Nearly a quarter of 14-year-old girls in UK self-harm, report finds

Girls are unhappier with their lives and more likely to have depression than their male peers, researchers found.

London (CNN) — Nearly a quarter of 14-year-old girls in the United Kingdom have self-harmed, with many facing overwhelming pressures over how they should look, their sexuality and how they behave, according to a new report by The Children’s Society.
It found that 22% of 14-year-old girls had self-harmed in the course of a year, compared with 9% of boys.

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Top bond strategist at $6.3 trillion Blackrock says markets are too focused on the US yield curve and could miss the main game

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during morning trading March 30, 2009, in New York City. All U.S. stock indexes were down sharply this morning, with the Dow dropping 288 points at one point, on the news from the Obama administration suggesting potential bankruptcy for General Motors and rival carmaker Chrysler. Yesterday the Obama administration demanded the resignation of GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner as a condition of the administrations’ ongoing bailout plan for the struggling auto industry. Mario Tama/Getty
  • The yield spread on 2- and 10-year US Treasuries is close to inverting, which has often been a reliable indicator of recessions.
  • But the fixed-income chief at $US6 trillion fund manager BlackRock said investors who are too focused on the yield curve could be missing the main game.
  • Jeffrey Rosenberg said instead of worrying about a recession, investors should focus on rebalancing their portfolios to maintain profits as rates begin to rise.

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Verdades que parecen mentiras

 

A vida nos reserva inúmeras surpresas, muitas delas agradáveis, outras nem tanto. E ainda haverá aqueles momentos em que não seremos capazes de compreender o porquê daquilo que acontecerá conosco, quando encararemos certas constatações inevitáveis que teimamos em negar ou em deixar esquecidas. Não adianta, acabaremos, cedo ou tarde, carregando conosco o peso das decepções e a dor da incompreensão, no entanto, sobreviver a tudo isso com vida nos trará esperanças renovadas.

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Ibn El-Arabi escribió: “El Maestro es quien te escucha, luego te desvela frente a ti mismo”. Y Rumi nos dice: “El alma recibe a ese conocimiento desde el alma; por lo tanto, no a través de libros o de la lengua”. Lo que ha de ser aprendido no es conocimiento, sino los medios para obtener conocimiento. Tiene que desarrollarse una capacidad interna; en otras palabras… no es como aprender un idioma, sino como aprender a hablar.  (…)

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A single dose of CBD reset the brains of people at high risk of psychosis

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Psychosis, a severe mental disorder characterized by a loss of grip on reality, can include unsettling hallucinations and delusions. As no one’s been able to pin down a single cause of psychosis, it’s been even harder to pin down a treatment. But researchers behind a new JAMA Psychiatry study seem to be on the right track. In the study, they report that they’ve found a way to reset the psychosis-afflicted brain using an unlikely plant: marijuana.

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How to Burn Fat in Your Sleep

  • Studies show the best temperature for sleeping is rather cool, but optimal sleep may be more complicated than simply turning down your thermostat
  • If you can’t “shut your brain off” at night, your brain temperature is likely elevated; cooling down your brain has positive effects on sleep
  • People with more brown fat have faster metabolism, better blood sugar control, and higher insulin sensitivity when exposed to cold temperatures.

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