The Everyday Foods That Reduce Social Anxiety

People who are particularly neurotic may benefit from this group of common foods — plus exercise. People who eat more fermented foods have lower social anxiety, a new study finds. The benefit is particularly noticeable amongst people who are highly…

Two Emotional Skills That Are Blunted By Early Life Stress

Why early life stress causes depression. Early life stress decreases the adult ability to feel enthusiasm and experience pleasure. This is one of the reasons that experiencing stress early in life is a major risk factor for depression. Studies show…

Asking One Simple Question Improves Your Relationship

People in the study were encouraged to think about conflicts in their relationships in a new way. “How will I feel in one year about this current conflict in my relationship?” Asking a question with a future-orientation helps people feel…

Depression Linked To Beverage Drunk Daily By 50% Of People

Half of Americans use a drink linked to depression on any given day. Drinking soda — especially diet drinks — is linked to an increased risk of depression, a study finds. However, drinks like coffee and tea — without artificial…