Cognitive behavioral therapy has surpassed other methods in treating inflammation
An analysis of 56 random clinical trials involving 4,060 people showed that psychological and behavioral methods of therapy are more effective means to reduce inflammatory processes in the body and strengthen immunity.
Understanding nightmares: their meaning, causes and ways to get rid of them
For many centuries, humanity has endowed nightmares with a mystical meaning. They were considered harbingers of bad news and events, and were also associated with the intervention of otherworldly forces. How modern science explains nightmares and what recommendations it gives for getting rid of them.
Why is it so hard to wake up in winter mornings — scientists explain
Early waking up on a winter morning sometimes turns into a real struggle. For a long time, the causes of severe awakening were unclear, but scientists studied the activity of sensory neurons and neurons responsible for the sleep-wake cycles of the fruit fly (Drosophilidae), and seem to have found the answer.
How sleep deprivation increases the risk of mental illness
During sleep, not only the body rests, but also the brain "reboots" itself. Depriving it of a well-deserved rest can lead to serious mental disorders, so a bad mood or constant drowsiness will be the least of the problems. Today we will explain why having a full sleep is so important for our mental health and what are the consequences of a regular lack of sleep.
AJPM: Sleep or simple exercises are better than sedentary rest
A large-scale study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine involved 430 young people aged 20 to 35 years. Over 10 days, their indicators of physical activity, sleep, stress level, etc. were recorded and compared.
Everyday motivational affirmations - what are those and why are they needed
Self-hypnosis techniques began to take shape at the beginning of the 20th century along with the self-help doctrine. Affirmations have become one of the main elements of these techniques. E. Kue became the pioneer of practical use of affirmations, which have gained wide popularity in recent decades. What is it and is there evidence of the practical usefulness of inspirational affirmations?