Well-being

Good health and longevity: Why happiness matters?

Good health and longevity: Why happiness matters?

A study has claimed that people who experience a range of positive emotions in their daily lives - from enthusiasm to cheerfulness and calm - may have a lower risk of chronic diseases and premature death.

 

Jul 25, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Ayurveda for longevity: Items that should be included in your daily diet

Ayurveda for longevity: Items that should be included in your daily diet

Ayurvedic medicine has a very holistic approach to diet and food as whatever we eat is extremely important for keeping the mind and body healthy.

Jul 18, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Children raised in single parent families have lower well-being, life-satisfaction

Children raised in single parent families have lower well-being, life-satisfaction

 The researchers analysed the participants' annual income, number of visits to the doctor, level of social integration, and success in romantic relationships.

Jun 25, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Go natural! Engage with nature to improve your well-being, says study

Go natural! Engage with nature to improve your well-being, says study

Researchers found that 11 of the 13 had a positive correlation to overall life satisfaction.

Apr 24, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
Is your boss giving you a hard time? Coping with them may boost your happiness quotient!

Is your boss giving you a hard time? Coping with them may boost your happiness quotient!

The studies used different measures of emotional exhaustion, happiness and perceived supervisor support (PSS) and the participants were asked to complete questionnaires.

Apr 16, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Find out – How much sleep do you really need?

Find out – How much sleep do you really need?

Because lack of sleep can lead to a number of health problems, it's extremely important that your body gets the sleep it needs each night.

Apr 03, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Have  a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

Have a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

There are numerous ways you can do that are simple, easy and can help you convert your sedentary lifestyle.

Mar 14, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
Researchers decode why children prefer pets to their siblings

Researchers decode why children prefer pets to their siblings

The new study adds to the increasing evidence that household pets may have a major influence on child development and emotional well-being.

Jan 30, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Engage in creative activities to improve emotional well-being

Engage in creative activities to improve emotional well-being

The strong barrage of emotions whenever you feel stressed or emotionally and mentally drained can get messed up if not countered.

Nov 29, 2016, 06:45 AM IST

Humans' well-being lies in resting more!

Rest – a much broader category than sleep – has physical, mental and spiritual components, the study said.  

Sep 29, 2016, 21:29 PM IST

Humans need more rest for better well-being

According to the world's largest survey of more than 18,000 people from 134 different countries on this topic, over two thirds (68 per cent) of the public would like more rest.

Sep 29, 2016, 14:18 PM IST
Relax! Humans need more rest for better well-being

Relax! Humans need more rest for better well-being

What will you do to find yourself at complete rest: Reading, being with nature, being on your own, listening to music or doing nothing in particular? Better choose one fast for your own well-being as you grow old.

Sep 29, 2016, 12:02 PM IST

Five ways for a stress-free, happy life!

But, happiness is a choice. It depends on how well we can control over our emotional well-being, no matter what happens.  

Jul 12, 2016, 11:50 AM IST

Global Wellness Day: 7 basic steps to kickstart a healthy lifestyle!

Here are the 7 basic steps to help you start living a healthier and better life.

Jun 10, 2016, 20:02 PM IST

'Government needs to revisit AIIMS autonomy'

The autonomy of AIIMS needs to be revisited, as the institute has not progressed the way it should have.

Aug 11, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Mohalla Clinics: Taking healthcare to doorsteps of poor

Aiming to provide basic healthcare to the poor in the capital, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government plans to open 1,000 Mohalla Clinics in slum clusters and poorer neighbourhoods in outlying areas of Delhi, which will also ease the burden on over-crowded hospitals.

Aug 09, 2015, 17:09 PM IST
Panama tops, US falls in well-being ranking: Gallup

Panama tops, US falls in well-being ranking: Gallup

  Residents of Panama topped an annual ranking of well-being released on Wednesday, while Afghanistan ranked last and the United States took a tumble.

Jun 24, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

We get more trusting as we age

A new study has shed light on a bright side to getting older suggesting that getting older doesn't necessarily make people cynical and suspicious.

Mar 20, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

Be careful with wearable lifestyle monitoring devices

If you plan to buy a wearable device fitted with health apps to improve your well-being, do not go by its flashy advertisements but check if it matches your requirements.

Sep 17, 2014, 14:10 PM IST