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.
44% of adolescents who game heavily report a better sense of wellbeing than those who game less or don't play video games at all.
Those who addictively consume news are more likely to suffer from stress, anxiety, and physical health problems, a new study reports.
Many people report positive psychological benefits, including improved mental well-being, following spending time alone during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Contrary to previous findings, a new study reports little evidence for a substantial negative link between screen time use before sleep and adolescent wellbeing.
A new study links increased time spent on social media by 10 year old girls to a decline in wellbeing at the age of 15.
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.
Those who play video games are more likely to report experiencing positive emotions and better overall well-being.
Having too much free time can be almost as bad for your overall wellbeing as having little or no time to yourself, researchers report.
Those who spend at least 120 minutes per week enjoying the outdoors report better health and feelings of wellbeing than those who spend less, or no time in nature.