Homesickness is normal. Here are some techniques for how to cope with the feeling.
The definition of ‘phobia’ is similar to that of ‘fear’—but there’s a big difference in the threat level.
Walking 10,000 steps a day can be tough to find the time or motivation for—but you’d probably do it for $10,000.
Noble working doggos practically scream for scratches, but you must resist the urge.
The world’s happiest country wants to teach us all how to live more like Finns.
Some visitors have chosen Japan’s Aokigahara, or ‘suicide forest,’ as the setting for their final moments—walking in with no intention of ever walking out.
These Verilux light boxes meet the Mayo Clinic’s recommendations for light therapy and could help if you’re coping with seasonal depression.
Love can have some pretty great perks: the emotion offers mental and physical benefit to our bodies. Here are eight aspects of life that get a boost when our hearts are full.
ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is one of the more misunderstood mental health conditions in popular culture.
Dig in for the dark story of an ethically dubious medical practice that fortunately fell out of fashion.
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A new study led by Stanford challenges the “fake it ’til you make it“ theory.
Well-being, work life, and community are just a few of the factors that contribute to the happiness of a state’s residents.
Having an intrusive thought doesn’t mean you have OCD.
Not everyone wants to see how their Instagram posts stack up against their peers. Luckily, there's an easy way to hide like counts from your feed.
What’s the happiest country in the world? For the fifth consecutive year, it's Finland—and its Nordic neighbors are doing well, too.
Scoring high marks in income, health, and environment, these are the U.S. cities to move to if you want a better chance at happiness.
The next time someone hands you a paper bag to breathe into during a panic attack, you’ll know what to do—or what not to do.
Exorcism has a fascinating, unsettling history, and it’s left an indelible mark on pop culture thanks to films like 1973's 'The Exorcist.' Here are six historical exorcisms that are every bit as chilling as anything Hollywood can produce.
According to data from Twitter users, the most stressed out people in the country live in these 10 states.
“The curse of God is upon you all!” Captain Stewart bellowed. Then, he methodically bludgeoned seven sailors to death with a crowbar.
Whether you're suffering from 'COVID anxiety syndrome' or plain social awkwardness, here are some tips for readjusting to your previous daily routines.