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Emotional and Mental Health

If identity describes the answer to the question “Who am I?,” then emotional and mental health can be summed up as the answer to the question “How am I?” Our thoughts and feelings have an incredibly strong impact on our overall well-being, and gaining a sturdy vocabulary for talking about them is essential for taking ownership of our health. Mental health is affected by conscious behavior choices (such as intentional thought patterns) and the biology of our brain’s neurological structure, and emotional health is affected by our ability to identify and accept all of our feelings—even the ones that don’t feel so good—in a productive manner. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

Take Back Your Mind: Buddhist Advice for Anxious Times

If you are reading this, than you’re likely plagued with anxiety. The good news is that you don’t have to be. You can live a life without so much anxiety and stress. You can train the mind to feel contentment, peace and joy—even in the midst of difficult circumstances.

Spontaneous Happiness: A New Path to Emotional Well-Being

Dr. Andrew Weil has proven that the best way to maintain optimum physical health is to draw on both conventional and alternative medicine. Now, in Spontaneous Happiness, he gives us the foundation for attaining and sustaining optimum emotional health. Rooted in Dr.

Happiness 101: Simple Secrets to Smart Living & Well-Being

Are you as authentically happy as your social media profiles make it seem? When a group of researchers asked young adults around the globe what their number one priority was in life, the top answer was “happiness.” Not success, fame, money, looks, or love . . . but happiness.

Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama

* Why do seemingly rational, intelligent people commit acts of cruelty and violence? * What are the root causes of destructive behavior? * How can we control the emotions that drive these impulses? * Can we learn to live at peace with ourselves and others? Imagine sitting with the Dalai Lama in...

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being

“This book will help you flourish.” With this sentence, internationally esteemed psychologist Martin Seligman begins Flourish, his first book in ten years—and the first to present his dynamic new concept of what well-being really is.

Taming Your Outer Child: Overcoming Self-Sabotage and Healing from Abandonment

Chances are, you’ve already had run-ins with your Outer Child — the self-sabotaging, bungling, and impulsive part of your personality. This misguided, hidden nemesis blows your diet, overspends, and ruins your love life.

Stress Free for Good: 10 Scientifically Proven Life Skills for Health and Happiness

We live in an age of stress. Each day at work and at home as we struggle to take care of the basics, constant stress significantly affects our ability to lead healthy and happy lives.

Forgive for Good

Based on scientific research, this groundbreaking study from the frontiers of psychology and medicine offers startling new insight into the healing powers and medical benefits of forgiveness.

The Compassionate Mind

Compassion and particularly compassion towards oneself can have a significant impact on our well-being and mental health. Developing our sense of compassion can affect many areas of our lives, in particular our relationships with other people.

Love 2.0: Finding Happiness and Health in Moments of Connection

Even more than happiness and optimism, love holds the key to improving our mental and physical health as well as lengthening our lives. Using research from her own lab, Barbara L. Fredrickson redefines love not as a stable behemoth, but as micro-moments of connection between people—even strangers.

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