For Those Seeking Peace of Mind

Searching for ways to alleviate anxiety or make mindfulness practices work for you? This collection combines insights and how-tos on subjects such as stress, meditation, and various psychological disorders to keep you (and your brain) feeling your best.

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Addiction and Recovery For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 03-24-2022

To overcome an addiction, first you need to recognize it in yourself or a loved one. Explore addiction recovery programs and their treatment methods when deciding how to deal with your addictive behavior, or that of a family member.

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Eating Disorders For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 03-18-2022

Do you think that you or someone you know suffers from an eating disorder? Learn what the three major eating disorders are and how they differ from less worrisome, yet still risky, eating problems. An eating disorder can be a serious threat to your lif...

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Bipolar Disorder For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 02-24-2022

To manage bipolar disorder effectively, you first need to know what it is. Then you can develop and follow a treatment plan, which usually includes a combination of medication, therapy, self-help, and support from a network of understanding and committed ...

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Positive Psychology For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 02-14-2022

In positive psychology, science tries to answer questions about what makes people happy, what a good life is, and how to increase life satisfaction. This Cheat Sheet gives you some ways in which you can make positive psychology work for you.

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Mindfulness For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 12-13-2021

Whether you’re suffering from stress, fatigue, or illness or simply want to regain some balance in your life, mindfulness can help. These bite-sized chunks of hands-on advice will help increase your understanding of mindfulness, outline some short medit...

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Meditation For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 08-31-2021

Meditation is an age-old practice that can help relieve a host of ills brought on by the fast pace of modern life. All you need to meditate is a quiet place to sit, the ability to direct your attention, and a simple meditation technique. As long as you gi...

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Anxiety For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 08-31-2021

Anxiety appears in different ways for different people. Some people have anxious thoughts; others feel anxiety in their body. Most people with anxiety try to avoid what makes them anxious, but that just makes things worse. Instead, you can take a measured...

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 08-31-2021

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy that works on changing negative thinking patterns and unhelpful behaviors, and pushes for healthier behavioral changes. With DBT, you have multiple ways of dealing with some of l...

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Developmental and Environmental Mental Illness

Article / Updated 08-30-2021

Mental illness can clearly occur in a genetically normal brain which has suffered organic damage during development or later. It can also arise from trauma or stress that leads to indirect changes in the brain from factors like chronic stress or sleep dep...

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A Whole-Body Approach to Brain Health

Article / Updated 08-27-2021

The great news about the steps you can take to improve your chances of long-term cognitive health is that many of them are the same steps you take to keep your body healthy. You need to add just a couple of items to a list that's probably already familiar...

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