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    • Positive mental attitude

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    • Positive psychology

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    • Self-help books

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    • Self-care

    • In health care, self-care is any necessary human regulatory function which is under individual control, deliberate and self-initiated. Some place self-care on a continuum with health care providers at the opposite end to self-care. In modern medicine, preventive medicine aligns most closely with self-care. A lack of a ... Read »


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    • Activities of daily living

    • Activities of daily living (ADLs or ADL) is a term used in healthcare to refer to people's daily self care activities. The concept of ADLs was originally proposed in the 1950s by Sidney Katz and his team at the Benjamin Rose Hospital in Cleveland, OH and has been added to and refined by a variety of researchers since t ... Read »


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    • Activities of daily living assistance

    • Assisting in activities of daily living (ADL) are skills required in nursing and other professions such as nursing assistants. Personal assistance is waged support of 20 or more hours a week for people with impairments. A 2008 review reported that personal assistance is possibly beneficial to some older people and the ... Read »


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    • Addiction recovery groups

    • Addiction recovery groups are voluntary associations of people who share a common desire to overcome drug addiction. Different groups use different methods, ranging from completely secular to explicitly spiritual. Some programs may advocate a reduction in the use of illegal drugs rather than outright abstention, althou ... Read »


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    • Air displacement plethysmography

    • Air displacement plethysmography or ADP (also known as whole-body air displacement plethysmography) is a recognized and scientifically validated densitometric method to measure human body composition. ADP is based on the same principles as the gold standard method of hydrostatic weighing, but through a densitometric te ... Read »


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    • Body composition

    • In physical fitness, body composition is used to describe the percentages of fat, bone, water and muscle in human bodies. Because muscular tissue takes up less space in our body than fat tissue, our body composition, as well as our weight, determines leanness. Two people of same sex and body weight may look completely ... Read »


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    • Caerphilly Heart Disease Study

    • The Caerphilly Heart Disease Study, also known as the Caerphilly Prospective Study (CaPS), is an epidemiological prospective cohort, set up in 1979 in a representative population sample drawn from Caerphilly, a typical small town in South Wales, UK. The initial aim was to examine relationships between a wide range of ... Read »


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    • Care Continuum Alliance

    • Care Continuum Alliance

      The Care Continuum Alliance (formerly DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance) is an industry trade group of corporations and individuals that "promotes the role of population health improvement in raising the quality of care, improving health outcomes and reducing preventable health care costs for individuals with chronic c ... Read »


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    • Egonomics

    • Egonomics is a form of self-management first proposed by Thomas Schelling in his paper "Egonomics, or the Art of Self-Management." Schelling suggested that individuals suffer from a sort of split-personality disorder whereby the present self wants a specific thing (e.g., eating a cookie) but the future or past self wan ... Read »


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    • First aid

    • First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and/or promote recovery. It includes initial intervention in a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available, such as performing CPR whi ... Read »


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    • Fountain House (self-help program)

    • Fountain House is a professional self-help program, which started in New York City in the 1940s, operated by men and women recovering from major mental illness in collaboration with a professional staff. The Fountain House uses the Clubhouse Model of Psychosocial Rehabilitation - it was the first such program, est ... Read »


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    • Higher Ground (support group)

    • Higher Ground

      Higher Ground is a 501(c)3 non-profit based in Royal Oak, Michigan providing a support group for people living with HIV/AIDS in Metro Detroit and Southeast Michigan. The organization was founded by 2002 by Rick Henning, who received a "Spirit of Detroit Award" from the Detroit City Council in 2007, in part for his work ... Read »


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    • Human nutrition

    • Human nutrition refers to the provision of essential nutrients necessary to support human life and health. Generally, people can survive up to 40 days without food, a period largely depending on the amount of water consumed, stored body fat, muscle mass and genetic factors. Poor nutrition is a chronic problem often li ... Read »


