Mental Health

This Is The Biggest Reason We’re Stressed Out At Work

Long hours. Bad boss. Annoying coworkers. The list of things that stress us out at work is endless! However, a recent study found that 41% of employees say that unclear goals are their biggest source of stress at work. That’s compared to only 16% saying a bad boss causes the most stress. Long hours...
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Watching TV Is The Top Way Americans De-Stress

Happy Stress Awareness Month ! You can’t completely eliminate stress from your life, but we do what we can to get away from it for a little while. No matter what’s got you stressed, a survey found most Americans do the same things to cope with stress: watch TV (51%), talk to family and friends (41...
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Being Around Your Spouse Instantly Calms You Down, Science Says

We’re all stressed out all the time. Heck, you’re stressed out right now reading this. Well, we’ve got the solution for a stress-free life…just keep your spouse around you at all times. Okay, that might not be a realistic expectation, but according to science your spouse’s presence has the ability...
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Dog Owners Are Way Happier Than Cat Owners

In the long-running debate on whether dogs or cats are better, it sounds like dogs have the upper hand. Dog owners are twice as likely to say they’re “very happy” than cat owners, thanks to a new survey . They asked both pet and non-pet people how happy they were. While the happiness levels are...
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Couples Who Make Fun Of Each Other Have Stronger Relationships

Laughter is the best medicine, and researchers say it’s also the best way to make a relationship stronger. Jeffery Hall works for the University of Kansas, and he’s conducted 39 studies over the course of 30 years analyzing what makes relationships work. Looking at the behavior of nearly 15,000...
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We Spend Almost Two Hours A Day In A Bad Mood

The U.S. is currently the 19th happiest country in the world. That sounds kinda good, right? Welp, it’s actually our lowest ranking EVER...and we’ve been slipping in the happiness rankings for years now. All you’ve gotta do is jump on social media for five minutes and it feels like everyone is just...
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Science Says A Happy Spouse Leads To A Longer Life

“Happy wife, happy life” is now a scientific fact! That’s according to a study that found having a happy spouse reduces your risk of death. The study, published in the journal Psychological Science , examined over 4,000 married couples aged 50 and up over the course of 8 years. The couples that...
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The 5 Most Miserable Jobs Ranked

Some people wake up every single day and they're excited to go to work. They love their job and feel like they're being fulfilled. Unfortunately, it's not all rainbows and teddy bears for everyone. We all go through stressful patches at work, but they tend to pass and things get better. Maybe you'...
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Could Eating Fast Food Be Making You Moody?

Maybe there really is something to the saying "you are what you eat?" There are so many things that can negatively affect our moods . Lack of sleep, certain music, the people around us, the weather, and the food we eat can all put us in a bad mood. I don't know about you, but I much prefer being in...
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Which Parent Is More Sleep Deprived?

Parenting is hard or so I have heard. I don't have any children. I have two cats and one of them loves to keep me awake or wake me up in the middle of the night. I will know the struggle of parenting in just a few shorts weeks when Baby Norah makes her debut in March. I am trying to bank all the...
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