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Is this the moment for long-stalled mental health overhaul? - Politico

Is this the moment for long-stalled mental health overhaul? - Politico | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Proposals seek to boost support for mentally ill people while steering clear of gun restrictions.
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Happiness study says middle age is misery, but being charitable boosts wellbeing - New York Daily News

Happiness study says middle age is misery, but being charitable boosts wellbeing - New York Daily News | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Giving to others not only makes us happier but can help lower our blood pressure.
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Bringing Mindfulness to the Corporate Masses - Wall Street Journal

Bringing Mindfulness to the Corporate Masses - Wall Street Journal | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Two former monks show companies how “mindfulness,” or a thoughtful approach to everyday actions, can pay dividends in the corporate world.
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For Some, Crying Can Improve Mood

For Some, Crying Can Improve Mood | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
A new study finds that a good cry may help you feel better, but one’s mood may first decline before slowly improving beyond the initial emotional event.
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The cloth cap that could help treat depression - The Guardian

The cloth cap that could help treat depression - The Guardian | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Barcelona’s Neuroelectrics develops soft helmet which examines brainwaves to help diagnose and treat conditions, from depression to strokes and maybe beyond
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The Father of Positive Psychology and His Two Theories of Happiness - Huffington Post

The Father of Positive Psychology and His Two Theories of Happiness - Huffington Post | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
What can we learn from the "father" of positive psychology's two theories of happiness? Don't chase pleasure or positive emotions. You don't have to be sunny all the time in order to flourish.
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How I Fought My Depression and Found Inner Peace

How I Fought My Depression and Found Inner Peace | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
The journey to beating my depression still continues, but I’m getting there. For the first 15 years of my life, I was a relatively happy person. But about the time my parents got divorced, I became angry and cynical.
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Responding to Stress With Attention, Care and Connection - Huffington Post

Responding to Stress With Attention, Care and Connection - Huffington Post | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Stress can be a powerful teacher. It is instructive and can be used constructively. Awareness is the first step of healing.
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9 Tips for Self-Care - PsychCentral.com (blog)

9 Tips for Self-Care - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Living with depression, anxiety, trauma, and other mental illnesses takes a toll, often in more ways than we realize. Our wounds leave us fragile and sensitive to the suffering of others.
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10 reasons you stopped smoking - CNN.com

10 reasons you stopped smoking - CNN.com | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
We asked you why you quit smoking. Here's what you said, in your own words.
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Restricting Guns for Alcohol Abusers May Prevent Violence

Restricting Guns for Alcohol Abusers May Prevent Violence | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Restricting gun access to people who misuse alcohol may help prevent firearm violence, but laws need to be clearly defined in order to facilitate enforcement, say researchers in a new analysis by the University of California (UC) Davis Violence...
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This is your brain on Whiteness: The invisible psychology of white American ... - Salon

This is your brain on Whiteness: The invisible psychology of white American ... - Salon | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
The contrast in media narratives about Baltimore and Waco are undeniable—but many white Americans are blind to them
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From red to blue – coloring a calming activity for stressed-out grown-ups - Modesto Bee

Keep calm and color on.
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It's official: money can buy you happiness - Financial Times

It's official: money can buy you happiness - Financial Times | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Forget what your parents, your self-help guides or your religion may have told you: money can buy you happiness.
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Redefining Empowerment, Stress, and Hybrid Leadership in Global Organizations - Huffington Post

Redefining Empowerment, Stress, and Hybrid Leadership in Global Organizations - Huffington Post | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
In my clinical and consulting psychology practice, as well as my work with global organizations in five continents and their respective cultures, I have identified operating variables that I believe are essential for sustainable productivity and...
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Ashley Madison and the psychology of cheating and apologizing - CNN International

Ashley Madison and the psychology of cheating and apologizing - CNN International | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Infidelity is perceived as the ultimate relationship-destroyer, and for good reason. But that doesn't mean it always has to be.
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My postpartum depression did not make me a bad mom - Quartz

My postpartum depression did not make me a bad mom - Quartz | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Too many women keep silent about the terror of postpartum depression.
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Women Hurt More by Breakups But Recover Better

Women Hurt More by Breakups But Recover Better | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Women tend to feel more emotional and physical pain after a breakup, but they also recover more fully, according to a new study by researchers at Binghamton University and University College London.
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Becoming mindful can help to deal with trauma - Toronto Star

Becoming mindful can help to deal with trauma - Toronto Star | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Pushing away bad memories can be unproductive.
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10 Things Mindful Eaters Do Differently - Yahoo Health

10 Things Mindful Eaters Do Differently - Yahoo Health | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Applying mindfulness to your eating habits can pay off for your health!
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5 Ways Mindfulness Can Put The Spark Back In Your Relationship - Huffington Post

5 Ways Mindfulness Can Put The Spark Back In Your Relationship - Huffington Post | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
Relationship problems come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it might feel as though the spark has gone. It might be that you are going through a stage where you feel irritable and frustrated or you could be feeling neglected or hurt in some way.
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The inspiring story of the golfer who overcame clinical depression to win on ... - USA TODAY

The inspiring story of the golfer who overcame clinical depression to win on ... - USA TODAY | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
To most of the outside world, Steven Bowditch claiming his second PGA Tour victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship is far from spectacular. He doesn't have the name recognition of a Rory ...
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Clinton's campaign will make substance abuse, mental health key issues - Washington Post (blog)

Clinton's campaign will make substance abuse, mental health key issues - Washington Post (blog) | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
She wants to make substance abuse and mental illness a big part of her campaign.
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Military Continues to Face Challenges in Mental Health, Suicides

Military Continues to Face Challenges in Mental Health, Suicides | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
The U.S. military continues to face many challenges when it comes to mental health care for both their active duty personnel in the field, and when soldiers return home to inadequate care. The numbers are staggering.
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month -- Here's Why Companies Should Care - Forbes

May is Mental Health Awareness Month -- Here's Why Companies Should Care - Forbes | Mental Health NEWS | Scoop.it
One in five employees have a mental illness. Yet, most companies never address workplace mental health.
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