue Cross Blue Shield report.
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Common products like perfume, paint contribute to air pollution

Common products like perfume, paint contribute to air pollution | Wellness | Scoop.it
You might think air pollution is limited to vehicle emissions. But a study says transportation is only half as important as the chemicals in everyday products like cleaning agents, printer ink and fragrances.
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A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '

A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake ' | Wellness | Scoop.it
A new analysis of the nation's diet reveals we are generally poor on judging how much we eat.
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10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety | Wellness | Scoop.it
Psychologist and author Robert L. Leahy has been helping patients manage their worries for 28 years. Follow his advice—and breathe easier.
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18 habits of highly successful people

18 habits of highly successful people | Wellness | Scoop.it
Business Insider - Quora users share some of the most important daily practices of super accomplished individuals.. Read more at businessinsider.sg
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The Relationship Between Stress,Trauma & Diabetes Type 2

The Relationship Between Stress,Trauma & Diabetes Type 2 | Wellness | Scoop.it
How stress and trauma contribute to Diabetes Type 2, and what to do about it.
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You Asked: Why Do Certain Songs Get Stuck in Your Head?

You Asked: Why Do Certain Songs Get Stuck in Your Head? | Wellness | Scoop.it
Songs that get stuck in your head—or earworm songs—can be annoying. Here's what to do when you can't turn off the music inside your head.
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The Surprising Thing Daydreaming Says About Your Brain

The Surprising Thing Daydreaming Says About Your Brain | Wellness | Scoop.it
Can’t stay 100 percent focused on the task? You may just be too darn smart.
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Does a strong immune system ward off colds and flu?

Does a strong immune system ward off colds and flu? | Wellness | Scoop.it

NEW YORK: What makes people sick is a combination of bad luck - exposures to viruses or other pathogens - and the state of their immune system, said Dr Talia Swartz, an assistant professor and infectious disease expert at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. 

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Five Holiday Lessons From the Science of Friendship

Five Holiday Lessons From the Science of Friendship | Wellness | Scoop.it
Who will you celebrate with in the festive weeks to come? A year of researching friendship reveals the importance of prioritizing, laughing, and giving thoughtfully.
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The Wellness Syndrome 

Cederström, C., & Spicer, A. (2015). The Wellness Syndrome. Cambridge, UK: Polity.

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Are we being too obsessed with wellness? Read on to find out more. 

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The Easy Move To Boost Your Happiness and Your Energy

The Easy Move To Boost Your Happiness and Your Energy | Wellness | Scoop.it
A simple trick for feeling better and getting more done? Stand up straighter. Here's how to improve your posture.
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5 ways to extend your life expectancy by a decade

5 ways to extend your life expectancy by a decade | Wellness | Scoop.it
Eating healthy, exercising, maintaining a healthy BMI, not smoking and not drinking too much alcohol could add more than a decade to your life expectancy at 50, a new study suggests.
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Why We Suffer from Anxiety and How We Can Overcome It

Why We Suffer from Anxiety and How We Can Overcome It | Wellness | Scoop.it
Is anxiety wearing you down? You can overcome it through a shift in your thinking.
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Can You Cultivate Creativity to Learn How Your Mind Works?

Can You Cultivate Creativity to Learn How Your Mind Works? | Wellness | Scoop.it
When it comes to personal growth, what are effective ways of thinking? How do we use creativity to enhance possibility without becoming too emotionally uncomfortable?
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How Making Friends Can Help Combat Loneliness

How Making Friends Can Help Combat Loneliness | Wellness | Scoop.it
Loneliness is on the rise, and feeling lonely has been found to increase a person’s risk of dying early by 26%, but friendships can help.
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Should You Exercise When You Are Sick?

Should You Exercise When You Are Sick? | Wellness | Scoop.it
Exercising when sick with the flu won’t make you better, but it could make your illness much worse. Here's what you should do instead.
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How the flu turns deadly

How the flu turns deadly | Wellness | Scoop.it
People who are 65 and older account for 80% of all flu-related deaths, however flu can be lethal for anyone, including children and young, healthy adults.
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Study: More than 60% who try a cigarette become daily smokers

Study: More than 60% who try a cigarette become daily smokers | Wellness | Scoop.it
At least three out of five of people who try a cigarette end up smoking them daily, a study finds. Experts believe efforts to prevent experimenting should be prioritized.
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Exercise increases brain size, new research finds

Exercise increases brain size, new research finds | Wellness | Scoop.it
Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age, a new study has found.
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Your Purse Is Too Heavy. Here's Why You Should Care

Your Purse Is Too Heavy. Here's Why You Should Care | Wellness | Scoop.it
Carrying a heavy purse may cause back pain, shoulder pain, nerve damage and more. Here's why it's time to switch to a backpack purse.
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How heavy is your bag? 

The rule of thumb, as cited in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science study, says your purse should never exceed 10% of your body weight.

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5 Alternatives to Traditional New Year's Resolutions

5 Alternatives to Traditional New Year's Resolutions | Wellness | Scoop.it
These alternatives will help you go on more adventures, connect with amazing people, learn new things, and grow stronger in 2018.
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