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How Sleep Impacts Your Mental Health

How Sleep Impacts Your Mental Health

There are two different phases to sleep that we go through each night, which is quiet sleep and REM sleep. Quiet sleep is the time at which the body restores the bones, muscle, and tissue, while boosting the immune system. REM sleep is the time at which learning,...

How to Create Sustainable, Positive Habits

How to Create Sustainable, Positive Habits

Most people know what they need to do to live healthier and longer lives, but making those changes seems too overwhelming. While there may be several changes you need or want to make in your life, you shouldn't feel as though you have to do everything all at once....

Workplace Behavior

Workplace Behavior

It has happened to many of us.  A colleague has been rude or discourteous to you.  A supervisor has belittled your work.  A co-worker has spread false rumors about you.  Some would call this bullying, but these are all examples of workplace incivility, a term coined...

Emotional Health

Emotional Health

Emotional health (sometimes called mental health) refers to your overall psychological well-being including the way you feel about yourself, the quality of your relationships, and your ability to manage difficult situations that arise in life. Good emotional health...

Benefits of Sleep

Benefits of Sleep

It may seem obvious to most that sleep is beneficial.  Even without fully understanding what sleep does for us, we know that going without sleep for too long can make us feel terrible.  While we may not often think about why we sleep, most of us acknowledge at some...

Overcoming Holiday Stress from a Psychology Perspective

Overcoming Holiday Stress from a Psychology Perspective

The holidays offer friends and family the chance to gather together and celebrate the season's tidings. However poignant the holiday spirit may be, many people view the holidays as a stress-inducing season. For 90 percent of Americans, the holidays are a time of...

Psychological Benefits of Exercise

Psychological Benefits of Exercise

It is common knowledge that exercise is good for the heart and makes people more attractive, while enhancing muscle mass and aiding in weight loss. Dr. Tarnopolsky states, "If there were a drug that could do for human health everything that exercise can, it would...

Staying Positive with Psychology

Staying Positive with Psychology

The human brain is the most powerful computer and calculator on the planet. Unfortunately, it is also capable of incredible darkness and negativity. If you find yourself suffering from constant negative thoughts, psychology has discovered ways for you to become and...