Health & Fitness

What Is Oxytocin and How Can It Affect My Mood?

What Is Oxytocin and How Can It Affect My Mood?

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Oxytocin, also known as the love hormone, is a hormone that is produced by both males and females and can affect many aspects of mood and social connections. Producing enough Oxytocin is especially important for those who have mental health problems and already struggle with anxiety, as Oxytocin can reduce these feelings of anxiety. If you feel like you need more Oxytocin in your life, read on to find out how you can produce more and what it does.

Why You Should Become a Certified Medical Assistant

Why You Should Become a Certified Medical Assistant

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It is no secret that there is a lack across the board of qualified medical personnel. From doctors to nurses, to medical assistants, there just aren’t enough licensed or certified professionals to fill the need. If you are looking for a job with an almost guaranteed future and a better than average salary, you might want to check out the best medical assistant education you can find. Here are a few reasons why.

Doing the healthy swap with Danone

Doing the healthy swap with Danone

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Last week, I received an invite for a foodie event hosted by Danone. This type of event is not my usual thing, but since the brand was Danone – which is the yogurt staple in our house, I was interested to find out what they had new and cooking.

The get-together was officially to talk about their new line of Greek style yoghurt, but really it was an eye-opening discussion on all things health and fitness.

The keyword was #thehealthyswap – and the theme was how you could stay fit without suffering hunger pangs, by simply substituting healthy options instead of junk food. This theme is probably age-old, but I have to say Danone covered it really well, with a talk by a knowledgeable nutritionist, and cooking demos by Chef Abhijit Saha.

On to the details.

How Massage Therapy Can Help with Stress Management

How Massage Therapy Can Help with Stress Management

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Do you find that you suffer from stress and that it’s starting to affect you on a daily basis? Are you looking for a natural and safe way to manage it better so that you can feel more content and relaxed? Did you know that almost every symptom related to stress can benefit from and even find relief through massage therapy? Massage therapy also works well in conjunction with other stress management tools and activities, giving people a complete treatment option.

Essential Knowledge if you’re on a Diet

Essential Knowledge if you’re on a Diet

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Many people struggle when they try to go on a diet. Temptation is always just around the corner, regardless of where you are. It can also be hard to stick to a diet if you lead a busy lifestyle. Why? Because you seldom have the time to sit down and eat a “proper” meal! After all; it’s easier to snack as you go, right?

Diets are notoriously hard to stick to, and there are several reasons for this. For one, dieting tends to release hormones that make you feel hungrier than you actually are… so it’s almost as though your body is working directly against you!

This is why it can be so useful to read a quick guide full on essential knowledge before you get started with your diet. And wouldn’t you know it – here’s such a guide right here!

How Coffee Boosts Your Creativity

How Coffee Boosts Your Creativity

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Many people can’t go without their cup of Joe in the morning. Coffee is one of the drinks that so many of us depend on to be more productive during the day and get through all of that work on our desk. However, did you know that coffee actually can impact your creativity, as well? When we are more productive and focused at the creative task we have at hand, then we are more likely to feel those creative juices flowing.

And that’s important when you’re trying to write a blog piece or when you’re trying to paint a new art piece. Without that creativity, you are going to have a hard time mustering up the energy to get it done. Keep reading down below to learn more about how coffee can boost your creativity and give you what you need to get that creative work completed.