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Study Finds A Strong Link Between Our Belly, Brain And Early Trauma

New research has revealed a link between the gut and the brain in people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and established it could be triggered by a traumatic childhood. The exact cause of this common, long-term condition of the digestive system - which is often linked to diet - is not fully understood. However, it [...]

By |2017-05-29T09:20:00+10:00May 29th, 2017|Categories: Mental Illness|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Cultivating Positive Emotions May Be Good For Your Health

“Look on the sunny side of life.” “Turn your face toward the sun, and the shadows will fall behind you.” “Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.” “See the glass as half-full, not half-empty.” Researchers are finding that thoughts like these, the hallmarks of people sometimes called “cockeyed [...]

By |2017-04-03T09:13:28+10:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Want To ‘Train Your Brain’? Forget Apps, Learn A Musical Instrument

Pixabay Images While brain training games and apps may not live up to their hype, it is well established that certain other activities and lifestyle choices can have neurological benefits that promote overall brain health and may help to keep the mind sharp as we get older. One of these is musical training. [...]