It’s common to get mood swings now and then. But experiencing an outburst? History portrays some of the finest personalities in the world having major sorts of mood swings. In fact, world-renowned musicians, performers and artists, with high creativity and intelligence levels, experienced a notorious bout of mood swings, leading...
There is one obvious difference when you compare America with Japan: America has a big problem with obesity and for Japan, well, it's almost non-existent. In fact, Japanese women have the lowest obesity rate in the world and their life expectancy is the highest in the world. What's more, Japanese women are...
“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” - The Dalai Lama When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be an optimist or a pessimist. Personally, I prefer being an optimist, and seems that research is now backing this up as a good choice. Not only...
As humans, we naturally judge each other within seconds, but what exactly are we judging? Some people might say that we analyze how attractive someone is. While others believe that we evaluate their dress sense and what it means about their personality. But both of these are wrong, according to psychology...
Stress, anxiety and fear are emotions many people struggle with on a daily basis. The problem is that these emotions can affect our decision making, our happiness and even our health. But there are steps we can take to make us calmer, healthier and happier overall. Below is a brilliant infographic...
I'm sure you've heard of 'mindfulness' before. From mental health experts to professional athletes, it’s being touted as the next big revolution in psychology. The truth is that mindfulness has been around for centuries in the Eastern world, it's just that the Western world is slow to catch on. But...
Many people dismiss mindfulness as a new age fad that only hippies practice. The truth is that it's been around for thousands of years, but western society is only recently waking up to it thanks to countless research studies showing its benefits. From reducing stress and anxiety to improving health...
If you suffer from anxiety or depression, you'll know that it can be a highly debilitating condition that affects nearly every area of life. But while we all know the downsides to these mental health conditions, there may be a hidden upside, according science. A new study suggests that those...