Mental Health

Your Nervous System Is at War—How to Negotiate Peace

  |   Calm, Healthy Habits, Healthy Mind, Mental Fitness, Mental Health, Nervous System, The Brain   |   No comment

Your nervous system has a sweet spot. Reach the optimal state of calm arousal and call a cease-fire on the war within you.     Laila Munoz has a recurring nightmare: She arrives home from work and finds about 40 uninvited Trump supporters in her living room, plotting...

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Yoga and Mental Health

  |   Breathwork, Mental Fitness, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Trauma, Yoga, Yoga & Meditation   |   No comment

Yoga and mental health are inextricably intertwined. Yoga helps promote mindfulness, healing from trauma, and boosts creativity.   Yoga has been thoroughly studied for its mental health benefits and has been proven to help with anxiety, depression, and many other mental health disorders. Even without a specific...

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Being Thankful Makes Your Brain Grow

  |   Family, Honesty, Mental Fitness, Mental Health, Mindset, Thankfulness   |   No comment

Photo by Josh Riemer on Unsplash ♣ ♠ This evening at dinner two wonderful things happened. First, my wife was displaying vulnerableness to our children when apologizing for not being thankful lately. Secondly, my eldest son shared some wisdom with us that had a profound impact on me. ↓ I have a strong...

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Pet Dogs Lessen Risk of Schizophrenia

  |   COLUMNISTS, Mental Health, Science   |   No comment

Early exposure to dogs is linked to a decreased risk in schizophrenia. ↓ Research just published in the journal PLOS One revealed a surprising finding: People exposed to a pet dog in childhood are significantly less likely to later be diagnosed with schizophrenia.   Scientists from Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Children’s Center...

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Focusing on What Matters, Moment By Moment

  |   Heal, Health, Health Awareness, Healthy Mind, Meditation, Mental Health, Mindfulness   |   No comment

  We in the modern West assume that the normal mind is a healthy one. But a "healthy mind" is still subject to many types of distress, including depression, anxiety, frustration, restlessness, boredom, and resentment. Only when such imbalances are excessive are we advised to seek...

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The One Phrase That Helps Kevin Hart On A Bad Mental Health Day

  |   Health, Healthy Brain, Healthy Habits, Healthy Life Style, Mental Health, Well-being, Wellness   |   No comment

Do you spring out of bed, ready to start your day, or hit snooze over and over again? That Morning Person is HuffPost’s attempt to make sense of mornings by peering into the routines of others.    Kevin Hart is learning what it takes for him to get in...

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