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Don’t Multitask: Your Brain Will Thank You | TIME.com

Don’t Multitask: Your Brain Will Thank You | TIME.com | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Chronic multitasking could be making you less productive. Why? Because your brain is on overload.
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Multi-tasking is counterproductive and impacts our brains negatively. Some tips on changing multi-tasking habits.

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Maria Teresa Frezet terapeuta olistica's curator insight, February 2, 2014 11:54 AM

Third level  Thanks Attitude explains exactly what happens when everything becomes a race! http://www.thaatt.com/en/levels/give-thanks-to-you/

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Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work | Video on TED.com

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.

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Jennifer Hoffmaster Christian's curator insight, July 9, 2013 1:51 PM

Insightful, funny video about the tools we can actively add to our lives to become happier, more connected, and increase mental wellness.

Pat Slade's curator insight, July 14, 2013 8:15 AM

Work happy.  Happy work.

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Why It's So Difficult To Be Self-Compassionate | Care2 Healthy Living

Why It's So Difficult To Be Self-Compassionate | Care2 Healthy Living | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Do you constantly beat yourself up for making mistakes? Here's why so many of us do this and why we find it so difficult to change.
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Are you self-compassionate? Here's why it is harder than you think. 

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Neuroscientists say multitasking literally drains the energy reserves of your brain

Neuroscientists say multitasking literally drains the energy reserves of your brain | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Does your morning routine consist of checking emails, browsing Facebook, downing coffee, heading to the train while Googling one last idea, checking notifications, more coffee, and going through your work email? The very myriad of activities crammed into your morning, and the constant switching between them, is likely making you very tired. When w
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Tired? It could be due to multitasking. 

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3 Foolproof Ways to Prevent Work Burnout, Backed by Science

3 Foolproof Ways to Prevent Work Burnout, Backed by Science | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Why your productivity may be making you less productive and what you should do instead—backed by science.
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Overwork leads to the opposite effect we are looking for...burnout. Find out how to recover from burnout and get the outcome you really want.

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This Neuroscientist Shares 7 Critical Daily Habits to Keep Your Brain Healthy

This Neuroscientist Shares 7 Critical Daily Habits to Keep Your Brain Healthy | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Many physical and emotional problems can be solved with a healthy brain. Here are the best ways to take care of yours.
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Dr. Amen gives 7 great tips that make a world of difference in daily life. Start practicing now!

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The Physiological Benefits of Hugging

The Physiological Benefits of Hugging | Healing Practices | Scoop.it

"Hugs make you feel good for a reason and it's not just the loving embrace that gives us that warm feeling in our hearts. It's much more."

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Take full advantage of the benefits of a hug. It's healthy!

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New Happiness Strategy

New Happiness Strategy | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
When it comes to creating more happiness in life, experts usually tell us to add more things—get a dog, build a friendship, add a gratitude list, etc. But, what about taking things away? Subtraction. Could that actually make us happier?
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Great article on a appreciating the present and finding happiness in it! 

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When to Seek Therapy « Relationships

When to Seek Therapy « Relationships | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
We all must endure some stormy weather in our lives. So, how do you know when to get help in making it through these tempests?
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A great article to help you gauge when to seek therapeutic support. 

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Mental Health Hygiene Habits

Mental Health Hygiene Habits | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Parents, teachers, and doctors regularly encourage young people to establish good physical hygiene habits. Here are just a few: Bathe daily. Eat healthy meals. Most of us probably were not intentionally taught good mental health hygiene habits. These habits also bring consistency to our lives, promote wellness and resilience, and protect us from becoming overwhelmed by mental illness
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Free Mindfulness Apps Worthy of Your Attention - Mindful

Free Mindfulness Apps Worthy of Your Attention - Mindful | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Mindfulness apps are trending in a big way. Here are three we’re happy we downloaded.
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Wonderful apps for mindfully living a fuller life!

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Feel better about yourself: Understanding the power of self-compassion

Feel better about yourself: Understanding the power of self-compassion | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Researchers are discovering the importance of treating yourself with the same compassion you extend to other people.
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A self-compassionate attitude has tremendous power to help achieve goals, reduce stress, and promote mental, physical and emotional well-being.

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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, November 13, 2015 9:58 PM

Great summary of the healing power of self-compassion scooped by Fuller Life Family Therapy

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How My Tribe Created My TEDx Talk | Jeff Christian | TEDxACU - YouTube

Jeff grew up with a string of different step-dads whose abuse left him with both physical and emotional scars. But, as he discusses in his talk, he believes ...
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Excellent TED talk about how an intentional practice of Gratitude and Resilience with the people we love can move us through pain toward healing.

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Self-Control: Why Willpower Doesn’t Work -

Self-Control: Why Willpower Doesn’t Work - | Healing Practices | Scoop.it

Could it actually be possible to build up our self-control “muscles?” More “staying power” could make a big difference in reaching our hopes and goals.

