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When knowledge is not enough overcoming psychological roadblocks to lifestyle change

When knowledge is not enough: Overcoming psychological roadblocks to lifestyle change

While knowledge can be empowering, knowledge alone does not necessarily translate into healthy living. Research suggests a number of psychological roadblocks can, and often do, sabotage our efforts at healthy living, even if our lives depend on it.

Brain Health and Psychological Health Awareness and Monitoring in a Primary Care Setting

Brain Health and Psychological Health Awareness and Monitoring in a Primary Care Setting

Copeman Healthcare research that focuses on the importance of brain health and psychological health monitoring in a primary care setting

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Likeminder™ – The future of preventive mental healthcare

A new type of social network for your private life – scheduled to be launched this year – could make a tremendous difference in removing common obstacles in the prevention of mental health and wellness issues.

Your pathway to a better night’s sleep Treatment options for insomnia

Your pathway to a better night’s sleep: Treatment options for insomnia

Most adults will experience an episode of poor sleep at some point in life, which is often triggered by a stressor. For many adults, sleep difficulties naturally subside as the triggering circumstances resolve – but for others, this is the onset of insomnia.

Achieving healthy self-esteem

Achieving healthy self-esteem

In a culture obsessed with brands, aesthetics, image and general perfection, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to feel good about ourselves. Perhaps that’s why our internal chatter, or the way in which we speak to ourselves, often includes such harsh self-criticism.

Stress strain on the brain can put health in peril

Stress strain on the brain can put health in peril

Prolonged stress also increases the risk of developing age-related cognitive disorders including Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Bad bosses take their tolls on employees and companies alike

UBC Workplace Psychology expert Sandra Robinson and Neuropsychologist Dr. Elisabeth Sherman speak to mental health in the workplace.

Feeding your stress: Why you do it and how to gain back control

Feeding your stress: Why you do it and how to gain back control

While most people know what they should be eating, when stress hormones kick in it’s difficult to stay on track and away from the food our bodies crave.

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The psychology of performance

Why do some athletes thrive under high stress conditions, while others crumble under pressure? The answer often lies in their levels of mental fitness.

Feeding your stress: Why you do it and how to gain back control

Feeding your stress: Why you do it and how to gain back control

We’ve outlined the correlation between stress and natural physiological reactions below to help you understand how it impacts eating habits, and what you can do to finally put a stop to stress-induced patterns.