Month: March 2018

Depression Tips: Finding Motivation

Originally found on https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315862.php Depression is a medical condition that causes a person to experience feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and loss of motivation. More than just a temporary case of the blues, depression can be long-lasting. It may affect a person’s ability to perform daily activities and can lead to thoughts of suicide. One of the hallmark symptoms…

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How Neurofeedback Trains Your Brain

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/lib/neurofeedback-training-for-your-brain/ Neurofeedback is a relatively new biofeedback technique that focuses on helping a person train themselves to directly affect brain function. Although it sounds like science-fiction in nature, it’s actually a reputable and scientifically-proven technique practiced by specially-trained psychotherapists. Neurofeedback, also known as EEG biofeedback, is a gradual therapeutic learning process that…

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Neurofeedback and Everyday Life

Originally found on http://www.aboutneurofeedback.com/neurofeedback-info-center/faq/how-does-neurofeedback-training-transfer-to-everyday-situations/ The “beep” is the sound heard during neurofeedback training. It reminds your brain to return to the goal (to relax, to focus, or whatever the goal is with a particular client). As you train and get better at it, you don’t have to think about the “beep” in order to remember…

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Understanding Mental Health

Originally found on https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/154543.php Mental health refers to our cognitive, behavioral, and emotional wellbeing – it is all about how we think, feel, and behave. The term ‘mental health’ is sometimes used to mean an absence of a mental disorder. Mental health can affect daily life, relationships, and even physical health. Mental health also includes…

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Brain Training and Self-Confidence

Originally found on http://brainblogger.com/2017/01/25/boost-confidence-with-brain-training/ Confidence is an attractive and necessary quality to succeed in business, relationships, and life. But, it is a subjective and, sometimes, misunderstood characteristic. From the painfully shy to the arrogantly over-confident, what makes people think and feel what they think and feel about themselves? The authors of a new study report that…

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6 Long-Term Stress Management Tips

Originally found on https://www.everydayhealth.com/stress/guide/relief/ 1. Make exercise a regular part of your week. A host of studies has shown that working up a sweat is not only good for your body and your brain — exercise also reduces stress. Aim for 150 minutes of movement a week, and consider trying a group class at your local fitness…

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