VIDEO – The Psychological Benefits of Forgiveness

Psychological research shows that the negative emotions which are cultivated when holding a grudge can contribute to increased stress, higher anxiety, increased pain perception and even a decrease in heart health. With this in mind, watch as the folks at SoulPancake highlight the many psychological and physical benefits of simply forgiving and forgetting.

 

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Achieve A Healthy Mind Using 5 Fantastic Apps

Feeling great is not solely about being strong and muscular. Let’s be honest, you don’t smile when you come down for breakfast merely because you can run a marathon faster than most people your age. Likely, the reason you feel happy is because your mental powers are healthy and you are in a positive frame of mind. The simple truth is, when your mind feels great, you do too. Today, we’ll look at a few mobile apps that can help foster habits that promote positivity and lasting happiness.

Gratitude Journal

Lots of great things happen to you on a constant basis. They probably happen so often that you likely forget them right away. However, when trying to cultivate lasting happiness Dr. Barbara Markway recommends the following: Continue reading “Achieve A Healthy Mind Using 5 Fantastic Apps” »

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VIDEO – Why Do We Get Bored?

In this video Michael Stevens looks at possible reasons for human boredom. He explains that boredom occurs when we are disinterested in the outside world and the inner world of our thoughts — in essence, we are bored when we are left alone with ourselves. Does this mean that human existence itself is “off” or somehow “incomplete?” ¬†Or is human existence so absolutely awesome that it’s sometimes difficult for us to find activities that can measure up to our high expectations? One thing we do know, is that boredom certainly isn’t boring!

 

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