How to Improve Workplace Loneliness

Impact of Loneliness In recent decades, loneliness has been recognized as a public health concern as big as obesity and smoking. Some of the latest studies suggest loneliness is related to an increase in stress, which may lead to an increase in the stress hormone cortisol. High cortisol levels result in a higher risk of [...]

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6 Emotional Styles for Happiness and Health

Emotional styles, or how we adapt and respond to the world around us, contributes to our resilience, and our levels of happiness and health. With anything learned, your brain changes.  New learning involves development of nerve cells (or neurons) in the brain and new connections between them. Sometimes this process involves [...]

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Gemeinschaftsgefühl - How Social Interactions Improve Your Overall Well Being

I loved the sound of the term since first hearing it. It's so forceful sounding, and just so German.  Gemeinschaftsgefühl was a term used by Alfred Adler (1870-1937), an Austrian doctor and psychotherapist in the early 20th century, that is translated to English as “community feeling” or “social interest”.  Other Adlerian [...]

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