If you own a dog, you already know that your puppy can bring you a great deal of joy and provide meaningful companionship for years. But did you know that having a dog by your side has been shown to improve health and even increase your own lifespan? Many scientific studies...
If you have ever fallen completely for someone, so far down the romance rabbit hole that you exchanged promises of eternal love in front of friends and family on your wedding day, you’ll know the utter devastation of finding out that your partner has cheated on you seven years...
It’s official. No doubt about it. We have to seriously reconsider our regular Friday night habit down at the pub. In an unprecedented step top cancer doctors have issued a statement warning citizens that alcohol use, even light and moderate drinking, increases the risk of several common cancers. The American Society...
Don't judge a book by its cover. Except that most of the time, we do. Our brain is wired to size people up in a matter of seconds, and for strong personality types like alphas, this makes life pretty difficult. Not because they're mean, but because people’s first impression of them...
Do you often find yourself doing things for people or being in situations that you wouldn’t have chosen for yourself? Have people told you to "stand up for yourself", "stop letting people walk all over you" or "don't be a doormat"? Why does this happen? It could be that you are the...
Everywhere I read about the power of positive thinking, how thoughts create your reality and the importance of high self-esteem. Believe me, for years I have tried to be like this. The titles of the self-help books I have purchased over the years read like a fairy tale. It has...
Are people inherently good or evil? While it’s generally comforting to believe that people are inherently good with infrequent minor lapses in character and willpower, there are other individuals who just prove this philosophy wrong. Have you ever met people who were completely inconsiderate to those around them? People who...
Russell Brand is an award-winning actor, comedian, presenter and performer, and recently came out with his latest book Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions. According to Russell, everyone is an addict in one form or another. Whether we are addicted to food, money, and power, the suffering of feeling absence is instilled...