mental health

What does it take to be happy? This infographic pulled together data about happy people, their lifestyles and how the brain creates happiness, so we can learn what's worked for others and maybe try...
Did you know that being in a positive and committed relationship is actually good for you? Among other things, love helps you live longer, improves your mental well-being and can even reduce pain and...
Bryan Lewis Saunders has been drawing daily self-portraits since 1995 — and one series in particular is equal parts disturbing and fascinating. For his “Drugs” series, the artist took a different...
It’s true that modern life can be a sobering experience. Yet, according to a recent study, the roots of some cases of depression may, in fact, be dietary.
James Bowen was a street musician struggling to kick his drug habit when he met a ginger stray he dubbed Bob. Through his bond with Bob, Bowen learned what specialists everywhere are realizing: Pets...
Most people focus on weight loss, fitness and ways to improve their physical health when it comes to New Year's resolutions — and that's admirable. But it's important to keep in mind that health isn'...
If you regularly exercise, your brain has the ability to think more flexibly than those who don’t.
A roundup of this week’s health-and-wellness stories, from the latest in hard science to the strangest head-scratchers hurtling through the Interspace.
You're not imagining it. Exercise is definitely messing with your brain — in a good way! — by boosting your mood and maybe even giving you a feeling of euphoria.
Putting down the smartphone, skipping social media and reconnecting to yourself and to nature can be very beneficial to your health and well-being. If you have the willpower to unplug a little bit...

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