A Study Shows

Mar 122017
 

An Indiana University study that exposed older veterans with stroke to yoga produced “exciting” results as researchers explore whether this popular mind-body practice can help stroke victims cope with their increased risk for painful and even deadly falls. The pilot study involved 19 men and one woman, average age of 66. For eight weeks, they

Mar 122017
 

A new study indicates that yoga and aerobic exercise interventions did not significantly reduce objectively measured sleep disturbances among midlife women who were experiencing hot flashes. Secondary analyses of a randomized controlled trial show that neither 12 weeks of yoga nor 12 weeks of aerobic exercise had a statistically significant effect on objective measures of

Mar 122017
 

For the millions of older adults who suffer from osteoarthritis in their lower extremities (hip, knee, ankle or foot), chair yoga is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life while avoiding pharmacologic treatment or adverse events. A new study, conducted by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and published

Mar 122017
 

A new study from The University of Nottingham has found that a certain type of yoga could potentially help to improve the health and psychological wellbeing of children in care. The study, ‘Kundalini Yoga as Mutual Recovery: A feasibility study including children in care and their carers,’ published at The Journal of Children’s Services, found

Nov 192015
 

More sex may not always make you happier, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. “Although more frequent sex is associated with greater happiness, this link was no longer significant at a frequency of more than once a week,” lead researcher Amy Muise said. “Our findings suggest that it’s

Oct 192015
 

Happiness is more than just a feeling; it is something we can all practise on a daily basis. But people are better at some ‘happy habits’ than others. In fact, the one habit that corresponds most closely with us being satisfied with our lives overall – self-acceptance – is often the one we practise least.

We all want high social status

 We all want high social status  A Study Shows, Worth Noting  Comments Off on We all want high social status
May 072015
 

Not everyone may care about having an impressive job title or a big, fancy house but all human beings desire a high level of social status, according to a newly published study. For decades, researchers have argued both sides of the question: is it human nature to want high standing in one’s social circle, profession, or society in general?

Oct 212014
 

I know astrology isn’t something we normally cover – since we’re based on peer reviewed science but the season we’re born in could have something to do with our personalities and mood disorders.  From the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology – if you’re born in summer you could swing between sad and happy more and faster

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