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The Importance of Rest-Slow Down

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The Importance of Rest-Slow Down

April 8, 2022 | 3 min read

In today’s world where hustling is all the rage, having rest and specifically sleep is often undermined in both its value and importance.




Happiness and Hedonic Adaptation-Why is Happiness So Difficult to Achieve?

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Happiness and Hedonic Adaptation-Why is Happiness So Difficult to Achieve?

February 12, 2022 | 5 min read

One of the biggest misconceptions people have about happiness is a really interesting concept called hedonic adaptation.




Object Constancy: How Our Emotions Relate To Object Permanence

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Object Constancy: How Our Emotions Relate To Object Permanence

January 23, 2022 | 6 min read

Object constancy is an idea related to object permanence. Object permanence means knowing that an object still exists, even if it is hidden. It requires the ability to form a…




Your Gut Microbes Affect Your Brain

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Your Gut Microbes Affect Your Brain

December 26, 2021 | 5 min read

Your gut and your brain talk to each other. When the gut talks, the brain listens. Your intestinal tract has about 39 trillion microorganisms in it. Around 500 or more…




Alzheimer’s disease: Presentation, Symptoms, Pathology, and Diagnosis

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Alzheimer’s disease: Presentation, Symptoms, Pathology, and Diagnosis

July 6, 2021 | 23 min read

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s,…




How stress and depression affect the immune system

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How stress and depression affect the immune system

May 2, 2021 | 6 min read

In this post, we’re going to take a look at psychoneuroimmunology and depression (major depressive disorder). We’re going to look at how depression (major depressive disorder) and stress can affect…