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Mood, Food and Bipolar Disorder: A New Prescription

Dr. Pamela Peeke | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Pamela Peeke

For those with bipolar disorder, it's an empowering message: No longer are you a prisoner of your genetics, thought to play a key role in the disorder. And through healthier lifestyle choices, you may be able to decrease your reliance on medication to manage your illness.

Happiness: 6 Ways to Make You Happier

Marilyn Tam | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Altruistic behavior helps others and yourself, too. Helping others enhances our self-esteem and sense of life purpose, both of which are key factors in increasing our happiness. Make a habit of being considerate and giving to others. It will reward you with an increased happiness set point.

States of Mind in Black and White

Michael Hafftka | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

I created this group of black and white images to depict states of mind we are all familiar with.

'Immunize' Yourself Against Bad Moods? Scientists Overseas Say It's Possible

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.02.2013 | Science

We've all been there. Work sucks. You head home and turn on the TV--and see nothing but bad news. You and a loved one have a nasty squabble. Whatev...

I Think, Therefore I Suffer -- That's Why I Need Yoga

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

This is where the whole philosophy of yoga, incorporating so much more than just physical practice, comes into play. It's the notion that anything that turns you back to yourself, your inner wisdom, is yoga.

A Yelp for Online Learning?

David Blake | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Blake

It's that time again when colleges and universities report their admissions statistics, graduation rates and other numbers, and groups compile and analyze those statistics to rank our nation's top higher education institutions

Scientist Finds Good News About Bad Moods

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.28.2013 | Science

Don't worry, be happy. That sounds like good advice -- and it's clear that positive emotions are linked to better health -- but we all know that occas...

The Path to Building Your Power

Rajesh Setty | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Rajesh Setty

There is really no excuse to go unprepared to face a context that matters. Surprises are always in the store but good preparation goes a long way to help you win.

Simple Moves To Instantly Boost Your Mood

Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Nuwer for YouBeauty Do you ever find yourself slouching in your chair or walking with hunched shoulders and a droopy neck? We're all guil...

The Saddest Day Of The Year, According To Tweets

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology

An analysis of millions of tweets has determined that the saddest day of the year so far was April 15, the day of the Boston Marathon bombing. Apri...

The Physiology Of A Smile

Roberta Gately | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Roberta Gately

It does take effort to smile, to be engaged in your world, in your surroundings, but once you smile, the rewards are endless. Consider the first smile of your day your first and most important workout. Your heart and your mind will be the better for it.

The Best Ways To Beat The Blues

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

It's very hard to stay "blue" 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People have to work hard to do that, which is good news. You have the power -- even if you're experiencing the blues -- to get relief if you want it.

Do You Succumb To Powerless Acceptance?

Jim Selman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

What can we do about resignation? To begin, we need to acknowledge and face our own resignation. We don't have much choice about most circumstances, but we always have a choice in how we relate to the circumstances.

Money Management: How Our Moods Affect Our Money

LearnVest Blog | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Many studies have shown that mood and finances are deeply intertwined and that how people feel about themselves can dramatically influence their succe...

Feelings: Week 14 of 'Mental Muscle' Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

Once I had this realization, I pushed the painful fear aside and wrote what I expect for myself with decisiveness, command and expectency. Nothing felt far-fetched or unrealistic.

Boost Your Mood With These Happy Foods

Leisa Naples | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leisa Naples

There is not much we can do about the winter weather, but there are things we can do to boost our moods during this time of year that don't involve an extensive amount of time and money.

3 Ways We Can Control Our Moods

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Larry Drain of the Hopeworks Community blog wrote an excellent post on three things we can do about our moods: prevention, coping, learning. He writes...

What Would Happen if Men Lost their Testosterone for a Few Days Each Month?

Rebecca Booth, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Booth, MD

Understanding the hormonal cycle is imperative for maximizing our physical and mental health, and the younger the woman is when she is enlightened, the better off she will be.

18 Ways To Snap Out Of A Bad Mood

womansday.com | Jennifer Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You're in a lousy mood and want to feel better fast. What you need is a happiness fix--right now! Try one of these spirit-boosting tips to jump-start ...

9 Ways To Solve A Happiness Emergency -- In Under An Hour!

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Feeling blue because of the financial crisis? Or just having an extremely lousy day? Here are nine strategies that can boost your mood right now in a happiness emergency.