During moments of anxiety, the brain is on constant alert in any environment. Even places you frequent, such as jobs, grocery stores, and your own neighborhood, can feel overly stimulating. In some cases, this anxiety can create a sense of hypervigilance, where your brain is looking for new or perceived dangers, even if they logically […]
Source: Image by Tracy Lundgren from Pixabay A study published earlier this year in the British Journal of Nutrition reported that eating fruit regularly can improve your mental health. Researchers looked at the relationship between fruit consumption and psychological well-being. After considering demographic and lifestyle factors, those who ate fruit more often had lower levels […]
Alice was a mid-tier executive in the New York office of a national nonprofit. It was known around the city for paying well. You could see yourself on the side of the angels while you made a decent living. But as Alice described it, it was full of rot. The national office was busy with […]
Big investors are unwinding their bets on office space as a changing work environment raises the prospect that many downtown buildings will be less used. This content was originally published here.
Lego A/S, the Danish maker of colorful building-block toys, was on the brink of bankruptcy in the early 2000s. But the company turned things around by making several changes, according to analysts and a spokeswoman for the firm. Gone were products that weren’t construction bricks. Instead, the company expanded its range of traditional Lego sets […]
Ahead of Apple’s mandated return to the office next month, some of the tech giant’s workers have signed a petition asking for more flexible working arrangements. This content was originally published here.
Clinical research during the past decade has discovered that ingesting a single dose of some psychedelics can produce long-lasting mental health benefits—weeks to years. Most interesting is that these drugs affect behaviors and personality traits that are normally regarded as relatively stable throughout adulthood. Psychiatrists have been impressed that they can produce effects in both […]
Our Mental Health UK programme, Bloom, provides school staff with the opportunity to develop their skills, and confidence, in having open conversations about mental health. We first delivered Bloom in the Highland area virtually during lockdown and have since returned to face-to-face in school delivery. Bloom is a UK-wide preventative education programme which supports young […]
Hybrid work schedules have some employees purposely choosing the days most of their colleagues stay home; ‘to me, it’s heaven’ This content was originally published here.