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2014-04-02 16:36:27

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't Sweat The Small Stuff - Let SII Creative Power Your Business Up! If you run a small online business that's steadily growing, you know just how endless the process of growing can be. Perhaps you've already outsourced work, but the costs seem to be spiraling out of control as tangible results decline. In short, promoting your brand and keeping it upto date is taking valuable time, money and resources away from the...

2014-04-02 12:32:00

Study shows shoppers might buy material items because of mistaken belief they provide more value Despite knowing that buying life experiences will make them happier than buying material items, shoppers might continue to spend money on the latter because they mistakenly believe items are a better value, according to a San Francisco State University study published today. That belief, however, isn't accurate. Those surveyed after making a purchase rated life experiences both making them...

2014-04-01 23:26:19

Employee engagement is among the top priorities in talent management for majority of organizations throughout the world based on recent research. But 2/3rd of employees are not engaged as per recent poll by Gallup. Warren, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 A balanced approach to employee engagement is needed because focusing on few factors like recognition, career development, relationship with managers, etc may provide employee engagement a boost in the short run but might hurt the company in...

2014-04-01 13:59:22

Curriculum changes, resilience training lowers anxiety, SLU research shows Removing pressure from medical school while teaching students skills to manage stress and bounce back from adversity improves their mental health and boosts their academic achievement, Saint Louis University research finds. Stuart Slavin, M.D., M.Ed., associate dean for curriculum at SLU School of Medicine, is the lead author of the paper, which is published the April edition of Academic Medicine. The problem of...

Materialism And The Treadmill Of Consumption
2014-04-01 12:25:26

Baylor University People who are materialistic are more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied, in part because they find it harder to be grateful for what they have, according to a study by Baylor University researchers. The study — “Why are materialists less happy? The role of gratitude and need satisfaction in the relationship between materialism and life satisfaction” — appears in the journal Personality and Individual Differences. “Gratitude is a positive mood. It’s...

2014-03-28 23:26:09

New Memoir Announced by Patrick Kennedy Helps Break the Stigma of Mental Illness Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Announced earlier this month, Patrick Kennedy’s new memoir, A Common Struggle: A Very Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction, will bring more attention to bipolar disorder and addiction, something mental health center experts say can only be positive. “Mental illness is the least publicly talked about area of medicine,”...

2014-03-27 23:32:41

“Happiness at Work” takes a close look at the effect workplace dynamics have on well-being, happiness, productivity, creativity, and revenue. During the webinar, Davis will disclose how to turn happiness into a key performance metric that produces bottom line results while increasing happiness in the workplace. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Positive Business DC today announced that Jocelyn S. Davis will lead a webinar on how to develop happier workplaces, of interest to...

2014-03-27 23:31:54

The Center for the Self in Schools, an outreach program of The Brzycki Group, an education and psychology think tank, has developed a mental health model that promises to transform children's lives. The iSelf model creates the neural pathways in parenting, teaching and learning, and counseling methods that help children change their brains – literally who they are and their capacities to be happy, healthy, aware, and to flourish. State College, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 What is...

2014-03-26 23:04:16

In response to an article published by RT.com, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatric care center, says that mental health-related hospitalizations are on the rise amongst children. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatric care center, responds to an article published on March 18 by RT.com, which discusses the increasing number of children being hospitalized for mental health related issues....

2014-03-26 23:01:33

Health and fitness retreat stress nutrition, exercise, sleep and good mental health. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A recent 7,000-person study conducted by BabyCenter.com found that 61% of new mothers expect to return to their pre-pregnancy weight before their child’s first birthday. For many parents, finding the time and energy to maintain a healthy lifestyle after the birth of a baby can be a daunting challenge. San Diego health and fitness retreat VeraVia has released a list...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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