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2014-07-16 23:11:17

Newly released research by PsychTests.com reveals that content, resilient, and satisfied people are not necessarily extreme optimists. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Extreme optimists are either scorned for their bliss or mocked for their naiveté. New research from PsychTests, however, indicates that people do not need to be a total optimist in order to be happy. Using data collected from their Happiness/Optimism Test, their statistics reveal a rather surprising revelation: Those who are...

2014-07-15 20:21:00

Better Mental Health Magazine (BMH Mag) is offering advertisers the opportunity to receive a 40% discount off standard advertising rates. NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Better Mental Health Magazine is a lifestyle consumer magazine aimed at improving the understanding and acceptance of mental health and wellbeing. It includes contributions from health professionals and readers with expertise and experiences of mental health, wellbeing and resilience. Informative articles,...

2014-07-15 16:21:45

TERRACE, BC, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawkair is pleased to announce the selection of Taryn Acheson into the Women in Leadership Executive Development Program. "Taryn has been the architect of our safety system and has shown great resolve through its tremendous progress over the years" said Jay Dilley President of Hawkair. "We're very excited to have Taryn broaden her horizons and embrace her unique leadership style by sharing her knowledge and insights" The Women in Leadership...

2014-07-15 13:45:02

University of Miami A new study from researchers at the University of Miami reveals how conciliatory gestures promote human forgiveness It's well known that when a person takes steps to make amends for a wrongdoing, the victim is more inclined to forgive and forget. However, exactly why that happens is less obvious and poorly understood. In a recent study, scientists made substantial progress in explaining the psychological processes that make forgiveness happen. Their findings show...

2014-07-15 12:28:42

An Industry-First 1% of All Sales Across All Products and Retailers Will be Donated to Community-Based Organizations NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- philosophy, the wellbeing beauty brand, announces the launch of the hope & grace initiative, an unprecedented, unending commitment to support mental health. Through the hope & grace initiative, philosophy will dedicate 1% of all sales across all products to effective community-based organizations working to empower women through...

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

Tel Aviv University New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Since then, she has conducted the first empirical study to verify a link between Parkinson's disease...

2014-07-14 12:27:34

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is significant interest and need in mental health services among people who identify as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority, data from Mental Health America's new online screening site show. Responses of individuals from racial and ethnic minorities indicate that they are more likely than whites to report that they would monitor their health by taking screens regularly....

2014-07-10 23:11:09

The new "Happiness and Success Resource Center" may be found at: http://www.iwanthappiness.net. It includes fifteen topical segments of guided personal growth and positive psychology stimulation on finding happiness and success through improved motivation, innovation, aided luck, reinvention and service. Barrington,NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The new "Happiness and Success Resource Center" may be found at http://www.iwanthappiness.net. It includes fifteen topical segments...

2014-07-10 23:10:36

Positive Business DC’s (PBDC) Shannon Polly will speak at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology July 16th through July 18th. PBDC is a supporting organization of the conference. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Positive Business DC’s (PBDC) Shannon Polly will speak at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology July 16th through July 18th. The conference is sponsored by the Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) and represents those engaged in...

2014-07-09 08:30:30

CLEVELAND, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm, has announced the acquisition of Phoenix Installation Services, a provider of construction and maintenance services to the wireless industry in the Southwestern U.S., by its newly-formed company, Phoenix Communications. Phoenix Communications is Resilience Capital Partners' third add-on acquisition by its Aero Communications investment platform, which it acquired in October...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.