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Do You Experience Perfectly Hidden Depression? Here’s A Questionnaire

Welcome to this week’s exploration and discussion of Perfectly Hidden Depression ®!<p>Included today is a questionnaire to see where you might “score” …

Anxious People Focus on Negative Cues That Others Don't

It's an ingrained habit—but one you can teach yourself to break.<p>Let’s pretend for a moment you’re giving a presentation in a room full of very important people. You want their feedback—ideally, some sign of positive approval—because you know you’re being evaluated.<p>You look to a person in the front …

4 Holistic Practices That Dissolve My Anxiety (Even When Nothing Else Works)

I was diagnosed with social anxiety in third grade. Our family doctor wrote a prescription for a therapy pet and offered medication, and then a …

Mindfulness

How Personality Traits Tip Over Into Mental Illness

Disorders like depression and ADHD may be genetically linked to personality traits.<p>Psychologists are aware that personality can factor into mental health ― for example, perfectionism leading to clinical depression and anxiety disorders ― but the relationship between certain personality traits and …

Mental Health

A Productive Person’s Guide to a Little Bit of LSD

In the mid-1700s, Benjamin Franklin developed a strange habit: Almost every morning before he began to work, he’d stand at his window, nude, taking …

Neuroscience Finds This Seemingly Mindless Exercise Sharpens Your Brain | Inc.com

To help improve focus, develop superior thinking skills and improve cognitive function, a deep-thinking activity like chess might come to mind. If there were a sport that produced the same brain boosting results, you'd probably think one like soccer -- with its all-in-one multi-tasking trifecta of …

The Brain

Spotlight: San Antonio has made enormous strides in identifying and treating people with mental illness. Why can’t Massachusetts do the same?

Evans started in April 2000. The county mental health authority was rechristened as the Center for Health Care Services. Evans and Jimenez, who was …

For the Health Seeker, Micro-Dosing Psychedelics May be the Secret

istock<i>/Heiko119</i><i>In the age where anything is possible, people are turning to psychedelic drugs and a process called “micro-dosing” just to have</i> …

Mental Health

Free Mental Health Care, on Demand

A city-run hotline connects New Yorkers with local counselors.<p>In New York, one in five people—around 1.6 million—struggle with mental illness. A new program launched this week aims to give each of them a way to do something about it.<p>NYC Well, part of New York’s $850 million comprehensive mental …

Mental Health

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

This Web App Identifies Unnecessary Words In Your Writing

Whether you need to craft a punchy email, a concisely worded cover letter, or a clever Twitter update, it can be difficult to identify unnecessary …

9 Comfort Food Appetizers for All Your Spring Parties

Bacon wrapped scallops, egg rolls and shrimp cocktails — no offense, but those appetizers are old news. Been there, eaten that! While those usual suspects may be the gold standard everyone is expecting at your party, there IS a recipe for success in changing up the menu. In fact, there are several. …

Top 10 Anti-aging Foods - INFORMATION NIGERIA

There’s really no better doctor than Mother Nature herself when it comes to combating aging. Almost every day, there is a new study or report that …

Wellness

Here's Proof Mental Illness Is Not Someone's Fault

Let's set the record straight, shall we?<p>You wouldn't tell someone with cancer to just "get over" their illness, so why aren't people with mental health disorders afforded the same courtesy?<p>A common plague of mental health stigma is the idea that the disorders are a fallacy that's "all in a person's …

Neuroscience

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science | Inc.com

Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better.<p>But science suggests there are a few serious flaws in that reasoning. One, not only does …

Happiness

The Four-Ingredient Recipe That Makes Bouquets Last Longer

The expert-approved blend is a must for fresh-cut flowers.<p>Professional florists all agree — skipping floral food is one of the biggest mistakes you can make when it comes to cut flowers. Even the most basic of grocery store bouquets come with the tiny packets. But when springtime rolls around and …

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …