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How is the world feeling? Largest real-time mental health survey investigates
An ambitious app-based research project is hoping to change the conversation surrounding suicide and mental health by collecting the moods of millions of people from around the world over a 1-week period in October.
Medical News Today - Tue. Oct 11
Laughter in the Face of Divorce
Jeff Feazell, a Los Angeles-based improviser, slumped onto the stage looking dejected, forlorn. He was personifying Loneliness at the first-ever Splitopia Improv Show at Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica. Feazell refused to drink a beer with fellow improviser Rich Baker, who was playing a newly divorced guy. Feazell s Loneliness character sulked around, moped, and refused to leave as loneliness in real life often does. Baker, who performs in Mission ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 11
The Secret Within Milton’s Secret
The recently released Milton s Secret is a rare gem that allows us to consider the function of film in our society more deeply. I really don t care that it was inspired by Oprah favorite Eckhart Tolle what I m interested in is how it deals with the extremely complex and difficult question of bullying . Directed by Barnet Bain, the producer of What Dreams May Come and Homeless to Harvard has created an essentially anti-Hollywood film that attempts to answer ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 11
Middle America and the Opioid Addiction Epidemic
I made sure to park in a legal space near the police station, not wanting to get off to a bad start. It was a hot, late summer morning in Middleborough, Massachusetts population approximately 23,000, in the southeast part of the state, some 38 miles from Boston and 30 miles north of Providence, RI. Ninety four percent of Middleborough s population is white with an estimated median household income of 72,265 2013 , about 10 higher than the rest of the state ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 11
Prince William And Duchess Kate Make The Best Mental Health Team
When it comes to mental health, the royals get it.
Huffington Post - Tue. Oct 11
How Can I Best Help My Child With OCD?
How can OCD be cured without professional help originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights .
Huffington Post - Tue. Oct 11
5 Elements of Desire Formation
Experiencing and dealing with desire is a central part of our daily life e.g., food, sleep , social contact, and media use . Desire provides motivational force for pursuing our goals . Desires are directed toward specific objects or people with a promise of gain in pleasure or relief from discomfort . However, there are circumstances where spontaneous desire stands in conflict with painful goals e.g., a short-term pleasure of enjoying chocolate versus a lo ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Oct 10
Vegan, Paleo, Whole 30... Oh My!
Are you watching your diet Trying to eat clean Are you a paleo afficionado or a devotee of the Whole 30 Even if you are none of these, do you have a special eating plan aimed at managing your weight Does your child have an eating disorder Do they mimic your behaviors If your answer is yes, to any of the questions above, please keep reading. Under normal circumstances, your eating plan might be just that, yours. If your child has an eating disorder, however ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Oct 10
You May Be Able To Train Your Brain To Be Fearless
All your fears, stresses and anxieties have one thing in common. They are sensed by a pair of pea-sized patches of neurons, called the amygdala, sitting deep inside your brain. So what if you could control your amygdala What if you could change your brain and become calmer and braver
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 10
An Open Letter To The Usher At The Theatre Who Asked Me If "I Was The Sick Girl"
Dear Miss,
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 10
Is This America?
I question America. Is this America, the land of the free and the home of the brave, where we have to sleep with out sic telephones off the hooks because our lives be threatened daily, because we want to live as decent human beings, in America Fannie Lou Hamer, Mississippi Civil Rights Activist at the 1964 Democratic National Convention
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 10
Are natural alternatives to estrogen replacement therapy safe?
Although individuals often consume natural products because of their potential health benefits, a new review indicates that it is not clear whether the benefits of plant-derived compounds that mimic estrogen outweigh the possible health risks. The findings are published in the British Journal of Pharmacology . Phytoestrogens are compounds from plants that are similar in structure to estrogen and are found in a variety of foods, especially soy. Some women m ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 10
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