Today’s Solutions: October 04, 2022

Mental Health

Here you can read the latest news and research studies covering mental health. This is also the place to find out about different strategies on how you can reduce stress and boost happiness, and many other ways to look after your mental wellbeing.

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How to “unghost” a past friend, according to friendship experts

In a perfect world, no one would ever end a personal relationship by abruptly stopping all communication with no explanation—In other words, “ghosting.” However, sometimes life gets in the way, and we ghost.  What is unghosting? Psychologist, professor, speaker, and author Marisa G. Read More...

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Psychiatrists in Brussels trial free museum visits to treat anxiety and stress

In Brussels, those who are struggling with mental health issues such as stress, depression, or anxiety will be offered an unorthodox and innovative treatment: museum prescriptions. Now through the end of the month, psychiatrists at one of the city's main hospitals can prescribe patients a trip Read More...

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Britain’s four-day workweek trial shows no loss in productivity 

According to a survey of participants published last Wednesday, the majority of the companies taking part in a four-day workweek pilot program in Britain stated they experienced no productivity loss throughout the experiment—and, that in some cases, productivity was improved. According to Jack Read More...

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6 family-strengthening strategies to try out this Family Day

These days, parents and children have hectic schedules jammed packed with work, school, and all the related responsibilities that pop up. While leading a fulfilling and busy life is great, it usually means that prioritizing family relationships requires being intentional, putting in the effort, and Read More...

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Hard of hearing? Here are 5 ways to improve your hearing health

Have you already been diagnosed with hearing loss? Or do you have a sneaking suspicion that your hearing abilities are not as they once were? Here are five easy ways you can take action to protect your hearing health and diminish the chances of it getting worse. Wear your hearing aids This tip Read More...

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4 tips that will help you be a better friend

Our loved ones are what makes life worth living. Little else matches the wonderful experiences we have with friends full of laughter and it turns out these times are also good for your health. Many studies have shown that friendship is beneficial for our well-being and might even extend our life Read More...

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New study: music helps reconnect dementia patients with their memories

Music is woven into the very fabric of human evolution — some experts even surmise that it's likely humans sang before we spoke.  Music plays an essential communicative role even today.  It connects us with others, with our own emotions, and ultimately it lays the groundwork for our highly Read More...

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Playing video games benefit key regions of the brain

A recent study from Georgia State University found that sensorimotor decision-making skills were superior in regular video game players to those that didn’t play video games.  Gaming in the name of health “Video games are played by the overwhelming majority of our youth for more than three Read More...

AI Brain

Listening AI could diagnose Alzheimer’s early

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease can be a tricky and lengthy process, with multiple in-person neuropsychological exams followed by even more tests. Diagnosis could very well cost a patient valuable treatment time, so speed is of the utmost importance.  Researchers from Boston University have Read More...

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Transform your health with these 9 powerful habits

You are your best investment — and your habits are the key to how well you thrive in life. For a balanced lifestyle that works with your body’s natural biorhythms, consider implementing these nine powerful habits into your life. Eat an earlier, lighter dinner A big meal hours before Read More...