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The Power of Calm Equanimity is an underdiscussed key to success.
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Study suggests that mindful meditation reduces egocentrism Self-centeredness is common problem in modern society. A person’s belief that they hold a special place in the minds of others is an unfortunate consequence of our first-person perspective. We are literally at the center of our own individual worlds, leading us to perceive our role in every interaction as being integral. Another result of [...]
Brain scan research shows that lack of sleep severely alters brain function Sleep deprivation majorly impacts the brain’s connectivity and function, according to a recent study published this February in NeuroImage. As well as affecting many important networks, sleep deprivation prevented normal changes to brain function between the morning and evening. Sleep is an essential human state which is necessary for maintaining healthy function throughout the body. [...]
7 Shocking Ways Angels Speak To You Every Day Angels. The very word conjures up mental imagery of translucent beings attached to wings.  But are angels real? If you have followed this blog for any amount of time, you … ...
OCD’s Little Secret This is our little secret: I robbed a bank. At least that’s what my mind spits out. And according to my mind, I am likely to rob again and again. When I walk into a bank to deposit a check, my heartbeat skips. Sweat trickles … ...
Behavioral Health Integration: A Great Way to Save Lives... While the mind-body connection is frequently talked about in therapy circles, the ‘body’ part of the connection is sometimes left out. Most behavioral health professionals know that they should encourage a client to visit a primary care doctor if they suspect there is a physical … ...
Are You Smiling? Most people are prisoners of their emotions. Take control of yours, and you’ll see more positive outcomes in your social exchanges.
Creativity and Inspiration: Prompts for Playing with the Past... The past—our past, the world’s past—can be a rich source of inspiration. We can channel a memory into a project or presentation. We can use bits and pieces of moments … ...
How to Become a Morning Person in 5 Steps Different people prefer to work at different times of the day. Some find themselves most productive in the mornings; other are better as night owls. However, mornings are traditionally seen as the start of everyone’s day. Regardless of whether your body clock is ready for … ...
The Simpler Talk Therapy That Treats Depression Effectively The talk therapy that is quicker (and cheaper) than cognitive-behavioural therapy.  
Reasons People Cohabit, and Why Testing is the Worst Reason Most people believe cohabiting is a great test of compatibility, but it's probably not. We explore various reasons people give for cohabiting and why it can fail the test.
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Fact Check, Gun Control and Suicide The facts do not support the Washington Post argument that stricter gun control will lower U.S. suicide rates 20-38 percent.
Memory Doubled By Playing These Sounds During Sleep These sounds played during sleep can enhance both memory and sleep.  
Adult ADHD: 5 More Tips for Managing Technology Psychotherapist and ADHD coach Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW, believes that technology is a double-edged sword for adults with ADHD. It helps you be efficient. But it also distracts you from your work. Because before you know it, you’ve spent one hour surfing the web for … ...
Trying New Things Can Help With Quitting Smoking, Losing... It’s no secret that trying new things is a good way to keep life interesting, but research suggests it can also improve your health by helping you lose weight and kick habits like smoking. In 2010, a group of psychologists from Stony Brook University had the idea that the buzz...