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How Scientists Discovered Where Anxiety Cells Lurk in Your Brain

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Scientists have discovered the location where anxiety cells lurk in the brain through a study conducted on mice. Their findings, published today in the journal Neuron, may have valuable significance in understanding the role that anxiety plays in human brains.

Why the Habit of Perfectionism Increases Your Risk of Anxiety and Depression

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Perfectionism targets people who live to please others and their mission in life is to make everyone happy at even the cost of their own happiness. Perfection is a cage that we lock ourselves into and throw away the key. Perfectionism is an increasing habit that research is finding to compromise your mental health by increasing your risk of anxiety and depression.

A Woman's Struggle With Bulimia - Vomits 30 Times Per Day

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Emma Oldfield was a 22 year old student who was clearly out of control. Using her student loan to buy food, she would spend a whopping $175 a day on food, mostly junk food like cakes and sweets, and then eat until the point where she was actually in pain.

Stop Bullying And Body Shaming, Instead Respect Ourselves For Health’s Sake

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Body and fat shaming has nothing to do with actual health, and in fact is very much promotes the opposite. It is just as much a social construct as, well, computers or anything else that has become such a part of the culture that we hardly realize it’s there anymore. It is a ‘construct’. It is not needed and it is very harmful. One thing is for sure, the more shame someone feels about their weight, the more harm it can cause them. We must learn to stop body shaming, ourselves and others, first and foremost for your own health and well being.

10 Top Reasons Smart Moms (and Dads) are working from Home in Home-Based Businesses

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I watched The Accountant last night. There’s a scene in which Ben Affleck, a high functioning autistic mathematical genius who works as an accountant for dangerous criminals, but, is using the cover of being a small town CPA, counsels a couple about their finances. The husband in the scene is a farmer and the wife mentions she makes jewelry as a hobby. Affleck begins asking them questions about having a home office to save them money on their taxes. They leave his office elated. I’ve had home based businesses my whole life, but these days, more and more smart moms and dads are working from home in home-based businesses.

Benefits Of Parents And Caregivers Playing With Children For Child Development Are More Than Imagined

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Fun With Your Kids Has Serious Consequences. Children need play for healthy development. Play is like the language of children. It a big part of how they interact with and get to know the world around them. How they feel safe and grow. Just as much, they need us - their attentive, present caregivers. The way we play with them teaches them how to feel and think about the world around them and, most importantly, themselves.

Should You Get a New Look for 2017? Here Are the Amazing Benefits of Growing Different Kinds of Beards

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Have you ever thought about growing a beard or some kind of facial hair? The kind of hair on your face can make women think you're smarter or more attractive or even more responsible! Here's why you might want to try on a new look for the new year.

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