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Greater Life Satisfaction Is Tied to This Major Belief

If you believe in the idea of “oneness,” you’re likely to be happier, according to this new study published by the American Psychological Association. But what does that mean, exactly?

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Not-So-Happy-Hour: Faking Smiles at Work Could Increase Your Risk of Heavy Drinking

If you work in service, the phrase “service with a smile” is likely familiar. But this practice could be hurting you, according to a new study.

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Your Heart Loves Optimism

Is your glass half-empty or half-full? You have the power to decide, so why not fill 'er up? Your heart will thank you.

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Binge Drinking and the DNA 'Hangover'

Binge drinking could become a vicious cycle, due to long-term genetic changes that increase the craving for alcohol.

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The New (Free! All-Natural!) Way to Relieve Stress

Feeling stressed? Just 20 minutes in nature may be just what the doctor ordered, according to a new study.

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A Super Fun Way to Blow Off Steam After Work

Tough day at the job? Stress relief may be a digital game download away, says new study.

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6 Last-Minute Beach Reads That Lift You Up

There's still time: Grab one of these feel-good books and hit the hammock!

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Girl, Get Out of Your Head

It’s like Girl, Wash Your Face, but applies so easily to women with chronic illness. So, basically, it’s a page-turner, and your new mantra.

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What People With Bipolar Disorder Need to Know About Exercise

The relationship between working out and bipolar disorder isn’t straightforward. And sometimes, exercise is the opposite of what’s safe. We’ve got the facts on how to keep your body—and mind—as healthy as possible.

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Study Finds Surprising New Anti-Aging Trick

Until we can all bathe in that elusive fountain of youth, a new study has discovered an unexpected (and free!) way to channel your younger self.