Category Archives: Environmental Psychology

Articles on how our surroundings influence our thinking.

How to Relax Your Mind: 6 Ways to Unwind That Aren’t Exercise or Meditation

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When you ask about the best ways to relax, many people may recommend yoga or meditation. Indeed, they are great options for some individuals, but at the same time, they are not for everyone. Maybe you are just too exhausted to exercise, or meditation does not give you the thrill everyone is talking about. And let’s be honest, wasting time on ineffective relaxation methods may actually make you more frustrated. Continue reading

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4 Ways To Reduce Stress In The Workplace

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Many people would agree that prolonged exposure to a bad work environment can hinder your work performance and damage your long term mental health. Of course, the types of stressors a worker may face will depend on the type of job he has and the field he works in. Some jobs—such as deep sea fishing and logging—are inherently dangerous, but the typical worker is most often stressed out by the people he works with. In this article, we will discuss a four key steps an employer can take to promote a stress free working environment and boost productivity. Continue reading

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How and Where to Recover From Addiction

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Overcoming drug or alcohol addiction is not easy. One of the main concerns during the journey to recovery is the possibility of relapse. Choosing the right drug and alcohol rehab center is a crucial first step in regaining long term health. This is because a suitable rehab center will provide the compassionate healthcare staff, individually tailored treatment programs, effective medication, and relaxed environment needed to recover and regain control of your life. Continue reading

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Is It Possible To Increase Happiness By Moving House?

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One of the most popular beliefs about moving house is that the experience is very stressful. However, when you start life in a new home, it can actually make you feel a lot happier. March 20 is recognized as the International Day Of Happiness. In an effort to promote happiness, positivity and general wellbeing today, let us discuss 5 ways a seemingly stress event like moving from one home to another can actually have a positive impact your life.  Continue reading

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10 Benefits Gardening Has on Your Mental Health

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As spring has sprung, you might find yourself with the opportunity to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. And that is great news for your mental health. According to the National Institute of Health, exposure to nature and time spent in nature can increase mental well-being. Studies have shown that contact with nature reduces stress, anxiety, and depression. Continue reading

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6 Tips To Create A Safe Living Space To Improve Your Mental Health

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Your living space significantly impacts the state of your mind, and with the high levels of stress in the modern world, it is more than important to prioritize your mental health. The COVID 19 pandemic has brought a new perspective to how we organize our living spaces, mainly because more people have had to spend more time working from home. Therefore, this is the perfect opportunity to create a safe living space to improve your mental well-being, and here are some tips for you. Continue reading

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