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How Weird Sleep Schedules Disrupt Our Body Clocks

Much like a clock on the wall, our cells have their own 24-hour timeline. When they're in sync, our body clock may act as a protective barrier against mental and physical illnesses. But throw in some jet lag, a night shift or a bout of insomnia, and suddenly the clock's hands are spinning out of [...]

How Exercise Might Keep Depression At Bay

Flickr Images Exercise may be an effective treatment for depression and might even help prevent us from becoming depressed in the first place, according to three timely new studies. The studies pool outcomes from past research involving more than one million men and women and, taken together, strongly suggest that regular exercise alters our [...]

5 Proven Truths About Finding Happiness

Pixabay Images Happiness is a state we all want to achieve, but it often seems elusive. Have you ever felt happy one moment and then thought that it won’t last, which makes you feel less happy in the next moment? How frustrating is that? What is happiness? Is it a state of mind, a mood, or a way [...]

The Emotion Centre Of The Brain: Why Is Mood So Important?

Flickr Images “Somebody woke up on the wrong side of bed this morning.” You know that comment; the one that rarely makes you feel any more gracious towards the world (or the person saying it). At other times you might feel particularly gracious and sunny, for no reason at all. Our mood is [...]

Psychologists Reveal One Of The Best Ways To Boost Your Mood

Helping others boosts your mood more than helping yourself, new study suggests. Credit: Kelvin Murray/ Getty Images When we’re having a rough day, many of us tend to treat ourselves to some form of retail therapy, a favorite dessert or going out with friends in hopes of feeling better. But a new study published [...]

What Causes Bipolar Disorder? Aside from Genes, These Are The Things Most Likely To Increase Your Risk

pixshark.com The thought of developing bipolar disorder seemingly out of nowhere can be scary. Also known as manic-depressive illness, the disease can be severe and life-changing. Drastic changes in mood, including lows that leave you unable to function and highs that remove you from reality, can make it nearly impossible to make it [...]

3 Ways To Improve Your Mood And Wellbeing

Research by Barbara Fredrickson and Martin Seligman has shown that individuals can boost their wellbeing by improving the way in which they view their life. 1. What Went Well? A simple way to reframe your outlook on life is to ask, “What went well today?” and list them. Try to find three positives. This also [...]

By | 2014-11-28T07:45:56+00:00 November 28th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment