Social Media Can Increase Loneliness

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness For the billions of young people who seek community and connection on social media, new research warns their search may be in vain. Instead, spending too much time on Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram may actually increase the risk of depression and loneliness. So concludes a small analysis that tracked the […]

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs Anxiety disorders and depressive disorders are 2 of the most common mental disorders of our time. These kind of disorders affect the mood and feelings of the person, and need to be differentiated from usual mood fluctuations. For instance, feelings of sadness or fear are normal reactions to stress. Symptoms of anxiety and […]

Mental Health Issues Cost the US Economy Billions

Mental Health Issues Cost the US Economy Billions

Mental Health Issues Cost the US Economy Billions  Mental health days are costing the US economy billions in income growth, and that number is expected to increase dramatically over the next few years, according to a June study published in the Review of Regional Studies. Drawing upon economic and demographic data from between Ys 2008 and 2014, […]

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy A huge study involving data from more than 140 studies and 290-M people revealed that exposure to green-space, defined as open, undeveloped land with natural vegetation, led to significant health benefits Reductions in diastolic blood pressure, you know the bottom number, salivary cortisol, a physiological marker of […]

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose! Research has found that people who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may have a lower risk of depression than those who are night owls. This research is the largest and most detailed observational study yet to look at the link between chronotype, an individual’s own […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

Obesity is Deadly!

Obesity is Deadly!

Obesity is Deadly! Obesity is a deadly health condition, associated with heart disease, diabetes, depression, cancer and premature death, take good care of yourself. Today it is growing at epidemic proportions and researchers find it may spread through communities. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 30% of adult Americans […]

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity Once you are eating healthy in general (no processed foods, Organic, Mediterranean, Norwegian or Japanese diet) there are a number of Superfoods you can focus on that are known for their beneficial impact on mood and psychological well-being aka no anxiety. While this list is long, but here […]

America’s Parents Believe, “our Kids are not alright”

America’s Parents Believe, “our Kids are not alright”

America’s Parents Believe, “our Kids are not alright” The children are not alright, many American adults believe. More than 67% of adults think children today are less healthy than prior generations of youngsters, and more than 75% believe kids’ mental health is also worse, a new survey finds. “Our findings clash with the American Dream […]

Depression, a Major Risk for Cardiovascular & Heart Disease

Depression, a Major Risk for Cardiovascular & Heart Disease

Depression, a Major Risk for Cardiovascular & Heart Disease According to a new study published in the Journal Atherosclerosis depression is as big a risk for cardiovascular disease in men as high cholesterol and obesity, “There is little doubt that depression is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases,” explained researcher Karl-Heinz Ladwig. “The question now is: […]

The Anemic Recovery from Great Recession Surprise Economists

The Anemic Recovery from Great Recession Surprise Economists

The Anemic Recovery from Great Recession Surprise Economists $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, the Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said that the slow recovery from the Great Recession has surprised economists, confounding long-held beliefs about growth and inflation. Speaking to an economic conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston,  Ms. Yellen did not address […]

Another Democratic ‘Tax & Spend’ Administration = Recession

Another Democratic ‘Tax & Spend’ Administration = Recession

Another Democratic ‘Tax & Spend’ Administration = Recession $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Hillary Clinton got hammered from all directions Monday. Mrs. Clinton is trying come up with a new and inspiring idea to jump-start a anemic US economy and help the financially stressed middle class. The progressive/left really does not know  how to and will […]

Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition

Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition

Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition Of course, fresh air never hurt anyone, and research confirms that spending time in nature can have significant mental and emotional health benefits. Depression is sometimes rooted in a feeling of being disconnected, and reconnecting to nature can help you reconnect to your own self and […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Earnings are for the most part over. The Key economic reports this week are regional manufacturing reports, New York, Philadelphia, CPI, Industrial production/Capacity utilization, and the FOMC minutes. The economics data is always important. But, this 7 year old Bull Market has been given support since […]

Some of America’s Great Leaders Suffered with Mental Health Problems

Some of America’s Great Leaders Suffered with Mental Health Problems

Some of America’s Great Leaders Suffered with Mental Health Problems Some of America’s greatest leaders in history have had mental health problems and it may have helped in times of crisis, psychiatrists and psychologists said. Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, along with Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman and […]

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland Japanese investors are buying Bullion and storing it in Switzerland because of negative interest rates and fears JPY will depreciate as the government grapples with the heaviest public debt burden in the developed world, according reports. The number of buyers jumped 62% in 1-H of Y 2016 […]

Barron’s Gold Mining Index (BGMI): A 96 Year Study

Barron’s Gold Mining Index (BGMI): A 96 Year Study

Barron’s Gold Mining Index (BGMI): A 96 Year Study $GLD, $SLV What does “real money” mean to you? To many of my readers, I suspect real money would be gold and silver coinage backing the paper money in circulation. But to politicians and economists, it means something completely different: “A billion here, a billion there, and […]

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake”

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake”

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Volatility in stocks and bonds was part of the FOMC’s consideration for slowing interest rate increases in February. Now a Fed economist attached to the central bank’s Dallas branch says that “relying on the equity market for economic signals is a […]

Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood

Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood

Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood Memory and cognition are the extra benefits associated with physical fitness. Exercise is known to dispel depression, and in many cases more effectively than antidepressants. One of the Key ways exercise promotes mental health is by normalizing insulin resistance and boosting natural “feel good” hormones and neurotransmitters associated […]

Ways To Boost Your Mood Quickly

Ways To Boost Your Mood Quickly

Ways To Boost Your Mood Quickly When you are in the midst of your daily routine; to-do lists, work deadlines, cooking, cleaning, children’s activities and the like you are probably not thinking about what you could do to feel happier. There seems to be no time for that, and your mind is probably occupied with […]