What is “broken heart syndrome” and why our brain can be responsible

What is “broken heart syndrome” and why our brain can be responsible

The symptoms of the broken heart can be very similar to those of a heart attack and although they are usually temporary, they can sometimes cause death. The culprit that your heart suffers when you live a very sad experience can be your own brain. A group of Swiss researchers...

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The curious innovations that are revolutionizing the sleep industry

The curious innovations that are revolutionizing the sleep industry

When Kelly Anderson’s baby was two months old, she tried to implement a sleep program, but it did not work. In fact, the process almost took her “to the edge of madness”. Anderson gave up the program, but after six months of not being able to sleep , she realized that she...

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How to know at what times of the day your brain is more efficient

How to know at what times of the day your brain is more efficient

Our brains work differently as the day progresses. The brain is not a perfect machine that always work the same. And the physical responses to the day’s events are not consistent at all times. Intuitively, you are likely to experience a decrease in concentration after eating. But neurological responses fluctuate much more...

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Why happiness in marriage can also depend on genes

Why happiness in marriage can also depend on genes

The stability and happiness of your marriage may depend on your genes or those of your partner, according to a new study from Yale University in the United States. Researchers from that house of study evaluated 178 married couples, with individuals between 37 and 90 years of age. Each participant...

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Here’s what winter can do to lighthouses and waterfalls

Here’s what winter can do to lighthouses and waterfalls

When the powerful waters of Niagara Falls appeared to freeze over a few weeks ago in January, it both dazzled and mystified the Internet. This beautiful wintry phenomenon attracts major attention even though it seems to happen every other year. Each time, science-minded reporters and officials love to point out that Niagara...

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After five months in ICU, the world’s tiniest baby boy has left the hospital

After five months in ICU, the world’s tiniest baby boy has left the hospital

His mother wasn’t sure if he would survive, but after spending five months in a hospital hooked up to machines, the world’s smallest baby boy has finally gone home. Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox...

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Follow your heart: Your gut is all you have and it’ll never deceive you – Trusting instincts!

Follow your heart: Your gut is all you have and it’ll never deceive you – Trusting instincts!

Have you ever met someone that would give their life for you – or are you able to realize that you would be hard pressed to find anyone that would even come close to doing so? Your gut is all you have and it’ll lead you to your best self....

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What is “smiling depression” and why is it more dangerous than the other types

What is “smiling depression” and why is it more dangerous than the other types

They are able to mask their real state of mind and sometimes even those affected know they are depressed, but there are some key symptoms that help us identify the disease. We tend to think that a smile is, in general, a sign of happiness, right? But there are people who...

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Reality check: The most dangerous place in the world

Reality check: The most dangerous place in the world

On the eve of his visit to South Asia in March 2000, American President Bill Clinton referred to the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir as “the most dangerous place in the world”. This was not an exaggeration but recognition of the fact that the Kashmir dispute, made even more...

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Why women’s brains stay young longer than men’s brains

Why women’s brains stay young longer than men’s brains

The age of your brain is not always the same as your chronological age. Even if a man and a woman are the same age, their brains may not. This conclusion was reached by a group of researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in San Luis, USA. In...

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