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Why Procrastinators Procrastinate

 October 30, 2013 By Tim Urban pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-|nounthe action of delaying or postponing something: your first tip is to avoid procrastination. Who would have thought that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would hold the solution. Avoid procrastination. So elegant in its simplicity. While we’re here, let’s make sure obese people avoid overeating,… Read More Why Procrastinators Procrastinate

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5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life

5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life Your day-to-day activities offer ample opportunities to call up mindfulness in any moment. These simple practices will breathe space into your daily routines. BY PARNEET PAL, CARLEY HAUCK, ELISHA GOLDSTEIN, KYRA BOBINET, AND CARA BRADLEY   AUGUST 27, 2018 How often have you rushed out the door and into your day without… Read More 5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life

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‘I’m a Climate Psychologist, and This Is What Happens When You’re Too Hot for Too Long’

Kara Jillian Brown  7/23/2020 We’ve all had days where the heat makes us a little cranky. It’s too hot to move and all you want to do is hop in a cold shower. But the impacts of heat can go much deeper than just your mood. Susan Clayton, PhD, a professor of psychology and environmental studies and… Read More ‘I’m a Climate Psychologist, and This Is What Happens When You’re Too Hot for Too Long’

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Inferiority Complex: 8 In 10 Millennials Believe They Aren’t ‘Good Enough’ by John Anderer

Inferiority Complex: 8 In 10 Millennials Believe They Aren’t ‘Good Enough’ by John Anderer November 4, 2019Brain, Happiness, Psychological, Society & Culture, Success LONDON — It feels like everyday there is another article published blaming millennials for this or that. A certain industry is in decline? Millennials must be involved. Not enough money being generated in certain sectors? Those stingy millennials are spending too much money… Read More Inferiority Complex: 8 In 10 Millennials Believe They Aren’t ‘Good Enough’ by John Anderer

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‘I thought it would be easy’: When breastfeeding is the hardest thing ever by Laura T. Coffey  8/4/2020

‘I thought it would be easy’: When breastfeeding is the hardest thing ever by Laura T. Coffey  8/4/2020 Like millions of new moms around the world, Sandra Chance figured she’d have no problem breastfeeding her baby girl. “I thought it would be easy — that it was natural and it would just happen,” Chance, 39, of… Read More ‘I thought it would be easy’: When breastfeeding is the hardest thing ever by Laura T. Coffey  8/4/2020

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How to Take a Break That Will Completely Reset You, According to an Expert by Alison Fox

How to Take a Break That Will Completely Reset You, According to an Expert Alison Fox October 27, 2019 Life can be stressful. We’re often going from one deadline to the next, pushing through without taking a break. But that constant grind can actually be bad for your mental health and your productivity. That’s why it’s… Read More How to Take a Break That Will Completely Reset You, According to an Expert by Alison Fox

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When Bad Circumstances Make Anxiety Vanish By Jamie Friedlander

When Bad Circumstances Make Anxiety Vanish I have generalized anxiety disorder, but in times of true crisis, my anxiety seems to disappear. By Jamie Friedlander As I stepped into my grandmother’s empty home, the stillness and silence unsettled me. I saw an A-line skirt pattern on the table. She and I had planned to sew skirts… Read More When Bad Circumstances Make Anxiety Vanish By Jamie Friedlander

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Stress and Sleep Deprivation Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management By Elizabeth Scott, MS

Stress and Sleep Deprivation Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management By Elizabeth Scott, MS Are you getting enough sleep? If you’re like many people, you’re no stranger to sleep deprivation. According to a sleep poll of about 15,000 respondents on this site, around half are getting six or fewer hours of sleep per night—which can put them… Read More Stress and Sleep Deprivation Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management By Elizabeth Scott, MS

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The Difference Between Worry, Stress and Anxiety By Emma Pattee

The Difference Between Worry, Stress and Anxiety They’re not all the same, but we do have tips to help you deal with all of them. By Emma Pattee You probably experience worry, stress or anxiety at least once on any given day. Nearly 40 million people in the U.S. suffer from an anxiety disorder, according to the Anxiety… Read More The Difference Between Worry, Stress and Anxiety By Emma Pattee