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Why Do Some People Have a Pessimistic View About Everything?

Our brains are wired differently and this is the reason why we think, dream and behave in a particular way without being a clone of each other. The brain is the organ which is responsible for inducing one’s perception and outlook on life. It is the functioning of this organ that makes certain people have [...]

What Factors Are Associated With Positive Parenting?

A recent study has found that positive parenting is related to certain characteristics of both the mother and the child; and when controlling for maternal factors, only child’s affection (e.g., infant sharing positive feelings and expressions with mother), and general cognitive abilities (e.g., basic problem solving, language abilities) are related to positive parenting. The study also found that girls received more positive [...]

By |2018-07-23T15:14:49+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

10 Ways To Improve Positive Body Image

When it comes to body image issues, the struggle is equal for men and women. The feeling of low self-confidence, being judged for your weight, not fitting into clothes and the pressure to live up to society's standard of a body type can be all too crippling. It’s normal to be insecure, to compare ourselves to [...]

5 Key Points to Help You Change Your Life

Often the changes in your life come from your basic need requirements; you may need to change where you live, your job, and/or your life circumstances to ensure your continued survival. Those basic changes will inevitably necessitate many other changes in order to completely carry you into your new situation. On the other hand, the [...]

By |2018-06-04T13:51:13+00:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Mental Illness|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Beginner’s Guide to Changing Negative Thoughts

A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, physical health issues, relationship problems, and financial trouble. But the good news is, everyone can learn how to combat negative thinking. As a cognitive behavioral [...]

Self-Rating Mental Health as ‘Good’ Predicts Positive Future Mental Health

Researchers have found that when a person rates their current mental health as 'positive' despite meeting criteria for a mental health problem such as depression, it can predict good mental health in the future, even without treatment. Using data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Sirry Alang of Lehigh University and her co-authors, Donna D. [...]

By |2018-04-09T09:07:01+00:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

10 Things People with Depression Need to Do Every Day

Don't allow yourself to be limited by your depression. Yes, you are depressed. I know that place way too well, and I work my butt off to stay out of the D-zone. Here are ten little things that will give you a lift. You may not think you have the energy to do them, but, [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:44:48+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Depression, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

How Do You Raise Resilient Kids?

Resilience is one of those buzzwords that was dropped in the lap of parents and educators a few years ago and has sat there since like a puppy – squirming, whining and demanding our attention. It’s adorable and you’d definitely like to keep it, but hold it too tightly and it will jump right out [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:22:41+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

5 Ways To Encourage Better Body Image Within Your Family

They say children are like sponges and imitate what their parents do and say. This can be cute but it can also become a problem, especially if what they are imitating is body-shaming and negative self-talk about food. This is not effective and can often cause negative side-effects for your children and family. But it doesn't have [...]

By |2018-02-16T10:52:17+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Eating Disorders|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Positive Attitude Toward Math Improves Achievement

For the first time, scientists have identified the brain pathway that links a positive attitude toward math to achievement in the subject. In a study of elementary school students, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine found that having a positive attitude about math was connected to better function of the hippocampus, an important [...]

By |2018-01-29T16:22:27+00:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: Science & Research|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments