Posts Tagged "News"

Work Stress Could Raise Heart Risks

Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Work Stress Could Raise Heart Risks

A study has been done that further links people who work in high-stress jobs to an increase in heart attacks. This study, done by theUniversityCollegeinLondon, shows a 23% increase in the incidence of heart attacks in people with high-stress jobs. Stress from jobs has also been linked to an increased risk of diabetes and cancer and an accelerated aging process. With this in mind, it is very important to de-stress after work. Whether it is reading, exercising, playing with your pet, calling your mom, or working on your hobby, just remember to relax. It is good for your health. Read the full...

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Four Areas That Can Predict Marital Success

Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Areas That Can Predict Marital Success

Four basic areas can predict the long-term success of marriages. Although minor differences are inevitable, it’s important for couples to share similar values on the core topics of children, money management, extended family and religious faith. Sharing goals on whether or not to have children, and fundamentals of how to raise them, is vital to relationship satisfaction in the long term. Being on the same page about money issues, such as feelings on debt, is also best as money is a key problem in many marriages. Sharing a religious faith, as well as views on how to deal with extended family,...

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Five Strange Things That Turn Men On

Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Five Strange Things That Turn Men On

Dr. Dana Fillmore mentions five unexpected things that studies have shown to increase men’s libidos. Difficult economic times could trigger ancestral instincts to preserve the species and prompt greater arousal. Fear also tends to increase male sex drive, according to a study performed at the University of British Columbia. The combined odor of lavender and pumpkin pie was demonstrated to have an effect on arousal in men as well, and a 2011 survey from the dating website OKCupid found similar correlations with time spent using Twitter. Additionally, a 2008 study in the Journal of Personality...

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Five Ways to Fall Back in Love

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Five Ways to Fall Back in Love

Dr. Dana Fillmore discusses strategies to help couples in relationship turmoil fall back in love. Various factors can place major strain on a marital relationship, including stress, misinterpretation of each other’s behavior, differences in libido and disagreements over sex, and failing to make minor sacrifices and compromises. The respective suggested ‘fixes’ to deal with these issues and maintain relationship health include taking personal down time to cope with stress before taking it out on a spouse, giving each other the benefit of the doubt, practicing nonsexual touching and scheduling...

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A Lesson in Affection: Taking the Garbage Out

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Lesson in Affection: Taking the Garbage Out

People in intimate relationships often use them as a “dumping ground” for long-standing emotional issues and insecurities, writes radio show host and author Akoshia Yoba. In harboring psychological “baggage”—the variety of internalized, unacknowledged responses to negative situations in past relationships—people are often inclined to “act out” in current ones, leading to poor choice-making and projecting aspects of personal misgivings onto their partners. This can impede constructive, healthy feedback and communication and prevent those involved from achieving optimal happiness and...

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