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In a Shitty Mood? Scientists Say You Should Bake - VICE

And not just because you’ll end up with a homemade batch of double chocolate chip cookies.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Depression Doesn’t Feel the Same for Everyone - Alpha-Stim

Often when people think of depression, they imagine it as overwhelming sadness, but everyone who suffers from depression has a unique experience.

Psychology | Personality

10 Studies That Show The Advantages of Feeling Down – Research Digest

By Christian Jarrett As human beings, there's no avoiding feeling sad – as R.E.M. put it "everybody cries, and everybody hurts sometimes". We usually think of this as an unpleasant state, and for those of us who want to minimise our miserable

Psychology | Personality

Why You Need to Be Good at Reading Your Emotions | Psychology Today

Being able to read other people’s emotions is important for your relationships, but according to new research, it’s just as important to read your own with clarity.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

If You’ve Ever Been Called Overly Emotional or Too Sensitive, This is For You

For some reason, people in this day and age think that being emotional is a bad thing, that telling someone they are 'too emotional' is an extreme insult. Is it really no longer okay to feel

Health & Fitness | Health News

What Happens to Your Body (and Metabolism) When You Don't Sleep Enough

There’s no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research from the Centers for Disease Control. And it’s not like thi

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

22 Surprising Health Benefits of Owning A Dog

An apple a day may or may not actually keep the doctor away, but what about an animal a day? A pet is certainly a great friend. After a difficult day, pet owners quite literally feel the love. As dog lovers, we’re all aware of how dogs enrich our liv