It’s hard to beat a good laugh with a friend.
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Whether in the form of a discreet titter or a full-on roar, laughter comes with many benefits for physical and mental health.
As well as increasing physical fitness and mental health, martial arts can boost brain cognition too.
Around half of young people are heavy social media users, with one in four teen users constantly connected.
How you use social media can provide warning signs of depression or anxiety.
Poor sleep can have longer-term effects.
If behavioural sleep problems persist beyond infancy, there could be implications for children’s emotional and attentional development longer term.
For a parent, talking to children about their cancer may be the only thing more difficult than facing their own diagnosis.
Young people whose parents have cancer report levels of psychological distress that are three to six times higher than others their age.
The smiling face of the person serving you is an important part of the retail experience that makes customers want to come back for more.
A more likely reason for businesses' current interest in happiness and wellbeing has to do with cold hard economics and shifts in the labour force. Happiness, in short, is good for business.
The relationship between emotional well-being and social networking is far from being fully understood.
A recent study about Facebook made headlines across the world with claims that using the social media site makes people sad. But there seems to be a fundamental misunderstanding of what the research actually…