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mood

Life got you down? Grin and bear it

Good news: Smiling may indeed boost your mood. Bad news: Frowning will bring you down.

Want happiness? Spread kindness

Your kindergarten teacher had it right—if you want to bring cheer and goodness into your life, you should first deliver the joy to others.

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

The cost of connectivity?

Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.

Build a good food mood

What determines your cognitive output? Your nutritional input.

Haywire body clocks tied to mood disorders?

New findings extend our understanding of the body's complex genetic architecture and how it relates to hormones, neuroticism, depression and bipolar disorder.

Exercise chases away the blues … to a point

Activity helps people no matter their age, race, gender, household income or education level.

Booze, wine or beer?

Research shows certain types of drinks can affect mood differently—and people often pick their poison based on the feeling it produces.

One hour away: A happier you

Any type of physical activity—even walking—results in similar levels of mental health benefits.

Study: Negativity corrupts the heart

Your level of pessimism is easily measurable—and could be another factor in determining your risk of dying.

Boost your diet by stepping on the scale

Routinely checking weight enhances dieters' confidence to resist food temptations.

8 easy ways to bring your workout to work

Each burst of activity can reduce stress and boost your mood, exercise expert says.

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