Dancing to De-Stress; The Science of Dance and Happiness

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Do Proactive People Benefit? Assertiveness Determines Your Future.

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Self-Help by Styling Up!

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No More Drowsiness at the Desk! Benefits of Greening the Office

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Healing Through Virtual Pet Interactions

Healing effect of virtual pet(Akinaga Sato, Tsuneo Kito, Kurume University psychological research (8), 2009)

“Don’t Think” Is Counterproductive? How to Forget Without Thinking

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Are You Incredibly Sleepy? Take a Power Nap!

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How to Spend Your Time on Sleepless Nights

ExploreIM Acupressure for Beginners

SELF MIND app reference

Can Artificial Intelligence Heal Human Hearts?:
A randomized controlled trial on the effects of
internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy with natural language processing on depression

Midori-Kai Health Care Group
Midori-Kai Medical Corporation, Jiyuu Clinic
Stress level self-test

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