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Do You Discover Your Passion, or Cultivate It?

Source: Association for Psychological Science – full article available here @ https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/minds-business/do-you-discover-your-passion-or-cultivate-it.html

Summary:

  • The concept of searching for your calling could be likened to finding a single diamond on a beach.
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Lost your mojo?

Summary:

  • detrimental for the mood is social isolation and disconnection from the outside world
  • limited exposure to sunshine can also impact mood
  • other symptoms – ranging from mild to extremely severe – include lack of energy/motivation, loss of interest in once-enjoyable activities, change in sleep pattern, loss or gain in appetite/weight, feelings of worthlessness/sadness…
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Well-adjusted children article

Summary:

1. Relationship
  • a good relationship – based on respect, empathy, compassion – is very important
    • connection means they are more likely to listen and cooperate…
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The Science Behind 5 Happiness Cliches

The Science Behind 5 Happiness Cliches

Summary:
– when you change the way you look at something, that thing changes
1) Don’t worry, be happy – instead say: it’s ok to feel life’s ups & downs… 452 more words

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Optimism & Hope with Martin Seligman [part 2 - the Hope circuit]

Optimism & Hope with Martin Seligman

Summary:
– resilience – optimism instead of pessimism (So as to prevent depression)
– optimism – bad events are temporary… 499 more words

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No doze, no joke: How too little sleep can lead to big problems

Full article here @ https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/wellbeing/2018/07/13/not-enough-sleep-mood-problems/?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Health%20July%2020180714

Summary:

  • Sleep deprivation – caused by anything from late nights at work to a night out with friends or from pacing the floor with a young baby – can lead to exhaustion and irritability.
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How and where to find mental health support when you need it

Summary:

  • There’s no doubt mental health is a growing concern in Australia.
  • Every year, one in five Australians will have a mental illness issue – and almost one in two of us will be affected at some stage in our lives.
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