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Science Suggests An Artful Way To Reduce Stress

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A new study shows that making art can be a powerful tool for stress reduction.

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Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggests

Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggests | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
Sticking to a normal daily rhythm -- being active during the day and sleeping at night -- can have more benefits than you might expect.

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A hierarchy of stigma based on mental health diagnosis?

A hierarchy of stigma based on mental health diagnosis? | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
Laura Hemming on a qualitative study of the experiences of stigma felt by people with mental health problems who were recruited via a mental health charity.
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'Forget walking 10,000 steps a day'

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Experts say there is a better way to get fit than counting your steps.


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How Sleep Resets The Brain's 'Emotional Compass'

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As most of us know all too well, lack of sleep and a bad mood often

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The Science of Loneliness

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We're more lonely today than at any other point in recorded history—and it isn't good for us

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Ten Fundamentals Of Rewiring Your Brain

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Neuroplasticity has become a buzzword promising that you can re-wire your brain to improve health and mental well-being. So, exactly how does it work?

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Quieting Our Inner Critic

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"What happens is so many people walk around triggered all day long because we carry these deep-rooted wounds from childhood that we’ve carried with us forever.

"And we walk around and we’re triggered all day long, and we have no idea. So we just think that’s who we are. We just think that we’re just a pain in the ass or we’re just upset all the time."

 

Gabrielle Bernstein is author of Judgment Detox.


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Mental health? It’s in the mind and the body, too | Rachel Kelly

Mental health? It’s in the mind and the body, too | Rachel Kelly | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
We are wrong to deny the link between physical and mental health, as emerging evidence suggests

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24 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because Of Your Social Anxiety

24 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because Of Your Social Anxiety | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
"I don’t think most people realize that when I’m out with friends and I suddenly leave, it’s because of anxiety."

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The Emotions That Make Us More Creative - Behavioral Scientist

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The long-standing view in psychology is that positive emotions are conducive to creativity because they broaden the mind, whereas negative emotions are detrimental to creativity because they narrow one’s focus. But this view is too simplistic for a number of reasons.

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Your sons and your daughters: mental health in the age of overtime

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All the awareness campaigns have had little effect on the 'garden variety' mental illness that’s causing most of the disability and death.

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What is Gratitude? Its Meaning + 10 Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms

What is Gratitude? Its Meaning + 10 Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
What is gratitude? Here you'll find the meaning of gratitude in the form of several definitions and synonyms as well as its antonym. Pick one you like best!

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Exercise is good for your body and your mind, study says

Exercise is good for your body and your mind, study says | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
Exercise helps you live longer and lowers risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. It leads to better mental health as well, according to a study published Wednesday.

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Seven-year follow-up shows lasting cognitive gains from meditation

Seven-year follow-up shows lasting cognitive gains from meditation | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study.

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A Little Green Goes a Long Way: How Plants Can Make You Happier, Healthier, and More Productive – Effectiviology

A Little Green Goes a Long Way: How Plants Can Make You Happier, Healthier, and More Productive – Effectiviology | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
Studies show that keeping plants in your workspace or even within view of your workspace can improve your physical health, contribute to your emotional well-being, and boost your productivity. In the following article, you will learn more about these benefits and about which plants work best, so that you can take advantage of this effect in the best way possible.

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To The People Who Say ‘I’m Tired’ When Someone Asks How You Are

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When you feel like this, it’s important to know you’re not alone.

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Ranking and Self-Esteem

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Competitions and awards can help encourage developing our talents – but there can also be a dark side to comparing ourselves with others.

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To Find Meaning in Your Work, Change How You Think About It

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Three ways to reframe your purpose.

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Why Self-Compassion Beats Self-Confidence

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Confidence may be overrated.

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22 Unexpected Things That Relax People Who Live With Anxiety

22 Unexpected Things That Relax People Who Live With Anxiety | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
We know how difficult it can be to relax when anxiety is making you anything but calm.

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The Truth About How Emotional Pain Affects Your Body

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Elizabeth Gilbert's life was in shambles, and her knee hurt like hell. Then she discovered what her emotional pain had to do with her physical pain. Her essay in the March 2017 issue of O, the Oprah Magazine.

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7 Nice Things to Say to Mean, Rude People

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When snarky people strike, you could stew and come up with the perfect, biting comeback...seven-and-a-half hours later. Or you could try these responses instead.

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Why You Should Learn to Say ‘No’ More Often

Why You Should Learn to Say ‘No’ More Often | The Good Mental Health Planner | Scoop.it
When we dole out an easy yes instead of a difficult no, we tend to overcommit our time, our energy and even our finances.

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Emotional Health Resources | TalentDevelop

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Emotional Health Resources: Programs, books, articles to help improve your emotional balance and enhance your creative life.


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