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Super Bowl LVI: Whether your team won or lost, there’s a positive link between sports and mental health

As America’s most popular sport, football attracts fans in droves to NFL stadiums and TV sets every fall and winter. Forget about baseball—football has been America’s favorite pastime, and sport, for decades. While most of us aren’t out on the field playing, that doesn’t mean that we don’t become emotionally…

Music therapy: How the “Encanto” soundtrack and other forms of music can help us to process our emotions

Nothing else has the ability to power us through our workouts and make awkward elevator rides a little bit more bearable. That’s right; it’s hard to imagine a world without music. It’s probably an understatement to say that music is taken for granted; we don’t always recognize the mental sway…

Do you feel drained by negative news headlines? Learn to cope with news fatigue and cut back on doomscrolling

Your shoulders are hunched and your breathing is shallow, thumb propelling you through a dismal newsfeed with expert strokes. Each headline spells disaster for another city, species, or group of people, and we sink a little deeper into the tarpit known as doomscrolling. It’s a familiar scene: Whatever you name…

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