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Study Shows Meditation Changes Brain Structure in Just 8 Weeks - Family Health Guide

Study Shows Meditation Changes Brain Structure in Just 8 Weeks - Family Health Guide | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Participants in an 8 week mindfulness meditation class experienced structural brain changes including increased grey-matter density in the hippocampus, known to be important for learning and memory, and in structures associated with self-awareness,...

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8 semanas de meditación cambian la estructura del cerebro.

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AUNQUE PAREZCA QUE NO PASA NADA... La meditación y la atención plena silenciosamente cambian la estructura del cerebro. Con sólo ocho semanas de práctica, se ven cambios en la densidad de la materia gris en el hipocampo, un área importante para el aprendizaje y la memoria, así como en las estructuras cerebrales relacionadas con el autoconocimiento.

Eliane Fierro's curator insight, October 17, 2013 4:06 PM

8 Semanas y ves el cambio!

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Investigaciones y ensayos sobre la psicología de la felicidad y el bienestar.
Research and essays about the psychology of happiness and wellbeing.
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La felicidad requiere involucramiento | Blog del Instituto de Ciencias de la Felicidad

La felicidad requiere involucramiento | Blog del Instituto de Ciencias de la Felicidad | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
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Lo que dijo Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi sobre el FLOW en el 2o Foro de Ciencias de la Felicidad, por Claudia Morales

 

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Is your boss making you sick?

Is your boss making you sick? | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Besides causing employees to dread work, a bad boss — someone who is inept, hypercritical or a blame-thrower — can have a negative effect on others' physical and mental well-being.
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Advertencia: tener un mal jefe puede ser nocivo para su salud.

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One more reason to get a good night’s sleep

One more reason to get a good night’s sleep | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
The brain uses a quarter of the body's entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body's mass. So how does this unique organ receive and, perhaps more importantly, rid itself of vital nutrients? New research suggests it has to do with sleep.
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¿Sabías que mientras dormimos el cerebro realiza una labor de limpieza de desechos? Fascinante.

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What You Eat Affects Your Productivity

What You Eat Affects Your Productivity | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Don’t let poor lunch decisions derail your day.
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Lo que comemos afecta nuestra productividad

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You Asked: Is Meditation Really Worth It?

You Asked: Is Meditation Really Worth It? | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Totally. Here's why
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¿Vale la pena meditar' Definitivamente, dicen los neuropsicólogos

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Five steps to jumpstarting worker happiness at your company

Five steps to jumpstarting worker happiness at your company | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
The workplace happiness trend is sweeping through corporate America, and businesses big and small share their most effective strategies
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% pasos para empezar a mejorar el bienestar en tu organización

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IBM Smarter Planet - Traffic Congestion – Overview - United Kingdom

IBM Smarter Planet - Traffic Congestion – Overview - United Kingdom | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Traffic congestion wastes billions of hours of time and produces tons of carbon in the atmosphere. See how IBM helps cities create smarter traffic systems.
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El tiempo que pasamos transportándonos al trabajo y de regreso a casa se correlaciona negativamente con la felicidad

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Mindfulness: how to find inner peace in the chaos of a city - Telegraph

Mindfulness: how to find inner peace in the chaos of a city - Telegraph | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Rupert Hawksley meets the mindfulness advocate who wants to turn London into a capital of calm
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Mindfulness en una gran ciudad

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When to Schedule Your Most Important Work

When to Schedule Your Most Important Work | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
And the ideal time for a dull staff meeting.
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¿En qué momento del día eres más productivo? Obsérvalo y programa las tareas importantes a esas horas.

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Studying People From Birth to Death Can Teach You About the Good Life

Studying People From Birth to Death Can Teach You About the Good Life | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
The good do not die young, as the old saying goes. In fact, they live longer
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¿Qué ayuda a vivir una buena vida? resultados de una investigación que duró 80 años.

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Our Basic Purpose | Richard Layard | TEDxOxford - YouTube

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. What should be our basic purpose in life? What kind of society shou...
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Richard Layard : lo mejor que podemos hacer es crear una sociedad con la mayor cantidad de felicidad y la menor cantidad de sufrimiento posible

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The Power of Sleep

The Power of Sleep | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
New research shows a good night's rest isn't a luxury--it's critical for your brain and for your health
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Cuando dormimos, el cerebro trabaja en serio. Dormir bien es fundamental para la salud y el bienestar.

