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Constantly Having Negative Thoughts? Get Outside and Talk a Walk! A National Academy of Sciences study found that people who took a 90-minute walk outdoors reported decreased rumination. Rumination is when individuals have repetitive negative thoughts focused on themselves. Rumination is also a known risk factor for mental illness. The study also found improved regulation […]

Have you had a “gut feeling” or made a “gut decision”? You’ve probably experienced butterflies in your stomach when you were nervous or received “gut wrenching” news at some point in your life. From those phrases alone, it’s clear just how connected the gut is to our emotions. Over the past few years, science has […]