Psychology & Psychiatry

Coping with effects of unemployment during COVID-19

Millions of people around the world are coping with job loss caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Whether it's temporary or permanent, unemployment can lead to stress, anxiety, depression and other ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How mindfulness can help amid the COVID-19 pandemic

To say that COVID-19 has been an emotional roller coaster is an understatement. While you're busy juggling working at home, homeschooling your children, and disinfecting your groceries, your mind may be playing a constant ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why life can get better as we age

People say life gets better with age. Now research suggests this may be because older people have the wisdom and time to use mindfulness as a means to improve wellbeing.

Neuroscience

Time of day affects global brain fluctuations

As the day progresses, the strength of the brain's global signal fluctuation shows an unexpected decrease, according to a study published on February 18 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Csaba Orban and a multi-disciplinary ...

Health

Training the brain to quit smoking

In many ways, the decline of smoking is one of America's great public health success stories. Before the Surgeon General released a damning report on smoking and health in 1964, more than 40 percent of American adults smoked. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness at work: A little bit goes a long way

Workplace wellness is expanding beyond annual blood pressure checks to include the benefits of meditation, yoga and other exercises designed to manage stress and center the mind. But do such practices, known as mindfulness, ...

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