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Jordan Peterson on why you need to clean your room

Jordan Peterson believes that only by taking care of your immediate environment can you then move onto bigger challenges. The idea stems from millennials who want to change capitalist economic structures though can be applied broadly. In a distracted age, our inability to pay attention to our environment is leading to increased rates of anxiety and depression. None Recently, an Equinox member tried to walk out of the club carrying a stack of towels. When management stopped him, he thought they ...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Happiness, America, Depression, Anxiety, Innovation, Community, Personal Growth, Derek, Equinox, Peterson, Kondo, Joe Rogan, Jordan Peterson


Podcast: What is Schadenfreude?

 We’ve all experienced it – that feeling of smug happiness at another person’s misfortune. From someone slipping on a banana peel to a jerk receiving a dose of instant karma, there’s something satisfying about this strange emotion. Why is that? Are we living in an “Age of Schadenfreude”? Should we feel guilty about feeling it? And for crying out loud, how do we say it in English?  Listen in to find out! Subscribe to Our Show! And Remember to Review Us! ...
Tags: Psychology, Google, Amazon, Facebook, UK, England, London, General, Wales, Happiness, America, Bbc, States, University of Oxford, Emotion, Vincent


Trump plan to beat HIV hits rough road in rural America

One of the goals President Donald Trump announced in his State of the Union address was to stop the spread of HIV in the U.S. within 10 years.
Tags: Health, America, Donald Trump, Trump


Ralph Drollinger Says He’s Not a Christian Nationalist But Exhorts Legislators to Please God with Immigration Policy

Provider of Bible studies and counsel to members of Donald Trump’s Cabinet Ralph Drollinger doesn’t like to be called a dominionist or a Christian nationalist. Loosely, these terms refer to people who believe the laws of the United States should reflect and be based on the teachings of Christianity. Any other influence is false and will lead to bad government. In a recent newsletter Drollinger uses (misuses) Hebrew words for foreigners to inform legislators about what he believes U.S. immigratio...
Tags: Health, Israel, America, United States, Egypt, Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump, Infertility, Trump, Drollinger, Edom, Marinov, Dominionism, Capitol Ministries, Ralph Drollinger, James Hoffmeier Hoffmeier


The diffrence between schooling and education

"The country where free public education was born struggles with the concept of what education is, what is should accomplish, and how it should approach the child." p. 239 The Whole Parenting Guide by Alan Reder, Phil Catalfo, and Stephanie Renfrow Hamilton "As a society, we have erred in assuming that education should be something done to our kids by some external agent called 'school' and that it should conclude when a person finishes formal schooling and begins a career. The shallowness...
Tags: Health, America, Infertility, Don, David G Markham, Alan Reder Phil Catalfo, Stephanie Renfrow Hamilton


NPR - How teens feel about guns in America

 Editor's note: Besides the Opioid epidemic, drunk driving injuries and deaths, there is no greater public health threat to the safety and well being of Americans that the prevalence and incidence of gun violence. These public health problems are directly related to the mental health of Americans. [Author: David G. Markham]
Tags: Health, America, Npr, Infertility, David G Markham


Racial disparities in cancer deaths on the decline for America

A new report has concluded that the racial disparities between cancer deaths among white and black Americans is on the decline.
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Apple partners with VA to bring Health Records to veterans

Apple announced this morning it has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make the Health Records feature on iPhones available to veterans. The deal will allow the veterans to view their medical information across participating institutions, including the VA, organized in the Apple Health app. These health records include allergies, conditions, immunizations, lab results, medications, procedures and vitals, and will be displayed alongside other information, like Apple Wa...
Tags: Apple, Health, TC, America, Tech, Tim Cook, Va, Health Records, Jeff Williams, Coo, Department of Veterans Affairs, Apple Health, U S Department of Veterans Affairs VA, U S The Health Records, VA Apple


MDMA shown to increase empathy over other substances

In a new study, MDMA is shown to produce better cognitive and emotional empathy than users of cocaine, ketamine, and alcohol. This follows in the wake of criticism that MDMA use leads to social distress.Illegal in America since 1985, MDMA is showing positive efficacy rates in clinical trials for treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD. None Selective serontonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most prescribed class of drugs for people under the age of 65, as well as the third most prescribed o...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Drugs, Happiness, America, Compassion, Empathy, Depression, Anxiety, Innovation, Narcotics, Derek, Mdma, Nixon, University of Exeter, Michael Pollan


The true cost of being uninsured in America

In a New York Post article dated January 23, 2019, the author states how Americans without health care insurance hit 13.7 percent. This 2.8 percent increase means an additional seven-million Americans lack health coverage as noted by the Gallup survey period. This is not far behind the 18 percent recorded just before the Obamacare mandate […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, New York Post, America, Policy, Gallup, PA NP, Public Health & Policy, Washington Watch, CRNA


