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Be Happier: Add These 7 Habits to Your Routine

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What is happiness to you? Is it being at peace with who you are? Perhaps it’s having the freedom to pursue your dreams? Whatever your definition of happiness, if you’ve been feeling a bit down lately, your daily, weekly, and monthly routines could use these minor but impactful tweaks.

Add these 7 habits to your daily, weekly, and monthly reset routines to be happier.

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Study Found Link Between Phantom Pain and Mental Wellness

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Living with pain is physically and emotionally stressful, so often, people who experience chronic pain are also more likely to develop depression. But the opposite is also possible. A study presented at the recently concluded American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting found that amputees with psychiatric and medical conditions are more likely to experience phantom limb syndrome.

A study found a significant link between psychiatric and medical conditions and the development of phantom limb syndrome.

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5 Tips To Help You Improve Your Quality of Sleep

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What should you do if you’re exhausted but can’t sleep? Maybe you finally nod off but you’re restless and feel more tired than ever. We understand how painful it can be. Depending on the cause of your sleeplessness, the following sleep hacks might help you sleep better.

Improve the quality of your sleep with these sleep hacks.

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Is Heat or Cold Therapy Better for Back Pain Relief?

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Most adults experience back pain at some point. Although we still highly encourage seeing a doctor for chronic back pain, one of the tried-and-tested treatments you can do at home is applying heat or cold therapy. But how do you know when to use either?

Know when to use cold or heat therapy for back pain relief.

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How To Build Resilience For Hard Times

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For the past few years, we have been forced to deal with one crisis after another—from a global pandemic to economic uncertainty, from social turmoil to natural disasters. On a personal level, many of us also deal with grief, from sudden unemployment to losing a loved one.

Build resilience during hard times with these tips.

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