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2014-05-06 08:28:43

Features Chris O'Donnell on Why Happiness is a Key Factor to His Life as an Actor and Father DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Considered one of the greatest virtues, compassion - the feeling of empathy for others - is the theme of Live Happy magazine's May/June 2014 issue that hits stands today. Live Happy is the first ever lifestyle magazine to balance the science of positive psychology with the art of application, and as the new issue reveals, recent studies and scientific research...

2014-05-02 23:05:36

CarePlus designs SHARE campaign to help educate the public on signs and symptoms of mental illness. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Northern New Jersey integrated mental health care organization Care Plus NJ, Inc. (“CarePlus”) released a public service piece titled “SHARE” to help educate the public on signs and symptoms of mental illness. CarePlus has developed the SHARE™ campaign as a companion piece to last year’s AWARE™ campaign. It is designed to help...

2014-04-28 23:10:34

How Parents Can Raise Creative Thinkers in the Face of Elementary and Middle School Social Pressures Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 It’s proven through government studies that creativity is a valuable asset best developed through the arts. Creativity is known as the fundamental driver of innovation. Art education develops the critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities necessary to create our future innovators. However, it can be quite difficult for parents to retain...

Free-flowing Thought More Likely While Taking A Walk
2014-04-25 03:43:10

American Psychological Association When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. "Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking when walking," said Marily Oppezzo, PhD, of Santa Clara University. "With this study, we finally may be taking a step or two toward discovering why." While at Stanford University's Graduate School of...

2014-04-24 12:29:39

Innovative Program Offers Proven Techniques to Recognize and Respond to Mental Illness and Addiction WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council), along with leaders from veterans service organizations and fellow mental health advocates, today launched a new training program - Mental Health First Aid for Veterans - that offers participants a simple, proven combination of information and techniques to recognize and...

2014-04-21 12:26:51

Theme Recognizes Importance of Mental Health to Overall Health; Steps to Improve Well-Being ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mind Your Health--this year's theme for May is Mental Health Month--calls attention to the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness. "We know that mental health is integral to overall health," said David. L. Shern, Ph.D., president and CEO of Mental Health America. "People need to care for their mental health so they can...

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2014-04-17 08:20:26

San Francisco State University Out-of-office pursuits can boost areas such as problem solving, helping others, study finds Employees who pursue creative activities outside of work may find that these activities boost their performance on the job, according to a new study by San Francisco State University organizational psychologist Kevin Eschleman and colleagues. Creative pursuits away from work seem to have a direct effect on factors such as creative problem solving and helping...

Harvesting Happiness Instead Of Chasing It
2014-04-16 04:49:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every day, it seems, we are bombarded with advertisements, memes and well-meaning emails telling us how to "be happy." Despite this, a new study led by Stanford University reveals that chasing happiness may actually make us less happy. The new research, published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, does, however, point to effective ways to find happiness. One such path is through concrete, specific goals of benevolence...

2014-04-15 23:14:18

Metcalf & Associates, Inc., announced today that the Innovative Leadership Workbook for Emerging Leaders and Managers, written by CEO Maureen Metcalf, was one of two texts used in the “2014 Leadership 500 Excellence” Award Winning Program. The program conducted by Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) was named number three in the government and military category. Columbus, Ohio 43202 (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 According to HR.com, “For the past 30 years, Leadership...

2014-04-15 08:29:39

-- Forum Will Bring Together Influential Industry Executives Examining Leadership Strategies for the New Global Healthcare Environment -- NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vanguard Group for Leadership, an advisory group focused on fostering high-performance leadership, announced today the inaugural Vanguard Forum for Healthcare Leaders ('The Forum'), an invitation-only gathering of senior healthcare industry executives examining management strategies and learnings across an...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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