How a mother interacts and shared memories with her toddler has an impact on their offspring's well-being in adulthood.
The smell of fresh cut grass or blooming flowers appears to have a positive effect on a person's overall well-being, a new study reveals. Researchers say the smells of nature can help boost psychological well-being.
Spirituality can have a positive impact when it comes to both general and serious illness, researchers say. Incorporating spirituality into health care for those who are spiritual could be beneficial when it comes to health outcomes.
Selflessness can help individuals feel more confident and less hostile when faced with stress, researchers report.
Study reveals striking differences in well being between women who were allowed to terminate pregnancies and those who were denied abortions. Women denied terminations were more likely to live in economic hardship, remain in abusive relationships, raise children without external assistance, face more life-threatening complications during pregnancy, such as pre-eclampsia, and experience chronic pain following birth compared to women who were able to seek an abortion. Women who had abortions, by contrast, experienced better emotional outcomes overall, were more economically stable, were better able to raise children in a stable environment, were more likely to want children later, and expressed the decision to terminate a pregnancy was the correct decision for them 5 years after the termination took place.
Visiting online galleries not only allows for a greater opportunity for art to be seen by the public, it also helps improve mood, reduces anxiety, and provides a greater sense of well-being.
Vacations may not just be an opportunity for recreation, they may also provide mental and overall health benefits.
The meaning of "happiness" varies greatly, depending on where in the world a person lives.
Feeling calm after spending time in nature is a sign your psychological needs are being met, a new study reports. People's attachment to wilderness can be explained by their psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness.