#emotions

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Want to feel relaxed over the holidays? Maybe choose red wine over shots.

Drinkers associate beer, liquor, and red and white wine with different emotional responses, says a new study.

News | Health & Wellbeing

What Science Really Says About Negative Emotions

Pretending unwelcome feelings don't exist isn't helping. Here's what to do instead.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Humans Have 27 Distinct Emotional States, Study Finds

A new study examining the various ways that we express ourselves determined that humans display 27 distinct emotional states.

News | Health & Wellbeing

‘Emotional Diversity’ Is More Important Than Happiness

New research shows that allowing yourself to feel a wide range of feelings from across the emotional spectrum may be good for your health.

News | Animal Links

Your Dog Can ‘Catch’ Your Feelings

A new study looks at emotional contagion between dogs and humans.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Happiness: 10 Fascinating New Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know - PsyBlog

Where we feel happiness in the body, how it affects our genetic code, why it changes with age, unexpected pleasures and much more... Here are 10 of my favourite recent psychology studies about happiness.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Can You Be Mindful and Still Feel Angry?

Mindfulness will not turn you into a feel-good Zen zombie. It does not stop you from feeling negative emotions; it just helps free you from being controlled by those emotions.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Dealing with Big Feelings - Teaching Kids How to Self-Regulate

None of us were born knowing how to control big emotions. For children, learning how to self-regulate will take time, but there are ways to help this along.

News | Health & Wellbeing

The Secret To Emotional Control Most People Don't Know

Better emotional control is linked to lower levels of depression and anxiety.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Heart Attacks Are Linked to Patients’ Activity Level, Emotional State

A study found a strong link between a heart attack and patients’ activity level, emotional state in the hour before the event.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

7 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

People with high emotional intelligence tend to do better at work. So what habits do they have that set them apart?

Psychology | Relationships

The Family Relationship That Could Be Most Responsible For Your Emotional Life

The ‘corticolimbic system’ plays an important role in mood disorders, such as depression.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

The Remarkable Power of Play - Why Play is so Important for Children

Why play is so important for children. For their growing minds, their social and emotional skills - it's vital.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Emotional Exhaustion: Is Empathy a Choice?

Life offers endless opportunities to test your empathy—the ability to feel for and with others—sometimes to its breaking point.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Anxiety - Research Sheds Light on Why the Worry

People with anxiety have an extraordinary ability to anticipate potential problems. This makes them great to be with – they are the ones with the plan B, the plan C, the spare batteries, the phone charger and the escape route. Being able to anticipate

News | Interesting Links

Horses can recognise human emotion, new study shows

Psychologists have shown for the first time that horses are able to distinguish between positive and negative human facial expressions

Health & Fitness | News Items

5 Important Influences Of Emotional Mimicry

Emotional communication in relationships

Health & Fitness | News Items

The brain can be trained to regulate negative emotions, study reports

A simple, computer-training task can change the brain's wiring to regulate emotional reactions, according to a recent study published in NeuroImage by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

How filmmakers manipulate our emotions using color - YouTube

Like music in an elevator or a doctor's waiting room, color has the power to influence how we feel without our even noticing. Film directors have exploited o...

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

3 Simple Ways to Control Your Emotions in the Moment

Have you lost control of your emotions? What do you do right now, in the moment, to get yourself back on track? Here are three easy things you can start doing right away.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

How Highly Sensitive People Interact With The World Differently

Highly sensitive people have been labeled a lot of ways in the past, like fragile, over-emotional and intense. But there's more to a highly sensitive person than just excess crying and a whole ton of

Psychology | Relationships

How Threat Emotions Cause Us To Misread Our Partner

Whenever we’re anxious or angry, we’re prone to misread our partner. By learning to recognize how emotions shape perceptions, we can restore close connections.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Review: Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Finds the Joy in Sadness, and Vice Versa

Pete Docter’s new animated film, with the voices of television comedians like Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Bill Hader, brings to life an 11-year-old’s interior drama.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain

Health & Fitness | Health News

Happiness: 10 Fascinating New Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know

Where we feel happiness in the body, how it affects our genetic code, why it changes with age, unexpected pleasures and much more…

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

How to Successfully Handle Aggressive and Controlling People

Most of us come across aggressive, intimidating, or controlling personalities at some points in our lives. These individuals may exist in our personal sphere or professional environment. Here are seven important keys to dealing with them...

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

It's Time to Listen: Launching an Emotion Revolution in Our Nation's High Schools - Independent Ideas Blog

The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,800 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad, including more than 1,500 independent private K-12

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Research Indicates That Dogs Can Feel Love

Scientists discover that dogs, much like humans, experience feelings of love and affection.