Good news: Smiling may indeed boost your mood. Bad news: Frowning will bring you down.
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.
Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.
Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.
What determines your cognitive output? Your nutritional input.
New findings extend our understanding of the body's complex genetic architecture and how it relates to hormones, neuroticism, depression and bipolar disorder.
Activity helps people no matter their age, race, gender, household income or education level.
Research shows certain types of drinks can affect mood differently—and people often pick their poison based on the feeling it produces.
Any type of physical activity—even walking—results in similar levels of mental health benefits.
Your level of pessimism is easily measurable—and could be another factor in determining your risk of dying.
Routinely checking weight enhances dieters' confidence to resist food temptations.
Each burst of activity can reduce stress and boost your mood, exercise expert says.