Our choice of meal affects not just our energy levels, but also our mood and concentration. For people dealing with mental health issues, a healthy diet can even be a path to lower reliance on medication and enhanced functionality. Here are three ways that foods affect the way you feel.
Date Posted: November 26, 2015
Categories: Happiness, Health PsychologyGO
New findings tell us that from a person’s musical taste and ability, we can infer a range of information about their personality and the way that they think.
Categories: Dance TherapyGO
Data, data, everywhere. Our brains are being expected to cope with data flowing into them from all directions as our computers, smart phones and connected devices constantly beep, flash and bombard us with information. But is having all of this ...
Categories: Stress ManagementGO
A new website aims to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI Australians by providing targeted information on drugs, alcohol, and mental and sexual health.
Categories: Addictions, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) IssuesGO
Of all of the ways men try to impress the ladies, from big wallets to big muscles, here is one that has finally been quantified by science.
Categories: Men's Issues, Relationships & MarriageGO
A new study provides evidence of a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes in people who sleep later on weekends.
Categories: Health Psychology, Workplace IssuesGO
It is said that it's the thought that matters, but research reveals that there's more behind our gift giving decisions than we may realize.
Why people tend to appreciate men’s humor so much more than women’s.
Categories: Individuation, OtherGO
A study of seven countries shows that all children hate getting less than their peers, but only some hate getting more.
Categories: Child Development, Values ClarificationGO
A new study suggests that the more friends a teenager has on Facebook, the more stressed they are likely to be. This may increase their future risk for depression.
Categories: Anxiety, DepressionGO
From corrupt leaders, to successful bullies and criminals (and even terrorists), why does it always seem that the bad guys come out on top?
…and if you weren’t mom’s favourite, there’s is an unexpected upside.
Categories: Adult psychological development, Child Development, ParentingGO
Our own facial expressions play an essential part in understanding other people's emotions.
The "ize" turns the adjective "rational" into a verb suggesting deliberate effort, contrivance and artifice. Rationalizing is actively putting a rational gloss on our irrational behavior.
Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life TransitionsGO
Many of the factors that lead to teenage depression are amped up in East Asia. The hyper-competitive school environments in places like Hong Kong, Singapore, and mainland China are enough to throw anyone's life out of balance. If you add in the ...
Categories: Depression, Suicide Prevention, Teenage IssuesGO
Although more frequent sex is associated with greater happiness, this link was no longer significant at a frequency of more than once a week," lead researcher Amy Muise said. "Our findings suggest that it's important to maintain an intimate ...
Categories: Relationships & MarriageGO