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  • Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

    Want to feel more content and become more aware of your body and emotions? Making your first steps in mediation is surprisingly easy and the benefits could be profound. In this article, we look at the reasons you might want to try out meditating and the best ways to incorporate this trendy practice into your daily life.


  • Finding Focus and Coping With Difficult Times

    When we face difficult situations, they can seem overwhelming and cause stress, leaving us paralyzed at some times and restless in others. To help you cope with such challenges, here is a short guide on stress and the tools you can use to deal with it. 


  • This Mostly Stay-at-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: Mental Health

    Taking care of your mental health is always important, especially given that the past few months have left many of us a bit worse for wear. Here is an assortment of free online courses to help. And should you want to venture further into the fascinating world of psychology, make sure to also check out this article to learn how our memory works and how to make it work better.


  • Don’t Panic: How to Keep It Together During a Pandemic

    The whole world is in a collective struggle against the coronavirus. Scientists are developing vaccines, employers are letting their staff work from home, and medical specialists are fighting for the lives of their patients. But there is another invisible battle going on, one where mental health is at stake. The experts of the popsci talk show Break It Down to Atoms (Razberem na Atomy) – Olga Vershinina, staff member of the Komarov Botanical Institute, Yulia Vymyatnina, head of the Department of Economics at European University at St. Petersburg, and Tatiana Kazantseva, senior lecturer at the St. Petersburg State University’s Department of Social Psychology – recently discussed what makes humanity so prone to panicking, why that’s dangerous, and how to stay sane in this era of uncertainty. This online discussion was organized by the Informational Center for Atomic Energy in St. Petersburg. Find the highlights below.