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How to Reduce Visceral Fat and Increase Brown Fat with Two Practical Steps

Knowing the health risks of visceral fat and understanding the benefits of brown fat by following practical tips Improving Fat Metabolism with Two Practical Approaches Scientific studies indicate that visceral fat accumulation poses serious health risks. In contrast, brown fat provides significant benefits. The medical literature informs us of two types of body fat, namely…

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For a Healthy & Satisfying Life, Five Ways to Beating Chronic Stress

Responding to daily stressors methodically and mindfully helps us live a more resilient life. Here are five practical tips. We Need A Methodical Stress Management System Chronic stress is not a trivial matter. It is the root cause of significant physical and mental ailments. Our quality of life and satisfaction depends on how we manage…

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How to Go to a Fat-Adapted State

Response to a reader requesting clarification on how to transform into a fat-adapted state Context A mature-aged reader reached out to me on my website, requesting clarification on how to transform themselves into a fat-adapted state. He asked for step-by-step guidance based on my experience. I explain my approach to fat-adaption, using fat as the…

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What We Know about Nootropics & Why They Matter

I provide a brief review of controversial cognitive-enhancing supplements with insights from scientific and medical literature. This article is not about whether nootropics are good or bad. Instead, it is about how much we know about them and why awareness of benefits and side effects matter for our health. Knowledge and hype are two different…

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How Albert Found the Direct Path to Enlightening Moments

A paradoxical path via a serendipitous encounter to peace, joy, and love being a catalyst to the mental health of a wounded soul Since his childhood, Albert has felt an unbearable void in his psyche. Something was missing in his life. He did not know what it was. The world did not make sense to him.…

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Three Tips to Delay Gratification for a Better Health

A single mindset shift significantly impacted my health improvement journey, especially managing a healthy weight. How can we improve our health by delaying gratification? Millions of people suffer from the effects of instant gratification. As one of the causes of impulsivity, boredom is a complex emotion to handle. We evolved to live on the edge. Interestingly,…

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Three Tips to Eliminate Food Cravings

Food cravings and the irresistible urge to eat are major causes of unnecessary weight gain leading to metabolic disorders A Holistic Approach to Food Cravings for Metabolic Flexibility and Healthy Weight Management Food cravings and the irresistible urge to eat unhealthy food are significant causes of weight gain leading to metabolic disorders. For example, as…

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Review of 17 Unique & Nutritional Molecules Improving Health

How these important nutrients & supplements might benefit our health & well-being based on years of research & experience. Remarkable Nutrients I Reviewed and Used Over the last four decades, I tried many nutritional supplements affecting my physical and mental health. However, my experimentation was not random. I followed a methodical approach to using supplements with…

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How to Get a Healthy Self-Employed Life

Insights from 40 years of employment in demanding workplaces explaining health and well-being benefits of self-employment after tasting it as sense of freedom Why I Still Work as Semi-Retired Entrepreneur and Keep Writing, Researching, and Producing Unless we inherit millions of dollars, luxury houses, and expensive properties from our wealthy parents or other family members or…

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How to Get Insulin Sensitive & Reduce Risks of Major Metabolic Disorders

Practical lifestyle solutions, health benefits of eliminating insulin resistance, and having an insulin-sensitive body Insulin Resistance and Sensitivity in a Nutshell Our health heavily depends on the functioning of metabolism. As I posted several articles about insulin resistance within fat loss and healthy weight management perspectives, my subscribers want to know more about insulin’s impact and…

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Five Practical Steps to Beat Chronic Stress for a Healthy & Satisfying Life

How to improve physical & mental health by responding to daily stressors methodically & mindfully for creating a resilient life We Need A Methodical Stress Management System Chronic stress is not a trivial matter. It is the root cause of significant physical and mental ailments. Our quality of life and satisfaction depends on how we…

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Ten Practical Steps Fixed Lucy’s Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Her unbearable fatigue looked like a metaphorical onion with multiple layers. Addressing each layer with the help of medical specialists and a psychotherapist identified underlying causes and solved Lucy’s chronic fatigue syndrome holistically. Then, she re-experienced an abundance of energy. Why Lucy Felt So Tired All the Time Lucy always felt tired and sluggish in her mid-twenties.…

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Fixing Three Health Conditions Accelerated Rosalia’s Fat Loss

These cultural and health issues were causing her fat gain, brain fog, anxiety, and mild depression. The Cultural Effects of Food In Rosalia’s Weight Gain Since her childhood, Rosalia has had significant digestive issues. Her parents migrated from South Italy had a solid hedonistic tendency towards food. Her immediate and extended family considered food as entertainment…

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Five Game-Changing Tips to Design a Customized Diet to Thrive

Why customizing our diet matters and what we can do about it The Importance of a Customized Diet for Health Finding an ideal diet and choosing it is not a trivial task. There are so many eating regimes and protocols. The web is full of confusing diet advice. Most of the content is biased as they are…

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Three Practical Tips to Become Fat-Adapted and Shorten Waistline

Why fat-adaptation is critical to healthy weight management and how we can achieve this valuable state An Abundant Energy Source for the Body and Brain Humans desire a healthy weight and great body composition for various reasons. When we get fat-adapted, we put our bodies into an ideal state to burn stored fat effortlessly. Fat-adaption is the…

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Valuable Life Lessons from Personal Stories On Medium

A summary of valuable perspectives gained from people whose paths crossed with mine via serendipitous encounters Interesting Relationships in Personal Stories Some people leave remarkable impressions on our lives. Friends, relatives, colleagues, professionals, mentors, community members, even strangers can play a role in our decision-making. Beautiful relationships remain in fond memories whether they bring joy or…

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Three Tips to Eliminate Insulin Resistance and Shrink Waistline

No matter how young we are, unless we address insulin resistance and become insulin sensitive, our waistlines will grow The critical role of insulin resistance on fat loss and decreasing the waistline Do you want to shrink the size of your waistline and gain a defined body? Are you a lazy or hardworking person? The second…

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How Solving Three Mental Issues Tripled Ariana’s Happiness

Modest thought and behavior changes can create ripple effects for a joyful life. Ariana’s Sad yet Empowering Story When she was five years old, Ariana’s teachers identified her as a child prodigy. This realization made her parents and siblings proud. She learned much faster than her friends. Her cognitive brain processed information quicker. However, her limbic…

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Three Practical Postural Tips Learned from a Physiotherapist to Beat Back Pain

Why ergonomics and good posture is critical for physical and mental health and how we correct postural issues My Poignant Experience of Back Pain Living with pain was not fun when I worked full time and studied part-time ambitiously. Fortunately, my private health insurance covered alternative therapies such as physiotherapy, osteopathy, kinesiology, myotherapy, remedial massage, and acupuncture…

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Five Powerful Tools to Regulate Emotions & Knock Chronic Stress

Practical insights and empowering perspectives from psychoneuroendocrinology Why should we take the responsibility and burden of others’ disappointments? Psychoneuroendocrinology is a big word to pronounce. It may scare some of us. It is a relatively new discipline giving us valuable perspectives into the inseparable body and mind connection, particularly in dealing with toxic stress. This…

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Stopping Rumination Made Olivia a Triple Champion

Transformation of a person who dramatically improved her physical and mental health, and developed better relationships Olivia’s Background Briefly This is a transforming story of a woman whose first career created havoc in her physical and mental health and ruined her relationships for many years. She was having the same thoughts over and over again.…

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Beating Fat by Understanding the Fat Metabolism

Five Tips to Melt Visceral Fat and Have a Defined Belly Undoubtedly, visceral body fat poses health risks. Tapping into our belly fat can be challenging if don’t meet the fat-burning requirements of the body. Abdominal fat is extra obstinate due to the hormonal effects of insulin and cortisol hormones coded in our survival system. However,…

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Why Do We Need Vitamin K2?

The importance of vitamin K2 (menaquinones) for cardiovascular, kidney, osteoporosis, and dental health based on a review of scientific papers I have been using vitamin D for a long time. I did not know about K2 (menaquinone) in my younger years but heard a lot about K1 (phylloquinone). I thought they had the same functions.…

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Three Tips to Prevent & Treat ObesityThe obesity epidemic causes suffering and kills millions of people, but it is preventable

Obesity is preventable and treatable. According to World Health Organization (WHO), worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. Almost 2 billion people are overweight. Unfortunately, over 340 million children and adolescents were overweight or obese in 2016. WHO coined the term “globesity” for the obesity epidemic. “At the other end of the malnutrition scale, obesity…

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Updates from Euphoria on Medium

