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Yoga Nidra for Better Sleep

By Angus / June 5, 2022

Disrupted sleep increases anxiety and depression. Yoga Nidra is an effective method that has helped many people overcome insomnia.

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Strong bones, strong brain.

Strong Bones, Strong Mind

By Angus / May 4, 2022

Regular exercise releases osteocalcin from your bones. Once in circulation, osteocalcin enters your brain to support learning and memory.

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self-compassion to reduce stress

Self-Compassion: A Powerful Antidote to Stress

By Angus / March 26, 2022

Self-compassion promotes adaptive stress-coping approaches that reduce stress while suppressing maladaptive behaviors that make stress worse.

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How to Become Stress-Proof: Develop a Positive Stress Mindset

By Angus / March 19, 2022

By adopting the mindset that stress is positive, you significantly increase your ability to overcome life’s challenges.

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Depressed Young Woman

Exercise for Treating Depression

By Angus / March 8, 2022

For people suffering from depression, exercise in combination with therapy is a safe and effective way to reduce symptoms of depression.

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Resilient Defiant Woman

Become More Resilient through Flexible Self-Regulation

By Angus / February 10, 2022

Flexible self-regulation is an evidence-based strategy that can help you stay healthy after potentially traumatic experiences.

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Victory At Dawn

An Omicron Survival Guide

By Angus / January 13, 2022

While we need to accept the inevitability of getting infected by Omicron, we should do everything possible to avoid severe COVID-19 disease.

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Man In Cold Water

Should You Use Cold-Water Immersion Therapy After Exercise?

By Angus / October 6, 2021

Cold-water immersion negatively impacts strength and power training and has no beneficial effect on endurance training.

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How to Use Exercise to Overcome Disability

By Angus / July 28, 2021

Movement-based mind body interventions such as Pilates and Tai Chi are safe and improve your strength, mobility, flexibility and endurance.

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The strong link between frailty and reduced physical fitness suggests that improving your physical fitness can prevent frailty.

How to Become Anti-Frail: The Importance of Physical Fitness

By Angus / June 29, 2021

The strong link between frailty and reduced physical fitness suggests that improving your physical fitness can prevent frailty.

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Thriving in Solitude Part Two: Purpose

By Angus / June 18, 2021

A sense of purpose helps you live longer, overcome adversity, realize your life goals, and helps you find meaning in life.

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Loneliness Part 2: From Loneliness to Solitude

By Angus / May 30, 2021

Loneliness is a profoundly negative experience. In contrast, solitude can be an extremely positive state of being. Thus, transitioning to solitude may be an effective strategy for those who are struggling with loneliness.

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