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How to Save Your Back When Lifting Heavy Objects

Back injuries are something that many, many people deal with. 80% of people, to be precise. Many of those people, unfortunately, initiate or exacerbate the pain by using improper techniques when lifting heavy objects. The good news is that many of these injuries can be avoided by employing the proper methods. For example, if you’re […]

How Sleep Can Help with Emotional Regulation

 The average adult needs seven to eight hours of sleep to maintain physical, mental, and emotional health. Sleep deprivation – less than seven hours of rest at night – causes changes in appetite, hormone release, and the ability to solve complex problems. With all the changes that take place in the body during sleep deprivation, […]

9 Ways to Get Your Wandering Mind Back on Track

The human mind is an incredible thing, capable of awe-inspiring things. But it’s also very easily distracted from the pursuit of these lofty goals by such trivialities as celebrity gossip, photos of cats and daydreaming about vacations you might never be able to afford. That’s just the way our brains work; the neurons that fire […]

Understanding the Importance of Empathy in Mental Illness

More and more people nowadays struggle with mental illness in varying degrees of intensity and severity. One reason for this has to do with the very nature of modern life, which is stressful, demanding and fast-paced. While this can be beneficial when it keeps you on your feet and focused on success, it is also […]

How to Help Kids Deal with Grief

The loss of a loved one is a devastating event for both children and adults. Following a loss, it’s perfectly natural to experience emotional turmoil and a wave of different feelings. A major part of dealing with death is the grieving process that allows us to accept that a person has died. Since children are […]

Wonderful Examples of Kindness

Feeling stuck in life is normal for many. When you have been going through the same motions for what feels like an eternity, it can easily wear on you. While you might feel like you have tried everything to break away from routine, there are probably still countless options you have not yet considered. In […]

Contribute to Caren’s Cancer War Chest and Help a Mom Fight Breast Cancer

“Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness.”  – Dalai Lama XIV Here at The Daily Mind, we talk about loving-kindness, generosity, and compassion a lot. These are, after all, integral to our purpose: to find meaning amidst the daily grind.

Creativity Quotes for When You Hit Roadblocks

Whether you’re in a creative rut or looking to start a new project, finding inspiration and encouraging words is key. It can be from a friend or coworker, but the right words are often enough to make that idea click. That’s why it can be helpful to hear from the greats themselves for inspiration. With these creativity […]

How to Get Better at Dealing with Conflict

Are you the type of person who hates dealing with conflict? If you are, each and every confrontation is something to be avoided at all costs, but while this might seem like the right option in the heat of the moment, it can actually have lasting damaging effects on you. Amongst the negative impacts that […]

How to Stop Perfectionism From Ruining Your Life

Being a perfectionist is the kind of thing you claim in a job interview when asked what your biggest weakness is, but the reality is that perfectionism can be incredibly damaging. People who have perfectionist tendencies are more likely to workaholics or suffer from depression, sleep problems and many other illnesses. It can also lead […]