Selected articles from health, mental health, fitness, lifestyle, and self-improvement topics Dear Subscribers. I have written around 1550 articles on Medium since 2019, hosting only around 10% of the selected articles on Euphoria for my loyal readers interested in health and self-improvement topics. I strive to provide carefully curated content for my audience. I host…

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Five Tips to Melt Visceral Fat and Have a Defined Belly

Beating Fat by Understanding the Fat Metabolism Undoubtedly, visceral body fat poses health risks. Tapping into our belly fat can be challenging if don’t meet the fat-burning requirements of the body. Abdominal fat is extra obstinate due to the hormonal effects of insulin and cortisol hormones coded in our survival system. However, with a few…

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Meta Collection of Featured Stories

Easy access to daily selected stories from engaging writers of ILLUMINATION — Volume 3–2022 Dear Readers, We wish you a happy, healthy, and successful New Year. We are delighted to get significant contributions from many writers on Medium. Now, 13,700+ writers contribute to ILLUMINATION Integrated Publications on Medium, sharing eclectic stories on hundreds of topics every day. These…

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January 2022 Updates from Euphoria

Selected articles from health, mental health, fitness, lifestyle, and self-improvement topics Dear Subscribers. Happy February. This post is my second newsletter for subscribers of Euphoria. As mentioned in the previous post, I have written around 1550 articles on Medium since 2019, hosting only around 10% of the selected articles on Euphoria for my loyal readers…

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Selected Articles from Euphoria Publication on Medium

Dear Subscribers, Happy New Year. This post is my first newsletter from Euphoria. I am inspired to send this post based on feedback from some readers who recommended sending a monthly newsletter to keep them current with my content on Medium. I have written 1528 articles on Medium since 2019. However, I host only around…

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Trending Health Articles on Medium

Dear subscribers, In this post, I share my recent trending stories related to health and mental health topics on Medium. I hope you find them helpful. Thank you for your ongoing support. Thank you for reading my articles. I write on Medium and NewsBreak. If you enjoy writing, you can join Vocal as a creator to find your voice and reach…

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Curated 100 Articles on Vocal Media

In this post, I share my selected 100 articles published on Vocal Media. If you enjoy writing, you can join Vocal as a creator to find your voice, reach out to a broad audience, and earn income from your articles. I also write on Medium and NewsBreak.  Please enjoy these articles freely available to all Internet users. Design Thinking for…

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Three Tips to Activate Autophagy

The natural self-eating process built in our bodies eliminates our zombie cells, viruses, bacteria, pathogens, and harmful proteins. Self-eating is a miracle of the human body. Research studies reveal this pleasant mystery and the paradox of eating useless parts of our bodies. The process is called autophagy in science. Autophagy studies are intense in medicine…

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How to Access Udemy Discounted Courses

Links to discounted courses up to 80% Eudemy is an online course provider for professional adults and students You can find hundreds of courses on various topics. Here are two links that give you access to discounted courses up to 90% off. Deal extended: Courses Up To 85% Off Deal extended: Courses Up To 90%…

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Collection of Editor Bios on Illumination

Meet Editors of Illumination Integrated Publications Upon request from our publication writers and readers, we started introducing editors of Illumination Integrated Publications. Editors play a critical role by reviewing submitted stories, screening them to prevent harmful content, and improving the quality of stories. More than 12,500 writers contribute to these publications. Based on our diversity…

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Longevity Tips

Sorry to disappoint you, but there is no cure to death at this stage. However, most of us want to live as long as possible. Having a quality life even at older ages matters to us. I can’t imagine anyone who wants to suffer from physical and mental pain at any age. Many longevity scientists…

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Inspiring Articles for Investors

In this post, I share my recent trending articles about investors, published on Medium. I am inspired to write this piece after receiving encouraging feedback from my readers about my recent articles on Warren Buffet and Ray Dalio. Several subscribed readers wanted to read more similar stories as they find them valuable. Honouring their feedback,…

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Valuable Investment Ideas from Warren Buffett to Beginners

The stock market is one of the most complex economic, financial, and business constructs. Even people with many years of experience struggle to understand and find it difficult to swim in this vast ocean. Warren Buffett is one of the most successful stock market investors with many decades of proven experience. He is 91 years…

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How to Become an Entprepreneur

