Category Archives: Mental Health

@nycework tweet digest: 06/23-28/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? The 3% Rule for a healthy bottom line; edible landscaping; being eco-friendly at work and play; safe and courteous bike sharing; throwing caution to the wind..and soil…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between June 23 through June 28, 2013:

Low-hanging grapes

Low-hanging grapes, perfect for city landscapes.
(Photo credit: Andreas Fischler via Wikimedia Commons)

  • A quote and reminder by Kahlil Gibran about why you should spend more time with Mother Earth;
  • an article listing 52 inexpensive ways you can be Earth-friendlier;
  • an article about using The 3% Rule to find and keep clients who enjoy doing business with you;
  • a video featuring Pat Warhurst talking about using city landscapes for growing fruits and vegetables instead of inedible plants;
  • an article listing 10 eco-friendly tips for your workplace;
  • a humorous set of images depicting basic tips and etiquette for users of New York City’s bike sharing program;
  • and, @nycework’s previous digest that includes a video post featuring Shawn Achor talking about the happy secret to working better.

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@nycework tweet digest: 06/16-21/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? The secret link between happiness and better work; helping someone is helping yourself; using “unclear” words to connect with your audience; noble computing; they summon your apps with light and sound; your gadget is a marketing spy; whoa, they can hack that, too…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between June 16 through June 21, 2013:

Identity

Internet marketers can track you by “fingerprinting” your devices.
(Image credit: Adaiyaalam via Wikipedia Commons)

  • A quote by H. Norman Schwartzkopf about what happens when you help someone meet a goal;
  • an article about how crooks use music, lighting and TV frequencies to trigger malicious apps in smartphones and other devices;
  • a video in which Shawn Achor shares the secret formula for happiness and better work;
  • a list of words that have many meanings, which makes them perfect for “spicing up” your headlines and titles;
  • a list article suggesting ways you can compute and be environmentally friendly;
  • an article about how Internet marketers are silently and aggressively tracking you by “fingerprinting” the devices you use to access the Internet;
  • and, @nycework’s previous digest that includes a video post featuring Avi Rubin talking about how easily hackable all technological devices are.

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Shawn Achor: The Happy Secret To Better Work

@nycework tweet digest: 04/21-26/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? How much for that sourpuss; because I’m awesome and can do anything; race matters; embracing your blind spot; SSN undercover; Saving Private Energy; and culling Mars invaders…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between April 21 and April 26, 2013:

Wooden Sculpture of Science Genetics

Wooden Sculpture of Science Genetics
(Photo credit: epSos.de)

  • A quote by Henry David Thoreau about bartering your life;
  • an article discussing 6 principles to systematically build your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual capacity;
  • an article describing the result of Washington University‘s research to discover genetic differences between “races”;
  • an article about a space project that’s screening volunteers for a reality TV-style, one-way mission to Mars;
  • an article explaining why you’re blind for about 40 minutes every day;
  • an infographic energy-savings guide for homeowners;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a post about five scenarios where saying no to requests for your Social Security number is OK…and more.

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@nycework tweet digest: 03/24-29/2013

Last week’s tweets in a nutshell? Toxins in tap water; dealing with angry customers; the most glorious task; changing undesirable habits; protection against password crackers; DuckDuckGo; printable medicine…

The information-packed tweets reproduced below were posted by @nycework between Mar 24 and March 29, 2013, and include:

DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo
(Photo credit: picsishouldshare)

  • A brief quote by Sophocles summing up every person’s purpose in life;
  • an article about a 2011 environmental study that found up to 84 percent of tested major U.S. municipal water systems contain toxins;
  • an article describing how to deal with angry or hard-to-please customers;
  • an article about how to change an undesirable habit using one often-overlooked asset you already have;
  • an article that discusses how to protect yourself against five common tactics used by crackers to gain user passwords;
  • an article about DuckDuckGo, an alternative search engine that neither tracks your Internet activity nor your search terms;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest that includes a video post where Chemist Lee Cronin talks about a project he’s working on that’ll let you print your own medication….and more.

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@nycework tweet digest: 03/10-15/2013

Here are seven mind-expanding tweets posted by @nycework between March 10 and March 15, 2013, and include:

Steve Jobs 'Inspiration' poster

Steve Jobs Inspiration poster
(Photo credit: MarkGregory007)

  • A Spanish proverb underscoring why truthfulness is a good habit to cultivate;
  • an article that shares 7 ways to sharpen marketing and presentation skills so you can sell your ideas ‘The Steve Jobs Way’;
  • an article explaining how choosing shoes, eating marshmallows, and interacting with dogs can reveal the state of your mental health;
  • an article revealing how surprisingly simple habits like exercise can improve the health of your brain and memory;
  • an infographic explaining what your product and brand colors communicate about your business;
  • an article showing 5 quick ways to get more traffic to your site with a single post (or article);
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a post about 8 essential life skills they didn’t teach you in school and why it’s important to master these skills…and more.

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How Shoes, Marshmallows and Dogs Reveal Your Mental Health

“What do shoes, marshmallows and dogs have to do with basic mental health?” Well, you’ll have to read Shoes, Marshmallows and Dogs: Mental Health 101 to find the answers. The two-part article written by Noam Shpancer, Ph.D., sheds light on how the interplay between thoughts, emotions and behavior determines the saneness of our decisions.

Marshmallows

Marshmallow consumption reveals much about a person’s mental maturity. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The article published by Psychology Today is highly recommended for anyone interested in making healthier life choices.

Please share your thoughts after reading the article.

Shoes, Marshmallows and Dogs: Mental Health 101 – Part 1

Shoes, Marshmallows and Dogs: Mental Health 101 – Part 2