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Calm a Distressed Mind by Changing Your Environment

greatergood.berkeley.edu

Optimizing your environment for a calmer mind

  1. Surround yourself with nature. Nature makes us feel good and improves our health. It helps as a buffer against the stress we deal with on a daily basis. If nature is inaccessible, looking at photos of nature helps, as well as listening to birds and rain.
  2. Create opportunities for aw...

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  1. Shifting our perspective
  2. Talking to others to get support; and
  3. Changing the environment around us

The first two work in moments of distress and allow us to make smarter choices, while the third is something that we can proactively do. How we think and how w...

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According to the psychologist, Ethan Kross, one of the biggest contributors to our happiness is the voice inside our heads. Our inner voice analyzes every situation we're in, reflects on the past and the possible future, and plays a part in telling us who we are.

Our own v...

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