Tag: Mental Health

Study Finds Playing Video Games Linked To Increased Happiness

With the UK in a second national lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic and Christmas on the horizon, many will stay indoors to play and socially connect through video games. New research from Oxford University has delivered a surprising finding; time spent

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Study Shows An Extra Half Hour Of Sleep Can Improve Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a subject you should already be familiar with, but essentially it is being aware and paying attention to experiences occurring in the present moment without forming an opinion. If you struggle with that, the issue might be that

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Having A Trip Planned Can Boost Happiness

A new poll conducted by the Institute for Applied Positive Research has found that simply planning a trip can help boost happiness and alleviate stress. The survey, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, found that just 14 percent of American

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Basic Income Pilot In Finland Has More Results To Give.

The Finland Basic Income Study had it’s preliminary results released last year and the biggest takeaway was it did not increase the employment of those receiving it in any meaningful way. But it’s been another year and the final results

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Neighbours Helping Neighbours Campaign Gets Enhancement From City Of Brantford

The City of Brantford is heartened by the response they have received to date from citizens who want to help others in need. Residents and organizations throughout Brantford are supporting one another in new and creative ways while social distancing

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How To Take A Break From Social Media Without FOMO

If you get frustrated every time you go on Facebook, or if you find yourself getting into an argument when ever you log on to social media, it might be time to take a break. There are studies showing that

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Study Confirms Risks Of Social Media On Teens

Social media and smartphone use significantly affect the mental health of teenagers, according to a study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The study points out that in the last decade, increasing mental distress and treatment for mental

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Daylight Saving Time – Time To Fall Back This Weekend

It’s time to change the clocks, our twice a year experience of feeling tired and out of whack is back again this weekend. We will be putting an end to Daylight Saving Time (DST) and going to Standard Time (ST). Sunday,

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NHL Awards Handed Out June 19th 2019

A total of 13 awards were handed out at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, last night, in a ceremony that included more than a couple moments. Before getting to who won what there are two things which happened last night

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A Little Note Goes A Long Way – GNSOTD Monday Apr 15th 2019

The University of Waterloo has seen tragedy this year with students taking their own lives, succumbing to pressures and their own poor mental health, which has rocked the student body and faculty. This might be why one of the professors

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