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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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Food & nutrition
December 2, 2016

5 foods that ruin your mood

Stop for a second before you gobble up that chocolate. Did you know that your food choices can make or break your mood? You may not realise it, but there’s a significant connection between your diet and your emotions. Wondering how? It all starts with your brain. Like any other organ in your body, your brain needs the right nutrients to function properly. Certain foods can deprive your brain of essential nutrients, which can alter your behaviour and affect your mood. Keep your mood in check by staying away from these top five mood-wrecking foods. Ask one of our doctors whether your mood is…
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