Helpful Articles

Students: Ditch Your Laptops!

"The students who were taking longhand notes in our studies were forced to be more selective — because you can't write as fast as you can type. And that extra processing of the material that they were doing benefited them."

How To Make Friends

“You can’t snap your fingers and make a friend. Maintaining close relationships is the most important work we do in our lives — most people on their deathbeds agree.”

Anxious? Stressed? Depressed? Go outdoors. Here’s why… (3 min. read)

"Solving problems and multitasking may sound productive, but ironically, too much time thinking and not enough time being, feeling and sensing can profoundly affect our happiness." Click the link to learn more. (3 min. read)

Help for Dealing with Social Anxiety

"Anxiety is about judgement, and ultimately not being approved of and not being liked."

Four Things Top Performers Do Every Day

"The best performers are not consistently great, but they are great at being consistent."

Feeling stressed or depressed? Read … (2 min.)

Exercise is the new primary prescription for those with mental health problems.

Gaming Industry Opposes “Gaming Addiction” Diagnosis

As the World Health Organization (WHO) meets this week to update diagnostic criteria, many controversies will erupt. Click above to read more. (3 minute read)

Calm in Sixty Seconds

“I liked this idea that we have something like a secret piano key, under our skin, to press internally to calm us down. Or like a musical string to pluck.” Click the link above for the full article (3 minute read.)

Predictors of Drinking Problems in High School Students

Biological, personality, and behavioral factors predict high school drinking. Follow the link above for the full article. (5 minute read.)

Feeling Depressed? Read and apply …

Depression is an unforgiving, uncaring, formidable beast. But it is not unconquerable. Three short bouts of aerobic exercise per week may relieve clinical depression. Follow the link above and share with someone you know who would benefit from reading this short research article.