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Do Optimists Lead Healthier Lives?

Some research has found that individuals that find the silver lining in situations or view the glass as half full tend to lead healthier lifestyles. While it can be difficult to always find the positive in everything, it definitely is achievable through mindfulness.  According to various studies in the U.S. and Europe, the thing that… Read More »

Scents Trigger Strong Feelings From Memories

The scent of fresh-cut grass, your mom’s chicken soup or burning leaves may instantly transport you to a distant memory, one you can suddenly recall with razor-sharp clarity. So-called odor-evoked memories often come along with powerful emotions and are known to activate the “neurolobiological substrates of emotional processing,” according to neuroscientist Rachel S. Herz, an… Read More »