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2013-06-25 23:00:29

Breaking down emotional health barriers Melbourne, Austrailia (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 There is an undeniable link between emotions and health. Dr. Reuben Phiri, a family physician, explains how positive thought can improve one’s physical well-being. In his new book, Breaking the Emotional Health Barriers, he also warns of the opposite effect, cautioning that people who think negatively often live in unhealthy bodies. Phiri tells of how illnesses such as high blood pressure, anxiety and...

How Music Preferences Relate To Your Mood
2013-05-14 15:47:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two separate studies have looked into how music influences our moods, whether to help lift our spirits or enable us to better cope with them. Researchers from several universities writing in the Journal of Consumer Research say consumers experiencing problems with interpersonal relationships throw on sad music to match their moods. The team said in their article "Interpersonal Relationships and Preferences for Mood-Congruency in...

The Emotion Of Literature Reflects Real Historical Events
2013-03-21 15:48:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using five million books digitized by Google in recent years as a database, the research team looked at how often words that carry emotional content, or 'mood words,´ were used throughout the 20th Century. Previous work by one of the researchers, Vasileios Lampos from the University of Bristol in the UK, looked at the word content of Twitter messages in...

Unhealthy Eating Could Make A Bad Mood Even Worse
2013-03-16 10:00:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Reaching for that so-called comfort food when you´re feeling bad about yourself might not be the best idea after all, according to new research presented Friday at the at the American Psychosomatic Society conference in Miami. As part of the study, experts from Penn State University studied the eating habits of 131 college-age women who had high levels of unhealthy eating habits and concerns about their body shape and...

In A Bad Mood? Eat Some Food!
2012-08-20 05:20:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers presented new evidence about mood-enhancing foods at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday. Scientists said they found more than 1,700 substances that make up flavors of common foods, including some flavors deriving from natural ingredients, that could potentially resemble a prescription mood stabilizer. “Molecules in chocolate, a...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.