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Four Things Top Performers Do Every Day

"The best performers are not consistently great, but they are great at being consistent."

Feeling stressed or depressed? Read … (2 min.)

Exercise is the new primary prescription for those with mental health problems.

Gaming Industry Opposes “Gaming Addiction” Diagnosis

As the World Health Organization (WHO) meets this week to update diagnostic criteria, many controversies will erupt. Click above to read more. (3 minute read)

Calm in Sixty Seconds

“I liked this idea that we have something like a secret piano key, under our skin, to press internally to calm us down. Or like a musical string to pluck.” Click the link above for the full article (3 minute read.)

Predictors of Drinking Problems in High School Students

Biological, personality, and behavioral factors predict high school drinking. Follow the link above for the full article. (5 minute read.)

Feeling Depressed? Read and apply …

Depression is an unforgiving, uncaring, formidable beast. But it is not unconquerable. Three short bouts of aerobic exercise per week may relieve clinical depression. Follow the link above and share with someone you know who would benefit from reading this short research article.

Why Going to Couples Therapy by Yourself Can Still Help

Individual work is sometimes recommended before couples counseling begins, so that each person begins to understand their own subjective emotional feelings and reactions. Click the link above for the full article…

Mental Health & Exercise

Three or more sessions per week of aerobic exercise or resistance training, for 45 to 60 minutes per session, can help treat even chronic depression.

Accidents, injuries, losses and trauma impact your memory and performance. Here’s how …

Trauma can change patterns of procedural memory. For example, a person might tense up and unconsciously alter their posture, which can cause pain or even numbness.

Ten Reasons Middle Schoolers Don’t Need Social Media

"The use of social media greatly lessens opportunities requiring children to practice dealing face-to-face with their peers, a skill they need to master to be successful in real life."