A couple weeks ago, I wrote about a study where people were asked to stand up during work meetings. The results of the study suggested that one factor contributing to the unhealthy amount of time people often spend sitting at
With prolonged sitting being blamed as a culprit in heart disease and early death, medical professionals are increasingly pointing to standing at work as a practical step that people can take to improve their health. But what happens when an
How are you feeling right now? And how do you wish you were feeling? Not everyone gives the same answer to that second question. Different people value different emotional states. Some people seek out high-arousal emotional states like excitement and
Is living next to a park a recipe for happiness? Intuitively, it makes sense that easier access to nature could improve mental health. To some extent, the scientific findings are in line with the idea that being near green space
“Money never sleeps,” says Gordon Gekko in the film Wall Street. Technically correct. But there’s a related point he never mentions: never sleeping costs money. This idea seems to go against the ideal of working more and sleeping less that’s
ADHD symptoms have a direct relationship with disordered eating behaviors including binge eating and restrictive eating, according to a new study published in Frontiers in Psychiatry. In the study, researchers in the United Kingdom looked at whether people with ADHD
Whether you dwell on relatively minor, everyday stressful situations could foreshadow what the future holds when it comes to your physical health. That’s the eye-catching, and possibly somewhat stressful, finding from a study just published in the journal Psychological Science.
As you read this post, try not to think about how good a bar of milk chocolate would taste right now. Many people find that it’s quite easy to get visions of chocolate stuck in their head. In fact, the
It’s common knowledge that children can be choosy about which foods they eat, but what many people might not realize is that picky eating can last into adulthood. In more serious cases, adult picky eating can be classified as a
If you want to feel more optimistic about what the future holds, sometimes it helps to look at the past. That’s because taking a minute to bask in nostalgic memories can make you feel more positive about what’s in store.