Jessica Davies

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Explainer: what is behavioural activation for depression?

A recent study from the United Kingdom found a simple form of therapy called behavioural activation (BA) is as effective in treating depression as …

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

The real health risks of legal highs

Find out about the health risks of legal highs and when to seek medical help<p>Legal highs are substances used like illegal drugs such as cocaine or cannabis, but not covered by current misuse of drugs laws. This means they are legal to possess or to use.<p>They are also called club drugs or new …

Mindful Eating, ADHD and Nutrition

With or without ADHD, in the moment most of us do not attend much to eating. We tear through a favorite food with little awareness at all. We make choices around food to eat or buy without much thought.<p>The words attention deficit are so strongly associated with attention deficit/hyperactivity …

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The psychology of greed: 3 attitudes that explain the worst behaviors of the 1 percent

<b>David Brooks (AP/Nam Y. Huh)</b><p>Research reveals the upper class tend toward narcissism — and their sense of entitlement may actually be growing<p>Paul Buchheit<p>May 12, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Many of us wonder what possible reason could exist for the failure to invest …

8 Time-Tested Task Management Methods

Always on the search for a more efficient way to work, I have a penchant for exploring and writing about productivity methods. But it's sort of a …

The Startup That Wants to Cure Social Anxiety

This Bay Area company says its website can treat the debilitating mental illness—and clinical psychology doesn’t disagree.<p>Brett Redding felt like he was out of options.<p>“It started with little things—having trouble making eye contact,” he told me.<p>Soon it got worse. Redding, a 28-year-old salesman in …

The Workout You Should Do When You Don't Have Time to Exercise

It only takes 5 minutes, but it pays off big<p>Even if you’re a regular gym junkie, there’s always those times when you just can’t make it in. (Even if your gym is in your basement.) But that doesn’t mean you have to let your schedule totally control you.<p>We found two ways to get in a meaningful …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

10 Reasons Why People Who Like Sleeping Naked Are Healthier People

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

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15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

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16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

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