And mindfulness isn't just for happy times, either. Research suggests that mindfulness and mindfulness-based therapies can
Sleep deprivation leads to changes in brain waves as measured by electroencephalogram that reflect changes in neural activity
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Why did she stay? This is often the first question that comes to mind when someone hears of a bad outcome between a victim
Turn your work into a game - Da Big Kahuna here is Dopamine. Take it from fellow Psychology Today blogger David J. Linden
A significant amount of research has shown that when we show appreciation through an act of service or goodness to others
There were ten responses to this post about disability; each was packed with useful information and encouragement. Traditionally
A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding creative work of their careers.
There's no easy way to measure a person's dopamine level, so people who wish to be more creative or better problem solvers
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People often describe someone who's risen above great challenges as having an "indomitable spirit." For those with a serious illness, I believe indomitability might begin organically, not by choice, during a drawn-out diagnostic process.
Sex, bias, and mind-bending properties of natural products are at the core of witchcraft. The Tarot cards and highly intuitive witches who read them in New Orleans were fun, but all of this natural and supernatural human behavior--witch's brews, witchcraft, and witch hunts--is neuroscience.
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We are all motivated by different triggers. Creative people can find wonder in art, music or a book; spiritual people can find it in their faith or search for personal enlightenment but it's often found in something as simple as the conclusion to a good film, video game or personal achievement.