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What Is Tetanus, Anyway? 

Rusty nails are famously associated with tetanus, but the disease is actually caused by bacteria, and doesn’t have anything specifically to do with rust. Here’s your primer on what tetanus is, and how to avoid it (spoiler: there’s a vaccine).Read more...
Tags: Tetanus, Vaccines, Health, Disease, Explainers


Quitting Zyrtec May Lead to Intense Itching as a Withdrawal Symptom

Long-term users of the allergy medicine Zyrtec (cetirizine) sometimes report a rare but excruciating withdrawal syndrome with itching all over their body. Jessica Misener recently wrote about her experience quitting the drug at Medium, and reports that the FDA is looking into it. Read more...
Tags: Health, Medicine, Drugs, Fda, Medication, Lifehacks, Allergies, Side Effects, Zyrtec, Jessica Misener


How to Select the Right Therapist for You

It’s not easy to find a good therapist. Therapy can be incredibly cost-prohibitive, for one thing, depending on insurance coverage. Then, there are scheduling constraints (it’s hard to find a therapist with open hours if you work a traditional 9-to-5), location constraints, general time constraints, and trying to suss…Read more...
Tags: Mental Health, Therapy, Lifehacks


How Bipolar Disorder Affects Relationships

Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition which can cause several changes in a person’s mood. People who are suffering from bipolar disorder fall in two categories — high moods (mania) and extremely low moods (hypomania). During the manic phase, people lose their common sense to judge anything, while they completely withdraw from everything and everyone when in a hypomanic state. These changes in mood can seriously affect relationships since it contributes to how they interact with others. Bi...
Tags: Health, Relationships, Brown University, Lifehacks, Scott Haltzman, Haltzman, Kaitlin Adam


The 5 Life-changing Benefits of Keeping a Meditation Journal

You're reading The 5 Life-changing Benefits of Keeping a Meditation Journal, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I have notebooks and journals for everything: Work, habits, goals, exercise, personal projects, language learning, New Year's resolutions... I have them all sitting here on my desk, just waiting to be used. And so when I came across the practice of keeping a meditation...
Tags: Psychology, Happiness, Success, Meditation, Mindfulness, Confidence, Positivity, Athens, Lifehacks, Einstein, Self Improvement, Journaling, Self Confidence, Pickthebrain, Motivation Tips, Thich Nhat Hanh


Roundup Lost a Lawsuit, But We Still Don't Know if It Causes Cancer

This week a jury found that a man’s use of Roundup on weeds in his yard was a “substantial factor” in causing the cancer that he developed years later. But court cases are not scientific studies, and scientists are still divided on whether glyphosate should really be considered a carcinogen. Read more...
Tags: Health, Lawsuit, News, Roundup, Cancer, Monsanto, Lifehacks, Glyphosate


How to Survive the 2020 Presidential Campaign Without Losing Your Mind 

From the makers of Campaign Season 2016, get ready for the not-that-new-and-definitely not improved Campaign Season 2020! This bad boy’s got all the things you hated about the last season, juiced up with even more features scientifically designed to drive you mad, from bad-faith arguments to anti-intellectualism. Plus…Read more...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, Mental Health, Lifehacks, Notifications, Screen Time, Alerts, Election 2020


Friendships – The Key To Happiness

You're reading Friendships – The Key To Happiness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I often recommend to others who seek to do what I tried, DON’T! It is too dangerous – you are taking an awful risk. It is not wise to isolate yourself for twelve months and spend hour upon hour peering inside, facing your worst pains and fears, trying to see beyond them for answers that might not...
Tags: Psychology, Featured, Relationships, Friendship, Happiness, US, Sydney, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Winfried Sedoff


Give Yourself the Gift of Time This Week

One of the greatest pleasures of my new-ish morning routine is that I start many of my days by doing nothing. I lay around for a bit, before getting ready and then sitting with a cup of coffee for a few minutes. Read more...
Tags: Time, Mental Health, Lifehacks, Relax, Priorities, Free Time, Gift of Time This Week


