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The Placebo Effect: What is it?

The Placebo Effect: What is it?

Remember those sweet sugary pills that your mother gave you to calm you down when you scratched an elbow or a knee? You used to feel all well and raring to go! Mothers have a way with kids who keep running into trouble. Scientists and doctors took this a step further...

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Ways You Can Stop Being a People-Pleaser

Ways You Can Stop Being a People-Pleaser

Growing up in an environment where people are incapable of accepting or forgiving you for expressing your views and desires can impact your future social behavior. Certain childhood experiences, like getting yelled at or not being acknowledged for expressing your...

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How to Increase Happiness in Your Everyday Life

How to Increase Happiness in Your Everyday Life

When was the last time you grinned like an elf from ear to ear? Do you remember laughing so hard that your stomach hurt? Or falling off your chair doubled up with laughter at the antics of a goofy friend or a loved one? Do you remember going to bed and falling asleep...

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The Psychological Benefits of Friendships

The Psychological Benefits of Friendships

Do you ever spend a day with a close friend and lose track of time? It's almost like you forget your worries and deadlines for some time. They know all your secrets and insecurities. You go to them to vent out after a bad day and to celebrate after a good day. Doesn't...

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Tips for Practicing Gratefulness

Tips for Practicing Gratefulness

The art of saying "thank you" and meaning it is on the verge of waning. When was the last time you hugged your mother and thanked her for just existing?! Well, if you need to think about it, then probably not any time in recent memory. No, this is not an attempt to...

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Does Social Media Cause Loneliness?

Does Social Media Cause Loneliness?

Gone are the days when one would gather around with friends and family members and play a game of carrom or basketball on a whim. Now, you may find most of us slouching on a couch, endlessly scrolling through a networking platform - usually feeling lonely and sad....

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