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14Nov 18

Can quitting Facebook lower stress?

A university research team in Australia studied the effects of taking a break from Facebook. They divided about 140 people into two groups. One group stayed off Facebook for five days. The other group kept using Facebook. After five days, the people in the first group had lower levels of…

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26Aug 16

Kids have three times too much homework, study finds

A 2015 study found that US elementary school students were getting too much homework. Education leaders determined the amount of homework that was adequate for each grade level. More than 1,000 parents of children in kindergarten through grade 12 participated in the study. They answered questionnaires about how much time…

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19Aug 16

Why read? It can reduce stress

In 2015, researchers at Mindlab International (a lab at the University of Sussex in England) found that reading was one of the most effective ways to overcome stress. According to their study, reading was a more effective stress-relieving method than listening to music, exercising, or taking a nap. Read more…

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Video: Yoga Benefits

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One of yoga’s many benefits is that it can reduce stress.

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