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“Don’t worry, be happy!”

Promoting happiness within society is good for health, but could the over-promotion of happiness have a downside? Across 2 studies, the researchers investigated two emotion norms that are associated with an emphasis on happiness: the importance of seeking positive emotion, and the importance of avoiding negative emotion. They also studied the question whether these norms have implications for how people respond to, and seek to regulate, their negative emotional experiences. In Study 1, the scientists used an experimental design to…

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In Stress and Health

Wearable Devices / Mobile Apps and Your Mood

Wearable devices that can track how many steps you walked today, measure your heart rate or evaluate how well you slept last night successfully occupied the global market. Moreover, mobile technology is pushing new boundaries, aiming to measure emotional well-being as well as physical health. Tech companies claim that biosensor technology in the devices can detect stress and anxiety by tracking the body’s physical reactions. In 2017, Spire performed a Workplace Stress Study together with a Stanford psychology researcher. Spire is…

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The Solving Life’s Problems Workbook

The Solving Life’s Problems Workbook offers you a self-help way to acquire skills necessary at the moments when you are experiencing difficulties in your life and reacting to the events with symptoms of depression, anxiety, and/or anger. This workbook is aimed at equipping you with tools that will help you manage your life through controlling your emotions and thoughts. All the tools proposed in this workbook are grounded on the principles of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Problem-Solving Therapy (PST) that…

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