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The Neuroscience of Wanting and Pleasure

(4) Heller, A. S., Johnstone, T., Shackman, A. J., Light, S., Peterson, M., Kolden, G., Kalin, N., & Davidson, R. J. (2009). Reduced capacity to …

Neuroscience

This is how talking to a therapist actually changes your brain

Most people who’ve gone to therapy will tell you it’s a godsend, but a new study showing physical improvements to the brain after seeing a therapist …

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …

Emotional Intelligence

Psychology Says This Is the Top Contributor to Happiness (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

According to a report by <i>The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i>, the No. 1 contributor to happiness in life is not money, popularity, good looks, or even a good sex life (too many...jokes...can't pick...just...one).<p>It's <i>autonomy</i>.<p>The report defines autonomy as: "the feeling that your life, …

Employee Engagement

10 Powerful Ways to Master Self-Discipline

Like everything else that brings progress, the greatest struggle is always with ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may be hard to believe when you’re facing a hot-fudge sundae or the prospect of sleeping in versus hitting the gym, but studies show that people …

Self-improvement

Robin Williams' Widow Writes A Devastating Account Of His Final Year

Susan Schneider Williams, Robin Williams’ widow, wrote a devastating account of her husband’s final year of life before he died by suicide in 2014.<p>An autopsy revealed that Robin Williams had Lewy body disease, an umbrella term used to describe both Parkinson’s disease dementia and dementia with …

Dementia

AFTD Webinar: The Journey to an FTD Diagnosis