Seven Psychological Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur The psychology of entrepreneurship is complex and paradoxical. It depicts many factors related to entrepreneurs’ personality, physical health, mental health, mindset, emotional traits, spiritual connections, culture, lifestyle choices, and worldviews. Thank you for reading my perspectives.Do You Want to Become A Sexy Entrepreneur?If so, you may read these…

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Recent aRticles on Technology Hits

The impact of artificial intelligence on society I published the following technology-related articles on Medium. About the Author I am a technologist, postdoctoral researcher, author of several books, editor, and digital marketing strategist with four decades of industry experience. I write articles on Medium, NewsBreak, and Vocal Media. On Medium, I established ILLUMINATION, ILLUMINATION-Curated, ILLUMINATION’ S…

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The Role of Karma in Mental Health and Well-Being

Meaning of karma for self-awareness, self-acceptance, self-love, and self-esteem — a personal perspective It dawned on me at earlier ages that my life was controlled by fear and guilt induced by authority figures. My parents, relatives, teachers, and even close friends were using these emotions to control my life. This awareness in my younger years…

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12 Bullet Proof Life Hacks

12 Bullet Proof Life Hacks Hundreds of physical, mental, and emotional constructs impact our personal and professional development. So there are many more in my life, but these 12 life-hacks are only highlights that made a significant impact. I encapsulate them and explain each point briefly on how they produced excellent results in all domains. 1 — Ketosis…

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What is the Genesis Block, & why is it so important?

Before touching on the importance of the Genesis Block, I’d like to define a block in the Blockchain context. You can visualize a block like a record book for transactions. In technical terms, a block is a permanent transaction file in the digital currency network. Crypto miners who solve complex math problems receive a reward…

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Recent Studies on Neurological Effects of Covid-19

This section provides indications on neurological effects of the Covid-19 virus from several scientific papers and medical articles that I recently reviewed from reliable sources. According to this paper, “increasing evidence suggests that infection with Sars-CoV-2 causes neurological deficits in a substantial proportion of affected patients. While these symptoms arise acutely during the course of…

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Major Concerns of Deep Fake Technology

My purpose in this section is not to scare people but to give a more balanced perspective on the pros and cons of deep fake video and audio technologies. The key point is while we take advantage of these technologies, we also need to be mindful of their risks and take cautions proactively and collaboratively.…

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An Overview of Deep Fake Technology

Deep fake audio and video technologies can be used separately and together. There are different use cases for each and their combined uses. However, the combination can create more convincing results in the end products. Within the computer vision field, deep fake videos use artificial intelligence technologies including machine learning, deep learning, neural networks, generative…

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Re-Examine Deep Fake Technologies with Firmer Measures

A viewpoint & informed approach to deal with a double-edged sword posing critical risks for individuals & society. Imagine your friends call you one day for a viral video showing your face, your naked body, including your voice, in a malicious post. You don’t remember posting such a video. And you cannot believe your shocking…

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Dysautonomia in Awareness MonthWhy does dysautonomia matter, and what can we do about it now?

Dysautonomia affects over 70 million people globally. The condition relates to our well-being, physical and mental health. October is dysautonomia awareness month. Dysautonomia International launched the first Dysautonomia Awareness Month campaign in October 2012. Since then, many people have participated in collaborative activities. These activities aim to reduce diagnostic delays, improve resources, create compassion for…

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Rocket League

Rocket League: A super explosion of a game in the United States and becoming widespread globally Technology plays a vital role in human brain development. The developmental benefits are not only for children but also for adults. If you are into online gaming, probably you heard about Rocket League. This popular game is not ordinary;…

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Neurological Effects of Covid-19 Virus from Preliminary Studies

Even though very little known so far, scientific reviews indicate direct/indirect neuro-invasive, neuro-inflammatory, neuro-psychiatric, & neuro-psychological risks of the Covid-19 virus The brain is a critical organ for the body to function correctly. As I introduced before, the human defence system is very complex, displaying both physical and mental effects. Understanding immunity on nervous and…

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Innovative lifestyle choices can significantly impact health, fitness, and well-being when they turn into a life philosophy.

Whatever gets focus and attention can grow, sustain, and dominate, whether good or bad. The brain does not distinguish excellent or lousy input unless we intentionally filter with a mindful approach. Instead, it creates neural pathways based on the intensity and frequency of information from various senses, whether good or bad. So, our focus and…

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Reflections from My 14 Day Compulsory Isolation that Ended Yesterday

I completed mandatory isolation requirements teaching me valuable life lesson Context Two weeks ago, my partner tested positive with the Covid virus showing symptoms even though she was vaccinated and at optimal health state. The initial symptoms were typical. An unexpected and intense neck pain was the reason for her to get tested. However, after…

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Simple Tips for Freelancers to Get the Best Out of Pinterest

Step by step guides creating pinboards and sharing content on Pinterest easily and quickly You don’t have to spend hours sharing content on Pinterest. Creating a pin for each post takes fewer than 20 seconds once you make a board or become part of someone’s board. Pinterest can be an ideal platform for freelancers to…

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How to Attract Loving People with Self-Love to Our Lives

An empowering mindset and cognitive perspective to our mental health and relationships Believe it or not, our mindsets, attitudes, and cognitive perspectives determine the type of people we attract to our lives. While one mindset keeps us in light, another holds us in the darkness. Mindful self-love opens the door to loving people to enter…

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Top Seven Social Media Tools for Freelance Writers to Amplify Content

How writers and bloggers can use social media platforms meaningfully and productively with minimal effort I see social media as a serendipity machine for writers and readers. Sharing content on social media can be beneficial for freelance writers. The bigger and more engaging your network, the better visibility you can gain via social media. However…

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The Critical Role of Cortisol in Sleep Disturbances

Hormones are critical for our physical and mental health. I resolved several issues related to weight, stress, inflammation, and sleep by focusing on various hormones. The most critical ones were insulin, testosterone, and cortisol, which I call a monster.

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Articles Related United States

Technology Progress and Perspectives from Various States of North America Digital intelligence for emerging technology trends, activities, innovations, leadership, ventures, and plans In this post, I created a collection of my article by sharing the links so that readers can choose articles that are interesting to them and find them easily in one place. Innovative Robotics Ecosystem…

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Invitation To Medium to Write & Read

Medium is one of the largest writing platforms paying writers and giving limitless reading times to subscribers This post is about how to join and leverage the power of Medium for writing and reading. I also introduce how I can help you as a writer and chief editor of multiple publications. I have been writing…

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Science-Based Therapeutic Value of Expressive Writing for Mental Health

Writing can calm the amygdala, melt chronic stress, and relieve disease symptoms Words have healing power for not only their creators but also readers. Writing and reading have a grounding effect on the whole brain by calming the amygdala (alert system) and strengthening the cortex (executive system). As a physical activity, writing is not only…

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Awareness of Punishment Pathways in the Brain for Mental Health

Who wants reduced ability to experience pleasure? In this story, after providing a brief scientific context to the topic to inform you with publicly available resources, I touch on real-life implications of excessive pleasure adversely affecting the brain to down-regulate the pleasure sensors and circuits in simple language. This is not a health advice but…

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6 Easy & Proven Tips to Increase Followers

Followers matter to new writers. Here’s how to gain more followers meaningfully without stressing too much. This article is context-sensitive. It aims at a particular audience, so I want to emphasize it upfront. It is different than previous articles about followers. I am inspired to write this piece based on feedback from many new writers…

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We Need for Mindfulness, Empathy & Compassion More Than Ever

Problems persist and are ubiquitous, but we can stop the effects of second darts for suffering If I had to choose one natural therapy for my mental health, I’d choose mindfulness. Knowing the importance of mindfulness on the brain, mental health, and physical health, I have a strong affinity for the usefulness of a mindful…

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How Saunas Can Improve Cardiovascular Health

A brief review of scientific studies for heat therapy on hemodynamic function and overall heart health As a long-term sauna user, I wrote about the benefits of dry saunas, especially in the longevity context. In previous articles, my focus was on epigenetic expressions caused by dry sauna heat. In this post, I introduce a few…

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Euphoria in Mental Health and Spirituality

Paradoxically a euphoric state of mind depends on physical and emotional health. Meet a powerful tool to live a meaningful life. Natural euphoria, from my perspective, is not as crazy a state of mind as often perceived. On the contrary, it is an altered state of mind reflecting the inner joy from simply embodying a…

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Invitation to Readers Hope on Medium

Readers Hope is a unique publication designed for aspiring writers who are interested in becoming experienced authors. Dear Friends, This brief post aims to inform you about a new initiative that I announced in an article titled What If We can Transform Readers into Micro-Writers recently. I provided compelling ideas to convert readers to writers with small…

