New research highlights how anyone can train their creative muscles by rethinking the anxiety, frustration and anger they encounter in daily life.
The best way to manage anger is to try to reduce the likelihood that these situations will arise. But even so, having a plan for what can you do when anger strikes is important.
What’s true and what’s not? An expert in media literacy explains how to evaluate information.
It’s important that employers and employees understand sympathy, empathy and compassion, and consider these emotions’ roles in both job performance and employee relations.
Music and film have gone hand in hand ever since the release of ‘The Jazz Singer’ nearly 100 years ago.
Reflection Rooms support people making sense of experiences related to dying and death. They provide an immersive space to read stories written by others and write and share their own stories.
Sensitive, responsive interactions with caregivers are crucial to babies’ brain development, social skills and even physical health.
Research shows strong emotions are what drives oversharing online – but there are simple things you can do to keep your social media professional.
Stoicism can easily be misread as pessimistic because of its relentless focus on mortality and fragility. But its core message – contained in songs spanning generations – is profoundly empowering.
Technology has so much potential to help autistic people but developers are missing the mark.
We often talk about ‘emotional labour’ as performed by those who take on the emotional workload within families or relationships. But the term has a specific meaning – and that’s not what it is.
Overcoming conspiracy theories isn’t just about information. A scholar of religion explains that the emotions they inspire are part of their appeal.
The brain’s somatosensory cortex may help enrich our emotional experiences and improve our mental health. Mindfulness and dance movement therapy may be effective ways to activate it.
Suddenly being awash in tears shows a strong empathy response – a key component of emotional intelligence.
The term is often pejorative: to be hypersensitive is to cry over nothing, to feel things are “too much”, etc. But we now understand that this trait has real evolutionary and social benefits.
A team analyzed more than 21 million tweets about COVID-19 vaccines and found that negative sentiments on social media were tied to lower-than-expected vaccination rates in many nations.
Emotions play a key role in many types of spontaneous thoughts. Even microemotions — which are often fleeting and unconscious — can affect thoughts and influence attention.
Sleep and mental health have a well established relationship.
In 1872, Charles Darwin published a book on expressions and emotions that modern science is only beginning to catch up with.
Comparing ourselves to people who are worse off than we are on social media should make us feel better. The opposite is true.