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How to Cope With Anxiety When Going for a Dental Exam

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You would like to see your teeth in the best condition. You want to show people that you’ve got a great smile with a good set of healthy white teeth to match. However, you soon realize that you need to visit your dentist for a much needed dental checkup. But if there is an exam that you don’t want to go to it’s definitely a dental exam. Sound familiar? Continue reading

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The Benefits of Vacations for Your Mental Health

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Have you gone on a trip recently? If you’ve been doing nothing but work work work, then chances are, a vacation is something that can help you.  While getting therapy from different outlets, including Regain.us, is beneficial, sometimes taking a break and going on vacation can really help you feel better and kickstart your mental health once again. How? Well, read on to find out! Continue reading

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Understanding the Emotional Stages of Divorce

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Coping with divorce is not easy. A couple in love usually enters marriage with the hope they will be together for the rest of their lives. However, relationship issues such as unfulfilled expectations, betrayal, sexual problems, financial problems, or interpersonal conflicts may derail a marriage if they are not thoroughly resolved. In some cases, marriage mates may see divorce as their path to living happily ever after. Continue reading

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Benefits of a Memory Foam Mattress

Memory-foam mattresses are hugely popular. They offer optimum comfort and support during sleep, which makes you wake up feeling healthy and ready for the day. While many people are aware that a good night’s rest aids physical ailments and recovery, it can also boost cognition. These benefits are crucial if you want to lead a happy and productive life. Continue reading

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The Psychology of Luxury: Why Do People Buy Expensive Things?

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While it may not be obvious, the act of buying is often influenced by social psychology. We may think we tend to buy what we need, but research suggests we may buy more expensive items to elevate ourselves above others or access an experience we think is more incredible. For example, some people may scoff at the thought of paying $100 for a bottle of wine, yet happily fork over $10,000 for a significantly more expensive bottle. But is a $10,000 bottle of wine a hundred times as flavorful as wine that costs $100? Hardly. Continue reading

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