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How To Stop Taking Things Personally – Frances Bridges

When people disrespect you or do not treat you well, it is easy to take their behavior personally, to blame yourself and think you have anything to do with someone else's behavior. Taking things personally is emotionally draining, and an unnecessary, constant reevaluation of your self-esteem. There's a difference between being reflective and constantly taking … Continue reading How To Stop Taking Things Personally – Frances Bridges

Why Following Your Passions Is Good for You (and How to Get Started) – Lizz Schumer

Before Andrew Rea started his popular “Binging With Babish” YouTube channel, he could barely get out of bed. Today, he credits the show, which inspires its three million subscribers to make their favorite “as seen on TV” dishes, with saving his life. In 2015, six months before starting the channel, Mr. Rea, a former visual … Continue reading Why Following Your Passions Is Good for You (and How to Get Started) – Lizz Schumer

The Scientific Argument For Waking Up Early – Leon Biss

If you want to become elite at what you do, you need to consistently get better. High performance is all about putting in more and “reps.” Doing the same workout every day won’t make you stronger or faster. Just showing up to work every day and doing your job won’t make you better at your … Continue reading The Scientific Argument For Waking Up Early – Leon Biss

New Font Sans Forgetica Designed to Boost Your Memory – Jackson Ryan

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Australia have developed an entirely new font designed "using the principles of cognitive psychology" to help you better remember your study notes. The font is a sans serif style typeface, with two unusual features: It slants slightly left, which is a rarely used design principle … Continue reading New Font Sans Forgetica Designed to Boost Your Memory – Jackson Ryan

5 Ways to Keep Your Cool in Stressful Work Situations – Jennifer Smith

Reacting emotionally to work stress almost always leads to regret — and can even sabotage professional advancement. And while it can be challenging, learning how to remain calm under stress is a workplace skill that will serve you well throughout your career. Here are five strategies to help you keep your cool at work. A … Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your Cool in Stressful Work Situations – Jennifer Smith

Teaching Kids About Boundaries and Consent – Bonnie J. Rough

As a growing number of #MeToo and #WhyIDidntReport stories have put a new focus on childhood sexual abuse, parents may have an urgent sense that they should frame conversations with their children about their bodies as safety lessons. But doubling down on warnings is the opposite of what children really need. In researching my new … Continue reading Teaching Kids About Boundaries and Consent – Bonnie J. Rough

Empathetic Listening Can Improve Health Care & Treatment Recommendations – Maggie Leung

It is critical for physicians to respond appropriately with empathy to support families during a difficult time. Care conferences are discussions held between physicians and families to discuss medical treatment plans and decisions, and often involve high-stake decision-making, which can be emotionally stressing for the family. Past studies have found that physicians in the adult … Continue reading Empathetic Listening Can Improve Health Care & Treatment Recommendations – Maggie Leung

20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are – Brianna Wiest

Take a deep breath. You’re doing amazing and if you doubt that just read these positive self affirmations to boost your esteem. You doubt your life. You feel miserable some days. This means you’re still open to growth. This means you can be objective and self-aware. The best people go home at the end of … Continue reading 20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are – Brianna Wiest

The Surprising Link Between Language and Depression – Emily Petsko

Skim through the poems of Sylvia Plath, the lyrics of Kurt Cobain, or posts on an internet forum dedicated to depression, and you'll probably start to see some commonalities. That's because there's a particular way that people with clinical depression communicate, whether they're speaking or writing, and psychologists believe they now understand the link between … Continue reading The Surprising Link Between Language and Depression – Emily Petsko

Why You Should Be Using Worry Time To Help Tackle Anxiety – Me Against Myself

During my recent studies and research on anxiety I came across the notion of ‘Worry Time’. To begin with, this baffled me. Why would I put aside time to worry each day? Surely this seems counter-productive when you suffer with anxiety? Surely you don’t want to be having extra time to worry when you already … Continue reading Why You Should Be Using Worry Time To Help Tackle Anxiety – Me Against Myself

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