wellbeing

6.21.19

The Case for an 8-Hour Work Week

Robots may be coming your job, but a new study finds we don’t need to work that much anyway.

8.1.18

Instagram Will Soon Let You Know How Much Time You're Wasting on Instagram

In a move aimed at improving mental health that might be more depressing than just scrolling through your feed.

5.15.18

Turns Out Doom Metal Is a Perfect Accompaniment to Yoga

I discovered this during a recent class in St. Pancras.

3.4.18

India's huge ship-breaking industry is destroying its workers' health

India's ship-breaking industry takes a major toll on the environment and its workers.

11.27.16

In a Shitty Mood? Scientists Say You Should Bake

And not just because you’ll end up with a homemade batch of double chocolate chip cookies.

10.30.16

Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.

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8.9.16

Volunteering Isn't Actually Making You Happy

Time to admit it—clocking all those hours at the nursing home just turns you into a resentful dick.

1.6.16

Simmer Your Problems Away with Kitchen Therapy

Therapeutic kitchen workshops make the connection between art therapy, personal development, and good food.

8.11.15

Science Says Having a Kid Is One of the Crappiest Things That Can Happen to You

By some measures, new parents are more miserable than people grieving their spouses.