Body & Brain

Positive psychology articles related to the human body and brain. Which positive psychology theories and interventions can help us to improve physical and mental well-being?

Psychology Theories

Exploring the Mind–Body Connection Through Research

The debate about the mind–body connection has been around for millennia. From ancient philosophers and religions to modern science, there have been different views on [...]

Erik Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development Explained

In 1623, William Shakespeare wrote, “one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages,” from screaming infant to the finality of [...]

What Is Emotional Health? (+ 11 Activities & Examples)

The subjective, human experience of emotions comprises a wide, colorful continuum of feelings. The journey begins the day we are born and continues until the [...]

self-reflection questions

72 Mental Health Questions for Counselors and Patients

What does “mental health” mean to you? Is it the same as happiness? Or is it simply the absence of mental illness? Whether you are [...]

Mental Health Benefits

The Benefits of Mental Health According to Science

Attempts by policymakers and mental health professionals to reduce mental illness have not always been entirely successful. Instead, promoting and protecting mental health may be [...]

19 Mental Health Exercises & Interventions for Wellbeing

Many individuals are aware of the necessity of exercising their bodies; however, it is just as important to exercise your mental wellbeing. Mental health exercises, [...]

Books about Mental Health

16 Best Mental Health Books on Wellbeing + 3 Workbooks

Do you need support while going through a rough patch, or need guidance to improve your mental health and wellbeing? Seeking advice from books can [...]

Quality of Life Questionnaires

5 Quality of Life Questionnaires and Assessments

If someone were to ask you to assess your quality of life on a scale of 1 to 10, how would you answer? More importantly, [...]

neurological benefits of exercise

10 Neurological Benefits of Exercise

Perhaps you have a rough idea about how exercise affects your health, weight, and energy levels. But do you know about its impact on the [...]

theory behind flow

Flow Theory in Psychology: 13 Key Findings & Examples

Have you ever been ‘in the zone?’ We all want to experience it. It’s intense, exhilarating, and satisfying. When we’re in the zone, or what [...]