Mood

Foods that Make You Happy
You are what you eat — and sometimes, you’re really grumpy. If you’re in need of happiness boost, consider eating foods rich in the vitamins and minerals that fight depression and regulate mood. We’ve rounded up 10 of them here.

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.

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We’ve all been there, scrolling through photos of sleeping kitties instead of tackling that project due tomorrow. But there’s science behind our endless love for cuteness. In fact, a daily dose of adorability could be good for our health.

Need another reason to hit the gym? Besides keeping the heart rate up and the number on the scale down, exercise could also help lessen symptoms of depression and anxiety.

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.

Ecstatic yesterday? Just bleh today? A new app called Expereal helps users track how their mood changes over time.

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Feeling blue? Instead of holing up listening to music, try a more creative outlet.

Ecstatic yesterday? Just bleh today? A new app called Expereal helps users track how their mood changes over time.

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.

Ever wonder why a certain smell brings back specific memories? It turns out scent is linked to memory formation.

Need another reason to hit the gym? Besides keeping the heart rate up and the number on the scale down, exercise could also help lessen symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Chatty Cathys may be happier than their silent peers.

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