People with FoMO more likely to be addicted to social sites usage

New study suggests that those who fear of not been able to keep up with their friends, therefore, and consequently missing some fun are more likely to use Facebook or Twitter as compared to others who don’t have the same fear.
Experts believe that, through social media, people were able to keep up-to-date with each other’s each movement like never before.  This becomes an obsession, which might lead to “fear of missing out” (FoMO). A new study now has the way to measure the concept of FoMO.

The study that is about to be published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior is the first of its kind that will delve further into investigating the fear of missing out phenomenon.  FoMO got recognized about three years ago at the time wherein social media use become prevalent because of mobile phones being able to access them now.

Lead researcher and psychologist Dr. Andy Przybylski, asserted that FoMO is not new, but with more and more people using social media sites, things have change as there are more people using it than it was before.

The only issue with FoMO is how they become much involved with social media because they want to see their friends.  This result for them to ignore what makes them happy.

Przybylski noted how Facebook usage was changing.  It is not longer the social site that it was used to be as people can gain access from it through their mobile phone.

The research team formulates a way of how they measure an individual’s level of FoMO.

What researchers found out is that people under the age of 30 were more affected than others from FoMO. For this group, social media is a necessity rather than just something that they want.

Przybylski noted that when a “psychological needs were deprived”, these individuals will turn to the use of social media. This explains how individuals feel more attached and why some people use social media more than others.

The discovery leads for researchers to come into conclusion high level of fear of missing out were more likely to give into the temptation of composing and to check text messages and e-mails while driving. These are the same people who were easily distracted during University sessions and more mixed feelings about their social media use.

What is Energy Healing?

Are you suffering from the same old back and neck pain? You don’t need to visit your favorite doctor as the problem is within you. Your problems will be solved without the need to spend a single cent.

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This is just one of the many healing practices in China

You may want to look into the practice of Energy healing. Another term for energy healing is Energy Medicine, which is the practice for holistic healing therapies that are centered on the manipulation of “energies” or “life force” in hopes of bringing wellness and balance to the mind, body and spirit.  Most of the therapies involved don’t require the healer touch the body of the person to be healed. It can also be used even if the patient is in another location.

When it comes to the practice of medicine, the disease is cured by using aggressive medicines or surgical operations. However, modern diseases can’t cure some illnesses. There are times when a doctor recommends therapy sessions, for their client to help them better control the disease.  However, that means that the client needs to spend more than his usual treatment.

Alternatively, there is the freeway of healing which had been used by an ancient civilization of Chinese that perfect the technique because they have been practicing it for centuries up till now.  Healing practices involves the use of different techniques in promoting balance within the body, mind and spirit provides a subtle approach in relieving common illness and pains. There are times that this ancient way of healing is better than the contemporary practices as it can heal what modern medicine cannot heal.  Perhaps, the greatest thing about this technique is that it doesn’t have any negative side effect for the patient.

Now, that you find out about the how ancient Chinese deals with diseases, you can learn and practice it on your own.  Think like a healing guru and save yourself and other people from pain without the need to go to the doctor and spend a lot of money. Buy some instructional videos on Energy Healing and practice them at the comfort of your homes until you master it and can use it on your own.

5 Ways to Cope with Hair Loss

Most people are highly more concern with their appearance especially about their hair. A change of hairstyle can make a person more attractive or less attractive, meaning hair is really crucial in one’s physical appearance. A person’s hair can do wonders in his or her appearance. But what if you’ve lost that crowning glory? It can be very difficult to cope with thinning hair and hair loss, but despite the frustration, you have to know how to deal with it. The following tips can be highly helpful in if you are starting to lose hair.

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There are several ways to cope with hair loss. This girl cover her bald spot with her long hair

  1. Know the causes of your hair thinning or hair loss. A person may lose hair for a variety of reasons. It can be a side effect of medications, hereditary, due to unhealthy scalp, excessive salon treatments, abusive hair styling and because of using products not suitable for your hair type. Knowing the reason behind your hair loss is important for you to know how to deal with your hair problems. It is easier to cope with thinning hair and hair loss if you know the reason why you are losing hair.
  2. Accept and ignore it. This maybe more applicable for men because there are men who can carry a bald head with ease and confidence but most women cannot do this. Since many men eventually get bald, the cheapest and fastest way to go with it is to accept it and ignore it. Of course,  this will only work for men who have that character to care less on the effects of hair loss on their appearance. The good thing about this is that you will learn to accept the changes in your looks and eventually you will get used to it to the point that you will no longer make a big deal out of it. Acceptance is the easiest way to cope with thinning hair and hair loss.
  3. Boost your confidence. We are often confident when we are satisfied and happy with the way we look. Receding hair and hair loss can easily make a person feel less confident and you should not let this happen to you. Hair doesn’t define whom you are, so you don’t have to lose that great personality and confidence just because you are losing your crowning glory. You have other excellent qualities that can outshine that receding crown of glory. Stay confident while you are learning to cope with thinning hair and hair loss.
  4. Take care of your scalp. Massage your scalp every day to increase blood flow with the use of scalp massager. You also have to choose milder shampoos and avoid using hair products that can be harsh to your hair and scalp. A healthy scalp can be highly helpful to make your hair healthier and stronger, thus preventing hair loss. If you have scalp problems, it would be best to consult your doctor to know the treatment suitable for your scalp.
  5. Make use of hair accessories. This is applicable for women since they have longer hair.  They can simply brush their hair to hide their bald spot.  There are also fashionable hats that can cover the thinning of the hair.  Other accessories that can be useful are fashionable pins and hair accessories that you can use to cover the bald spot in your head, like human hair extensions which are now made available through us.

