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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...

Mentally Demanding Jobs May Keep Your Mind Sharp Long After You Retire
2014-03-26 14:11:36

University of Michigan A mentally demanding job may stress you out today but can provide important benefits after you retire, according to a new study. "Based on data spanning 18 years, our study suggests that certain kinds of challenging jobs have the potential to enhance and protect workers' mental functioning in later life," said Gwenith Fisher, a faculty associate at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research and assistant professor of psychology at Colorado State...

2014-03-25 23:34:27

Elaine France of Balance Verbier, provider of leadership and wellbeing coaching to change-makers and social entrepreneurs, is excited to announce the launch of Flow Wellbeing & Yoga Workshops in Verbier, Switzerland starting 5th April 2014. Verbier, VS (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Elaine France of Balance Verbier knows that happy people make a happier planet. Before setting up Balance Verbier in 2011 to work with changemakers and social entrepreneurs, she worked in charities and social...

2014-03-25 23:32:51

Metcalf & Associates, Inc., today announced the new Innovative Leadership Workbook for International Leaders is now available. Written by CEO Maureen Metcalf, Steve Terrell Ed.D., president and founder of Aspire Consulting, a leadership development consultant, and Ben Mitchell, Extrusion Coatings sales & marketing manager for AkzoNobel, headquartered in Amsterdam this workbook is a companion to the winner of Best Business Reference Book in the 2012 International Book Awards....

2014-03-18 23:33:07

Shannon Polly, MAPP, to present "The Only Thing Constant is Change Management" on 3/20 to En*theos audience along with 18 other MAPP speakers. Polly is a trainer, speaker, former facilitator for the Master Resiliency Training (MRT) program for the U.S. Army and co-founder of PBDC. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Positive Business DC today announced that co-founder Shannon Polly, MAPP was selected to present at the International Day of Happiness free conference sponsored by...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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