12 Positive psychology posts for resilience


It is a New Year, new beginnings this time of year tends to magnify peoples loneliness.  There are many blog posts that enable people to function at their best.  This is 12 of them, enjoy;


Why Negative Thinking Has Cognitive and Emotional Benefits

Positive thinking has long been championed in American culture. While optimism is part of our biological inheritance-when we’re not hopeful about the future, anxiety and depression can easily transform into suicidal tendencies-positive thinking and positive psychology grew into billion-dollar industries, beginning with Norman Vincent Peale’s 1952 book, The Power of Positive Thinking.

[Episode 27] The Art of Letting Other People Have Your Way: Negotiating Secrets from Chris Voss

Whether you’re buying a car, requesting a raise at work, or just deciding where to eat out with your spouse or partner, your negotiating skills will determine how pleased you are with the outcome. Today, we have the special opportunity to learn some of the most effective tactics and strategies from a true master, Chris Voss.

Stressed Out? Try Sniffing Your Partner’s Shirt

Source: University of British Columbia. The scent of a romantic partner can help lower stress levels, new psychology research from the University of British Columbia has found. The study, published yesterday in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, found women feel calmer after being exposed to their male partner’s scent.

People Who Sleep Less Than 8 Hours a Night More Likely to Suffer Anxiety and Depression

Summary: Binghampton University researchers report sleeping less than 8 hours a night can result in negative, repetitive thoughts associated with anxiety and depression. Source: Binghampton University. Sleeping less than the recommended eight hours a night is associated with intrusive, repetitive thoughts like those seen in anxiety or depression, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Your Guide To Better Sleep Habits

Nothing can be more frustrating than laying on bed at night and waiting for sleep that won’t come. There are many reasons why you’re having a hard time dozing off. You may be suffering from insomnia, experiencing immense stress or practicing unhealthy lifestyle habits.

Millennials Have a Perfection Problem

A new study from the American Psychological Association has found that compared to prior generations, college students today (millennials) are harder on themselves, more demanding of others and report higher levels of pressure to be perfect. Maybe don’t push yourself too hard on those 2018 New Year’s resolutions?

How to avoid depression: 7 ways to naturally prevent relapse

Depression is a common and serious medical condition that affects how people feel and act. The illness can lead to emotional as well as physical problems and can cause issues in all aspects of a person’s life.


How to Use Yoga to Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions

Traditionally, yoga as we know it in the west (the asana and pranayama elements) were designed to help people prepare to sit for hours in meditation. After all, it’s pretty tough to meditate when your leg is cramping, or you haven’t been practicing breathing techniques to help you energize, relax, and stretch your lungs to their full capacity.


Everything You Need to Achieve Your Self-Care Goals This Year

For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.

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