How aware of your emotions are you?
People who are consciously aware of their emotions deal with them more effectively. This idea is supported by a recent survey study by Claudia Subic-Wrana and co-workers (2014) of almost 2,000 participants (a representative sample of the German general population). Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Clinical Psychology, Coping, Depression, Mental Health, Psychology
Tagged coping strategy, emotion regulation strategy, emotional awareness, empirical, LEAS, reappraisal, research, The Levels of Emotional Awareness Scale
Anxiety runs in families. Children of anxious parents are over five times more likely than those of non-anxious parents to have an anxiety disorder (Budinger et al., 2013). Continue reading
Is the magical number 7 so magical, after all?
Myth: People can hold 7±2 objects in their short-term memory.
Fact: English-speaking people can on average hold 7±2 unidimensional objects in their short-term memory. Continue reading
Vacations provide an opportunity for relaxation and mental downtime.
The summer vacations have just ended for most people. So, you might wonder how long you benefit from the effects of your holiday? Ought we go on holidays to relieve work-related stress and to stay well? Continue reading