- November 1st, 2014
Your mind is a powerful instrument. You are born with a melody in your brain, a song capable of keeping you balanced, which brings you peace from within and shapes your neurochemistry. In fact, all of us can use music to enhance and stimulate both physical and mental performance—as well as create positive change in our everyday lives.By Galina Mindlin, MD, PhD, with Marcia Gloster
- May 1st, 2013
If you eat junk food, will you feel like junk? Researchers from Penn State found that women who were concerned about their diet felt worse after eating junk food if they had previously been in a bad mood. However, there was no change found if women were in a good mood and ate junk food.
- May 1st, 2013
Aromatherapy can help fight stress, lift your mood, and alleviate aches, pains, burns, and even cellulite. How does it work?
- March 1st, 2013
Relaxing with friends, chilling to an ambient groove, enjoying the sweet pungent odor of … incense? According to a recent study, incense can be a potent addition to our strategies for preventive mental health.
- February 1st, 2011
Boost Your MoodFight the blues wit these nutrient-packed superfoods.By Marjolein Brugman
- December 1st, 2009
Two months had passed since my daughter was born, and still I was walking around in a fog. I understand, based on comments from friends and family, that I radiated happiness during this time, but what I remember is struggling with sleeplessness and the constant demands of a newborn—my 8-pound bundle of joy had the clear upper hand.The yogic way to feed body and spiritBy Melissa B. Williams
- March 1st, 2008
The color of your meditation cushion (zafu) may reveal more about your state of mind than you realize. Feng shui attributes mood-altering properties to each color—orange can make you feel optimistic, for example, while brown can imbue you with a dull-as-a-doorknob sensation.By Elizabeth Marglin