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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.
Psychologist Arthur Ciaramicoli argues that empathic listening may be the key to reducing stress in our lives.
On the road to well-being, says James Baraz, embrace all your diverse feelings.
According to a new book, the key is “emotional agility”: being less rigid and more flexible with our thoughts and feelings.
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