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Humanistic psychology is a perspective that emphasizes looking at the whole person, and the uniqueness of each individual. Humanistic psychology begins with the existential assumptions that people have free will and are motivated to achieve their potential and self-actualize.

Vitamin D—nicknamed the "sunshine vitamin" due to its ability to be absorbed by the body through sunlight—is a major player in keeping the human body healthy. Individual vitamin D status can be estimated by measuring plasma vitamin D levels.

The endocrine system produces hormones responsible for the signaling that coordinates and controls functions of our body’s organs and processes. Endocrine diseases fall into broad categories of hormone overproduction or underproduction, altered tissue response to hormones, or tumors arising from endocrine tissue.

When it comes to workouts, experts say dance may be the best exercise out there. Here are some most notable benefits of dancing:

   Spiritual health is achieved when you feel at peace with life. It is when you are able to find hope and comfort in even the hardest of times. It can help to support you as you experience life completely. Spirituality is different for everyone. Possibly the most abstract of the various dimensions of health, spiritual health is challenging to define, develop, and maintain.

Did you know that having healthy relationships can improve overall health and help prevent illness- even chronic illness? It is called social wellness or social well-being. In this era of non-face-to-face digital social networking, people are becoming more isolated than ever. The health risks of isolation have been proven to be comparable to those of smoking cigarettes, high blood pressure and obesity.

Looking for meaning in everything is often a defense mechanism against the fear of uncertainty. It’s human nature to dislike uncertainty. From which color shoes to buy, to committing to a spouse in marriage, there will almost always be some uncertainty in our decisions, and along with it, some anxiety.