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Smile and the whole world smiles with you, the saying goes. So I tried smiling all day to see if it had any impact on my mood. Ultimately, I realised faking it might help in certain situations, but in others, you're better off seeking out genuine happiness.
Through the pain you become stronger.
If you're in the habit of collecting books and never reading them, you might have what the Japanese call 'tsundoku.' The term is used to describe someone who owns a lot of unread literature.
Change affects every aspect of our life. But many of us probably aren't as well equipped to deal with changes as we think, and even positive changes can elicit a stress response. Here are 5 steps for helping you through the changes in your life.
Hugging has been shown to have numerous psychological and physiological benefits. According to a new study, having a cuddle after an argument can help improve your relationship.
Cherophobia comes from the Greek word 'chairo,' which means 'to rejoice,' and it essentially means you are afraid of what might happen if you enjoy life too much. It's usually a defence mechanism that stems from trauma or conflict.
New research suggests more choice isn't always better, and the ideal amount of options may be between 8 and 15. In our lives, we are inundated with choice, and it can mean we often end up picking nothing as a result.
Though research is limited, it's possible that male and female psychopaths differ in how they act. One study suggested female psychopaths manipulate with flirtation, while men are more physically aggressive and violent. Here's what we know so far.
A new study analysing 24 research papers supports the theory that video games can increase aggression in children. But video games aren't necessarily all bad, and can be beneficial if played in moderation.
Scientists think they have found the reason some people are left-handed — and it has nothing to do with the brain
The answer to why some people are left handed could lie in your spinal cord, according to some research.