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Tag: Mental Health
Tag: Mental Health
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Articles: Stress and Self-CompassionBy Jeremy Adam Smith | March 28, 2012
Stress is the problem, says Robert Sapolsky. Is Kristin Neff's idea of self-compassion the solution?
A new tragedy raises questions over how to respond to high rates of PTSD.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Losing Your Train of Thought Could Be a Good Thing
Articles: Just One Thing: Pet the LizardBy Rick Hanson | July 20, 2011
Rick Hanson offers tips for soothing our anxious impulses.
Articles: Why Self-Compassion Trumps Self-EsteemBy Kristin Neff | May 27, 2011
Researcher Kristin Neff reveals the benefits of going easy on yourself: less anxiety, less conflict, and more peace of mind.
Research Digest Items/Studies: How the Arts Affect Social Stigmas
Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Organize a Small MessBy Christine Carter | April 12, 2011
One thing you can do today to be happier.
Research Digest Items/Studies: How Long Do Exercise Benefits Last?
Videos and Podcasts: What is Mindsight?By Daniel Siegel | October 31, 2010
Daniel Siegel explains the idea of “mindsight” and how it can promote mental health.
Videos and Podcasts: Teaching MindsightBy Daniel Siegel | October 30, 2010
Daniel Siegel explains how mindsight can be taught to almost anyone, from young children to people in their 90s.
Videos and Podcasts: The Triangle of Well-BeingBy Daniel Siegel | October 29, 2010
Daniel Siegel discusses how the interplay between our minds, our brains, and our relationships contribute to well-being.
Videos and Podcasts: Mindsight vs. Emotional IntelligenceBy Daniel Siegel | October 28, 2010
Daniel Siegel talks with Christine Carter about how mindsight relates to emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and mindfulness.
Research Digest Items/Studies: “Green” Exercise Improves Mental Health
Articles: The Power of KissesBy Jason Marsh | July 28, 2010
A new study suggests that affectionate mothers raise resilient adults.
Articles: Is There a Happiness Gender Gap?By Jill Suttie | December 1, 2009
Research suggests women today are unhappier than they've been in four decades, reports Jill Suttie. Why is that, and what can we do about it?
Articles: Green PeaceBy Chris Young | September 1, 2004
What could help do the work of medication, meditation, and community police officers? The answer’s in your backyard.
Mindful people might be happier because they have a better idea of who they are, suggests a new study.
Recent research suggests that the quest for constant bliss is misguided.
A new study suggests that small acts of creativity in everyday life increase our overall sense of well-being.
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