Monday, May 28, 2018
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Snip 1: Web tips for good mental health

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/emotional-health/improving-emotional-health.htm Do things that positively impact others. Being useful to others and being valued for what you do can help build self-esteem. Practice self-discipline. Self-control naturally leads to a sense of hopefulness and can help you overcome despair, helplessness, and other negative thoughts. Learn or discover new things. Think of it as “intellectual

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Snip: Dealing with difficult people

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/communication-success/201309/ten-keys-handling-unreasonable-difficult-people 3. Shift from Being Reactive to Proactive Benefits: Minimize misinterpretation & misunderstanding. Concentrate energy on problem-solving. How: When you feel offended by someone’s words or deeds, come up with multiple ways of viewing the situation before reacting. For example, I may be tempted to think that my co-worker

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Planning to be happy

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/the-secret-to-happiness-could-be-in-your-calendar-2015-6 The key is structuring your days in advance to include activities that are likely to make you happy. The technical term is “prioritising positivity.” For the study, researchers at the University of California at San Francisco and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recruited 235 participants and measured: how much

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Hamilton “The Peoples Project”

http://www.thepeoplesproject.org.nz/about/the-peoples-project What is The People’s Project all about? The People’s Project has been established because so many people in Hamilton are concerned about people who are living on the streets or sleeping rough. We need a community wide response. No single organisation alone has the ability to solve this challenging problem. People

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Happiness is an illusion

http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/motivate-me/69888772/Happiness-is-an-illusion-seek-contentment-instead Given the formidable obstacles to chasing after happiness or promoting its sustainability if we are lucky enough to come by it, what options do human beings have? I have not come across any meaningful approach to this question, even from the unswervingly confident proponents of the contemporary school of positive

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