In a 32-year study, experts followed the lives of 804 people to look how academic endeavour and social relationship affect one’s happiness in adulthood. Their findings show that it isn’t brainpower, but positive social relationship during childhood makes people happy as they reach maturity.
Measuring Happiness in Adulthood
While caffeine may cause other people some shaking and trembling, a daily dose of it may help those suffering from Parkinson’s disease address their mobility issues. Previous research found caffeine consumption to reduce the risk of Parkinson’s. In a new study however, it was shown that caffeine also helps those who already have t
Do you hate it when you inhale even a little amount of dust or when a cat sits beside you? If you think you’re the least fortunate person in the world because you have allergies, think again. Although having allergies can be extremely debilitating for many people, believe it or not, it has benefits too. A new study published in the Journal of the
Can we exceed the 20/20 vision? Is there a way that we slim down all the way to our dream weight? In order to achieve our health goals, we need to free our minds from constricting mindsets and limits and bring in tons of possibilities. That’s the idea of Ellen Langer when she introduced the psychology of possibilities. Being mindful has a signifi
Love and relationship are two of the most talked about concepts in psychology but are among those that are least understood. Probably because there are no concrete quantitative measures that will help scientists come up with accurate findings. There’s a growing body of science however that seeks to understand people’s behaviour when in a relation
If you have girlfriends, consider yourself one of the luckiest people on earth. Not only that you have a shoulder to cry on when he breaks your heart, someone to put on your makeup, and a true friend who gives you an advice, having girlfriends can help keep your health on the right track too!
Being with girlfriends helps lower down your stress level
No medicine is hundred percent free from side effects. Even those that are considered ‘generally safe’ aren’t any safer in some cases. The same is true with vaccines. On the official documents obtained from the UK Department of Health (DH) and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), it was revealed that the f
In recent years, we have witnessed a steep rise in the number of men who are staying at home and managing the household, whether voluntarily or through a sore lack of options. The Office of National Statistics reports that currently, one out of seven or 14% of fathers are now the main provider of child and home care. While this may be a welcome state o
If you’re like most students or working professionals, you used to stay awake at night to finish loads of paperwork. Chances are you always reach for chocolate cookies, chips, and a large cup of ice-cream to keep your tummy full and your body awake. This midnight snack habit can make a big punch on your diet and could lead you to massive gain wei
Most athletes have coaches to help them improve their performance in the field. No football team goes to the court without a coach. In sports, coaching has been proven to contribute to one’s success. Could it be a good way to support weight loss too?
Obesity is among the world’s leading health concerns. In the UK, the number of overweigh