Economic Boom & Bust - The Business Cycle and Mental Health

By Ravind Jeawon (BBS, PGD) - Talk Therapy Dublin on February 22, 2018

 Over the past seven years my community based work in Dublin as a psychotherapist and also in advocacy roles has put me face to face with the harsh effects of economic recession.  I have worked with many individuals & families still experiencing hardship directly linked to the fallout from the most recent Irish recession, issues such as sudden [Read More…]

- 8 Best Anti-aging Foods that Can Make You Look and Feel Younger -

By Amy Taylor on February 21, 2018

While most vegetables and fruits contain different kinds of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, there are certain foods that are loaded with high amount of antioxidants which can boost your health and make you look and feel younger. Adding these ‘anti-aging’ foods in your regular diet can be a great way to improve not just your health but your app [Read More…]

- New Study Found Yogurt Makes Mice Slimmer and Boosts their Sexual Appeal...What About Humans? -

By Sharon Moore on February 21, 2018

On an animal study, scientists found that eating yogurt can have positive effects to one’s health particularly in controlling weight gain and improving sexual vigour. In an effort to find whether yogurt is helpful in fighting obesity, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology conducted an experiment which involved feeding a total of 8 [Read More…]

- New Study: Positive Changes and Gratefulness Can Promote Lasting Happiness -

By Monica Wilson on February 21, 2018

Researchers from the University of Missouri identified two ways on how to keep the feeling of happiness longer. These include the need to keep having new and positive experiences and the need to appreciate what you already have. Their report has been published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Sustaining Happiness Pr [Read More…]

- Fish Oil as Supplemental Therapy for Periodontal Disease -

By Lisa Franchi on February 21, 2018

In a study led by Dr. Alison Coates from the University of South Australia and colleagues from the School of Dentistry at University of Adelaide in Australia, it was found that fish oil supplementation could be taken by people with periodontal disease as an adjunctive therapy. Periodontitis – the inflammation and infection of the tissues, ligamen [Read More…]

- 10 Ways to Enhance Your Child’s Creativity -

By Lauren Nicholson on February 20, 2018

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, William Shakespeare, Vincent Van Gogh, Steven Spielberg, Steve Jobs - if you were asked what these personalities have in common, apart from enjoying fame and gaining the admiration of people across generations and cultures, one inescapable realisation clutches us by our shoulders, shakes us vigorously and screams ‘CREATIVITY!&r [Read More…]

- Study Finds Emotions Are Reversed in Left Handers, New Implications for Anxiety, Depression Treatment -

By Helen Holmes on February 20, 2018

For decades, scientists believed that approach motivation is processed in the brain’s left hemisphere while withdraw motivation is in the right hemisphere. But in a new study, experts from the New School for Social Research in New York found that a well-established pattern in the brain activity of right-handers reverses in the case of left-handers. He [Read More…]

- Thinking in a Foreign Language Helps People Arrive on Better Decisions, Experts Say -

By Monica Wilson on February 20, 2018

After conducting a series of experiments, researchers from the University of Chicago found out that people who speak two languages are likely to make more sensible decisions when thinking in their non-native tongue. Most people believe that when making decisions, it doesn’t matter which language you’re using. But a group of researchers think it& [Read More…]

- New Study: Non-believers More Likely to Be Driven By Compassion than Highly Religious People -

By Rebecca Lewis on February 20, 2018

In a report published in the Social Psychological and Personality Science, researchers suggest that people who are less religious tend to be more generous than the highly religious ones.   Laura Saslow, a doctoral student at UC Berkeley was inspired to establish the relationship between compassion and religion after hearing an atheist friend lament on [Read More…]

- Media Multitasking May Not Always Be a Bad Thing, Experts Say -

By Amy Taylor on February 20, 2018

Multitasking can keep you out of focus but experts suggest it has positive effects too. Positive Effects of Multitasking Reading a book, texting, watching TV, surfing the internet, and talking to someone over the phone at the same time can improve one’s ability to handle multiple tasks. While previous studies show that this kind of habit can have neg [Read More…]

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