Defining Psychological Stress

Stress is not as easy to define that you may think. Perhaps, the most common definition that you could get is that it is an event or situation, which forces a person to adapt to the event. Needless to say, stress is an event itself as well as a reaction to the event that has undergone through it. What may stress a person may bring fun to another. For example, some people have fear of elevated areas, whereas other people might find it exciting.

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A girl undergoing psychological stress

Psychological stress is said to be more with how you turn off of the body’s stress responses to a situation.

The first’s reaction of the body for stress is to increase the flow of hormones adrenaline and cortisol in the bloodstream.   This can be compared to raising the heart rate, redirecting blood from the extremities and stomach to the vital organs, changing the consistency of blood for potential injury and making our senses  awarer.

This can be compared to a charge in a battery. The body charges pumps up like a high voltage battery ready to be use.  Charging the battery without discharging all the electricity left will cause an overload; thus an explosion will soon follow. Simply put, the body cannot handle too much adrenaline and will cause some heart problems in the future.

Some researchers believe that psychological stress comes from a real event that used to disturbed a person. This might lead for the patient to suffer from a split personality.  As the event retreat into the past other sentiments within the persons psyche anxiety and stress tend to increase.  As a result, the person might think that he/she isn’t attractive to the opposite sex.

However, all the issues mentioned above are just in the mind of the person. Overtime, the body thinks that it is in some form of stress, therefore, reacting to it.  If this could not be treated early, this might lead to health problems.

The best way to deal with the problem is through counseling because there is nothing that the person can do to change the event. Counseling makes the person allows the person to accept the initial stressful event and rationalize the subsequent stress inducing thoughts.  However, with psychological, a person has a hard time recognizing psychological stress.  That is why group session is the best way to help these people.

Strengthen yourself with the help of Yoga

It is said that yoga practitioner can slow their heartbeat to strengthen or live longer. This can be seen in most martial art movies wherein Shaolin monks taught their students how to do it so they can be stronger and fight harder.


A woman practicing yoga

Yoga’s purpose is to control how the heart works.  Yoga controls the strength, elasticity and power to help stabilize the entire body. The heart together with its four chambers, which receives and reacting to every single emotion of the mind and affects the blood flow all the time.

In the last 10 years, yoga practice has been widespread in America.  Many people Oakland California seems to be practicing it to strengthen their body and have a healthier lifestyle.

People all over the world look at yoga in their personal perspectives and use it to their advantage. For some, it is just a way to release stress and tension, others use yoga to build up their body and mind strength to be successful. When yoga is use for the heart’s purpose, it gives the body extra suppleness, strength and flexibility.

Yoga works like aerobic activity, wherein it helps to avoid the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases.  Experts from around the world believe that yoga helps the heart to be stronger in several ways.

Yoga practice has already evolved in the sense that it is now based on how human want it to be used.  You need what yoga practice you need before going to a yoga master so you would get the right yoga teaching.

4 Questions that you should ask yourself concerning Dental Health

Most people ignore dental health as they think that their teeth as so tough that it will never incur any tooth problems. That is the sad truth about dental health as people ignore their teeth most of the time. However, this will be their undoing in the long run as those years of not taking care of their teeth will accumulate overtime. When that happens, it is already too late as the tooth needed to be replaced by artificial ones.

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Dental questions that you should ask

Studies have suggested that ignoring dental health often leads to severe diseases like of heart diseases, diabetes and other major diseases.  Serious disease mentioned above can be prevented if the patient be practicing regular dental habits.  Here are some of the questions that concerns dental health that you should ask yourself:

1.   Do you find it easy to avoid brushing your teeth?

For some, mouthwash is the preferred method for cleaning their teeth because it is more convenient than brushing their teeth.  While mouthwash do makes it easier to clean your teeth, you are missing out on bits of food that gets stuck on your teeth.  In time, they will become cavities that will destroy your precious teeth.

According to the Dental Association, when brushing your teeth, you need to use small headed brush with toothpaste to clean those hard t reach areas. Those big headed tooth brushes simply cannot do the job.

2. Do you feel pain when flossing?

Some people might answer ‘yes’, while other say ‘no’.  Like brushing, flossing is also time consuming and that will make some people shy away from using them.  However, like brushing, you need to floss at least twice a week to ensure healthy gums.

3. Should you avail of dental insurance?

Dental insurance might put you into a tight budget, but think about when you need dental services.  Those dental services never come cheap, and the only way that you can afford the sometime is through dental insurance coverage.   Most of the dental services are covered in a dental insurance plan; thus, you can save some money when availing of a dental service.

4. You will never visit a dentist, don’t you?

In a man’ life, visiting a dentist is something that he/she must as there will be a problem in your dental health.  Dental health problems can affect your job and sexual performance.  Think about it, you sure that you can work or have sex when your tooth is aching.