Warning drinkers of cancer risk could reduce consumption, survey finds Labels warning drinkers that they risk seven different forms of cancer could make some people re-think their alcohol consumption, according to a survey. But most people will ignore other warnings … Continue reading Do labels matter?
How your mindset determines your health If your New Year’s exercise regime has already failed, try not to focus on all the workouts you should have done. New research has revealed a surprising connection between people’s beliefs and their health: … Continue reading Perception of exercise
The Sydney vending machine selling Purpose and Spontaneity for $2 a pop In Sydney’s Martin Place, a vending machine selling various abstract concepts is running low on Imagination but has plenty of Structure. The Intangible Goods vending machine, an art … Continue reading Vending emotions
How to Cope When Debt Damages Your Mental Health So much writing about personal finance focuses on the basics, like sticking to a budget or paying off debt. The emotional toll of money, however, is often missing from the conversation. … Continue reading How do you feel about debt?
The Happiness Boomerang Effect: When Positive Activities Backfire One of the most poignant scenes in season two of NBC’s This Is Us is when Kevin—a former high school star quarterback and homecoming king turned failing actor struggling with addiction—returns to … Continue reading The unpleasant gratitude
New York City extends behavioral design program for two years, citing initial success The Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that the city’s behavioral design research program has been extended an additional two years following reports of initial … Continue reading Nudges for the Big Apple
Failing Forward: Innovative Approaches to Improve Reproductive Health in Senegal breakthroughs. What is the key to these superstars’ success? Fortunately for most of us, the answer is not raw talent or even expertise. The truth is, these top performers produce … Continue reading Healthy environment for new mothers