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This Video Teaches You How To Overcome Being Nervous

Video: When you’re about to give a presentation or have a difficult conversation, your body might respond in the least helpful way ever: by getting nervous. This video offers a ton of helpful tips on how to deal with a nervous response.


How Melatonin Helps You Sleep

If you’re having trouble sleeping, melatonin is a popular and easy remedy. It’s effective for many people, doesn’t have any serious safety issues and is available as pills or gummies for only a few cents a dose. It’s also misunderstood, though: melatonin is not a traditional sleeping pill.


Burgers In NSW Will Soon Suck: Here's Why

The NSW Food Authority has announced a crackdown on hamburgers, with restaurants threatened with stiff fines for failing to cook patties the entire way through. If you live in NSW and enjoy juicy burgers, this is a pretty depressing state of affairs. In short, our famed burgers are about to get a lot drier and less tasty. Mary’s, we hardly knew ye.


There's No Such Thing As 'Negative Kilojoule Foods'

You’ve probably been told at some point that eating celery actually burns more kilojoules than it contains. While celery is low in kilojoules and makes for a refreshing snack, there are no foods out there that count as negative kilojoules.


Have A Plan For Your Post-Retirement Career To Make The Best Of It

When you plan for your retirement, you probably think about how much money you should have. However, your time is even more valuable in retirement. How do you plan to spend it?


Why Narcissism Is A Profoundly Misunderstood Psychological Disorder

The word ‘narcissist’ is used so much these days that you might think we’re in the midst of an epidemic. But pathological narcissism is not just about having an inflated ego — it’s a very serious psychological disorder. Here’s why certain people are obsessed with themselves, and the gnawing fear that drives them.


Spruce Up Your Home Gym With Mirrors And Good Lighting

Your home gym might be in the corner of a boring area of your house, but it doesn’t have to feel like it is. Creative use of mirrors, lighting and dividers can make your workout spot a pleasant and interesting place to be.


Why You Really Get Sick On Planes And How To Prevent It

If you’re about to fly somewhere, you’re probably dreading the possibility that you’ll catch a bug along the way. And with good reason: Many people come down with something nasty in the days following an aeroplane flight. Why does this happen, and how can you keep yourself from getting sick?


I Finally Found A Doctor Who Uses Modern Technology

When most people look for a doctor, they try to find someone close to their home or work, covered by their private insurance and perhaps recommended by others. I look for those things too, but what I really want — and have learned is frustratingly difficult to find — is a doctor who uses 21st century tools like, you know, email.


The Psychological Factors That Cause Food Cravings

We all get cravings for specific foods every now and then, and those cravings can be so strong, they almost feel involuntary, like your body is missing some nutrient it can get from a muffin. This isn’t typically how cravings work, though.


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