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KEEP CALM Study: Meditation and yoga dramatically cut our need for health care services

Living a healthier life doesn’t have to be hard. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that using relaxation techniques such as meditation and yoga can reduce the number of hospital visits you might need.

http://qz.com/529654/meditation-and-yoga-could-dramatically-cut-our-need-for-health-care-services/

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How Fasting Might Make Our Cells More Resilient To Stress

Intermittent fasting (also called alternate day fasting) has become a popular diet. In most versions of intermittent fasting, people fast or eat very little a few days each week and then eat normal amounts during the remaining days.

http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/how-fasting-might-make-our-cells-more-resilient-stress


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The Fifteen Most Fabulous Herbal Sedatives

Do you ever just feel like you need to take a pill to take the edge off?

Well a lot of us get extra stressed around the holiday season, and if you don’t want to take something that will totally knock you out, try a gentle relaxing cup of sedative tea instead of popping a pill.

www.kitchentablemedicine.com/herbalsedative


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Evidence supports surprising health benefits of laughter

We all know laughter benefits the health of the mind and soul. Laughter’s a release of everyday mental stress. Now research has proven there are physical health benefits of laughter. Laughter can flush clots, cholesterol and inflammation from the body.

http://www.examiner.com/article/evidence-supports-surprising-health-benefits-of-laughter 


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Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

Chronic stress is hazardous to health and can lead to early death from heart disease, cancer and of other health problems. But it turns out it doesn’t matter whether the stress comes from major events in life or from minor problems. Both can be deadly.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/09/22/349875448/best-to-not-sweat-the-small-stuff-because-it-could-kill-you