Monthly Archives: November 2015

Graduate school and mental illness problem

Earlier this year, the University of California, Berkeley, released a graduate student happiness and well being report. They found that 47 percent of doctoral students and 37 percent of master’s students surveyed met the clinical criteria for depression based on their responses to a widely-used depressive … Continue reading

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6 Steps to avoid liability for nurses

Attention for all the nurses, these are few steps you can use to save your job and to save yourself from liability cases or situation. Practice within the scope of state laws and nurse practice act Collaborate with colleagues to determine … Continue reading

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The VIA Survey of character strengths

You have many different types of strengths. These can be skills, talents, interests or resources; however these strengths do not reflect the “real” you— who you are at your core. Only by understanding your character strengths can you know how … Continue reading

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5 Easy Tools to Resist the Urge of Bad Habits

Author: Rubin Koddam Urge control is a common term brought up in addiction-focused treatment where people are encouraged to manage the waves of urges that come and go. Some urges or cravings to use may feel like they last a lifetime, … Continue reading

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The simple information about Dream

Why we dream is still one of the behavioral sciences’ greatest unanswered questions. Researchers have offered many theories—memory consolidation, emotional regulation, threat simulation—but a unified one remains, well, a pipe dream. Nevertheless, people continue mining their nighttime reveries for clues to … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Practices in 5 Minutes or Less

Linda Esposito LCSW Mindful Hand Awareness Exercise. Grasp your hands tightly for five seconds, then release and notice how your hands feel. Keep your attention focused on the feeling for as long as you can. This is a wonderful exercise … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Encourage Creative Thinking in Your Classroom

Experiment with “Possibility Thinking” Pose the question “What if?” in as many ways as possible, helping children naturally think of creative possibilities. This involves a shift from more traditional approaches that encourage students to ask, “Why is this and what … Continue reading

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