Finding Inner Success

You're reading Finding Inner Success, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. “Your outer world is a mirror of your inner world” - T Harv Ecker By finding your inner strength you can quickly start having an impact on your outer world. We live in a universe of duality, to your up there is a down, to your right, a left and just as we have outer laws of success, we therefore have inn...
Tags: Psychology, Motivation, Featured, Happiness, Success, Confidence, Creativity, Philosophy, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Self Confidence, Napoleon Hill, Productivity Tips, Good Habits, Self Education, Daniel Wood


Do Not Vape Around Your Kids

A new study by MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers found that many parents perceive e-cigarettes to be safer than regular cigarettes. Parents who vape were much more likely to vape in their homes and cars with their children present than parents who smoke traditional cigarettes, they concluded.Read more...
Tags: Health, Kids, Smoking, Parenting, Vaping, Lifehacks, MassGeneral Hospital for Children MGHfC


How to Stop Lying to Ourselves: A Call for Self-Awareness

You're reading How to Stop Lying to Ourselves: A Call for Self-Awareness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Finding a sincere person is difficult. We are not always ready to share our innermost feelings and do not show a lot of emotions. People have a right for little secrets, but problems begin when we try to deceive ourselves. One's mind and heart conflict with one another, and ...
Tags: Psychology, Lying, Truth, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Melisa Marzett


6 Ways Social Media Negatively Affects Mental Health

You're reading 6 Ways Social Media Negatively Affects Mental Health, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. When was the last time you were with family or friends and didn’t check your Facebook or Instagram feed? When you’re at a nice restaurant, do you pay more attention on clicking a picture of the food than eating it? When you upload photos, do you feel stressed if you don’t get a s...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Featured, Relationships, Social Media, Communication, Mental Health, Addiction, Portsmouth, Annie, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Wellbeing, Social Media Tips, Social Media Detox, Annie Button


What Is Hyperemesis?

Amy Schumer has thrown up 980 times since she became pregnant, she told a New York Times reporter. She has hyperemesis gravidarum, and just a few years ago, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, had the condition too. Read more...
Tags: Health, Amy Schumer, Pregnancy, New York Times, Nausea, Lifehacks, Vomit, Kate Middleton Duchess of Cambridge


How Emotional Freedom Technique Can Transform Your Mental Health for Good

A fast-paced life surely offers you the luxuries you have always dreamed of. On the flip side, however, it’s uglier than you have ever expected. The constant rat race and the urge to stay ahead in every sphere of life have resulted in tremendous peer pressure, relationship issues, social image concerns, and different types of disorders. One out of every five individual suffers from anxiety, anger issues, and depression owing to pressure at work and stringent societal norms. Do you know what is m...
Tags: Health, UK, Brain, Ptsd, Lifehacks, Callahan, Eft, CRF, King 's College London, Gary Craig, Brain Behavior Research Foundation, Emotional Freedom Technique, Roger Callahan, Chinese Medicines, Acupressure EFT, Addictions Addiction


LIVE: Are You Dying?! Ask Two Cardiologists Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST

Uh oh. Your head hurts. Are you coming down with a cold, or is it just the start of those pesky springtime allergies? You also got a headache today, but in the back part of your skull instead of the front part, which is where you usually get them. We know what you’re thinking: Am I dying? Read more...
Tags: Health, Lifehacks, Qa


Are You Dying?! Ask Two Cardiologists Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST [Update: Over]

Uh oh. Your head hurts. Are you coming down with a cold, or is it just the start of those pesky springtime allergies? You also got a headache today, but in the back part of your skull instead of the front part, which is where you usually get them. We know what you’re thinking: Am I dying? Read more...
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Are You Dying?! Ask Two Cardiologists Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST

Uh oh. Your head hurts. Are you coming down with a cold, or is it just the start of those pesky springtime allergies? You also got a headache today, but in the back part of your skull instead of the front part, which is where you usually get them. We know what you’re thinking: Am I dying? Read more...
Tags: Health, Lifehacks, Qa


How to Pop a Pimple

Come on now, we’ve all done it.Read more...
Tags: Acne, Zit, Lifehacks, Dermatologist, Skin, Pimple


This is How to Pop a Pimple

Come on now, we’ve all done it.Read more...
Tags: Acne, Zit, Lifehacks, Dermatologist, Skin, Pimple


