It’s hard to believe 2016 is coming to an end. Since 2017 is only a few days away, you may be thinking about your resolutions. Unfortunately, according to researchers, by mid-February most resolutions have fallen by the wayside.
Helping co-workers can be draining for the helpers, especially for employees who help a lot,’ said Russell Johnson, Michigan State University business researcher.
We are remarkably responsive beings, and while our bodies are well equipped to respond to danger, a new study reveals the importance of the context in which we perceive a threat.
Two new studies reveal the power of meditation to effectively improve the symptoms of depression.
During an interview this week on the Frankie Boyer show about depression, she asked me what were, in my opinion the top 3 causes of depression-my response diet, stress and physical inactivity. Diet plays a significant role in our brain function. Dietary factors should always be addressed when managing depression, as evidence demonstrates that various aspects of diet can affect the disorder.
Emotions coordinate our behavior and physiological states during survival-salient events and pleasurable interactions. Even though we are often consciously aware of our current emotional state, such as anger or happiness, the mechanisms giving rise to these subjective sensations have remained unresolved. Brilliant research by Finnish scientists has mapped the areas of our body that are experiencing an increase or decrease in sensory activity when we experience a particular emotion.
Hard to believe we’re almost half way through 2014, but we are! How are you doing? And what about those New Year’s resolutions I asked you about in January? Have you lost those extra pounds, exercised, meditated, or created the new habit, reached the goal as you intended on January 1, 2014? It’s okay if you haven’t.