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The Influence of Exercise on Mental Health

We now have evidence to support the claim that exercise is related to positive mental health as indicated by relief in symptoms of depression and anxiety. Mental health as discussed in this paper by Dr. Daniel Landers, a leading authority on this topic, focuses on conditions sometimes considered to be illness states (i.e., pathological depression) as well as conditions that limit wellness or quality of life (i.e., anxiety, low self-esteem). Click here




Addressing Emotional Eating (by Larry Kubiak)

The America Psychological Association in 2010 and 2011 conducted a Stress in America survey. What they found is that 44% of Americans say that their stress has increased in the last five years. In response to those who utilize emotional eating as a way to deal with their stress this article offers both guidelines and an action plan. Read more



HAPPYneuron brings Scouts Brain Fitness through entertaining games that are fun and scientifically developed for the important 7-13 year age group. The goal is to challenge the brain and keep it in top gear at all times, thus enabling your child’s brain to be optimally receptive to important school work. Click here