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Does Decorating For the Holidays Make You Happier?

The holidays seem to start earlier and earlier every year. Grocery store shelves are stocked with an assortment of pumpkins and fall decorations during the peak of summer. Luckily, for those who crave the holiday season and spend November googling when it’s socially acceptable to start decorating with Christmas lights, psychologists have found that people [...]

National Stress Awareness Day: How Can You Manage Stress?

Stress is a natural part of the human experience. It alerts us, drives us to work harder and makes us care about things. Stress is not always bad, but too much stress can cause serious health issues including increased blood pressure, risk of heart disease and vulnerability to the immune system. It’s easy to get [...]

How do you boost your mental health with exercise?

When someone is stressed or in anguish, they may take a walk to help clear their head. Well, it turns out that research has shown that aerobic exercise benefits more than just physical fitness. It also can boost your mental health! Physical and mental health are closely connected. Typically, what is good for one may [...]