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World Faces Shortage in Purpose Well-Being

World Faces Shortage in Purpose Well-Being | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Out of the five elements of well-being, adults worldwide fared worst in 2013 in purpose well-being -- suggesting a global deficit in the number of people who actually like what they do each day and who are motivated to achieve their goals.
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De los 5 elementos del bienestar, el que sale más bajo a nivel mundial es el propósito de vida = disfrutar lo que se hace y tener motivación para alcanzar metas

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What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?

What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set? | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age. Now she wants to test that same radical principle on cancer.
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Fascinantes investigaciones de Ellen Langer sobre la relación entre la actitud y el envejecimiento

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Construyendo en Positivo | El bienestar de los estudiantes, un nuevo reto de la universidad actual

Construyendo en Positivo | El bienestar de los estudiantes, un nuevo reto de la universidad actual | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
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The rise of positive psychology - ABC Online

The rise of positive psychology - ABC Online | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
A new school of psychology holds that positivity may be the key to wellbeing and happiness. Lynne Malcolm reports on positive psychology.

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Top 6 Happiest Countries In The World

Top 6 Happiest Countries In The World | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
The Onion - America's Finest News Source
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Los países más felices del mundo, explicados por The Onion

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Buy Experiences, Not Things

Buy Experiences, Not Things | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Live in anticipation, gathering stories and memories. New research builds on the vogue mantra of behavioral economics.
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Comprar experiencias nos trae mucho más gozo que comprar cosas. Nueva evidencia.

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How Exercise May Protect Against Depression

How Exercise May Protect Against Depression | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Exercise may help to safeguard the mind against depression through previously unknown effects on working muscles.
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El ejercicio protege contra la depresión producida por el estrés. Descubren los mecanismos bioquímicos que lo explican. Fascinante.

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18 Science-Based Reasons to Try Loving-Kindness Meditation

18 Science-Based Reasons to Try Loving-Kindness Meditation | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
There are mantra meditations, visualization meditations, open-focus meditations, breath-based meditations and so many more. You just have to find the shoe that fits. An easy one to start with is one that evokes a very natural state in us: kindness....
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18 razones comprobadas para hacer meditación compasiva ("living kindness" o Metta)

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Bite-sized from Positive Psychology at Work: How does positive organizational behaviour turn into positive organizational performance?

Bite-sized from Positive Psychology at Work: How does positive organizational behaviour turn into positive organizational performance? | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Positive organisational scholarship researcher Kim Cameron reports that flourishing organisations, that is organisations that are successful as well as being described as great places to work, exhibit three key cultural characteristics.

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Kim Cameron ha encontrado que las organizaciones florecientes reconocen lo mejor de las personas y observan las "desviaciones positivas"

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This Portable Standing Desk Lets You Stand And Work Anywhere You Bring Your Laptop

This Portable Standing Desk Lets You Stand And Work Anywhere You Bring Your Laptop | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Picture yourself being "that standing desk guy" not just at the office, but at a coffee shop, library, and wherever else you happen to be.
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Mesa para trabajar de pie..

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6 Secrets to Millennials' Workplace Happiness - Mashable

6 Secrets to Millennials' Workplace Happiness - Mashable | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
6 Secrets to Millennials' Workplace Happiness
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Here's another important factor for improving happiness: Engagement and happiness lead to greater productivity.

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Lo que hace felices a los "milenials" en el trabajo . Yo soy baby boomer y creo que a mí también :-)

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The Downside of Happiness

The Downside of Happiness | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Beware of What You Wish For By Todd Kashdan & Robert Biswas-Diener Although happiness is widely beneficial, organizing one’s life around it can le...
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Kashdan y Biswas-Diener: hay que integrar todo lo que somos y experimentamos, no solo lo "bueno" o lo "feliz"

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Five steps for a high well-being society

Five steps for a high well-being society | Psicología Positiva, Felicidad y Bienestar. Positive Psychology,Happiness & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
New report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Wellbeing Economics
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5 componentes de una sociedad que promueve el bienestar

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