December 2012

by Cassie Shortsleeve for Mens Health Looking for a med-free way to lift your mood? Talk it out. A new study in The Lancet adds to an existing body of research suggesting that therapy really does help alleviate feelings of depression. Six months of cognitive behavioral therapy...

New York | Heidelberg, 13 December 2012 Aerobic exercise boosts brain power Review highlights evidence for beneficial effects of physical activity on brain function, especially in older generations The physical benefits of regular exercise and remaining physically active, especially as we age, are well documented. However, it appears...

by Eric Barker for Business Insider ONE WORD THAT SUMS UP WHAT IT TAKES TO BE HAPPIER That word is “PERMA.” It’s an acronym for: Positive Emotion Engagement Good Relationships Meaning Accomplishment Martin Seligman is a professor at the University Pennsylvania and one of the foremost experts on the study of happiness. He...

by Ingrid Poulson I've always found it a point of fascination in how much our stance can impact on our mood.  In my training, I often ask participants to show me through their body language how they would look if they received bad news.  Most people will...

This article from Inc.com is primarily about resilience at work but I think you'll find it has relevance in all areas of our lives...

On what do you focus for happiness? Are you really prioritising your time and energy in the best way to maximise your happiness?  Two (completely unrelated) conversations I had at the end of last week prompted me to reflect upon a few key issues. As anyone...