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    • IMedix

    • iMedix was a health search engine and social network service that utilized advanced proprietary algorithms to provide information in response to medical questions and concerns. iMedix was a U.S. cooperation founded in 2006 by Amir Leitersdorf and Iri Amirav. The company's R&D was based in Herzeliya, Israel. Om May 18, ... Read »


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    • Life hack

    • Life hack (or life hacking) refers to any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity and efficiency, in all walks of life. The term was primarily used by computer experts who suffer from information overload or those with a playful curiosity in the ways they can accelerate their workflow in w ... Read »


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    • LifeRing Secular Recovery

    • LifeRing Secular Recovery (LifeRing or LSR) is a secular, non-profit organization providing peer-run addiction recovery groups. The organization provides support and assistance to people seeking to recover from alcohol and drug addiction, and also assists partners, family members and friends of addicts or alcoholics. I ... Read »


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    • List of self-help organizations

    • This is a list of self-help organizations. Recovery programs using Alcoholics Anonymous' twelve steps and twelve traditions either in their original form or by changing only the alcohol-specific references: ... Read »


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    • Love Is Louder Than the Pressure to Be Perfect

    • The Jed Foundation

      The Jed Foundation is a non-profit organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college and university students. The Objectives of The Jed Foundation are to: The Jed Foundation was founded in 2000 by Donna and Phil Satow after they lost their son Jed, a college sophomore, to suicide. ... Read »


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    • The Lowdown

    • The Lowdown is a New Zealand website developed by the New Zealand Ministry of Health's National Depression Initiative (NDI). The website launched on 3 December 2007. The Lowdown aims to help young New Zealanders understand and recover from depression. It does this through online support services and testimonials f ... Read »


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    • Million Calorie March: The Movie

    • Million Calorie March: The Movie

      Million Calorie March: The Movie is a 2007 American documentary film directed by, co-produced by and starring Gary Michael Marino, an author, speaker and anti-obesity activist. The film follows Marino as he embarks on a 1,200-mile (1,900 km) fundraiser and awareness walk, the Million Calorie March, from Jacksonville ... Read »


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    • Moderation Management

    • Moderation Management (MM) is a secular non-profit organization providing peer-run non-coercive support groups for anyone who would like to reduce their alcohol consumption. MM was founded in 1994 to create an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous and similar addiction recovery groups for non-dependent problem drinkers w ... Read »


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    • National Healthy Schools Programme

    • The National Healthy Schools Programme (NHSP) was a joint Department of Health and Department for Children, Schools and Families project intended to improve health, raise pupil achievement, improve social inclusion and encourage closer working between health and education providers in the United Kingdom. The Programme ... Read »


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    • Observations of daily living

    • Observations of daily living (ODLs) are cues that people attend to in the course of their everyday life, that inform them about their health. ODLs are different from signs, symptoms, and clinical indicators in that they are defined by the patient, and are not necessarily directly mapped to biomedical models of disease ... Read »


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    • Dorothea Orem

    • Dorothea Elizabeth Orem (July 15, 1914 – June 22, 2007), born in Baltimore, Maryland, was a nursing theorist and creator of the self-care deficit nursing theory, also known as the Orem model of nursing. Orem received a nursing diploma from Providence Hospital School of Nursing in Washington, DC. She also atte ... Read »


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    • Physical exercise

    • Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons, including increasing growth and development, preventing aging, strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenanc ... Read »


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    • Audio therapy

    • Audio therapy is the clinical use of recorded sound, music, or spoken words, or a combination thereof, recorded on a physical medium such as a compact disc (CD), or a digital file, including those formatted as MP3, which patients or participants play on a suitable device, and to which they listen with intent to experie ... Read »


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    • Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

    • The Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) is a nonprofit organization that was started in 2013. SIYLI was founded by Chade-Meng Tan and Marc Lesser and is based on Chade-Meng Tan's book, Search Inside Yourself. SIYLI brings the Search Inside Yourself program, initially developed at Google, to other organi ... Read »


