By getting us to focus on what matters to our lives, affirmations can act as a counterbalance to spiralling negative thoughts.
Flexible working can bring people autonomy and joy, but so can feeling part of a team at the office.
Performing small acts of kindness for others can provide a boost to well-being. Research supports the old adage: in helping others, you really can help yourself.
Psychology researchers know what kinds of behavior enhance feelings of social connection.
Social media during the pandemic is not all doom scrolling and despair. Lighter memes have psychological benefits.
Ignoring negative emotions by trying to be positive all the time — called toxic positivity — can have consequences for mental health. Experiencing negative emotions is inevitable and essential.
Many people are starting to celebrate the return to a pre-pandemic life. How does that feel to those who have suffered losses and are still grieving?
Whether in the form of a discreet titter or a full-on roar, laughter comes with many benefits for physical and mental health.