Research shows that having a consistent schedule, including waking up and eating at the same time every day, can be an important part of improving your mood and mental health.
Research shows that working towards a meaningful goal is fulfilling and contributes to well- being. Setting goals helps you organize your time and concentrate on the most important aspects of your life. As you work towards your goals, you’ll start to feel more in control of your life, more motivated, and more self-confident. In every Mood [...]
From Hofstra University in New York: An extraordinary Self-Help guide for mental health during the Coronavirus pandemic. Please pass on to any who could benefit from it. Download Here From William C. Sanderson, PHD: Since we posted the first version last week we received a significant amount of positive feedback and thus I [...]
Mood Lifters is a point-based program where you will have different daily tasks to complete in order to receive points. Mood Lifters tracks your progress with points. Points are given to recognize your efforts at practicing and applying the skills you learn about during the meetings after you leave class – in your everyday life. Every [...]
In order to make real and lasting changes, you’ll need to practice on your own. As you begin to make healthy behaviors a habit you are making progress towards living the life you want. Each week of the program builds on the week before, and you’ll continue to use the strategies learned each week throughout the [...]
Why do athletes, and, you know, the rest of us, choke under pressure? This entertaining article from Claudia R. Capos in Michigan Today explains the Psychological underpinnings of this phenomena. Read More: https://michigantoday.umich.edu/2020/03/26/fumbles-flubs-clangers-and-fluffs/
A very informative interview with University of Michigan behavioral neuroscientist Stephanie Preston about the phenomenon of hoarding. Click the link on the right to view.
This helpful graph notes just a few of the ways the Coronavirus can harm our mental health as well in addition to our physical health.
A fantastic resource for those who struggle with substance abuse and are self-quarantining during this difficult time. Click the link on the right to view Summary Remote SUD Resources
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a class about happiness? Quartz reported over a quarter of the undergraduate class at Yale signed up to take “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” in one semester. Laurie Santos is a Professor of Psychology at Yale University. You too can take a version of this 4 week course, The Science [...]