Understanding the Loneliness Epidemic

Much like the opioid crisis, loneliness is an epidemic. According to results from Cigna’s U.S. Loneliness Index, a survey of more than 20,000 American adults ages 18 and older, nearly half of Americans report sometimes or always feeling alone or left out. One in four Americans rarely or never feel as though there are people who understand them. Two in five Americans sometimes or always feel that their relationships are not meaningful and that they are isolated from others. And one in five people...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Sleep, Relationships, Friends, Happiness, America, Social Media, Social Withdrawal, Harvard, Cigna, Social Isolation, Loneliness, Behavioral Health, Mental Health And Wellness, McPherson


Games people play - "Be Afraid" on the Macro level

"That thing that you do," or "that thing that always happens to you" is the key idea of Schema therapy.Back in the 60s this idea of repetitive patterns of behavior was popularized as Games People Play by Eric Berne, the father of Transactional Analysis.Several decades later the idea of dysfunctional repetitive patterns of behavior became offical with the DSM - III (Diagnoses and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, third edition) axis 2 diagnoses of personality disorders....
Tags: Health, England, Germany, Iraq, Russia, America, Afghanistan, Parliament, George W Bush, Infertility, Trump, Eric Berne, Gestapo, David G Markham, Hermann Goering Hitler


Momentum founders push benefits of NHS-style healthcare in US

Emma Rees and Adam Klug seek British volunteers to back free healthcare campaignTwo of the founders of the leftwing pressure group Momentum are to launch a campaign asking British volunteers to back a campaign for free healthcare in the US by telling Americans about the benefits of the NHS.The idea is to sign up activists who are prepared to talk up the British healthcare system as a good example of how a campaign such as “National Medicare For All” in the US would work. It comes as part of a ca...
Tags: Health, Politics, US, America, Society, UK News, World news, US news, NHS, Labour, National Nurses United, Momentum, Emma Rees, Adam Klug


The Importance of Personal Hygiene for Healthy Living

A lot of people overlook the importance of personal hygiene which can be a huge mistake. You see, we interact with different organisms on a daily basis, exposing us to a wide range of infectious or communicable diseases. In 2016, 3 infectious diseases have been included in the top ten causes of death worldwide They are diarrheal diseases, lower respiratory diseases, and tuberculosis. Failure to look after yourself and your hygiene can increase your risk of developing any of the conditions above....
Tags: Health, Cook, America, Who, Lifehacks, Travelers, Don


One of America's richest families is accused of profiting from the nation's opioid crisis

A court ruling Monday in Massachusetts will expose details about one of America's richest families and their connection to the nation's opioid crisis.
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Study shows why America needs more primary care doctors

The United States health care system is generally centered around hospitals and specialty care. The value of primary care, however, has remained unclear and debated, in part due to limited research.
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Books - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

There are plenty of slave narratives. Do we need any more?Colson Whitehead's novel, The Underground Railroad, tells the story of a young slave woman, Cora, who escapes the Randall plantation in Georgia with a male companion Caesar and makes her way north and west on a literal underground railroad whose tunnels have been dug by abolitionists committed to undoing the bonds of slavery.The scenes about slave torture and killings are terrible and offset to some extent by the kindness of strangers who...
Tags: Health, Books, America, Georgia, Racism, United States, Slavery, Infertility, Cora, Caesar, Underground Railroad, Whitehead, David G Markham, Colson Whitehead, Psychotherapeutic humanities, Markham Behavioral Health


SNAP (Food stamps) works

Congress just cut back on SNAP and instituted work requirements. But what about people who are already working and not making a living wage? America can afford a safety net to maintain people's dignity. We owe it to one another.  [Author: David G. Markham]
Tags: Health, Congress, America, Poverty, Infertility, David G Markham, Safety net


Man has alligator as emotional support animal

Joei Henney, 65, of Strinestown, Pennsylvania has an alligator as his registered emotional support animal. According to Henney, the 5-foot alligator, named Wally, helps Henney manage his depression. Apparently, the reptile is very generous with his hugs. From the Philadelphia Inquirer: A man who answered an e-mail from a reporter about Wally from the web site Service Dog Registration of America said, "Our therapist would never approve a client to have an alligator as an emotional support a...
Tags: Psychology, Post, News, Animals, America, Reptiles, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wally, Henney, Emotional Support Animals, Joei Henney, Strinestown Pennsylvania, Wally Henney


Podcast: Talking Parity and Advocacy with Patrick Kennedy

 Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy joins our hosts to talk about mental health and addiction parity, both at the federal and state levels. He shares information about new initiatives, dontdenyme.org and parityregistry.org, designed to help consumers file appeals on their own, if they feel they’ve been wrongly denied coverage by their insurance companies. They speak candidly about the problems faced with regard to parity by those who live with mental health or addiction issues. And fin...
Tags: Psychology, Google, New York, General, Wales, Interview, Congress, California, Washington, America, New York Times, Iowa, Cigna, Policy and advocacy, Naacp, Edward


