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Supercharging Student Mental Health

Research has incontestably reported a rise in mental illness in the student population as well as an above-population average of prevalence: 1 in 3 opposed to the 1 in 4 of the general population [1], some studies even indicate a 50% prevalence of a mental health issue during enrollment at a university [2]. Mental health issues are closely tied to the 50% university drop-out rate [3] as well as a substantial decline in academic performance of up to .3 GPA scores [2]. The leading mental illness in the student population are:Depression [4]Anxiety [5]Sleep difficulties [6]Substance abuse (mostly alcohol) [7]Risky sexual activity…

TechCrunch hat unseren Vorstart überrundet

Diese eQuoo App spielt Sie zum Erlernen von nützlichen psychologischen FähigkeitenPsychische Gesundheit ist eine der größten Themen der letzten Zeit, mit Kendall Jenner, Emma Stone, Lady Gaga und sogar The Rock, die sich über ihre psychischen Probleme öffnen. Sogar die königliche Familie hat sich in die Tat eingeschaltet und die "Heads Together"-Wohltätigkeitsorganisationen gegründet. Und es ist nicht nur ein flüchtiges Thema. Die Weltgesundheitsorganisation sagt, dass Depressionen Krebs als die weltweit wichtigste "globale Krankheitslast" bis 2030 überholen werden. So ist es nicht verwunderlich, dass Meditations-Apps wie Calm bei den Verbrauchern Gangbuster werden. Meditations-und Hirntraining-Apps richten sich jedoch nach kognitiven Fähigkeiten. Diese…

TechCrunch Covered our Pre-Launch

This eQuoo app games you to into learning useful psychological skills Mental health is one of the biggest issues of recent times, with Kendall Jenner, Emma Stone, Lady Gaga and even The Rock opening up about their mental health issues. Even the royal family has got in on the act, setting up the Heads Together charity. And it’s not just a fleeting issue. The World Health Organisation says depression will overtake cancer as the world’s main ‘global disease burden’ by 2030. So it’s not surprising that meditation apps like Calm are going gangbusters amongst consumers. However, meditation and brain training…

How Emotional Fitness Can Get You through the Holidays

[caption id="attachment_378" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Miley Cyrus Family goofing around.[/caption] During the holidays, emotional fitness is especially important! Some people think of holiday season as of time of joy, family and togetherness. They’re a lucky bunch, and bless them! However, most people do dread one or the other aspect of about their holiday schedule, gift shopping, entertaining and spending time with their family. And for some people, the last one can be especially overwhelming. Families are the source of love, protection and learning that carries us through our child hood, but – because parents are only people with faults and…

What is Emotional Intelligence?

[caption id="attachment_348" align="aligncenter" width="613"] Emotional Intelligence[/caption] There are quite a few definitions floating around that aren't always intuitive. And when people start abbreviating, things get confusing quick.  We are not in the business of confusing - we're in the business of playful teaching.  Everyone knows IQ and why it's so important, but what is EQ (emotional quotient), and what is it good for? We put together an explanation of what emotional intelligence is, and why it's so important. I hope you'll enjoy your read, Silja Litvin - Psychologist and Founder of eQuoo What is Emotional Intelligence? -  The 5 Skills You…