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Are we wired to crave heroin? - MyCentralJersey.com

Are we wired to crave heroin? - MyCentralJersey.com | Mental Health | Scoop.it
Are we wired to crave heroin?
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Heroin is also an emetic, so many people feel nauseous or vomit their first time using heroin, much like many people do when they first drink alcohol.
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Your body language shapes who you are

Using a few simple tweaks to body language, Harvard researcher Amy Cuddy discovers ways to help people become more powerful

 

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

 

You might also be interested in a video with Amy on TIME: http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2091589_2092033_2109441,00.html

 


Via Dimitris Agorastos, Dr. Amy Fuller
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Sigrid de Kaste's curator insight, January 25, 2013 11:02 PM

Are you able to interpret body language.....? To know and to use...both important...

 

Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, September 4, 2013 10:00 PM

This is facinating information about our our body can change our minds. 

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The Simple Things You Should Be Doing Every Morning (But Aren't)

The Simple Things You Should Be Doing Every Morning (But Aren't) | Mental Health | Scoop.it
The alarm sounds and you're off: Onto checking emails, finding car keys and, if you're lucky, brushing your hair. The madness, the rush of it all -- it's got to stop.

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Understanding Depression - Mind

Explains depression, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support.

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Migraine sufferers more likely to have depression - Medical News Today

RedOrbit Migraine sufferers more likely to have depression Medical News Today A large new study from Canada finds that people who suffer from migraines are also more likely to have depression and think about suicide than counterparts who do not...
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A holistic approach to mental health for students is needed - The Seattle Times

A holistic approach to mental health for students is needed - The Seattle Times | Mental Health | Scoop.it
A holistic approach to mental health for students is needed The Seattle Times A small mental-health effort could produce huge improvements in school academic performance and, more generally, build better understanding about mental-health challenges...
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Rewiring Your Emotions | Mindful

Rewiring Your Emotions | Mindful | Mental Health | Scoop.it
Think you're destined to respond the same way emotionally to the same old triggers? Not necessarily so, says Sharon Begley. With a little mind training, you can chart new pathways.

Via Romi Royé, Create Wise Leader, Bobby Dillard, Dr. Amy Fuller
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God Is.'s comment, August 28, 2013 6:29 PM
I have been researching Christianity, Mindfulness and meditation for a while now.. yes, I agree that the old news is becoming new news.. I have a friend who was diagnosed with lung cancer, his Oncologist, who has plenty credentials, leads a cancer support group and has extensively talked about mindfulness as a way to cope with the suffering associated with this insidious disease...
Jon Kabbat-Zinn is also a pioneer in the field...
Dorothy M Neddermeyer, PhD's comment, August 28, 2013 6:54 PM
Mind, Body, Spirit healing goes beyond..'coping,' with suffering any diagnosed disease. http://drdorothy.net
Omega Angell, CAMF, FVIP, CPLC, MCA's curator insight, August 28, 2013 6:58 PM

The Science Behind Rewiring Your Emotions

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The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain--And Why You Should Have One Today

The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain--And Why You Should Have One Today | Mental Health | Scoop.it
Studies of napping have shown improvement in cognitive function creative thinking and memory performance. Ready set . . . snooze.

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Similarity between porn, drug addictions 'not surprising'

Similarity between porn, drug addictions 'not surprising' | Mental Health | Scoop.it

“The co-founder of a pornography addiction recovery program said that a recent Cambridge study showing identical brain activity in addicts to pornography, drugs and alcohol is “spot on.” (INFORMATIVE READ!”


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Study: How Depression Dulls Memory

Study: How Depression Dulls Memory | Mental Health | Scoop.it
(roland/flickr)Problem: One of depression’s many insidious talents is messing with your memory.

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Manhunt launched after murderer who stabbed teen escapes from ...

Manhunt launched after murderer who stabbed teen escapes from ... | Mental Health | Scoop.it
A CONVICTED murderer is on the run after escaping from a mental health centre.
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