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Managing stress during economic recession

Economic recession is a setback for every person serving as an employee to any company, whether sitting at the top management or just a staff employee, recession-related stress hits everyone. It is a time of serious considerations in professional life and should be managed accordingly.Work-related stress reaches its peak during the times of economic stiffness across the globe. It negatively ...

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Forcing teenagers into exercise is of no good!

If you thought coercing your teenage child or sibling into exercising would do the trick, you are off the mark as it won’t make the youngsters any more active, says a new study.The study found that students who don’t feel in control of their exercise choices or who feel pressured by adults to be more active typically are not.Middle-schoolers who ...

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8 things matchmakers won’t tell you

Matchmakers — be it your friends, family members or acquaintances — can help you find a good partner, but there’s a lot more that goes into making a marriage successful. Here are eight points you should keep in mind before you take the plunge. Friendship comes first You need to establish a friendship with each other from the very beginning. ...

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Secret to a super married life found: Have a second baby!

If you feel that the love in your marriage went away after having the first child, here’s good news for you. Plan the second baby and you may have the mojo back in your love life. Researchers from the University of Michigan say that several married couples get stressed after the first child birth with the new and challenging duties ...

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Close friendships in teenage linked to healthy life as adult

Peer pressure is a number one concern for teens and their parents, yet a new study indicates that close friendships during adolescence could have health benefits that last into early adulthood.   “These results indicate that remaining close to — as opposed to separating oneself — from the peer pack in adolescence has long-term implications for adult physical health,” says ...

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Work shouldn’t start until 10am and school even later: Sleep expert

If you’re the kind of late riser who thinks it’d be ideal if the whole ‘morning thing’ could just kick off a couple of hours later, you’re not the only one. According to a prominent sleep expert in the UK, it’s not you who’s out of whack – it’s our entire current system of work and schooling hours. Paul Kelley ...

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Hormone deficiency may be responsible for overeating

Do you still find yourself going for that extra piece of chocolate fudge cake even though you are not feeling hungry? Well, that might be due to the absence of a hormone in your brain which is making you eat more just for the pleasure of it.According to a new Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School study published in Cell ...

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Mistakes parents make when they praise their kids

There’s nothing sweeter to our kids’ ears than hearing their parents say, “You’re so smart,’ or “Good girl.” Sometimes we say it without thinking, while hoping they’ll show the same good behaviour in the future.With all of these sweet little phrases following our kids everywhere they go, why are they acting more helpless, less caring and more entitled than ever ...

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Having second baby secret to super married life

If you feel that the love in your marriage went away after having the first child, here’s good news for you. Plan the second baby and you may have the mojo back in your love life. Researchers from the University of Michigan say that several married couples get stressed after the first child birth with the new and challenging duties ...

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World’s most influential shoppers

When Ling Zhang, a 36-year-old engineer visited Europe for the first time she did not hesitate to make Paris her first stop. “All my friends told me it was a ‘must-stop.’ They told me it was romantic, beautiful, full of elegant people,” she said, adding she will definitely return in the next five years. France’s capital is China’s new favourite ...

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