Mind & Mood

4 Ways Reading Makes You a Better Person

It’s proven to help you relax and keep your memory sharp, among other things.

Our Social Media Obsession Is Making Us Seriously Unhappy

A new survey reveals that posting just to accumulate “likes” can be emotionally taxing (and sometimes downright dangerous).

8 Small Steps Toward a Healthy Lifestyle

Think little alterations to your lifestyle won’t get you anywhere? Think again.

The Truth About Fidget Spinners and Anxiety

Teachers across the country are grappling with whether fidget spinners and fidget cubes belong in the classroom. Here’s why.

How to Cope When Mother’s Day Is Hard

Arm yourself with strategies for surviving that second Sunday in May.

8 Habits of Happily Married Couples

Saying “I do” is the easy part. Here, inspiring advice and thoughts about what makes a happy couple tick, excerpted from The Marriage Book, edited by (husband and wife, of course) Lisa Grunwald and Stephen Adler.

What Does Your Favorite Color Say About You?

If your clothes could talk, here’s what they would reveal.

These 4 Activities Protect Against Mental Decline

New research suggests these mentally stimulating activities could reduce risk of cognitive impairment by more than 20 percent.

5 Ways to Get Along Better With People

Your coworker may drive you up the wall, but you’ve decided you’ll no longer rise to her bait. Try these tips for improving your relationship with her—and anyone else who pushes your buttons.

7 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Reduce Anxiety

A new study suggests talk therapy may trump antidepressants. Here, seven more ways to ease anxiety, according to science.