Friday, April 21, 2017

Warning: Heartbreak Wreaks the Mind

Dealing with a breakup while reviewing for an examination can be a disaster, especially if you are preparing for a high-stakes test like the IELTS.

Studies show that the intense emotional aftermath of breakups negatively affects your cognitive performance. It can reduce your concentration, dull your memory retention and impair your logical thinking abilities.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The Perks of Keeping a Houseplant

People have different reasons for keeping a houseplant in their homes. It could be for aesthetic purposes—to bring a spark of life in an otherwise empty space—or it could be for medicinal or aromatic purposes—depending on the type of plant involved.

The presence of plants in an enclosed area alone can induce feelings of peace and relaxation— not only because the color green is the most restful hue for the eyes but also because of the vegetation’s subtle but powerful health benefits.