Posts Tagged ‘psychological health’

Love, Grace, and Self-Compassion

February 14, 2022 — People have both love and loathing for this day, say consumer researchers. Given those mixed feelings, this might be a good time to reflect upon the love, grace, and self-compassion we direct inwardly. In this age of mindfulness, pop psychology tells us that we need self-compassion to function well in a challenging environment. How seriously […]

Get Happy, Get Healthy, Get Moving

January 29, 2017 — A new study in PLoS One points once again to a simple way to get happy and get healthy. Find joy in an active life. Researchers from the University of Cambridge wrote a smartphone app. More than 10,000 people downloaded and used it to keep track of their moods and lifestyle choices. Accelerometers in the phones […]

Cheer Up for Heart Health?

January 12, 2015 — Cheer up! A new study finds that optimism is linked to better heart health. Based on this, the lead investigator, Rosalba Hernandez, is telling us: Optimism may be a potential avenue for AHA to reach its goal of improving Americans’ cardiovascular health. Call us pessimistic, but we’re not sure this will work. The study itself […]