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Caffeine is Poison

Caffeine is the most widely consumed psychoactive drug in the world. Chemically it is 1,3,7 trimethylxanthine. Surprisingly, it wasn’t even discovered until about 1000 AD. The more evidence you see, the worse it gets. Half of all American adults drink at least one cup of coffee a day. 80% of Americans drink caffeine in coffee […]

There is hope! You are worth it!

You are depressed? Friends does not care or understand you? Medications doesn’t help? Feels like God doesn’t hear your prayer? THERE IS HOPE!!! I remember not so long ago sitting on my couch unable to form any words with my mouth. My husband asked me questions and I could only muster up enough strength to […]

Five mysteries of the brain

For centuries, the brain was a mystery. Only in the last few decades have scientists begun to unravel its secrets. In recent years, using the latest technology and powerful computers further key discoveries have been made. However, much remains to be understood about how the brain works. Here are five important areas of study attempting […]

Eating nuts during pregnancy ‘may curb allergies’

Children are less likely to have a nut allergy if their mother ate nuts while pregnant, a study has concluded. The work, published in JAMA Pediatrics, looked at the health and diets of more than 8,000 children and their mothers. The US researchers believe that early exposure in the womb creates natural tolerance to certain […]

Can You Be Suicidal and a Christian?

One woman’s story of depression, loss of hope–and other things Christians aren’t ‘supposed’ to deal with. Most people assume that I started running to lose weight, and I tend to let most people think that. Because the real reason is a lot less glamorous, a lot darker.   I started running to beat depression. Notice […]

For the Christians who struggles with depression, preach to your heart

For many who have seen this title and have begun reading this piece, shock and awe is probably filling your person whilst you battle in your mind with the following monologue: “[Gasp] A depressed Christian, how can it be? Christians cannot be depressed, that’s madness.” This assumption comes not from a judgemental standpoint at all; […]

Color Psychology

  Color Psychology Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms?  Colors often have different meanings in various cultures. And even in Western societies, the meanings of various […]

Why So Many Christians Are Relaxing Over Drinks

In August, Moody Bible Institute lifted its alcohol and tobacco ban for its 600 full-time employees, following recent similar moves by Wheaton College, Huntington University, and Asbury Seminary. Moody spokesperson Brian Regnerus said the change “came out of a desire in Moody’s leadership to reflect a high-trust environment that emphasizes values, not rules,” and to […]

Church counseled faith, not shots

  When Amy Arden joined Eagle Mountain International Church in 1997, her 11-month-old daughter had received all the recommended vaccinations, Arden says. Her child didn’t get another shot until Arden left the church in 2003. “There was a belief permeating throughout the church that there is only faith and fear,” Arden said. “If you were […]

Speaking Multiple Languages Possibly More Powerful than Drugs in Staving Off Dementia

Speaking multiple languages may help stave off dementia as many as five years, a new study found. A team of researchers from the University of Edinburgh and Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences in India looked at nearly 650 dementia patients, determining when each had been diagnosed with the condition.  Overall, those who spoke two or […]

Sleep ‘cleans’ the brain of toxins

 The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins built up during a hard day’s thinking, researchers have shown. The US team believe the “waste removal system” is one of the fundamental reasons for sleep. Their study, in the journal Science, showed brain cells shrink during sleep to open up the gaps between neurons […]

Less is more for smart perception

Brains of high-IQ people automatically ignore the least relevant sights People with high IQs see the world in their own way. Their brains seamlessly separate the visual wheat from the chaff, allowing them to home in on the most relevant information, a new study finds. Using a simple visual exercise, a team led by psychologist […]

Intelligence linked to ability to ignore distractions

People with higher IQs are slow to detect large background movements because their brains filter out non-essential information, say US researchers. Instead, they are good at detecting small moving objects. The findings come in a study of 53 people given a simple, visual test in Current Biology. The results could help scientists understand what makes […]

Peace In The Midst Of Stress

Stess is abudant in our world today, but there is a way to handle stress without turning to addictions, self-discipline, or suicide. Internal peace can be found through Jesus even in the midst of stressful circumstances. by Greg Brezina In all my life I have never seen so many people so stressed out as I […]

Easy Steps to Break 10 Common Bad Habits

God have called his people to purity, physical and spiritual.  Therefore, be perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect. Matthew 5:48 It’s New Year’s resolutions time, and everyone has those bad habits they’d like to break. But breaking them is tricky because you often do them without even realizing it. That’s […]

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