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Love & Relationship
January 26, 2021

How does sex affect your mind and body?

Sex. A powerful force that can topple empires, ruin marriages or even lead to death. On the other hand, it is only through sex that the human race continues to survive. It is an important way to feel a sense of connection, belonging and love. What is it about sex that can bring out the best and worst in us? And how can we be mindful and nurture our sexuality in healthy ways? To understand that better, it’s a good idea to understand how sex affects both mind and body: This is your brain on sex Have you ever shot…
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Love & Relationship
May 3, 2019

How a six-second kiss can affect your relationship

Did you know that kissing has loads of mental and physical benefits? Science shows that kissing triggers your brain to release feel-good chemicals by igniting the pleasure centres of the brain.
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Healthy LifestyleMental & Emotional Health
December 6, 2016

Get high on happiness

Hormones are your body’s special chemical messengers. They control all those important functions like hunger and reproduction, and have a major say in your emotional health and wellbeing. In fact, every emotion you experience is the result of the release of certain hormones. Depending on the amount released, this can determine how happy you feel. (more…)
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Love & Relationship
February 14, 2015

5 Reasons why love ROCKS!

Being in love and feeling as though you’re the only couple in the world is great, and now it turns out *that* feeling is actually really good for your health too. It boosts your mind and body, and it can help prevent diseases and infections. Bonus! Let’s take a look at the top 5 reasons why love is so good for your health: It keeps your heart happy and healthy. Fact: people who are in love, or experience it, literally have stronger heart muscles and healthier arteries. It eases stress. It takes just one good hug from a loved one…
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