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What's Worse: Sleep Deprivation or Disrupted Sleep?

Both will make you cranky, but one has a way bigger effect on your a.m. happiness.

Feeling Blue Could Make Your World Turn Grey

'Feeling blue,' 'seeing red,' or 'green with envy'? There's more truth to that than you think.

5 Ways to Beat the Post-Race Blues

No more training? No more excitement? We're here to help boost your mood (and motivation!) after the bliss of the race fades.

8 Energy Boosters to Avoid a Mid-Afternoon Slump

Simple, science-backed ideas to keep your morning mojo going.

The Truth About Postpartum Depression

Recent research sheds new light on the diagnosis and treatment options for postpartum depression.

4 Ways Expressing Yourself Boosts Your Health

Bottling up stress or anger may feel like the right thing to do—but it can seriously backfire.

8 Healthy Saffron Recipes That Improve Your Mood

Studies suggest saffron works as well as Prozac to help you beat depression. Here, spice-infused meals that will put a smile on your face.

Study Finds That Beauty Really Does Come From the Inside

A new study found that when it comes to beauty, it is actually what's on the inside that counts.

4 Weird Ways When You're Born Affects Your Personality

Oldest child? Born in the winter? That could explain a lot about who you are!

Could You Have Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Bumming out and Seasonal Affective Disorder are two very different things (that sometimes share symptoms). Here, 5 ways to tell what's what.

6 Foods to Fix Your Mood

Your PSL might be a downer! Eat these to feel your best all season long.

11 Coffee Stats You Never Knew

Enjoy your morning energy boost—guilt free!

10 Tips for Everlasting Energy

Kick fatigue to the curb with these easy proven ways to snap out of a fog—stat!

Your Brain On: Alcohol

Still feeling last night? Find out what goes on in your head during—and after—a night of tossing back a few too many.

7 Times When Food Is the Answer

Stuffing your face is usually not the answer, but in these situations, a bite may be just what you need.

Top 15 Ways Puppies Improve Your Health

We scoured research and found 15 proven ways a pup can boost your health and fitness.

The Realistic Way to Eat 7 Fruits & Veggies a Day

It seems impossible, but this meal plan will make it easy to reach your produce needs—and make you happier, to boot.

What Kind of First Impression Are You Making?

5 surprising ways others judge you and how to wow everyone you meet.

The Healthiest Color for Eating and Exercising

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares new research about how the color green can enhance your workouts and shares her feel good green salad

My "I'd Rather Be Anywhere" Workout Playlist

10 songs that can turn your mood around and make you want to sweat.

Be a Nicer Boss in Just 30 Minutes a Week

The next time your subordinates forget to file their TPS reports or the copier jams do THIS to blow off some steam—the healthy way.

Are You a Hedonic Eater?

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass explains what hedonic eating is and how to identify if you may be a hedonic eater.

Beyond Coregasm: Top 5 Workout-Induced Pleasures

These science-backed perks will have you looking forward to your next workout!