Who Gets Sick in Space? Inspiration4 May Offer More Clues.

Commercial spaceflight brings a more diverse cross section of humanity beyond Earth, helping medical researchers collect data.

#arceneaux-hayley, #emotions, #eyes-and-eyesight, #inspiration4, #medicine-and-health, #motion-sickness, #national-aeronautics-and-space-administration, #private-spaceflight, #research, #space-and-astronomy, #space-exploration-technologies-corp

Twenty years after Sept. 11, a…

Twenty years after Sept. 11, a look at what we hold on to and what we choose to let go.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-negative-tragedy, #audio-neutral-immersive, #emotions, #funerals-and-memorials, #ganci-peter-j, #grief-emotion, #memory, #pentagon-building, #september-11-2001, #terrorism, #world-trade-center-manhattan-ny

How the Brain Shapes Reality and Imagination

The categories we use to describe our thinking are messed up.

#barrett-lisa-feldman-1963, #brain, #emotions, #memory, #neuroscience

How to Support Teenagers as They Head Back to School

Adolescents are readying for the next step in a seemingly endless set of challenges. Here’s how to help them regulate their emotions.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #parenting, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #youth

Back To School: 4 Ways Parents Can Calm Their Fears

A psychiatrist offers these tools to her patients who worry that Delta will disrupt the school year.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #education-k-12, #emotions, #parenting, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shutdowns-institutional

What We Are Not Teaching Boys About Being Human

It turns out that there is a bizarre absence of fully realized human beings in my sons’ fictional worlds.

#metoo-movement, #books-and-literature, #emotions, #friendship, #men-and-boys, #parenting

How to Channel Your Inner Olympic Coach

Here are a few tips to help motivate those around you to persevere and succeed.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coaches-and-managers, #emotions, #friendship, #olympic-games-2016

Post-Covid Happiness Comes in Groups

We find our greatest bliss in moments of “collective effervescence.”

#emotions, #happiness, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Edward Diener, Psychologist Known as Dr. Happiness, Dies at 74

Since the 1980s, he was recognized as a leader in measuring what he called “subjective well-being.” And, yes, he was very happy.

#american-psychological-assn, #deaths-obituaries, #diener-edward, #emotions, #happiness, #psychology-and-psychologists

The Great Unmasking

After Covid, a better life is possible.

#boston-college, #commencement-speeches, #coronavirus-reopenings, #emotions, #friendship, #united-states

It Might Be Time to Break Up Your Pandemic Pod

Yes, you really need to start seeing other people.

#content-type-service, #emotions, #friendship, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantines

Wellness Challenge: A Self Check-in for Mental Health

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #emotions, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture

How to Conquer Feelings of Guilt During the Pandemic

Many have felt unwarranted remorse over things they can’t control. Here’s how to stop the spiral.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #psychology-and-psychologists

A Year of ‘Languishing’ and ‘Fallow Space’

“Languishing definitely describes the lack of interest I feel just now,” one reader writes. Another describes a fallow period of rest preparing for what comes next.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #emotions, #grant-adam-m, #psychology-and-psychologists

Are There More Tulips Than Usual This Year?

After a year of languishing, New York City is flourishing.

#emotions, #flowers-and-plants

Using Radical Acceptance to Minimize Suffering

Five ways to become more accepting of pain.

#content-type-service, #emotions, #love-emotion, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Feeling Blah During the Pandemic? It’s Called Languishing

It’s the neglected middle child of mental health, and can dull your motivation and focus. It may be the dominant emotion of 2021.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #emotions, #grief-emotion, #loneliness, #mental-health-and-disorders, #productivity, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture

The Main Reason for Your Pandemic Boredom

It comes down to lack of control.

#children-and-childhood, #content-type-personal-profile, #emotions, #parenting

Why We Romanticize the Past

Ah, the good old days. Were they really that good?

#content-type-service, #emotions, #loneliness, #memory

The Family Dog Is in Sync With Your Kids

Dogs orient and move in synchrony with family members, which may have implications for the emotional development of people and pets.

#animal-behavior, #animal-cognition, #animal-cognition-journal, #children-and-childhood, #dogs, #emotions, #exercise, #oregon-state-university, #pets, #research, #udell-monique-a-r, #youth

The Pandemic Happiness Gap

New surveys show that in the last year, older adults tended to be more positive than younger ones, suggesting that the ability to cope improves with age.

#age-chronological, #anxiety-and-stress, #carstensen-laura, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elderly, #emotions, #happiness, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #research, #stanford-university

For Some Teens, It’s Been a Year of Anxiety and Trips to the E.R.

During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.

#asheville-nc, #columbus-ohio, #emergency-medical-treatment, #emotions, #grief-emotion, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #hendersonville-nc, #hospitals, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

Are Some Foods Addictive

Food researchers debate whether highly processed foods like potato chips and ice cream are addictive, triggering our brains to overeat.

#addiction-psychology, #alcohol-abuse, #american-journal-of-clinical-nutrition, #anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #carbohydrates, #diet-and-nutrition, #emotions, #fast-food-industry, #food, #loneliness, #obesity, #psychology-and-psychologists, #salt, #smoking-and-tobacco, #weight

Some Covid Survivors Haunted by Loss of Smell and Taste

As the coronavirus claims more victims, a once-rare diagnosis is receiving new attention from scientists, who fear it may affect nutrition and mental health.

#anxiety-and-stress, #chronic-condition-health, #dalton-pamela-psychologist, #diet-and-nutrition, #emotions, #food, #mental-health-and-disorders, #monell-chemical-senses-center, #senses-and-sensation, #smell-olfaction, #smells-and-odors, #united-states, #your-feed-science

The Positive News Stories of 2020

In a bleak year, our listeners offer some brightness — from all over the world.

