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Is There a Difference Between Disruptive Behavior Disorders and ADHD – Amanda Morin

You may have heard people use phrases like “out of control” or “wild” to describe kids who have a hard time controlling their emotions and impulsive behavior. If they’re talking about your child, you might wonder if your child has a disruptive behavior disorder or ADHD. You might even think disruptive behavior disorders and ADHD … Continue reading Is There a Difference Between Disruptive Behavior Disorders and ADHD – Amanda Morin

What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion – Carolyn Gregoire

Mounting evidence of the impact of contemplative practices like meditation (which we now know can, quite literally, rewire the brain) are finally bringing modern science up to speed with ancient wisdom. Mindfulness and compassion -- the practices of cultivating a focused awareness on the present moment, and extending a loving awareness to others -- are part … Continue reading What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion – Carolyn Gregoire

These 15 Behaviors Will Make You Almost Irreplaceable At Your Workplace – Nina Angelovska

Probably at our workplaces we have all heard many times that “no one is irreplaceable”, though it is more likely to hear it more often in big corporations where people are still considered as “positions”. However it is not the technology, the product or the process that makes a company great, it is the people … Continue reading These 15 Behaviors Will Make You Almost Irreplaceable At Your Workplace – Nina Angelovska

What Stress, Change, And Isolation Do To Your Brain – Christine Comaford

Change happens. Adversity happens. Conflict happens. Then your brain and body tries to cope with it. Your brain releases stress hormones, like cortisol, which then fire up excessive cell-signaling cytokines which alter your physiology. Suddenly your ability to regulate your behavior and emotions is compromised. Your ability to pay attention is compromised, your memory, learning, peace, happiness are all compromised. Why? Because all that change has caused your system to be overloaded with stress....... Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinecomaford/2018/10/20/what-stress-change-and-isolation-do-to-your-brain/#2f51c4481940     Your kindly Donations would be … Continue reading What Stress, Change, And Isolation Do To Your Brain – Christine Comaford

Seven Ways to Overcome Loneliness – Emily Reynolds

According to the Campaign to End Loneliness, a commission originally set up by MP Jo Cox in 2016, loneliness can be as damaging as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. It is also associated with increased risk of heart disease, stroke and blood pressure, as well as dementia – one study cited by the campaign found … Continue reading Seven Ways to Overcome Loneliness – Emily Reynolds

Anxious Children – 4 Ways to Help by Lynda Monk

We should all be concerned and paying attention to the mental health of our children and youth within society. Evidence suggests that stress and anxiety are on the rise for today’s young people. Even young children between the ages of 2 and 5 are showing higher levels of emotional upset and anxiety (Statistics Canada). Many … Continue reading Anxious Children – 4 Ways to Help by Lynda Monk

Psychologists Have Surprising Advice for People Who Feel Unmotivated – Leah Fessler

Per traditional self-help narratives, if you can’t accomplish your goal, you should ask for advice. Find someone who has successfully landed the job, gotten the promotion, made the grades, achieved the weight loss, or created the financial stability that you want. Tell this person you’re struggling. Then do what she says. According to two leading … Continue reading Psychologists Have Surprising Advice for People Who Feel Unmotivated – Leah Fessler

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