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Stress can literally kill you. Here’s how.
Tough times can take a real toll on your body.
Why ASMR calms some people down and sends others into a rage
The seemingly opposite conditions of autonomous sensory meridian response and misophonia could have quite a lot in common.
Do binaural beats benefit your brain?
Your mind’s playing tricks on you—and that’s the whole point.
Is watching TV actually a good way to relax?
And should you watch it while you work?
What the science actually says about weighted blankets
Studies are scarce, but experts still recommend them wholeheartedly.
Four plants that are scientifically proven to be therapeutic
Plants can offer a lot of help with everything from pain relief to heart disease.
Can a happy lamp help cure your winter blues?
You don’t have to feel depressed to appreciate light therapy.
There’s a right and wrong way to be bored
The doldrums can be helpful when it comes to creativity, but chronic boredom isn’t so positive.
Stressed out? Video games can help—if you follow these tips.
Video games have some inherent advantages when it comes to relaxation.
Take the best naps, with science
When you snooze, you shouldn’t lose.