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Does Sigmund Freud still matter?

Source: BBC By Jane Ciabattari: A a journalist and book critic based in New York and California who is the author of the short story collection Stealing the Fire. Freudian slips.…

From ‘goof’ to maths genius thanks to a blow to the head

Source: The Telegraph By Rosa Prince, New York Jason Padgett is one of the world’s few ‘sudden savants’ – able to draw elaborate geometric fractals following a brain injury which changed his…

What Suffering Does

Source: New York Times By David Brooks Over the past few weeks, I’ve found myself in a bunch of conversations in which the unspoken assumption was that the main goal of…

Violent video games leave teens ‘morally immature’

More than half of teenagers in the study played a computer game every day Continue reading the main story in BBC Related Stories Games age rating rules changed EA denies…

Lack of Sleep leads to Brain Damage

Source: BBC Health Sleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests. In mice, prolonged lack of sleep led to 25%…

My father came home from Iraq a monster

Kristi Anne Raspperry, 19, lives with her mother and father, Heather and John Moates, outside Savannah, Georgia. Heather cares full time for her husband, John, an Army veteran who developed…

A Whole New Way To Think About Stress That Changes Everything We’ve Been Taught

Upworthy: by Alana Karsch — I’m totally gonna summarize this video for you: It’s not stress that’s making you sicker, it’s stressing out about stress being stressful that’s actually the…

Young people ‘feel they have nothing to live for’

Source: BBC By Katherine Sellgren: BBC News education and family reporter Former jobseeker Emma Sparham: “After a spate of negative things happening I lost all my hair” Continue reading the…

Happiness and Laughter Are Natural Immune Boosters

Source: Mercola.com There are many studies supporting the belief that people with an upbeat and positive perspective tend to be healthier and enjoy longer lives. For example, in one study,1…

The country where exorcisms are on the rise

Source: BBC By Vladimir Hernandez BBC Mundo Does God exist? Does the Devil exist? The Catholic church believes they both do – and some priests say they are currently having…

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

1. Give up your need to always be right. There are so many of us who can’t stand the idea of being wrong – wanting to always be right – even…

Urdu Video: Khalifatul Masih IV on Training Your Children

Our Haunted House!

By Naseer A. Tahir, MD I had returned to a job in Rochester, NY after working in New Jersey for a year or so. We had just moved into a…

HIV patients told by Pentecostal pastors ‘to rely on God’

By Alex Strangwayes-Booth BBC News Some young HIV patients have been pressured to stop taking medication, a survey of doctors revealed Continue reading the main story Related Stories Ban lifted…

Six ways to tame your stressed brain

Six ways to tame your stressed-out brain EILEEN CHADNICK Special to The Globe and Mail, Published Thursday, Aug. 08 2013, 7:00 PM EDT http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/career-advice/experts/six-ways-to-tame-your-stressed-out-brain/article13667708/ It is late afternoon and a…

The right kind of happy

Source: The Economist THE Greek founders of philosophy constantly debated how best to live the good life. Some contended that personal pleasure is the key. Others pointed out that serving…

Suicides hit all-time high in Singapore in 2012

Epigraph: ‘O my sons, go ye and search for Joseph and his brother and despair not of the mercy of Allah; for none despairs of Allah’s mercy save the unbelieving…

In Israel, doctors quietly treat injured Syrians

Source: Conservative Papers. Israel, which has never been reticent about publicizing its rescue missions when disaster strikes in far-flung corners of the globe, is being unusually discreet about its aid…

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