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Monday, March 02, 2009

Lately I have been very lazy about blogging and that's not good so for March my resolution is to blog on a more frequent basis. What prompted this you ask? Here's what I got in an email today!

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Twenty years ago, University of Texas psychologist James Pennebaker concluded that students who wrote about their most meaningful personal experiences for 15 minutes a day several days in a row felt better, had healthier blood work, and got higher grades in school. But a new study from the University of Missouri shows that a few minutes of writing will also suffice.
Researchers asked 49 college students to take two minutes on two consecutive days and write about something they found to be emotionally significant. The participants registered immediate improvements in mood and performed better on standardized measures of physiological well-being. An extended inward look isn’t necessary, the study concludes; merely “broaching the topic on one day and briefly exploring it the next” is enough to put things in perspective.
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Good stuff huh?
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  • SKYFYRE
    Hmmm, yes, I can see it, I should try it! Thanks for sharing!
    4358 days ago
  • LFLFLPLP
    Very interesting! I need to start doing a little more thoughtful blogs sometimes. I tend to stick to mostly fitness related things when I blog. Hmmm...
    4372 days ago
  • PDRAKE
    this is good news I always knew I felt before but I am just one person Thank you
    4376 days ago
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