You Should Take Your Kid to the Eye Doctor Sooner Than You Think 

My husband and I have both been eyeglass/contact-wearers since childhood, so I’ve always assumed it’s only a matter of time before things start to get a little blurry for our son. But he hasn’t started squinting or complaining of headaches, and he gets a yearly vision screening at school, so I figured all is well for…Read more...
Tags: Health, Eyes, Medical, Exams, Lifehacks


Training Your Mind with Meditation

You're reading Training Your Mind with Meditation, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. “Meditation is a science, the systematic process of training the mind.” – John Yates, Ph.D. By sophomore year of high school, it had become clear that my mind was completely out of control. After a series of car crashes resulting from my own distraction and declining grades in school, I was...
Tags: Health, Featured, Meditation, Adhd, Yale, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Bali Indonesia, Pickthebrain, Buddhist, Liam, Marcus Aurelius, YTT, Daniel Goleman, Richie Davidson, John Yates


I'm Reproductive Geneticist Dr. Mandy Katz-Jaffe, and This Is How I Work

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine is a fertility clinic that helps patients and researches new genetic approaches to fighting infertility and hereditary disease. Dr. Mandy Katz-Jaffe works in research and patient care, developing the genetic technologies that she and her team use in their practice. We…Read more...
Tags: Health, Work, Career, Medicine, Interview, Reproduction, Reproductive Health, Lifehacks, Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine, Mandy Katz Jaffe




The Role of Karma in Your Relationships

If you think karma is all about getting punishments for doing bad deeds, you probably got it all wrong. You see, Karma is an old Sanskrit word that simply means “deed”. Its ethical concept dates back thousands of years in India. To clarify all about it, let’s talk about its true meaning. What is Karma? Karma is actually the accumulation of our every thought, intention, and action from this and former lifetimes. It’s like a piece of luggage we carry with us on our trip from life to life. Only u...
Tags: Health, India, Happiness, Lifehacks, Susan, Adam, Carmen Harra, Alexandra Harra, Adam But Adam


Self-Preservation: How to Work with a Narcissist

You're reading Self-Preservation: How to Work with a Narcissist, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Working with a narcissist is very difficult and given that we are living through a narcissistic epidemic, you probably work alongside one. If you let the behaviour of a full-blown narcissist get to you, it can wear you down, ruin your working life and impact on your mental well-being...
Tags: Psychology, Career, Featured, Happiness, Communication, Workplace Culture, Career Development, Portsmouth, Annie, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Workplace Happiness, Productivity Tips, NPD, Narcissist, Self Preservation


Why I took a break from Facebook?

You're reading Why I took a break from Facebook?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Facebook, a social networking platform founded by Mark Zuckerberg has around 2.2 billion monthly active users as of January 2018 (source Wikipedia). I joined Facebook in October 2007, and I was compulsively posting every minute detail of my life. From birthday wishes to photo albums with my friends...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Featured, Wikipedia, Social Media, Mental Health, Hawaii, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Digital Detox, Abstain From Social Media, Social Media Detox


How to Stay Sharp in Old Age

Of all the common consequences of aging, none is more frightening than memory loss. Even if you’ve never helplessly watched a loved one succumb to Alzheimer’s—which I promise is worse than it sounds—it’s natural to wonder if something similar could happen to you. Read more...
Tags: Health, Aging, Mental Health, Dementia, Lifehacks, Memory Loss, Alzheimers Disease


To Stop Worrying So Much, Deflate Your Own Ego

I know from neurosis. Seconds before writing this post, I heard “Hey Soul Sister” come up on our office’s playlist. I saw a visitor sitting someone from outside the company sitting in the lobby, and my bad broken brain thought, Oh no, what if she’s here for an interview and thinks our company is the kind of place…Read more...
Tags: Psychology, Mind Hacks, Mistakes, Negativity, Lifehacks, Negative Thinking, Bad Habits


A Beginner’s Guide to Intuitive Eating

I first encountered the phrase “intuitive eating” on Instagram, and my first assumption was that it was another list of dieting rules wrapped in a pretty package of empowerment and self-care. Then I noticed the bagels. And the cupcakes. And the glasses of wine. Having struggled with my own sometimes disordered…Read more...
Tags: Psychology, Food, Nutrition, Mental Health, Lifehacks, Guide, Ways Of Eating



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