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Seniors who play video games report better sense of emotional well-being

Seniors who play video games report better sense of emotional well-being | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
New research finds that older adults who play video games report higher levels of emotional well-being.
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How to Deal With Anger in a Relationship at Babble

How to Deal With Anger in a Relationship at Babble | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Early in our marriage, my wife and I agreed to never go to bed angry. However, the weight of our promise became evident soon after our first major argument.
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Neural basis for benefits of meditation

Neural basis for benefits of meditation | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Mindfulness meditation training in awareness of present moment experience, such as body and breath sensations, prevents depression and reduces distress in chronic pain.
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Work-life balance needed for recovery from job stress

Detaching from work -- mentally, physically and electronically -- is the key to recovery from job stress during nonwork hours, according to an expert.
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Schools try dogs, recess to help stressed teens

Schools try dogs, recess to help stressed teens | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Stress, anxiety and panic attacks are on the rise at many US high schools, so some are trying unconventional methods to help students cope.
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Positive Thoughts May Help Treat Depression

Positive Thoughts May Help Treat Depression | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
A treatment called positive activity interventions (PAIs), such as counting one's blessings and practicing optimism, works as a successful and safe approach to managing depression.

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Your Sleep Habits May Be Ruining Your Relationship | YourTango

Your Sleep Habits May Be Ruining Your Relationship | YourTango | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that sleep-deprived couples don't take the time to thank each other.
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Mindfulness Meditation Empowers Homeless Youth - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Mindfulness Meditation Empowers Homeless Youth - GoodTherapy.org (blog) | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Mindfulness Meditation Empowers Homeless Youth
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She evaluated the participants for resiliency, spirituality, mental health, and symptoms of psychological problems before and after the intervention.
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How Gratitude Can Improve Your Life - LiveScience.com

How Gratitude Can Improve Your Life - LiveScience.com | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
How Gratitude Can Improve Your Life
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Lewis is a writer with an interest in resilience, otherwise known as bouncing back. world gratitude map ...
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Unwinding is necessary at this time of year after the stress of the festive season - Courier Mail

Unwinding is necessary at this time of year after the stress of the festive season - Courier Mail | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Unwinding is necessary at this time of year after the stress of the festive season Courier Mail The science is in and psychologists say learning strategies that make a person more resilient when stress comes knocking has untold benefits to mental...
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Are the Holidays Bringing You Down? - Huffington Post (blog)

Are the Holidays Bringing You Down? - Huffington Post (blog) | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Are the Holidays Bringing You Down?
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According to Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal of the National Institutes of Mental Health, "Six percent of the U.S. population ...
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Discovery Health "10 Ways to Build Resilience"

Discovery Health "10 Ways to Build Resilience" | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Learn ten ways to become more resilient when coping with trauma or stress from Discovery Health. (RT @800273TALK: Building resilience can help you cope with stressful life events and traumatic experiences.
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Unhappiness Is Contagious: Protect Yourself This Holiday Season

Unhappiness Is Contagious: Protect Yourself This Holiday Season | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Before you start analyzing why you’re in a bad mood, take a good look at who you’re spending time with. When I was in graduate school for Chinese Medicine I read old passages on the dangers of catching “Evil Qi” from people.
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Why your brain tires when exercising

For the first time ever, a research team is able to explain why our brains feel tired when we exercise.
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Self help books and websites can benefit severely depressed patients

Patients with more severe depression show at least as good clinical benefit from 'low-intensity' interventions, such as self help books and websites, as less severely ill patients, suggests a new article.
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Researchers Take a Closer Look at the Most Common and Powerful Triggers of Depression: Scientific American

Researchers Take a Closer Look at the Most Common and Powerful Triggers of Depression: Scientific American | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Certain painful experiences are more likely to precede depressive episodes than others. And some forms of loss can trigger depression more quickly than previously realized

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Kevin Friery's curator insight, February 7, 2013 10:15 AM

The old concept of Reactive Depression receives a closer, and more scientific, look.

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Caring friends can save the world

Caring friends can save the world | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
New research shows that caring in friendships stands between apathy and activism, and is directly related to a teen's concern with making a difference.

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5 Ways to Stop Stress Before It Starts

5 Ways to Stop Stress Before It Starts | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
What science tells us about stress and how entrepreneurs can nip it in the bud.
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Surprising connections between our well-being and giving, getting, and gratitude

Surprising connections between our well-being and giving, getting, and gratitude | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
We all know that getting a good night's sleep is good for our general health and well-being. But new research is highlighting a more surprising benefit of good sleep: more feelings of gratitude for relationships.

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I just shared your link in a blog post! Hope it brings more attention to your page! http://braininsights.blogspot.com/2013/01/creating-better-life-for-everyone.html#
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How to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused

How to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Understand how your brain reacts to distractions and use these three tips to help you stay focused and get things done.Get the latest blog articles on...
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The science of optimism - Stuff.co.nz

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Why does optimism about our personal future remain incredibly resilient? It is not that we think things will magically ...
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Ten Resolutions The Most Successful People Make And Then Keep - Forbes

Ten Resolutions The Most Successful People Make And Then Keep - Forbes | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Well, it’s that time again—time to start rolling out the New Year’s resolutions. Some of us will vow to eat less, exercise more, live in the moment, be more grateful.
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The 10 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2012

The 10 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2012 | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
From Buddhism to the relationship between creativity and dishonesty, by way of storytelling and habit.

After the best science books, art
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Preschool mental health toll at 10pc - The Australian

Preschool mental health toll at 10pc - The Australian | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Preschool mental health toll at 10pc The Australian The Flinders University study, funded by the federal government and Beyondblue, assessed the mental health of more than 5000 children at 111 childcare centres in urban, remote and rural areas over...
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Here's how to think smarter: New book says there's a finite number of people you can count as friends and it's all down to the size of your brain!

Here's how to think smarter: New book says there's a finite number of people you can count as friends and it's all down to the size of your brain! | Mental Health Wellbeing | Scoop.it

You may think you can't have too many friends - but research shows there are a finite number of people you can have in your social circle.


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