APP OF THE WEEK — The Mindfulness App


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PSYCHOLOGY APP OF THE WEEK The Mindfulness App
  (free with in-app purchases) (click on your platform)        iOS    OR    Android DESCRIPTION From Google Play Store and iTunes Store Do you want to find more balance in today’s increasingly stressful existence? Do you think that meditation seems difficult? Try the Mindfulness App.  The… Read more »

Psychology Update — How to Manage Work Stress, According to Psychologists

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TITLE How to Manage Work Stress, According to Psychologists   DESCRIPTION Even though the article takes the perspective of how to best handle work related stress, “school” can just as easily be substituted in the title.  This is a great self-help article that uses basic therapeutic (and Health Psychology) principles to better handle stress and… Read more »

Psychology Update — How to Meditate

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  Putting Psychology To Work   TITLE How to Meditate   DESCRIPTION We have all been experiencing so much stress and anxiety during the pandemic that has taken a toll on our well being.  Now with the holidays upon us and worry about covid surges and what it means to our health (as well as… Read more »

Psychology Update — These 5 Habits May Help You Live 10 Years Longer, Study Says

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TITLE These 5 Habits May Help You Live 10 Years Longer, Study Says   DESCRIPTION A longitudinal study followed and surveyed the habits of it’s participants for approximately 34 years.  The details of the research are briefly discussed in the study.  It was found that five lifestyle habits correlated with longer lives and longer term… Read more »

Psychology Update — 5 Overarching Principles for Coping with Negative Emotions

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TITLE 5 Overarching Principles for Coping with Negative Emotions DESCRIPTION “Learning how to respond effectively to negative emotions can help you move on from those emotions more quickly.”  This is a terrific article that will help to both illustrate and apply some basic Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Health Psychology principles to everyday living.   The… Read more »

Psychology Update — 7 New Year’s Resolutions That Put Your Mental Health First

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TITLE 7 New Year’s Resolutions That Put Your Mental Health First DESCRIPTION Over the past several decades, there has been a trend toward popularizing Psychology through articles that would be considered in the realm of both Positive Psychology and Health Psychology.  These popularizations are used as everyday applications of findings generally from the clinical field. … Read more »

Psychology Update — When Stress Harms the Heart

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TITLE When Stress Harms the Heart   DESCRIPTION A small study indicates that the amygdala region of the brain, long known for it’s role in emotions may now play a role in heart disease.   The study found that stress affecting the brain in the processing of emotions in the amygdala can cause inflammation of the… Read more »