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8 Proven Tips to Build a Rock-Solid Reading Audience

A game-changing strategy for freelance writers to turn loyal readers into advocates for sustainable business outcomes Let’s face it. You might be writing about the most interesting and important topics with high quality and stylish content; however, if you don’t have a loyal reader base, your content means nothing more than a personal diary. And…

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Human Defense System for Survival & Longevity

A simplified overview of the human biological defense system by leveraging recent scientific studies and reviews There has been a constant war inside us since our interception in human form. Our body has an army of extremely complex defense systems with many integrated and well-functioning components. Even the quietest of us, including zen masters, experience…

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Editorial Reviews on “Readers Hope”

Guidance from Editors for Prospective Contributors Editorial Reviews I want to share a few guiding posts depicting the mission of Readers Hope. These beautifully articulated stories can provide valuable and helpful perspectives to prospective contributors of this unique publication. 1 — What If We can Transform Readers into Micro-Writers: Compelling ideas to convert readers to…

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Great News for Beginners of Writing

Compelling ideas to convert readers to writers with small steps, guidance, and encouragement in a supportive community No one was born a writer. Anyone with little time, effort, interest, dedication, and support can be a blogger, storyteller, writer, and finally, a published author. With small steps, we can start a long journey. With excitement in…

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Featured collection BY CAROL PRICE

Selected stories by senior editors of ILLUMINATION Integrated Publications on Medium “As an editor of Illumination and her sister publications, it is a great privilege to be reading so many inspiring and innovative stories. There are hundreds to choose from and as a way to introduce readers to those that they might not have come…

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Smart Use of Tags for Better Content Findability, Visibility, & Readability

“Tags are replacing topic pages”: Tips to writers and readers to get best out of new features Medium needs a standing ovation for its recent performance globally. I am not emotionally making this uplifting remark but leading and interacting with thousands of writers and readers supporting my six significant publications on this platform. Related Articles…

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Having a Mental Health First Aid Kit is Not a Luxury

Introducing 12 simple yet effective tools in my first aid kit for unexpected mental discomfort and triggers Why We Need a Mental Health First Aid Kit While many of us might have a first aid kit for our physical health, the concept of mental health first aid kit is not as typical and expected in…

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How Jennifer Healed Her Brain Fog

A 64 year old breast cancer survivor naturally cured mental fatigue with simple lifestyle changes orchestrated by healthcare professionals Six hundred million people worldwide suffer from cognitive dysfunction. Brain fog is one of the conditions related to cognitive dysfunction. Like many people, I also suffered from brain fog, ironically in my younger years when I…

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Laughter Therapy for Wiring the Brain for Joy & Happiness

How a laughter therapist could reduce anxiety and chronic stress for people suffering from mental health conditions Endorphins are created in the central nervous system. These neurochemicals work on the opiate receptors in the brain. Endorphins can reduce pain and increase pleasure. Furthermore, laughter might alter dopamine and serotonin activity in the brain. I am…

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Rewiring Brain by Activating BDNF & β-Hydroxybutyrate

How to initiate neurogenesis and enhance cognitive reserves with simple lifestyle habits Using this empowering knowledge, my sensible biohacking, transhumanism, and longevity toolbox included powerful tools like BDNF (Brain-Derived Neuro Factor) and BHP (β-hydroxybutyrate). I learned ways to increase BDNF and BHP naturally, which I want to share in the simplest possible way in this…

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Niche Publications by Creative Writers

Writing and Reading Collaboration between writers and readers Introduction Publications play a crucial role for readers and writers. These powerful tools serve as an effective communication bridge. Creating a publication on Medium is easy. There are currently 19,559 publications on Medium. Every writer can create up to seven publications. Publications allow writers to showcase stories in a…

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Hand-Picked Articles FROM ILLUMINATION ON MEDIUM

Chosen by the tech editor of ILLUMINATION Integrated Publications Editor’s Choice Dear Readers, We selected and compiled several great stories for you today. If you missed the previous featured stories, you may find them in the attached collection.Collection of Featured StoriesEasy access to daily selected stories from engaging writers of ILLUMINATIONmedium.com Curated Articles from ILLUMINATION…

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Why Insulin Resistance is the Elephant in the Room

