Laughter Is the Best Medicine


Humour, Laughter, Theoretics


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Modern life has become increasingly complicated and it’s believed that stress is the primary obstacle to laughter. Laughter is a physical expression of humor and joy that has numerous protective qualities. It’s one of the best ways to manage perceptions of stress and to develop resilience and improve psychological sturdiness as it strongly correlates with happiness.Read More

The importance of Humour in nursing


Daily Life, Humour, Jokes, Way of Life


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The nursing profession is notoriously high-pressure profession. Especially in the times we live in now with this corona pandemic. Many patients that nurses encounter are in a grave state of need, and nurses may not always meet their patients’ needs, despite their best efforts. With so many individuals needing a coping mechanism (please read this blog also), it’s no wonder that many people turn to the power of humour and laughter. Read More

Connecting Time – The Healthy Mind Platter (6/8)


Daily Life, Neuroscience, Theoretics


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Connecting time – The healing power of relationships

According to Matthew Lieberman, one of the founders of social cognitive neuroscience, our “evolutionary wiring predisposes us to be social,” actually causing a sense of physical pain if we are socially rejected. As such one could argue that social connection is a basic human need, very much like water, food and shelter. social support is a well-documented antecedent of wellbeing. Read More

How to ‘game your brain’: the benefits of neuroplasticity


Neuroscience, Theoretics


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One day in January 2007, a US federal government construction contractor called Doug Reitmeyer arrived at the offices of a brain-fitness software company called Posit Science, in downtown San Francisco. Reitmeyer’s son, Ryan, had had a devastating boat accident two years earlier. At about 9.45pm, four of Ryan’s friends had asked him to take them back to their car across the lake. Read More