When something poses a threat to our well-being it is considered stress. Some levels of anxiety get us going in a positive direction and are good for us, but when the stress hurts both our mental and physical health of course it is not good for us. One of the biggest problems is that stressors are not always obvious. Women can have a number of hidden stressors that can threaten their well-being.
Job loss, a death …Read more
There tends to be somewhat of a scary association when it comes to any kind of therapy that involves electricity or electric volts. When you think of the area of depression or anxiety associated with electricity, the mental image you get could really be a disturbing one to boot. The image appears in many Hollywood movies, of people strapped to giant machines while shocks are sent through their body, in some cases causing damage, and at the very least being …Read more
Well-known author and Harvard psychology professor, Daniel Gilbert has gone on record saying parents are less happy than non-parents. Gilbert, often referred to as “The Happiness Expert” draws upon extensive research to conclude that zero offspring equal more cheerful days. Gilbert …Read more
You have likely heard the term, whether it be for the holidays or for someone you know: Fat and jolly. While it might be slightly oversimplifying the idea, it turns out that new research is showing that there is a variation of this theory, and science could have begun to find out more information about it.
As it turns out, the research that was released recently show that people who are fat, could possibly carry a gene that has an …Read more