Emotional Health

30 Fascinating Facts About Fashion Psychology

Karen Pine | Posted 05.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Pine

What you wear affects you psychologically. It can profoundly alter your mood. It also influences how others respond to you. And the visual illusion created by cut and fabric dramatically changes the appearance of your body. Your clothes can affect your job prospects, your love life and even your self-image.

Why My Trauma Is Relevant

Emma Letessier | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Letessier

During the really rough period of my marriage, where we separated for around three months, there was someone I knew that was receiving treatment for cancer. While talking to a friend one day, she asked me how I was and I told her something along the lines of "I'm fine".

Why You Don't Want to Meditate (And Why It Is Worth It Anyway)

David Mochel | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

I stand here silently for about 5 minutes paying attention to the sensations of my breathing and heartbeat, as well as the sound of birdsong all around me. I find this silence and solitude deeply enjoyable, but this has not always been the case -- in fact, I used to hate it.

How A Negative Attitude May Increase Your Risk Of Stroke

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It seems like happiness may be the key to good health. Researchers have found that stress, hostility and depression can significantly increase the ...

How to Avoid Sick Days by Increasing Emotional Health

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

UK workers were more than four times as likely to feign illness to get time off work compared with their European counterparts, meaning there is potentially at least a four fold scope for reduction of sick days in the workplace in the UK.

10 Secrets Of Happy People (Which Don't Involve Cake Or Wine)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some people are just so darn chirpy - while the rest of us are grumbling about our workload they're skipping through the office (literally) with a smi...

Are You Suffering From Psychological Abuse?

James Barber | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK
James Barber

Historically, we have always defined abuse as something that is primarily external, someone treating us with violence or cruelty, but the definition of abuse has yet to include the many ways in which we abuse ourselves with cruelty and internal violence.

Let Men Cry!

Ema Borges | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ema Borges

How much are men missing out on in terms of healing? How much aggression is mounting in them? I see no reason other than peer pressure and conditioning that man should not be allowed the freedom to express through tears.

We Are All Sensation Chasers

David Mochel | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Philip Seymour Hoffman, an actor whose work I enjoyed very much, died this week, apparently from a drug overdose. The efforts to get rid of unpleasant feelings and to replace them with pleasant ones can take a powerful toll on a human life.

Seeking a Light Beyond Depression

Tony Lobl | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

For a couple of weeks I'd taken snapshots of glorious dawn skies from my bedroom window and posted them on Facebook, to modest acclaim from a few fait...

The Need for Growth: Why Change Matters Now More Than Ever

Anna Nathanson | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK
Anna Nathanson

A year ago I went along to a three day re-educational seminar called Turning Point, delivered by best selling author and international speaker Dr Rohan Weerasinghe. I was blissfully unaware at the time that my life was about to change for good.

Divorce - Five Things Not to Give a Damn About

Soila Sindiyo | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Soila Sindiyo

Ok, I'm sorry but even as you go through your divorce, as bitter and acrimonious as it is or can be at the time, there are some things that may happen, which you might indeed surprise you, hurt you or just plain "make you have kittens" as my friend June would say.

Pets and Children: Why Every Child Should Own a Pet

Elena Barbiero | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Barbiero

It's not always practical to own a pet, especially in cities: it's undoubtedly a sign of responsibility to not acquire one, when the environment and resources to give an animal a good life are not there.

How To Stop Negativity Damaging Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 15.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Harbouring grudges and feeling bitter will not only affect your mood, it can make you physically ill too, according to a new study. The research fo...

How To Cope When Your Boss Is A Bully

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 05.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

According to a recent study seven out of ten UK employees say they've been picked on by bosses or colleagues. Being bullied is humiliating, stressful,...

Are You Self-Sabotaging Your Happiness?

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 02.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Shooting yourself in the foot is a surefire way of making sure you don't experience too much happiness. Now why would anyone want to do that? ...