Topic: FEEL

Watching The News Could Be Elevating Your Stress Levels

Watching The News Could Be Elevating Your Stress Levels

Bad news is never fun to hear, so when it’s played on television 24/7, it’s bound to have a negative effect on you. And that’s exactly what was found in a national survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Out of 2500 people, one in four said they experienced a great deal of stress in the past month, and one of the biggest causes was watching, reading, or hearing the news. More »

Facebook Played With Your Heart In Their Morally Questionable Social Experiment

Facebook Played With Your Heart In Their Morally Questionable Social Experiment

Good news guys! If you’ve been feeling sadder than usual, you can probably blame Facebook for that. The bad news is this time, those blues may have been the result of being a guinea pig in their massive, ethically questionable social experiment. The title of the study, ‘Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks,’ is not even the creepiest part about it. More »

It’s Time To Take The Stigma Out Of Mental Illness

Itâs Time To Take The Stigma Out Of Mental Illness

Opening the discussion about mental illness has been a long time coming. I have a history of mental illness in my family. I unfortunately don’t know all of the details, but I do know what I have been told by my mother about my grandmother and my father. Late in her life, my grandmother suffered from paranoid delusions, possibly related to PTSD after her time spent in Germany during World War II. My father was very unstable growing up, and I believe he is now medicated for a mental illness. More »

Jon Stewart Calls Out Philly Cheese Steaks

Jon Stewart Calls Out Philly Cheese Steaks

Jon Stewart hilariously defends New York food against its Pennsylvanian rival -Eater

Get inspired to practice yoga today (not in two weeks from now) -Alignyo

9 Ways women’s lives have changed since 2005 -HuffPo Women

Jennifer Anniston’s quinoa salad recipe -Fit Sugar

This flash mob for a cancer patient will warm even the coldest heart -YourTango

Weird party trick: scrambling an egg in its shell -The Stir

Sherri Shepard’s husband wanted to include what in their prenup? -The Frisky

Be the ultimate bridal shower gift giver -Divine Caroline

Change your eating habits in 3 days -Well + Good NYC

Myth Busters: Morning after pill addition -Greatist

The importance of practicing gratitude -Intent Blog 

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