Lifestyle Archive
  • »Odd Things that Happen to Your Body when it’s Cold Outside

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 01:00 AM
    Unless you’re blessed to live in a magically warm climate all year round (looking at you, Californians and Floridians), frostier weather is rapidly approaching. And that can come with some unexpected mental and physical side effects.
  • »Jordanians Sixth Most Beautiful Women in the Middle East

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Apparently, Jordanian women are the sixth most beautiful in the Middle East, according to Ranker, a digital media company for opinion-based, crowdsourced rankings.
    The Ranker beauty ranking vote included 17 countries and...
  • »Healthy Living: Anxiety Affects Your Entire Body, And It’s Time To Treat It That Way

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 01:00 AM
    When we think about anxiety, we tend to consider what happens in the mind—the excessive worry and catastrophic fears—rather than what occurs in the body. And while many anxious people do make a beeline to a therapist, others visit a...
  • »This Is What Everyone Should Know About Trauma

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 01:00 AM
    Horrific events like the mass shootings in Texas and Las Vegas and the devastating hurricanes in Houston, Florida and Puerto Rico don’t just cause distress the moment they’re happening. The effects linger on ― sometimes for months or...
  • »Living Well: How to Help a Friend with a Substance Use Problem

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 01:00 AM
    Life was never easy for Dorri Olds. She had her first suicidal thought at age 5 — her mother had yelled at her seemingly out of nowhere, and it shook her in a profound way. By age 11 she had smoked marijuana for the first time, quickly picking...
  • »Mental Health: 6 Questions to Ask a Therapist before You Make it Official

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 01:00 AM
    It turns out that one of the most healing factors of therapy is the relationship I have with my therapist. She knows when to be a sympathetic ear, when to challenge me and accepts who I am.
    I’m free to be open and vulnerable in a safe,...
  • »Living Well: 14 Reasons People Fall in Love with Their Partners All Over Again

    Sun 29 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Keeping the spark alive in a romantic relationship isn’t easy, especially after the honeymoon phase has come and gone.
    But couples who go the distance never lose sight of the qualities and moments, big and small, that remind them why they...
  • »Is the West Facing a Male Fertility Crisis?

    Thu 26 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Headlines about a looming male infertility crisis have peppered the landscape in the past few months, thanks to a July study that found the sperm counts of men in North America, Europe and Australia to be on the decline.
    The study, a meta-analysis...
  • »Three Ways Cancer Can Affect Mental Health

    Wed 25 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Imagine being told that all the things you plan, all the moments you hope to have and all the achievements you aspire to may not happen. That’s what it is like when you hear a doctor say, “You have cancer.”
    While many people know...
  • »Healthy Living: When You’re Not Working Because of Depression and Anxiety

    Thu 19 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    As if the challenges you have to face living with and trying to battle mental illness (in my case, recurring severe anxiety and depression) aren’t enough, there’s also the feeling of shame that goes with it. That’s my experience...
  • »The Infuriating Reason Doctors Are Afraid to Get Mental Health Help

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Nearly 40 percent of US physicians are reluctant to seek mental health care-out of fear that it might imperil their medical license, a recent study suggests.
    The reluctance was more pronounced in states where licensing applications questioned...
  • »A New Way to Look at Emotions and How to Master Them

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    By David Robson (BBC)
    One day at graduate school, one of Lisa Feldman Barrett’s colleagues asked her out on a date. She didn’t really fancy him, but she had been in the lab all day and felt like a change of scenery, so she agreed to go...
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