#birthdays, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #love-emotion, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #the-daily-radio-program

Building Emotional Safety Nets for Men

Support networks with other men can help fend off the loneliness and isolation many men experience.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #friendship, #loneliness, #men-and-boys, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantine-life-and-culture

I Don’t Want You to ‘Believe’ Me. I Want You to Listen.

I fear that the more I tell you, the less you will understand who I am.

#metoo-movement, #autism, #emotions, #philosophy, #psychology-and-psychologists, #women-and-girls

How to Deal With Life in Long-Term Isolation

Sure, you’re not floating 250 miles above the ground, but you can still use the same tactics astronauts use to keep going.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #quarantines

What to Do When You Can’t Catch a Break

Researchers say the key to breaking the cycle is to detach yourself from the frustrations you feel — without pretending the pain doesn’t exist.

#anxiety-and-stress, #emotions, #kross-ethan, #psychology-and-psychologists

Why Waiting for Election Day Is So Agonizing

Here’s what you can do about it.

#anxiety-and-stress, #emotions, #optimism, #pessimism, #presidential-election-of-2020, #superstitions

How to Talk About the Election With Your Kids

Even if you’re stressed.

#children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #emotions, #parenting, #united-states-politics-and-government

Become a Better Listener. Your Family Will Thank You.

Effective communication skills are more important than ever in our close-quarters existence.

#content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #emotions, #families-and-family-life, #love-emotion, #marriages, #parenting, #psychology-and-psychologists

How to Get Your Friends to Stop Treating You Like a Therapist

Maintaining our own emotional equilibrium is essential if we’re to be fully present for our companions.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #emotions, #empathy, #friendship, #mental-health-and-disorders

Football’s Boo Birds Are All Cooped Up

N.F.L. fans in the Northeast, lusty booers in normal times, have had to watch their teams’ dim performances from afar, without recourse. “I have no way to release my venom,” one Jets fan said.

#emotions, #football, #new-jersey, #new-york-giants, #new-york-jets, #northeastern-states-us, #pederson-doug, #philadelphia-pa, #philadelphia-eagles

The Science Behind Your Child’s Tantrums

And how to nip them in the bud before they start.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #children-and-childhood, #emotions, #parenting, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #research, #tantrums-in-children

How Will We Cope With the Pandemic Fall?

Mental health experts offer advice on how to handle the return to indoor life the cooler weather will bring.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #emotions, #mental-health-and-disorders, #psychology-and-psychologists

What We Dream When We Dream About Covid-19

Several recent studies shed light on the pandemic preoccupations of sleepers.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dreams, #emotions, #psychology-and-psychologists, #sleep, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

An ‘Awe Walk’ Might Do Wonders for Your Well-Being

Older men and women who took a fresh look at the objects and vistas around them felt more upbeat and hopeful.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #elderly, #emotions, #exercise, #mental-health-and-disorders, #walking

Dear Teenagers, Here’s How to Protect Your Emotional Well-Being

Guidance for teenagers on staying steady in the turmoil of the pandemic.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #psychology-and-psychologists, #teenagers-and-adolescence

Family Displaced After a Disaster? Here’s How to Cope

Experts offer advice on how to recognize the signs of trauma and re-establish some normalcy.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #emotions, #hurricanes-and-tropical-storms, #parenting, #wildfires

The Trouble With Empathy

Can we really be taught to feel each other’s pain?

#against-empathy-the-case-for-rational-compassion-book, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #bloom-paul, #books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education, #education-k-12, #emotions, #empathy, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #hooks-bell, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #salovey-peter

In an Era of Face Masks, We’re All a Little More Face Blind

Your brain’s powers of facial recognition are going to need some time to get used to the coverings we’re wearing to keep each other healthy.

#emotions, #eyes-and-eyesight, #face, #masks, #prosopagnosia-brain-disorder, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #senses-and-sensation, #your-feed-science

Helping Children With Pandemic Grief

Many children may learn of a grandparent’s death without a chance to visit to say goodbye.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #death-and-dying, #emotions, #grief-emotion, #parenting

I Hope This Email Finds You Well

Just wanted to check in!

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #customs-etiquette-and-manners, #e-mail, #emotions, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #workplace-environment

Should You Say Yes to That Favor? Well …

Instead of just agreeing to a request while letting the disdain slowly build, make a well-informed decision.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #friendship, #psychology-and-psychologists

When Face Masks Hide Your Smile and Other Emotions.

Face coverings may be here for a while. How can we adapt to a world where facial expressions are invisible?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #emotions, #face, #masks, #psychology-and-psychologists

Tsunami or Ripple? The Pandemic’s Mental Toll Is an Open Question

Some health officials have forecast a steep rise in new mental health disorders. Others say the impact isn’t likely to last.

#antidepressants, #anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #disasters-and-emergencies, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #emotions, #journal-of-the-american-medical-assn, #kaiser-family-foundation, #loneliness, #mental-health-and-disorders, #olfson-mark-1958, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

Riding Out Quarantine With a Chatbot Friend: ‘I Feel Very Connected’

The digital companions may sound like science fiction. But when social isolation became the norm, they helped deal with the loneliness, some users say.

#artificial-intelligence, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #luka, #mobile-applications, #psychology-and-psychologists, #text-messaging

In a World ‘So Upside Down,’ the Virus Is Taking a Toll on Young People’s Mental Health

The shuttering of the American education system has cut off young people from school staff members who helped them navigate the pressures of adolescence and cope with trauma.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #emotions, #grief-emotion, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantines, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #united-states

How Confinement During the Pandemic Has Affected Spain’s Children

Families everywhere can take lessons from Spain as it struggles to help children cope.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #spain