wellbeing

A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life

This book has be written by Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein. The publisher says: “A bold, provocative exploration of the tension between our evolutionary history and our modern woes – and what we can do about it We are living through…
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Fishing cures PTSD and anxiety, first ever clinical study aims to prove

This report by Danielle Sheridan has been published in The Telegraph. It begins: “ Fishing  has long been lauded as a relaxing pastime which can put one’s mind at ease. While it has been claimed anecdotally that fishing can help with post-traumatic…
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Conceptual Framework for Public Mental Health

The developers of this framework say: “This Conceptual Framework for Public Mental Health is an interactive web-based tool that brings together evidence from academic research, reports, and practitioner and public consultations to map out the factors affecting mental health across all…
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The Happiness Hypothesis: Putting Ancient Wisdom to the Test of Modern Science

This book comes from social psychologist Jonathan Haidt. The publishers say: “Every culture rests on a bedrock of folk wisdom handed down through generations.The pronouncements of philosophers are homespun by our grandmothers, and find their way into our common sense: what…
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Scientific Pollyannaism: From Inquisition to Positive Psychology

This book has been written by Oksana Yakushko. The publishers say: “This book argues that the story of the orphan girl Pollyanna (namely, her strategy of playing the ‘glad games’ to manage loss, abuse, and social prejudice) serves as a framework…
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