In: stress

Language Predicts Stress Levels
November 9, 2017

The way that people use language predicts stress levels quite reliably, according to a 2017 study in the Proceedings of the…

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Hope
Find Hope Despite Adversity
October 29, 2017

Finding hope can feel miraculous when wrestling with the endless challenges of any chronic illness, including depression. At the end of…

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News Media Create Stress
News Media Create Stress – Nancy
October 25, 2017

Bipolar disorder can make it hard to maintain stability of moods, and deal with the stresses of life.  The news and…

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Feeling Trapped
September 30, 2017

Feeling trapped is one of the most painful emotional experiences. The need to escape from this place can sometimes lead us…

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Lower the Pressure
September 3, 2017

Lower the pressure to be more effective, tips on managing stress.

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return to work
Return to Work
August 22, 2017

Successful Return to Work Return to work is an important step in the recovery process for many people with bipolar or…

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Increased Alcohol Use in US
Increased Alcohol Use in the US
August 14, 2017

A detailed and impressive study finds dramatically increased alcohol use disorders in the US in the past decade. Between 2001-2002 and…

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Yoga Practice Five Reasons
5 Reasons to Start a Yoga Practice – Gina
August 7, 2017

Yoga can be an incredible tool in well-being and recovery, why not check out the five reasons to start a yoga…

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Pets and Mental Health – Gina
July 21, 2017

As I write this article about pets and mental health, I sit next to my 4 year old dog, Rufus. I…

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Avoid Intimidation
April 23, 2017

Rick Hanson has written an elegant and timely newsletter article about how to avoid intimidation and fear from paper tigers and…

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The Science of Slow Breathing
April 16, 2017

In an April 5, 2017 article in the New York Times, Gretchen Reynolds reviews new research on the science of slow…

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Happy Acts by Gina
March 4, 2017

The Happy Acts Challenge Did you know that giving can activate the reward centers of the brain? We think regularly about…

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Stand Up to Intimidation
February 11, 2017

How and when to stand up to intimidation is a topic much on the minds of many people in the United…

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Body Mindfulness and Peak Performance
January 17, 2016

If mindfulness training works to achieve peak performance in Navy SEALs and top athletes perhaps it’s not such a New Age…

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Work to Home Transition
June 18, 2015

It has been a very busy time for me professionally, perhaps for you as well. Certainly it seems as though people…

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Insomnia Treatment Reduces Brain Stress
March 27, 2015

Insomnia treatment may have long-term beneficial effects on the health of your brain. Study in the Journal Biological Psychiatry published in…

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Performance Anxiety is Good
February 19, 2015

Although I have given thousands of presentations to professional audiences over the course of my career, when I was beginning that…

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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: 2 – Depression Assessment
January 18, 2015

…I’m returning to do the test suggested by my therapist in our previous meeting – the Beck Depression Inventory II….

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Getting Things Done
January 9, 2015

One of the perennial challenges for anyone with problems with depression or mood swings, and perhaps for anyone in our increasingly…

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Through the door 1 – Therapy needed
December 15, 2014

A few years back and I am living in Paris with my Irish wife who works for a large International think-tank based…

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