positive nutrition

How to Improve Well-Being Holistically: Introducing Positive Nutrition

One of the main goals of positive psychology is to increase well-being in all aspects of a person’s life (see the Wheel of Life). There are all sorts of mental well-being to be identified such as motivational, relational, emotional, etc. Some of the factors that play into someone’s ph
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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Flow Optimal Experience

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: All About Flow & Positive Psychology (+PDF)

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (Here’s a fun tr
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How Thinking Optimistically Can Save Your Heart

“With a healthy heart, the beat goes on.”   Central to human life is a healthy heart and sadly heart disease currently ranks as the most common cause of death in both men and women. This scary and preventable fact has sent cardiologists around the world on the hunt for the best w
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How to Harness your Body Intelligence, Starting from the Inside

Body intelligence is a psychological method that stresses the importance of awareness of body sensations in order to improve your health, keep stress to a minimum and understand what your mind and body want and need to stay well. The key theme of body intelligence is awareness, tuning
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Training Attention for Disorder Prevention: Practices for Maintaining Health

While there are many different approaches to treating illness and disease, all agree that prevention is better than cure. There have been scientific advancements along with rigorous studies which can shine a light on what causes, prevents and exacerbates many health conditions.  We al
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the positive in positive reinforcement

Positive Reinforcement: Changing The Behavior of Children For The Better

“The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.” – B.F. Skinner The purpose of reinforcement is to help increase the probability that a specific behavior will occur when a stimulus is delivered after a response is shown. When people
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self healing meditation

Be your Own Doctor: The Power of Meditation for Self Healing

“The best doctor gives the least medicines.”-Benjamin Franklin Healing is most often associated with reaching out and receiving help from doctors or health professionals however we sometimes hear of amazing stories of self-healing. Whether it is curing cancer or stopping t
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Building your Best Muscle: The Neurological Benefits of Exercise

It has been widely acknowledged that a regular fitness regime is greatly beneficial to the physical body. Most people voluntarily adopt a physically active lifestyle with the ultimate objective of controlling or achieving weight loss. Another factor that could entice individuals to in
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What is Emotional Health and What it is Not

Emotions can be wonderfully joyous expressions however they can also be detrimental to our health and well-being. The big questions when it comes to emotions are why are they sometimes very difficult to control and how can we learn to foster emotions in a skilled and healthy manner? I
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How to combat false beliefs

How Psychology Combats False Beliefs of the Mind

“We learn our belief systems as very little children, and then we move through life creating experiences to match our beliefs. Look back in your own life and notice how often you have gone through the same experience.” -Louise L. Hay This article contains: How False Belief
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