Emotional Health 951 results

Hover No More: Parents Should Leave Their Kids to Play

Overprotective parents could be setting their kids’ social development and physical health back, HealthDay News reports. Children who are given free rein to play in a way that involves some sense of risk get more exercise and develop better ...

Find Out if You Practice Good ’Emotional Hygiene’

Having good well-being doesn’t mean just eating well or exercising regularly, it means taking care of your whole self — emotional health too. Over at Yahoo Health, Guy Winch, Ph.D., notes seven things people with good emotional hygiene do that ...

For More Self-Esteem, Embrace the Group

Want to boost your self-esteem? Join some more clubs and groups, a new study suggests. People who belong to many groups — regardless of the number of friends they have in total — report higher self-esteem than those who belong to few groups, ...

Satisfaction Is the Secret to a Longer Life

The more satisfied you rate your life after age 50, the less likely you are to die prematurely, a new study finds. Over the course of nine years, an increase in life satisfaction was tied to an 18-percent lower risk of dying, researchers led by ...

Stop and Smell … the Happiness?

Being around happy people could make you happier, especially if you’ve got a sharp sense of smell, HealthDay News reports. When women smelled the sweat of a group of men who had been induced to feel a variety of emotions, including fear and ...

Get to Know the Teen Suicide Warning Signs

Consider this: Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 15- to 24-year-olds and sixth among 5- to 14-year-olds, but too few parents and caretakers are mindful of the warning signs that their kids could be headed for tragedy, HealthDay News ...

5 Things You Need to Know About Living Happier

There’s no magic bullet for achieving happiness in life, but thanks to the wealth of research done in the past few decades, we now know much more about how you can hack your lifestyle to be a happier, healthier person. Here’s what we’ve ...

Are Bullied Kids More Likely to Become Obese Adults?

The effects of bullying can last a lifetime, and may even affect your waistline, Reuters reports. Over 26 percent of women who were frequently bullied as kids end up overweight or obese as adults, compared to 19 percent of those who were never ...

More Than 4 Million American Workers Suffer from Anxiety

For many modern American workers, it seems that work and anxiety go hand-in-hand, HealthDay News reports. Around 4.3 million full-time workers in the U.S. – 3.7 percent of the adult workforce – suffered from an anxiety disorder in 2014, new ...

This is How Happiness Has Evolved Over Eight Decades

“What is happiness?” That’s the question an ad in the Bolton Evening News asked back in 1938. The answers to the same questions in 2015 reveal just how much we’ve changed as a society, Yahoo Health reports. In the late 1930s, the top three ...