“People get excluded, socially excluded, because of their health condition,” says Professor Emerson, “not because the health condition does it but because the cultural expectations, the way society works, means that they are being excluded. “It’s the disadvantage faced by people with disabilities which really generates and creates their poorer health. It’s not about impairment; it’s about being disabled. It’s about being marginalised and disadvantaged in the society in which you live.” Source: How attitudes disable | Pursuit by The University of Melbourne Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

Research shows that relational aggression is seen in preschoolers, that preschool girls are significantly more relationally aggressive and less overtly physically aggressive than preschool boys, and that relational aggression is significantly related to social-psychological maladjustment. Source: Why Are There So Many ‘Mean Girl’ Problems in Preschool? – The Kids Tips & Advice | mom.me Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

“Rainer Maria Rilke once said: “Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.” We can make it even less personal. Just let everything happen (drop the “to you”)—watch and feel each aspect of the mind–body–world show play out on the stage of consciousness, experiencing it all with interest and kindness in the knowledge that the moment is already and inevitably on its way to becoming something else.” By Ed Halliwell Source: When You’re Depressed: Is There Room to “Let Go”? – Mindful Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

The level of circulating follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) increases in women after menopause. A recent study in mouse models showed that FSH binds to its receptor on white adipocytes and results in a relatively low resting energy expenditure and increased adiposity. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMcibr1704542?query=featured_home& Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

“ By developing an understanding of the workings of your vagus nerve, you may find it possible to work with your nervous system rather than feel trapped when it works against you.”— Dr. Arielle Schwartz, Clinical Psychologist   1. Cold Exposure 2. Deep and Slow Breathing 3. Singing, Humming, Chanting and Gargling 4. Acupuncture 5. Yoga and Tai Chi 6. Probiotics 7. Meditation and Neurofeedback 8. Omega-3 Fatty Acids 9. Exercise 10. Zinc 11. Massage 12. Socializing and Laughing 13. Intermittent Fasting Source: How to Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve for Better Mental Health — Optimal Living Dynamics Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it