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Featured article- the expectation gap

Check out today’s featured article by economist, entrepreneur, and international development specialist Nat Ware.  This Ted talk touches up on Nat’s reasoning for why today’s society is so unhappy. Why are we getting richer but not happier? Why do lottery winners not have sustained happiness? Why are bronze medalists often happier than silver medalists?  Nat argues that the expectation gap is the key reason that we are unhappy.  awesome 20 minutes of your time.  Check out our the video here  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KiUq8i9pbE

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Featured Article- Relating Physical and Mental Health

“The findings suggest the medical community should rethink its tendency to treat mental and physical disorders separately” This is an awesome article reiterating the link between mental illness and physical illness. Something that I believe there is a lack of. Check it out!! Link : https://www.ozy.com/acumen/the-link-between-mental-illness-and-physical-illness/76671 By Melissa Pandika Via Ozy.com

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11 Foods That Can Help With Stress/Anxiety

We can all make a connection with food. For some it's just means of survival, to others it's the sole reason the world rotates. Bottom line, what we eat can affect us on all different levels, including mental health. Here's a quick post on 11 foods that may be able to help reduce stress and anxiety:     1.Blueberries Antioxidant packed, along with vitamin C, blueberries are awesome stress fighters.     2. Asparagus Low levels of folic acids can lead to symptoms such as depression. One veggie that can boost folic levels is asparagus.     3. Avocados A contributor for healthy nerves and brain cells is B vitamins, something avocados are rich in. Lower levels of these vitamins can lead...

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Featured article - Nick Boynton

Post concussion syndrome is a dark reality in all professional sports; especially hockey. It leads to many effects on a person including depression, anxiety, and severe headaches. Over the last few years there has been an incline of hockey players voicing their opinions relating to this - and how their own situations could have been handled better with more understanding. Nick Boynton is a former NHL player and Stanley Cup winner.  He has suffered multiple concussions in his hockey career. He struggles today, years after he last laced up.   Nick is now very vocal in the sports community regarding a better understanding around the correlation between concussions and mental health.     Below is a link to Nick Boynton’s...

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Featured Article- Living in your 20's

Living throughout your 20's can be really tough.. You are in those years of figuring out who and what you want to be.   Mark Manson may be a familiar name if you have stumbled across his NY Times best selling book- "The Subtle Art Of Not Giving a F*ck"  (highly recommended read). This book in particular really helped me face challenges in my own life and made me take on a whole different perspective.  Below is one of his articles based on life lessons he learned from surviving his 20's.   Something worth taking a look at! -Dan  https://markmanson.net/surviving-my-20s

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