There is a growing number of addiction treatment centers found in China, Korea and Taiwan that deals with an emerging form of addiction: the Internet. Coupled with prevention and internet addiction screening programs in ...
Date Posted: February 21, 2015
Science suggests a funnier workplace should be a more effective one, encouraging positive mood and a playful, open approach. But much of the evidence to date rests on theoretical argument or lab experiments. Now a new study of genuine team meetings ...
Categories: Happiness, Workplace IssuesGO
Social anxiety is strongly linked to higher levels of alcohol abuse, possibly due to the way alcohol lubricates vocal chords and actually allows nervous folks to speak in public. A little social helper to get you through meeting new friends, right?
Categories: Anxiety, Panic issuesGO
“We are building a castle and it’s going to be magnificent .”
Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Self-LoveGO
Sleep is important, and perhaps it's most important when you're young
Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Sleep DisordersGO
The "undercover" economist Tim Harford (he has a book and writes column at the Financial Times by that title) has explained the theories for why prices in our world end in "9." First is something called the left-digit effect, which suggests that ...
Karl Pillemer, a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University, has spent the last several years interviewing hundreds of older Americans to systematically collect their practical wisdom. Among other questions, he asked these oldest Americans what ...
Nearly 60,000 people with a severe mental illness will share an extra $1.3 billion in funding - the single biggest boost under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Categories: Mental Health in AsiaGO
Over the past decade, there have been many encouraging findings suggesting that mindfulness training can improve a broad range of mental and physical health problems. Yet, exactly how mindfulness positively impacts health is not clear.
Categories: Mindfulness, Mindfulness MeditationGO
“Smile and the world smiles with you,” goes the cliché. But, turns out, there might just be something in it.
Is collecting things harmless or could it take a turn for worse? Whether it’s old coins, stamps, trading cards, or Beanie Babies, many of us have items that we find particularly enticing, and that we’re strangely compelled to collect. Have you ...
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Many would rather buy generic clothes than stand out with designer brands Many people buy and wear clothing from prestigious brands as a way to express and distinguish themselves. However, a new study from the University of Missouri has found that ...
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Sometimes, it pays to see the glass half-empty I listed optimism as one of the ten things you should do every day to improve your life. Yet pessimism does have advantages and plenty of people see it as a better way to view the world. What does the ...
You can literally do this in one second. To learn better, hit control-s and “outsource” your remembering.
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Having lots of creative and novel ideas over time does not come from a flash of brilliance or a single moment of inspiration. It is bred by a consistent set of rituals that serves as the bed rock for getting remarkable things done. Here are 7 ...
Categories: Creative BlocksGO
Adolescents who chronically use methamphetamine suffer greater and more widespread alterations in their brain than adults who chronically abuse the drug–and damage is particularly evident in a part of the brain believed to control the "executive ...
Categories: Drug AddictionGO