Those who addictively consume news are more likely to suffer from stress, anxiety, and physical health problems, a new study reports.
Listening to music helps improve mood and decreases anxiety, regardless of the genre. Researchers found listening to music elicits similar autonomic nervous system activation patterns people experience as a result of exercise. Findings reveal clinically significant improvements in well-being and health-related quality of life associated with music engagement.
The element of choice in whether we choose to be alone or interact with others plays a key role in personal wellbeing.
People who consider themselves more accountable to a god report higher levels of three of the four variables of psychological wellbeing. The association was stronger in people who pray more often, suggesting accountability accompanied with prayer enhances psychological wellbeing for believers.
Focusing on your well-being can help improve both physical and mental health, especially for those with chronic medical conditions.
Many people report positive psychological benefits, including improved mental well-being, following spending time alone during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students who consistently sleep the optimal eight hours per night perform better on tests and report higher personal satisfaction than their peers who have more disrupted sleep patterns.
Having too much free time can be almost as bad for your overall wellbeing as having little or no time to yourself, researchers report.
A new, large-scale study reveals people whose sleep patterns go against their natural circadian rhythm are more likely to develop symptoms of depression and report a decrease in wellbeing.
Resolving arguments on the day they occur helps reduce and improves overall wellbeing, researchers report.
Women who embarked on higher education reported better overall psychological well-being, positive affect, and reduced psychological distress.
People who experience fewer stressors in daily life report better emotional stability, moods, and overall health. However, those who are less stressed score worse on cognitive tests than those who experience daily stressors. Those who are stress-free are also less likely to give emotional support or experience positive things happening throughout the day.