November is National Novel Writing Month. But before you start typing your way to a Pulitzer, remember that creative projects aren’t just about achieving fame. Here’s how thinking creatively can make us happier, healthier people.
It’s National Depression Screening Day — and a good time to acknowledge all the potential reasons for 20-somethings to be depressed (no job, no partner, no money…). We’re here to help you get out of a rut and enjoy this dynamic decade.
New research suggests mildly depressed people have a harder time distinguishing the taste of fat, meaning they might be more likely to opt for high-fat foods. It’s another example of how our feelings affect our eating habits and our health.
Lots of 20-somethings are affected by FOMO, or the fear of missing out on social events. Now researchers say they’ve come up with a way to measure FOMO, a condition that can sometimes lead to anxiety and depression.
After the tragedies that occurred at yesterday’s Boston Marathon, millions of people are looking for ways to help. For anyone who needs some extra incentive, Greatist explains why volunteering can actually benefit our health and happiness, too.