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    • Secular Organizations for Sobriety

    • Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS), also known as Save Our Selves, is a non-profit network of autonomous addiction recovery groups. The program stresses the need to place the highest priority on sobriety and uses mutual support to assist members in achieving this goal. The Suggested Guidelines for Sobriety emphas ... Read »


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    • Everyday life

    • The phrases everyday life, daily life and routine life reference the ways in which people typically act, think, and feel on a daily basis. Everyday life may be described as mundane, routine, natural or habitual. Sometimes it is callednormality. Human diurnality means most people sleep at least part of the night and ar ... Read »


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    • Self-help

    • Self-help or self-improvement is a self-guided improvement—economically, intellectually, or emotionally—often with a substantial psychological basis. Many different self-help group programs exist, each with its own focus, techniques, associated beliefs, proponents and in some cases, leaders. Concepts and term ... Read »


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    • Self-help groups for mental health

    • Self-help groups for mental health are voluntary associations of people who share a common desire to overcome mental illness or otherwise increase their level of cognitive or emotional wellbeing. Despite the different approaches, many of the psychosocial processes in the groups are the same and they share similar relat ... Read »


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    • Self-induced abortion

    • A self-induced abortion (or self-induced miscarriage) is an abortion performed by the pregnant woman herself outside of the recognized medical system. Although the term includes abortions induced with legal over-the-counter medication, it also refers to efforts to terminate a pregnancy through alternative, sometimes mo ... Read »


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    • Self-preservation

    • Self-preservation is a behavior that ensures the survival of an organism. It is almost universal among living organisms.Pain and fear are integral parts of this mechanism. Pain motivates the individual to withdraw from damaging situations, to protect a damaged body part while it heals, and to avoid similar experiences ... Read »


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    • Sharecare

    • Sharecare

      Sharecare is a health and wellness engagement platform that provides consumers with personalized information, programs and resources to improve their health. It provides personalized information to the site's users based on their responses to the RealAge Test, the company's health risk assessment tool, and offers a cli ... Read »


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    • Shuai Shou Gong

    • Shuai Shou Gong (Chinese: 甩手功; pinyin: Shuǎishǒu gōng; literally: "Swinging hand workout") is a hand-swinging exercise pioneered by Taiwan Qigong (气功) Standing with both legs apart at a width roughly equal to that of the shoulder, Shuai Shou Gong involves moving both arms in para ... Read »


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    • Sleep hygiene

    • Sleep hygiene is the recommended behavioral and environmental practice that is intended to promote better quality sleep. This recommendation was developed in the late 1970s as a method to help people with mild to moderate insomnia, but, as of 2014[update], the evidence for effectiveness of individual recommendations is ... Read »


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    • Slow movement (culture)

    • The slow movement (sometimes capitalised Slow movement or Slow Movement) advocates a cultural shift toward slowing down life's pace. It began with Carlo Petrini's protest against the opening of a McDonald's restaurant in Piazza di Spagna, Rome in 1986 that sparked the creation of the slow food movement. Over time, this ... Read »


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    • Support group

    • In a support group, members provide each other with various types of help, usually nonprofessional and nonmaterial, for a particular shared, usually burdensome, characteristic. Members with the same issues can come together for sharing coping strategies, to feel more empowered and for a sense of community. The help may ... Read »


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    • Trusera

    • Trusera was a Seattle-based social networking startup founded in 2007 by Keith Schorsch, a former Amazon.com executive. Schorsch's struggle with Lyme disease in 2004 inspired him to create Trusera, a place where users can access information from people who have had similar medical experiences. In October 2008, Trusera ... Read »


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    • Women For Sobriety

    • Women For Sobriety, Inc. (WFS), is a non-profit secular addiction recovery group for women with addiction problems. WFS was created by sociologist Jean Kirkpatrick in 1976 as an alternative to twelve-step addiction recovery groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). As of 1998 there were more than 200 WFS groups worldwide. ... Read »


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