And how to reduce insulin resistance and increase sensitivity naturally Scientists know it, clinicians are aware of it, and millions suffer from it, but still, we have little consensus on the significant effects of insulin resistance on our health and healthcare system. The impact of insulin resistance is significant as being the direct or indirect…

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Monthly Update from ILLUMINATION INTEGRATED PUBLICATIONS on MEDIUM

The purpose of this post is to update you on our progress. We make a continuous effort for our contributing writers to grow, gain new readers, and earn income on Medium. As pointed out in this story, subscribers can produce 50 times better results than followers for freelance writers. Developing a mailing list and posting…

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Eclectic Articles Trending Today

I am regular writer on Medium. I published over a thousand articles. In this post, I share a list of my recently trending stories enjoyed by readers. Many of my health, fitness, lifestyle, mental health, longevity, spirituality, and leadership article are hosted on Transhumanism Publications. As a transhumanist, I share my knowledge, thoughts, & experience…

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How a Single-Mum Reversed Her Obesity and Built up a Unicorn Business

Health, finance, and life lessons from a 71-year-old wealthy female When she was in her early thirties, her husband, a construction worker, left Maggie when her kids (a boy and a girl) were 3 and 7. She believed her changing body to an obese state was the leading cause for her husband losing attraction. Nevertheless,…

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Curated Articles from Vocal Media

Vocal Media is writing platform. I post important articles to Vocal. In this post, I share some eclectic articles. I cover health, fitness, lifestyle, mental health, relationships, and technology topics SELECTED STORIES FROM VOCAL.MEDIA A 73 Year Old Man Like A Teenager How Did I Get Rid of Loose Skin? Staying Fit While Travelling How…

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Longevity Lessons from a 105 year old Centenarian

I have been studying longevity as part of my transhumanism research. Longevity is a touchy subject with connotations, ironies, and paradoxes. Living a long life is a desire for many of us but living a quality life is more desirable. Living longer with higher quality is the optimal aspiration. No one wants a miserable life.I…

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WRITING ABOUT WRITING

Guiding articles to writers In this collection, I share some of my useful and practical articles guiding writers to become successful on Medium and other content platforms. They are not in any particular order. Many of these stories reflect hard lessons learned on this platform. Enjoy, get inspired, and share with those who may need…

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Curated Writer Bios on Medium

This post includes links to biographies written by writers of ILLUMINATION Integrated Publications on Medium. Reading most of these bios delighted me. I believe you will enjoy these lovely pieces too. When reading these stories, I felt like having a conversation with the author of the biography. Curated Writer Biographies My Belated Writer Bio for…

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Why Magnesium is so Critical for Health

What Happens If You Don’t Get Enough Magnesium? Simply put, you might die earlier than usual if you don’t consume sufficient magnesium for a long time, as it plays a role in fixing DNA damage. I made a convincing statement to attract your attention, but my aim is not to scare you instead to provide…

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Curated Mental Health ARticles

This collection covers several mental health topics such as anxiety, depression, amygdala hijacks, motivation, smoke cessation, dealing with rejections, silencing internal critic, emotional intelligence, and emotional maturity. How Not to Be Cracked by Toxic Emotions and Chronic Stress at Work The Role of Sex & Emotional Intimacy In Reducing Chronic Stress Unbearable Feeling of Anhedonia:…

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How to Deal with Anhedonia

Apathy is a symptom of depression, a cause for self-harm, yet treatable with therapy and a neuroscience driven approach. Suffering from mood disorders, including unbearable lightness of being due to chronic stress and inflammation in the past, physical and social anhedonia is a topic close to my heart. Thus, I want to create awareness leveraging…

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How to Stay Healthy And Fit

Health, fitness, lifestyle, and leadership are essential topics followed by many readers on this platform. The purpose of this story is to provide a list of high impact articles found useful and valuable by readers of Transhumanism Leadership publication so that readers can easily access them. 1 — Physical Health This collection includes common health topics such chronic…

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Special Collections on ILLUMINATION

Inspiration Mental Health, Health & Fitness Collections Some insightful and engaging stories for our readers Dear Readers, I am inspired to write this piece after reading recent stories of Dr Mehmet Yildiz and several other top writers posting informative and engaging articles related to mental health, health, and fitness to ILLUMINATION and ILLUMINATION -Curated. Dr Yildiz kindly featured…

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