I'm the senior writer at Greatist, and I mainly cover new trends in psychology and mental health. When I'm not hanging out at Greatist HQ, I'm reading a novel, baking a batch of cookies, or buying stick-on earrings.
Ever had a nightmare about a meeting with the boss, only to show up groggy and irritable for work the next day? New research suggests stress messes with our sleep. Here’s why employers should care about our bedtime.
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.
OP-ED: Hey, how come no one told me there was weed killer on this apple?! Support for GMO labeling is the latest example of consumers’ growing desire to know what’s in their food and where it came from.
The internal Rolex, circadian rhythms regulate biological functions like sleeping, eating, and mood patterns. The cycle typically repeats every 24 hours, but disruptions in the rhythm can cause problems from jet lag to mood disorders.