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The Zen of Anger: 5 Tips to Overcome Negative Reactions | Tiny Buddha

The Zen of Anger: 5 Tips to Overcome Negative Reactions | Tiny Buddha | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Today you can feel calm, collected, and in control of your emotions. These 5 tips will help.
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“When you blame others, you give up your power to change.” ~Dr. Anthony Robins

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That giant tarantula is terrifying, but I'll touch it: Expressing your emotions can reduce fear

That giant tarantula is terrifying, but I'll touch it: Expressing your emotions can reduce fear | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Can simply describing your feelings at stressful times make you less afraid and less anxious? A new psychology study suggests that labeling your emotions at the precise moment you are confronting what you fear can indeed have that effect.

Via Gina Stepp
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» Imaging Shows How Meditation Tunes Out Some Brain Areas - Psych Central News

» Imaging Shows How Meditation Tunes Out Some Brain Areas - Psych Central News | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
A new brain imaging study suggests experienced meditators are able to switch off areas of the brain.

 

Experts have tied meditation’s focus on the present moment with increased happiness and other benefits

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The Perfect Marriage: Science Begins To Explain Why Antidepressants and Talk Therapy Go Hand in Hand - Forbes

The Perfect Marriage: Science Begins To Explain Why Antidepressants and Talk Therapy Go Hand in Hand - Forbes | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
The reason that Prozac and psychotherapy work so well together has been a mystery. Now, researchers discover the brain changes that underlie the harmony.
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Your Brain on Vacation: 11 Proven Benefits of Taking Time Off | OnlineMBA

Your Brain on Vacation: 11 Proven Benefits of Taking Time Off | OnlineMBA | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it

Your brain works hard every day, regulating your breathing, controlling your heart rate, helping you shout answers at the TV while “Jeopardy” is on. Isn’t it time you gave it a rest? Sure, you could zone out for a few minutes and take a so-called “brain vacation,” but then you risk making all your other organs jealous. Allow us to give you the incentive to book that trip you’ve been debating taking to the Bahamas: your brain reaps terrific benefits like these when you shut the office down and check out.

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Office Anger Management: How To Stay Calm When You're Fuming

Office Anger Management: How To Stay Calm When You're Fuming | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it

Elizabeth Lowman | The Daily Muse

 

We've all had those moments at work. A difficult client turns a productive meeting sour. Your boss berates you over something you can't control. Or everything on a project just goes wrong within one miserable half-hour period. You feel your blood pressure rising and your breath quickening. You want to pound your fists on your desk, punch your computer monitor, and hurl your phone out your boss' window.

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