Tinsel Tricks Your Brain

Did you decorate early this year? If you did, science says you’re probably happier. And by ‘science,’ we mean evidence from the Journal of Environmental Psychology. In 2017, the British website Unilad reported that people who decorate earlier are happier because they are tapping into the excitement of the holidays before the rest of us. …

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Heavy Holidays

Are you throwing caution to the wind and just eating, or rather devouring, your way through the holidays? You’re not alone. Not by a long shot. It seems that there are millions with you in not worrying about caloric intake, excessive fats, or serving sizes. A new survey has found that nearly half of Americans…

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Holiday Heart Attack

What will you be doing on Christmas Eve at 10:00 PM? That may seem like an incredibly odd and specific question, we know.   However, it seems that 10:00 PM on Christmas Eve is the hour at which the Yuletide celebrating world-at-large is more likely to have a heart attack. Why so oddly specific? There’s…

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Gratitude

Tis the season for over-eating, shopping til you drop, family gatherings, long conversations around the family table, deeply rooted traditions, old stories, and new memories…and for being grateful for all of it. We know that it’s pretty cliché, but there is something to be said about gratefulness. Actually, there’s a lot to be said about…

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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Well, for some. For others, it can be one of the most stressful and depressing times of the year. Either way, the holidays are here. Doesn’t matter if you love all things bright and twinkly or if you want to throw on a snuggie and hibernate until…

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