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Superficial Person & How to Deal With One

Superficial Person & How to Deal With One

The dictionary defines superficial as ‘’Existing or occurring at or on the surface‘ or ‘appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely’. The antonyms of superficial include genuine and authentic. So, if we apply the same concept to personality, superficial personality refers to someone who is not genuine or is inauthentic. In other words, a person with superficial personality traits lacks depth or is shallow.

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What is Dysautonomia

What is Dysautonomia

Dysautonomia is a nervous system disorder that disrupts autonomic body processes. These are automatic functions like your blood pressure and heart rate. Having dysautonomia means these functions don’t work properly, causing disruptive symptoms. These symptoms are often manageable, but diagnosing and treating dysautonomia is sometimes difficult.

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Is America’s Ultra-Processed Diet That Bad? Big Food Fights Back

Is America’s Ultra-Processed Diet That Bad? Big Food Fights Back

I share WSJ articles that I find interesting. I read the WSJ every day. You can subscribe to the WSJ here. I post some of the more interesting articles in the WSJ.   Food industry rallies to defend processing; changes could ‘rock the world’ of manufacturers By Jesse Newman – WSJ Move over GMOs and high-fructose …

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A New Way to Treat Back Pain -PRT

A New Way to Treat Back Pain -PRT

What if the best way to treat your chronic back pain is by retraining your brain?

That’s the premise of a novel approach to chronic pain. Many people feel pain even after a physical injury has healed or when doctors can’t find a physical cause. The approach, called “pain reprocessing therapy,” tries to train the brain not to send false pain signals. Some early results are promising.

In a study published last year in JAMA Psychiatry, 66% of a group of people who did the therapy for a month were pain-free or nearly pain-free up to a year later.

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Good News: You Don’t Have to Sleep With Your Spouse

Good News: You Don’t Have to Sleep With Your Spouse

Ever tried to get a good night’s sleep with your partner snoring or tossing around restlessly next to you?

You’re gonna like this: Therapists and sleep scientists say it’s OK for couples to sleep apart as a growing body of research shows the striking importance of sleep. It’s a reversal from the long-held marriage tenet that once partners move to separate beds, the romance is dead.

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