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Men Prefer Overweight Women When Under Stress
by Margarita Nahapetyan
It turns out that, when under stress, men tend to be attracted to women with a more curvaceous body type, found a new research, according to which stress-inducing situations can actually affect the way males perceive body sizes of their potential partners

Stress Makes Men More Social and Generous
by Margarita Nahapetyan
It has been a long-held belief that, when it comes to stress, men become more aggressive and even ready to fight. However, German psychologists and neuroscientists have refuted this stereotype claiming that men under stress are actually more social

Mental Stress Hurts Women's Hearts More Than Men's
by Margarita Nahapetyan
When women experience mental stress they are more likely than men to suffer heart problems, according to a small new study from the U.S. scientists who revealed that during emotional upsets, heart blood flow increases in men, but never changes in women.

Stress Is Responsible For Grey Hair
by Margarita Nahapetyan
Grey hair is a sign of age, without any doubt, but the real cause of the hair color change is stress, report Japanese scientists in a paper. The study also says that if individuals experienced less stress in their lives, they could keep their natural

IBMT - New Meditation Therapy To Reduce Stress
by Margarita Nahapetyan
Chinese scientists have unraveled a secret of a mind-body technique, adapted from traditional Chinese medicine, that significantly cuts down stress levels in just five days of practice. The practice - integrative body-mind training (IBMT) - is practiced

Women Handle Stressful Life Events Better Than Men
by Margarita Nahapetyan
The experts at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem indicate that women can handle stressful situations much better than men. According to a new scientific study, individuals have different reactions to strain, mostly due to their genetic differences.

Faith In God Helps Anxiety And Stress
by Margarita Nahapetyan
Canadian scientists from the University of Toronto found that there are differences in the brains of religious people and those who are not. New findings show that people who believe in God experience less anxiety and stress compared to non-religious

Success Depression and Encore Anxiety
Success Depression and Encore Anxiety Reclaiming the Fire: How Successful People Overcome Burnout
by Steven Berglas, Ph.D.
Americans are obsessed with lists of 'bests' and 'worsts,' including the Fortune 500, Forbes's 400, even Mr. Blackwell's worst dressed list. But to get to the bottom-line definition of success most Americans carry around, we need to recall the quotation a

Mastering the 'R' in Productive Reduction
Mastering the 'R' in Productive Reductionby Laura Stack, MBA, CSP
Because a finite amount of time is available, if you want to get more done, the temptation is to go faster and work more hours. However, productivity is not about squeezing more into your days. This chapter will help you reduce things that waste your time

The Hell of Conditioning: All Things Change, Nothing Perishes
The Hell of Conditioning: All Things Change, Nothing Perishesby Arthur Jeon
Most beliefs are a result of familial, cultural, or religious conditioning-the small self programmed from birth to think, feel, and act a certain way. We are all strongly attached to our beliefs, but this conditioning is simply an accident of birth-a vers

Are You Anxious? Or Depressed?
Are You Anxious? Or Depressed?by David D. Burns, M.D.
Most of the lime, negative emotions don't come in pure packages. In fact, anxiety and depression usually go hand in hand. However, these feelings are very different from each other. Anxiety results from the perception of danger. You can't feel anxious unl

This Attention Deficit World: Frantic, Free, and Out of Control
This Attention Deficit World: Frantic, Free, and Out of Controlby Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
ADH is a medical condition I have specialized in diagnosing and treating for the past twenty-five years. I have come to see it as a metaphor for modern life, offering a model -as well as a guide-for what's happening today in a world where we are living a

Ambitious People - The Five Stages of Adrenal Burnout
Ambitious People - The Five Stages of Adrenal Burnoutby Jesse Lynn Hanley, M.D., Nancy DeVille
Most ambitious people have at one time or another stopped to think about what might happen if they kept driving themselves. For forty-seven-year-old Danielle Di Benedetto, it was the proverbial bad dream. She opened her eyes to a group of solemn-faced doc

Trauma: The Right-Brain Connection
Trauma: The Right-Brain Connectionby Belleruth Naparstek
Brain development expert Bruce Perry has studied how a traumatized brain is compelled to train its focus away from language and verbal content, and to fix instead on nonverbal danger cues-body movements, facial expressions, tone of voice, and the like, se

The Challenge of Stress and the Benefits of Wellness
The Challenge of Stress and the Benefits of Wellnessby Edward A. Charlesworth, Ph.D., Ronald G. Nathan, Ph.D.
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be comfortable in almost any situation? They seem calm and collected even when they make the most important decisions. They project a sense of quiet confidence and seem to have overcome the fears most of us a

Hardworking Women - Growing Up Good
Hardworking Women - Growing Up Goodby Mary Lou Quinlan
I am not the only Type A good girl. I've got a lot of company. Perhaps you're one yourself. Millions of us went to the same good girl training camp. Picture the women in your personal and professional circles, and you will easily identify the ones I mean.

Stress and Disease
Stress and Diseaseby Brian Luke Seaward, Ph.D.
Today, experts in the field of psychoneuroimmunology suggest that as much as 80 percent of all chronic disease is associated with stress. Worker compensation claims to holistic practitioners' patient data document this disturbing trend. Moreover, research

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