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Can fish fix your foul mood?

Ellie Krieger looks at the role of omega-3 fats and vitamin D in lifting your mood.

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The disease of the digital age

Michael Christie says fear rules our lives – and that we shouldn’t let it.

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Ways of healing the brain

A new book examines the endless adaptability of the human brain.

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Need a willpower boost? Eat the same breakfast
December 31 2014 at 12:11

One way to preserve mental energy is by not agonising over needless decisions, according a psychologist.

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Festive stress peak? 2:30pm today
December 24 2014 at 10:11

Last-minute shopping and worries over the Christmas lunch mean festive stress peaks at 2.33pm today, says a study.

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A whisper, then 87 million YouTube views
December 19 2014 at 12:59

Caitlin Gibson meets the star of videos that induce ASMR, a tingling sensation. [VIDEO]

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It’s festive season, feeling blue?
December 17 2014 at 10:01

If the holiday season is tough for you, we have tips to help you cope.

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How laughing gas lifts depression
December 15 2014 at 11:01

In a small pilot study, nitrous oxide helped patients for whom no other treatments, including conventional drugs, worked.

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Remember that time when...
December 12 2014 at 13:03

Technology is ruining our memory. Here's why it doesn't matter.

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Small dose of Prozac could combat PMS
December 10 2014 at 11:13

Scientists say the irritability and mood swings of pre-menstrual syndrome are caused by plummeting levels of progesterone.

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How hypnotherapy helped Hendra
December 9 2014 at 11:22

Hendra Bezuidenhout was at the pinnacle of her athletic career when she burned out, writes Lindsay Ord.

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To beat stress, ignore your emails
December 5 2014 at 12:10

Looking at your inbox only a few times a day is far better than constantly dealing with messages, researchers found.

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Thoughts that change to actions, habits
December 2 2014 at 11:45

Train your brain to think more positively in six easy steps. Andrea Kellerman shows you how.

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