You don't even have to own one. Research shows just 5 to 20 minutes interacting with other people's pooches can reduce stress hormones and increase well-being.
Happiness, says one researcher, is the sum of many positive moments throughout the day. Something as simple as a friendly chat in the elevator can boost your mood. So put down your phone and try it.
Every cell in our bodies has a well-tuned timing mechanism. So, when we "fall back" or "spring forward," it takes us time to adjust. We have tips that can help.
It's the kind of oops no scientist wants to make. But the researchers who published a paper saying that watching sad movies makes it hard to perceive the color blue now say they erred.
The sturm und drang of early adolescent emotions can be rough on everyone in the family. Fear not, developmental psychologists say — it's almost certainly going to get better. In a few years.