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Karl Bradley ·
Worrying is a habit. Do you have it? First, check out " Getting to the bottom of your worrying-and how to let it go " by Gordana Biernat for some great insights! We all have dreams, aspirations & goals. It's healthy to be in a growth mindset but not at the expense of getting meaningful things done today. Making zero progress toward your preferred vision of the future is demotivating. Focus on the task at hand, like the mantra of former NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer. The main thing...

Re: Wits Workout Training: An Engaging and Interactive Brain Health Program for Older Adults in a Variety of Settings

Aaron Weibe ·
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Re: Move your way to a better day: How exercise can combat stress, anxiety, and depression

Former Member ·
Regular exercise can boost your self-esteem, enhance your mood, help you relax, and alleviate mild depression and anxiety symptoms. Exercise can also help you sleep better, which can be hampered by stress, depression, and anxiety. All of these workout advantages can reduce stress and give you a sense of control over your body and life.
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A Good Night’s Rest is Best

Rachel Brauner ·
Written By: Andrew Crocker, M.S., Senior Extension Program Specialist, Gerontology and Health, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Way way back in the 1980s (HA!) the dairy industry had a marketing slogan that went, in part, “…it does the body good.” There are probably a lot of things that we can insert into that phrase, right? Vegetables. Seat belts. Exercise. Sleep? We often do not think a lot about sleep – until we cannot do it – but we will spend about a third of our lives asleep,...
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Emotional Spending 101

Troy Anthony Anderson ·
Unlike impulsive buying, emotional spending is frequently heightened by stress, grief, or moments of happiness or sadness. Regardless of these triggers, they can impact your finances negatively. For example, you shop to make yourself feel better after a bad day at work. As a result, compulsive shopping and spending stems from an impulse disorder habit that can be addictive for many. The relationship between money and happiness is now seen as complete. Aknin, Wiwad, and Hannibal (2018)...

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