6 Ways Being In Nature Linked To Life Satisfaction

A well managed natural environment is particularly important to people. Being in the natural environment is linked to higher satisfaction with life, new research finds. People were particularly satisfied if they felt their natural environment was being well managed. Dr…

The Most Severe Personality Disorder Weakens Empathic Brain Activity

Why people with the most severe personality disorder find it difficult to have romantic relationships and friendships. People with borderline personality disorder have deficits in brain regions related to empathy, new research finds. The finding helps explain why people with…

This Subtle Dementia Symptom Sends Early Warning

Dementia breaks down the brain’s ability to perform complex tasks, like this one. Being unable to understand sarcasm is an early warning sign of dementia, research finds. Deterioration in key parts of the brain in neuro-degenerative diseases causes people to…

This Sleep Pattern Leads To Faster Learning That Lasts Longer

50% improvement in learning from this sleep technique. Sleeping in between study sessions could be the key to better recall, new research finds. The technique aids recall up to six months later, psychologists have found. Dr Stephanie Mazza, the study’s…

DBT – What Emotions Do for You

What Emotions Do for You Emotions Motivate (and Organize) Us for Action Emotions motivate our behavior. Emotions prepare us for action. The action urge of specific emotions is often “hard-wired” in biology. Emotions save time in getting us to act in important...

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DBT – How Skills

Taking Hold of Your Mind: “How” Skills Non-judgmentally See, but don’t evaluate as good or bad. Just the facts. Accept each moment like a blanket spread out on the lawn, accepting both the rain and the sun and each leaf that falls upon it. Acknowledge the difference...

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DBT – WHAT Skills

Taking Hold of Your Mind: “What” Skills Observe Notice your body sensations (coming through your eyes, ears, nose, skin, and tongue). Pay attention on purpose, to the present moment. Control your attention, but not what you see. Push away nothing. Cling to nothing....

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