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Could it actually be possible to build up our self-control “muscles?” More “staying power” could make a big difference in reaching our hopes and goals.

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Why You’re Not Meeting Your Exercise Goals - Mindful

Why You’re Not Meeting Your Exercise Goals - Mindful | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
According to a new study, mindfulness may be the key to motivation.
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8 Myths and One Truth About Intimacy in Your Relationships

8 Myths and One Truth About Intimacy in Your Relationships | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Without realizing it, your beliefs about intimacy may be based more on myth than reality. These 8 myths and one truth will help increase your understanding of relationships.
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Dr. Susan Whitebourne debunks popular myths about intimacy and relationships and ends with a timeless truth. Read more here.

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Why We Care About Self-Esteem, And What Matters Even More

Why We Care About Self-Esteem, And What Matters Even More | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Three things that provide the gifts that Self-Esteem promised but couldn’t keep
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Self-esteem is no longer the key to unlocking potential. Dr. Pamela Paresky offers three alternatives proven effective time after time. Read more here: 

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Three Simple Ways to Pay Attention - Mindful

Three Simple Ways to Pay Attention - Mindful | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Practicing meditation doesn’t involve a whole new set of skills. It works so well, Sharon Salzberg says, because it enhances life skills we already have. 
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How to use concentration, mindfulness and compassion as keys to unlocking your attention potential. 

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Why Self Care Is So Important

Why Self Care Is So Important | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
You’re overwhelmed at work. You have a ton of projects piling up at home, and your calendar is packed with overdue tasks. To make room for all of this stuff, you skip lunch, stop going to the gym, and forget about your social life entirely. When we’re stressed, self care is usually the first thing to go. And that only makes things worse.
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Self-care is an easily overlooked because of crazy schedules and to-do lists. However, it is a refreshingly necessary task. Do you plan for you? 

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NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | 5 New Years Resolutions That Will Benefit Your Mental Health

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | 5 New Years Resolutions That Will Benefit Your Mental Health | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Its about to be a new year, which means its time to start thinking about what your New Year's Resolutions will be.
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Need Creative Solutions? Try This Technique

Need Creative Solutions? Try This Technique | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
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Are you seeking solutions? If you need help problem solving a personal or professional challenge, take a an art break and turn those thoughts into pictures.

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Eight steps to achieving forgiveness

Eight steps to achieving forgiveness | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Holding a grudge can have serious implications on our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing, but there’s more to forgiveness than simply ‘letting it go’. Psychologist Robert Enright outlines eight steps to practising forgiveness in a meaningful way
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Four Ways to Build Trust with Your Partner - Jennifer Christian, M.A., LPC

Four Ways to Build Trust with Your Partner - Jennifer Christian, M.A., LPC | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Four powerful ways to build trust in your relationship. The great thing about relationships is there is always room to experiment and grow.
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Four ways we keep showing up for each other. As the years pass, moment-by-moment, trial and error, good times and bad, we build a relationship of trust.

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The Ten Keys to Happiness

The Ten Keys to Happiness | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
1. Listen to your body’s wisdom, which expresses itself through signals of comfort and discomfort. When choosing a certain behavior, ask your body, “How do you

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Maria Teresa Frezet terapeuta olistica's curator insight, July 13, 2015 4:40 PM

Il mondo é uno specchio.... Siamo tutti specchi gli uni degli altri, se davvero vogliamo crescere in consapevolezza dobbiamo imparare ad osservarci attraverso ciò che di noi ci rimandano gli altri...

cosí facendo scopriamo chi siamo e di conseguenza pian piano sparisce il giudizio e torniamo ad essere liberi!

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Overcoming Loneliness & Shyness: Making Friends Even if You Feel Shy or Socially Awkward

Overcoming Loneliness & Shyness: Making Friends Even if You Feel Shy or Socially Awkward | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Feeling lonely? These social skills tips will help you overcome your insecurities and make friends even if you feel shy or socially awkward.
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Great tips for overcoming social anxiety. 

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How to Transform Stress into Courage and Connection

How to Transform Stress into Courage and Connection | Healing Practices | Scoop.it
Stress doesn't always lead to fight-or-flight, says Kelly McGonigal. It can also activate brain systems that help us connect with other people.
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Make friends with your stress and access your courage!

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Alfred & Shadow - A short story about emotions (education psychology health animation) - YouTube

Alfred is in love. He is also angry, shameful, scared, sad and lonley. His good friend Joy supports him in his constant fight against Shadow. Join the fight!...
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Alfred is in love. He is also angry, shameful, scared, sad and lonley. His good friend Joy supports him in his constant fight against Shadow. Join the fight! And maybe you will discover something new about your own emotions along the way.

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