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10 Things You Need to Know Before You Lose Touch With Each Other

Suzi Godson | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

In 1967 the humanistic psychologist Dr. Sidney Jourard made an informal study of touch. He travelled to several countries observing how many times people touched one another in informal settings... In Puerto Rico he counted 180 touches an hour between two people. In Mexico City it was 185. In Paris it was 115. In Florida it was two and in London it was a big fat zero.

10 Depression-Busting Superfoods

Realbuzz.com | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While many of us reach for stodgy comfort foods when the blues kick in, snacking on mood-boosting superfoods will help to keep you healthier and happi...

New Reason Revealed For Why People Suffer From Migraines

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Migraines have long thought to be caused by fluctuations in the chemicals of the brain - specifically when the level of serotonin decreases. But a...

Grab A Shovel: Experts Confirm How Gardening Can Help Depression

PA/The Huffington Post UK | PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We've loosely known that owning pets and gardening can lift a black mood, but a new study confirms that people who garden are less likely to display s...

Good Sleep Starts in the Gut

Paola Bassanese | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paola Bassanese

We underestimate the importance our gut has on our overall wellbeing and only notice our digestive system when something goes wrong.

Need Some Sleep? Get Some Reflexology

Louisa Daniels | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Daniels

The 'Dream On' massage, specifically designed to alleviate sleep deprivation, promised to use a combination of Swedish massage, reflexology and head massage, to pummel away and soothe my tired mind and body.

Blame This Weekend's Hour Change for Our Impending Winter Weight Gain and Ill Health

Aidan Goggins | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

In the winter we have to go against our natural inclination to reduce our activity levels as its dark and miserable in the outside, as well as endeavouring to be more disciplined in our eating patterns - despite the encompassing festive season - aiming to keep evening and night-time carbohydrate intake low, especially those of the simple variety e.g. white pasta, white bread, white rice, baked/roast potatoes, baked goods, soft drinks, desserts etc, to reduce insulin demand. For serious cases of rhythmic misalignment bright light therapy can also be used.

Why Being Hungry Makes You Angry

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why you find it hard to keep your temper under control when you haven't eaten for a while? According to researchers at Cambridge Uni...