“There are two things that don’t have to mean anything; one is music, and the other is laughter.” Immanuel Kant The psychology of laughter UCLA professor of cognitive neuroscience Sophie Scott explains the psychology behind laughter. She starts off by explaining how during states of high emotional arousal (whether joy or pain) we often use […]
Posts Tagged ‘Mental Health’
A stream-of-conscious meditation on equanimity, impermanence, non-duality and emotional balance.
Avoid spending biases. Imagine yourself in the future. Don’t buy stuff you can’t afford. These are key tips for achieving financial wellness.
Last year The Emotion Machine received a “Top 50 in Wellness” award from Ecollegefinder.org. I hadn’t shared the award with anyone until now. Cheers! There were a lot of other good sites listed, many of which I’ve been a fan of for awhile: The Happiness Project Upgrade Reality MentalHelp.net Abundance Tapesty Yoga Journal The Jungle […]
Our psychology and mental health is a two way street. Our internal states can affect our actions and habits, but our actions and habits can also affect our internal states. Studies have shown that changing our facial expression and posture can influence what we think and feel about our world. For example, in one study […]