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Mental Wellbeing

Mental well-being is all about mind over the body. Although the touted psychic ability of telekinesis (mind over matter) has never been demonstrated, the physical health affects of healthy mind is beyond dispute. For one, the placebo affect is well documented, and shows that the body can react differently entirely based on one’s beliefs. Other studies have found that people with a positive outlook in life have lower blood pressure resulting longer lives and a third less cardiovascular health problems – amazing!

So what you can you do help yourself? Here’s a few things that have been found to increase lifespan and healthspan:

  • have a purpose in life
  • meditate
  • reduce your exposure to stressful situations
  • keep your brain active – this builds up a cognitive reserve in case you suffer from dementia later in life
  • build and maintain social relationships

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Resources

Book

Psychologists reveal benefits and limitations of yoga and meditation for improving lives.

Book

The Power of Positivity to Overcome Depression

Academic

Psychologist, Professor, Speaker, Author on Positive Psychology

Product

Meditation device that provides real-time feedback on your brain activity.

Company

Device that translates mental activity into the sounds of weather.

Information

Connect. Be active. Keep learning. Give to others. Be mindful

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Recent News

Immune system links personality traits to lifespan

Irish Times - 17-Feb-2021

Insights on this missing link may offer new interventions for health and longevity in the future

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AI based sensor open new avenues in sleep and mental health

Psychology Today - 02-Jan-2021

Monitor real-time changes in serotonin levels & helps in developing new treatments

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AI based aging clock predicts psychological age

Longevity Technology - 16-Dec-2020

Deep longevity's psychological clock might help you feel younger and live longer

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