Study outlines link between America's eviction crisis and high rate of STIs

Almost 2.3 million people are evicted from their homes annually and four evictions are filed every minute in the United States.
Tags: Health, America


10 books to check out from Jordan Peterson's 'Great Books' list

Peterson's Great Books list features classics by Orwell, Jung, Huxley, and Dostoevsky. Categories include literature, neuroscience, religion, and systems analysis. Having recently left Patreon for "freedom of speech" reasons, Peterson is taking direct donations through Paypal (and Bitcoin).We like to know what informed thinkers we respect, to better understand what shaped their worldview. On his website, Jordan Peterson offers his Great Books list, granting insight into the turning of his own mi...
Tags: Psychology, Amazon, Books, England, Russia, Religion, America, Neuroscience, Paypal, World, George Orwell, Paris, Innovation, Burma, Consciousness, Literature


10 incredible books from Jordan Peterson's 'Great Books' list

Peterson's Great Books list features classics by Orwell, Jung, Huxley, and Dostoevsky. Categories include literature, neuroscience, religion, and systems analysis. Having recently left Patreon for "freedom of speech" reasons, Peterson is taking direct donations through Paypal (and Bitcoin).We like to know what informed thinkers we respect, to better understand what shaped their worldview. On his website, Jordan Peterson offers his Great Books list, granting insight into the turning of his own mi...
Tags: Psychology, Amazon, Books, England, Russia, Religion, America, Neuroscience, Paypal, World, George Orwell, Paris, Innovation, Burma, Consciousness, Literature


Books - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

There are plenty of slave narratives. Do we need any more?Colson Whitehead's novel, The Underground Railroad, tells the story of a young slave woman, Cora, who escapes the Randall plantation in Georgia with a male companion Caesar and makes her way north and west on a literal underground railroad whose tunnels have been dug by abolitionists committed to undoing the bonds of slavery.The scenes about slave torture and killings are terrible and offset to some extent by the kindness of strangers who...
Tags: Health, Books, America, Georgia, Racism, United States, Slavery, Infertility, Cora, Caesar, Underground Railroad, Whitehead, David G Markham, Colson Whitehead, Psychotherapeutic humanities, Markham Behavioral Health


SNAP (Food stamps) works

Congress just cut back on SNAP and instituted work requirements. But what about people who are already working and not making a living wage? America can afford a safety net to maintain people's dignity. We owe it to one another.  [Author: David G. Markham]
Tags: Health, Congress, America, Poverty, Infertility, David G Markham, Safety net


10 powerful quotes to inspire your meditation practice

Meditation can have a profound impact in reducing anxiety and stress.While there are many ways to meditate, the ability to sustain your attention on one thing for a period of time is the foundation of them all. The more you practice, the more results you get, though quality of time is more important than quantity None Nothing is created in a vacuum. The emergence of meditation as a cultural staple in America is in large part a response to the continual fragmentation of attention. How one meditat...
Tags: Memory, America, Compassion, Meditation, Mindfulness, Mental Health, Innovation, Buddhism, Derek, Buddha, Stephen Batchelor, Sam Harris, Bessel van der Kolk, Daniel Goleman, Alan Watts, Richard J Davidson


What’s behind our appetite for self-destruction?

Each new year, people vow to put an end to self-destructive habits like smoking, overeating or overspending.And how many times have we learned of someone – a celebrity, a friend or a loved one – who committed some self-destructive act that seemed to defy explanation? Think of the criminal who leaves a trail of evidence, perhaps with the hope of getting caught, or the politician who wins an election, only to start sexting someone likely to expose him. Why do they do it? Edgar Allan Poe, one of Am...
Tags: Psychology, Washington, Boston, Happiness, Edgar Allan Poe, America, Mental Health, Innovation, Albert Einstein, Emotions, Mind, Sigmund Freud, Freud, Poe, Edgar Allen Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


US regions where drug companies marketed hit hardest by opioids crisis

Researchers found increases in marketing were associated with higher prescribing and a higher rate of overdoses A new study has found that areas of America hit hardest by the opioids epidemic were the top regions where pharmaceutical companies marketed prescription opioids. Related: The making of an opioid epidemic – podcast Continue reading...
Tags: Health, US, America, West Virginia, Society, US news, Opioids, Opioids crisis


The old days of medicine are gone

In the last decade, specifically in the last five to six years, we have seen the gradual disempowerment of America’s physicians as well as their unfortunate patients. Starting with health management organizations, managed care, all the way to the insurance exchange, doctoring has been forcefully wrestled away from physicians only to be placed into the […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, America, Practice Management, Primary Care, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


Most substance use disorder treatment facilities do not offer medication treatment

Despite the mounting death toll of America's opioid crisis, only a minority of facilities that treat substance use disorders offer patients buprenorphine, naltrexone or methadone--the three FDA-approved medications for the long-term management of opioid use disorder, according to a new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Tags: Health, America, Fda



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