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How 2 psychologists say to use mindfulness to relieve pre and post-interview stress

If you can't relax while waiting for results after interviews or exams, a mindfulness hack may help. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs found success in mindful meditation after a trip to India. Psychologists say mindfulness makes it easier to deal with nerve-wracking waits. LoadingSomething is loading. The post-interview period can be a particularly worrisome and stressful time.A ...
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The pandemic is worsening mental health for women, middle-aged adults, a new survey finds

Mental health challenges have been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new survey from the University of Michigan has quantified some of the effects. Women and US adults ages 50 to 64 have reported worsening mental health during the pandemic. LoadingSomething is loading. For months, experts have warned about the prospect of an entirely ...
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Why your brain may need time to readjust to social gatherings after the pandemic, according to a neuroscientist

36% of adults in the US and 61% of young adults reported "serious loneliness" during the pandemic. Nearly half of Americans also reported feeling uneasy about returning to in-person interaction. Neuroscientist Kareem Clark says it may take time for some to reset their'social homeostasis,' or need to socialize. LoadingSomething is loading. ...