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A regular meditation practice can make practitioners smarter and less stressed, and can boost their immune systems and attention spans. Try it for 10 minutes a day.
Forget the wine and sexy lingerie. This February 14th, try focusing on all the ways our platonic pals make us happy and healthy.
Work/life balance
Today’s technology makes it possible to work 24/7, paying little attention to friendships, family, and good health. That’s why we’re here to help, with 15 tips for creating a fulfilling life that includes everything you find meaningful.
Workplace fun
OP-ED: Some people say the idea of workplace “fun” is artificial, unnecessary, and maybe even damaging. But there’s evidence that younger employees appreciate efforts to create a happy, social work environment. Is it possible to make fun a universally positive experience?
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Some (weird-looking) gadgets are designed to help create personal space in urban environments, where breathing room can be hard to come by. The trend suggests people are getting fed up living without room to walk or think freely.
What are friends for? Making us look sexier, obviously. New research suggests people look more attractive when they’re in groups than when they’re alone.

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Gaze at something green; swig some whiskey; sit outside a box. Find out how these and other tips help bring out our most creative selves.

Hugging is more than just a warm greeting. Studies show it helps the heart and calms the mind.

Roommates who stink, mountains of assigned reading, and moving away from our BFFs —there’s no question that the college transition is rough, but it’s also rewarding. We’re here to help, with tips for how to make living on your own an awesome experience.

Happily ever after isn’t only for fairy tales. When it comes to putting on a happy face, are genetics or environment more important?

New research suggests the consequences of teasing and taunting can carry over into adulthood. The study found that victims of bullying are more likely to develop mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and panic disorder down the line.

Studies suggest a genuine smile can convey trustworthiness, project kindness, and even improve one's mood.

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