|Overhaul Your Emotional Resilience in Five Steps
||Are you emotionally overwhelmed with the demands of everyday life? Are you feeling totally drained by the stress of navigating relationships with others? Follow these 5 simple tips and bounce back from the emotional brink! 1. When you are feeling emotionally reactive, stop and reflect … ...
|How Scary Are the Mental Health Risks of Vegetarianism?
||While most vegetarians don't have histories of psychiatric disorders, some studies have linked meat-avoidance with mental illness. But how strong is the link and why does it exist?
|6 Strategies for Better Sleep
||There are many myths about sleep, which end up disrupting our slumber. For starters, people think that having sleep problems is normal. Or they think that sleep medication is their only hope. However, there are well-researched strategies, which don’t involve taking pills and can have … ...
|Why Countries Get Rich
||The breathtaking increase in wealth with development is due to steadily increasing wages that are tied to rising worker productivity. Why do employees work harder for the company?
|CTE is confirmed as a unique disease that can be definitively diagnosed
||For the first time, CTE has been confirmed as a unique disease that can be definitively diagnosed by neuropathological examination of brain tissue. A consensus panel of expert neuropathologists concluded that CTE has a pathognomonic signature in the brain, an advance that represents a milestone for CTE research and lays the foundation for future studies defining the clinical symptoms, genetic risk factors and therapeutic strategies for CTE.
|Tie between estrogen, memory explored by researchers
||A new study narrows down where and how estrogens affect the brain may help in understanding how the hormones affect cognition and memory in women. The team found that adding the hormone to female mouse brains helps boost short-term learning.
|Brain regions of PTSD patients show differences during fear responses
||Regions of the brain function differently among people with post-traumatic stress disorder, causing them to generalize non-threatening events as if they were the original trauma, according to new research.
|The Narcissist’s Guide to Gift-Giving
||Giving gifts to others is something everyone must do, particularly during holidays or for family occasions. For narcissists (or anyone), these 5 tips will boost your gift-giving.
|3 Ways to Create Realistic Holiday Expectations
||For many people the holiday season can be seen as several weeks of stress, anxiety and obligations. Taking time to level set early on and to bring intention into your … ...
|Interactions between attention-grabbing brain networks weak in ADHD, study says
||Interactions between three brain networks that help people pay attention are weaker than normal in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study.
|How to Deal With The Stress of the Holidays
||I get it, the holidays can be stressful. Family may be in town, your finances may be draining, there’s an inherent pressure to be happy and there are numerous things … ...
|Three Affirmations to Use During Family Gatherings this Holiday...
||So you’ll be hanging around extended family during the holidays. Good for you. Or is it? If you’re stressed or annoyed being around your extended family, it can ruin your … ...
|Resisting Reaching for the Smartphone Temptation This Holiday Season...
||When you’re gathering with your family or friends this holiday season, I suggest you try something unthinkable: don’t take your smartphone out or check it. I know… It’s a crazy idea. But it’s one that’ll help remind us of something that’s really important — being … ...
|Helmut Schmidt Was an Enneagram Type 8
||“He was handsome, witty and supremely self-possessed. In public he was a magnetic speaker and a pugnacious debater.”
|Solving Problems You Cannot Control
||There once was man in a boat enjoying the serenity of the river at dusk. He sees another boat coming his way and is glad that someone else is sharing … ...
|5 Things To Consider Before Getting A Companion Dog
||Getting a companion dog can help reduce anxiety, ease loneliness, bring comfort, and many other positive outcomes, but a companion dog isn’t for everyone. Even with all the benefits, there … ...
|Antidepressants Linked To This Common Neurodevelopmental Disorder
By 2020 depression will be the second leading cause of death in the world, but what damage are antidepressants doing?
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|Hunger hormone is boosted by restricted meal times
||New and rare insights into the way ghrelin communicates with the central nervous system could help scientists find an effective pharmacological approach to tackle obesity.
|MRI shows 'brain scars' in military personnel with blast-related concussion
||MRI shows brain damage in a surprisingly high percentage of active duty military personnel who suffered blast-related mild traumatic brain injury, according to a new study.
|Today I Love This Still Grey Morning
||Today I love this still grey morning that feels like the world has stopped in place and may be waiting for me to catch up. I love that I slept … ...