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Which of the 4 New 'Personality Types' Are You?

MONDAY, Sept. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Modern psychology largely rejects the notion that people can be pigeonholed into personality types. But that assumption is being challenged by a major new study, which discovered at least four…

How to Reassure Kids When Florence Strikes

THURSDAY, Sept. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Adults have spent a lifetime hearing about or experiencing natural disasters such as Hurricane Florence, which is targeting the Carolinas this week. But how to explain to kids the dangers of…

Are You a Fan or a Fanatic?

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Do you get way too involved when following sports events? Whether it's the World Series, the Super Bowl or the Olympics, it's important to draw a line between being a fan and being a fanatic … so…

Want a Meaningful Conversation? Cut the Small Talk

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to be happier, try having meaningful conversations. A new study finds that quality conversation is associated with greater happiness, while small talk has no effect on mental state. The…

Mindfulness Training to Help With Weight Loss

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If mindless eating can put on the pounds, it stands to reason that mindful eating can help with diet success. In fact, studies show that "eating-focused" mindfulness can bring significant changes…

What Makes for a Healthy Community?

THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Where you live can have a major effect on your health, new research suggests. Living in a diverse community where people are better educated, make more money and have good health care nearby is linked…

Will a Narcissist Steal Your Sweetheart Just for Kicks?

FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Narcissists aren't more likely to pursue partners who are already taken, but it doesn't stop them, a new study finds. Study leader Amy Brunell wanted to find out if people with narcissistic traits…

Resolve to Abandon Body Negativity

MONDAY, Jan. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If resolutions are on your New Year's to-do list, consider adopting a more positive opinion about your body, an expert suggests. "Consider what is really going to make you happier and healthier in…

New Resolve for New Year's Resolutions

FRIDAY, Dec. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- What would New Year's be without resolutions? But the way you approach change can make the difference between reaching successful milestones and abandoning your resolutions faster than you can say…