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How to Stop Overthinking

The American Psychological Association describes overthinking as a prolonged, recurrent and repetitive thought about one’s concerns, experiences and self. Overthinking may lead to worry, rumination and self-reproach. People are not born over-thinking. It is a habit they form over time. Here is an insight on how to stop overthinking. How …

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What Are Involuntary Movements?

Involuntary movements refer to motions of the body that cannot be controlled and occur of its own volition. Such movement can occur anywhere on the body, e.g. any limb, neck, face, etc. In some cases this lasts for a short time and remedies itself, but sometimes it is persistent and …

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Famous People with Anxiety

Anyone can find it difficult to handle the stress of day-to-day life and end up dealing with anxiety. It can affect the poor, the young, the sick, the old, and more. Many people think that only the poor can develop anxiety, but that is not true, especially considering the fact that …

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Waist to Height Ratio

Body mass index, or BMI, used to be the gold standard for health measurement. Today, the better measurement is considered the waist to height ratio, or W/Ht. Also known as WHtR or waist to stature radio (WSR), this measurement focuses on exactly what it sounds like: The number is obtained …

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Top 12 Causes of Stress at Work

Stress seems to come with the territory at work. Even if you love your job, there are still many causes of stress at work. Sometimes that stress takes the form of a tight deadline or a brief misunderstanding with a colleague. These things happen, and are considered part of the …

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How Much Sleep Is too Much?

Who doesn’t like to be back in the confines of their warm bed after a long day at work? Amidst long work hours and lack of personal time, people have started to belittle the importance of a good night’s sleep, often substituting those 6-8 hours with something career related. But, …

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How Much Niacin Is Too Much?

Also known as vitamin B3, niacin plays a very important part in a healthy diet. It aids in digestion, helps create hormones, promotes healthy skin and hair, converts food to energy, and ensures proper nerve function. When there is too little niacin in the diet, problems happen, such as vomiting, fatigue, …

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Why Do People Shoplift?

The national studies show that about one in every 10 people in the U.S. shoplifts every year. When people think of shoplifting, they usually think of a criminal who steals something just to sell it again to fund a drug habit or something similar. Interestingly, these criminals only account for …

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What Qualifications Do I Need to Be a Nurse?

“In my senior year of high school my parents and teachers were pressuring me to figure out what I wanted to do when I graduated. Since I had already made up my mind to continue my education, the only thing left for me to do was to make a choice …

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Extrovert Personality

Your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors that make you unique constitute your personality and character. We come across many different types of personality every day – stubborn, shy, easy-going – just to name a few. The famous psychotherapist Carl Jung had an interesting view on personality: people’s seemingly random behavior is …

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