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How to Get Out of a Bad Mood

The next time you find yourself in a bad mood, try to pinpoint exactly what is bothering you and describe your feelings more precisely....
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How to Cool Down in the Heat of the Moment

In the heat of the moment, one of the worst things to do is what people normally do--immerse themselves in their emotions and focus...
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CAN A WALK IN THE PARK INCREASE WELL-BEING?

“In happiness, as in so many other things, location is key.” According to research, a location that maximizes proximity to the natural world is one...
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Dress Rehearsal of the Mind: How to Overcome Anxiety & Build Confidence

I have always been a little skeptical of visualization techniques. The idea of telling someone to visualize winning the lottery, marrying George Clooney or...
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Is It Too Late For Change?

“People don’t change.” I remember hearing this from one of my professors in medical school. His comment went hand in hand with everything I...
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Achieve the Impossible

What makes human beings unique? In an unforgettable speech to a Stanford graduating class, neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky explores this question and challenges what many...
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Is The News Giving You The Blues?

The news these days seems to be making many people either depressed or outraged and ultimately defeated. How can you channel those feelings into...
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Does Your Weekend Exhaust You?

Do you feel exhausted after the weekend? The allure of pleasant, in the moment, and easy activities is powerful. After a long week, it’s...
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What Good Are Positive Emotions?

Pleasure makes us feel good. So do positive emotions. So what is the difference between the two, especially when it comes to experiencing them...
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The Hidden Force of Fragrance

Thanks to a growing body of research, scientists are gaining a better understanding of the link between smell, emotion and wellbeing. Faces appear more...

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An Antidote for Pathological People-Pleasing

John Templeton famously said, "It’s nice to be important but it’s more important to be nice." Science backs this up. Nice people live longer, they...

What Makes a Good Doctor?

“I don’t care if she’s nice. I just care that she’s the best.” My patient’s internist was retiring and he was eager to find a...

What You and Leonardo da Vinci Have in Common

I have always thought of creativity as something you are either born with or not. Without disclosing too much, I didn’t win any awards...

Help! Climate Change Is Stressing Me Out

The health of the planet is deeply connected to our mental health. While people who are directly affected by environmental disasters and climate change...

I Want It And I Want It Now

Patience may be a virtue but it’s wearing thin. A study of over 2000 British adults confirmed what most of us already know, we...

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