How many calories does housework burn? More than you might think, research has shown.
Doing housework is associated with improved memory, better attention span, and fewer falls in older adults.
A new study has found that women who practice mindful self compassion have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
A new study has found that mindfulness meditation for pain relief is a viable treatment, with 89% of participants reporting less pain after an 8-week program.
A new study shows that practicing yoga for anxiety lessens chronic worry and nervousness.
A new study has found that about two-thirds of people abandon their New Year's resolutions within a month.
These 8 fall prevention interventions will keep your older relatives safe and sound this holiday season
If you'll be visiting some older relatives for the holidays, make a point of applying these fall prevention interventions to keep their homes safe and sound.
Kirtan Kriya is an ancient meditation practice. This helpful guide shows you its most important benefits.
A new study finds that popular forms of spiritual training, such as mindfulness, correlate with narcissism and “spiritual superiority.”
The Italian drug manufacturer Leadiant has been fined €19.6 million by Dutch authorities for excessively increasing the price of an important drug.
A new study finds that paper towels do a better job of cleaning your hands than a typical high-speed, air-based hand dryer does.
Helping others also improves your own physical and mental health. We explain why that is, and show you how easy it is to get started!
A new study finds that in the long term, extreme optimists have a lower sense of well-being than "cautiously optimistic" realists.
A small new study has found that pink-colored drinks can help to make you run faster and further, compared to clear drinks. The researchers found that a pink drink can increase exercise performance by 4.4%. The pink drinks also create…
A new study on coffee and DNA finds that our genes regulate the amount of coffee we drink, and protect us from consuming too much.
Yale University’s “science of well being” course works exactly as planned: it actually does boost well being
A new study finds that this popular Yale science of well being course can and does enhance people's sense of well being, for free.
A Dutch teddy bear charity that focuses on childhood cancer research filled a soccer stadium with 15,000 teddy bears to raise money.
When it comes to texting vs calling, new research finds that calling wins if your goal is to connect with someone in a meaningful way.
A new study finds people walk faster and report feeling healthier when they walk with a purpose, rather than just going on a casual walk.
Wondering how to get better at League of Legends, fast? A new study says doing 15 minutes of physical exercise beforehand is the secret trick.