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Imagining Positive Conversations Can Improve Cooperation

A positive conversation is any verbal interaction where individuals are considering each others’ perspective, values, and interests. These types of interactions are key toward building healthy relationships and resolving social conflicts. There is a robust finding that conversation is one of the biggest factors in improving cooperation, our ability to solve social problems in a […]

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How to Use Your Imagination To Build Confidence

Our imagination can be a very powerful tool in changing our lives. Often our greatest limitations in life aren’t in the things we can’t do, but in the things we’ve never considered doing. By using our imagination, we can think of new possibilities and new ways of living life that we haven’t applied yet to […]

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4 Mental Exercises Olympic Athletes Use To Gain That Extra Edge

Sports psychology is an emerging field of study on how our minds can affect physical and athletic performance. According to Peter Crocker, a sports psychologist and professor at the University of British Columbia, “Elite athletes have been using psychological techniques for years…it used to be that something had to be wrong for an athlete to […]

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How to Change Habits with 20 Minutes of Visualization

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle What is a habit? A habit is any behavior that we do on a frequent and consistent basis. The only way to build new habits is through conscious repetition and practice. As we repeat behaviors more and more, they […]

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Treating Traumatic Nightmares With Virtual Reality

One of the most devastating symptoms of those who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is terrifying nightmares. Sometimes these nightmares can be so intense that they lead to panic attacks, vivid flashbacks of negative past events, and even aggressive behavior. The U.S. Army is currently doing research on how to counteract these nightmares by […]

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