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Writing may help your heart cope with divorce-related stress

Writing may help your heart cope with divorce-related stress

For people going through a divorce, spending some time writing about their experiences in a certain way can help reduce the harmful effects of stress on the heart, says a new study. A technique called narrative expressive writing — not just writing about their emotions, but creating a meaningful narrative of their experience — may

Your kid may be noticing things that you miss

Your kid may be noticing things that you miss

Although children are thought of being deficient in many skills when compared to adults, a new study has shown that this limitation in kids can actually be their strength as they can see what adults tend to miss. “We often think of children as deficient in many skills when compared to adults. But some times

Married LGBT adults healthier, happier: Study

Married LGBT adults healthier, happier: Study

For years, studies have linked marriage with happiness among heterosexual couples. A new study now shows that the benefits of marriage extend to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) couples as well. In the study, published in the journal The Gerontologist, LGBT participants who were married reported better physical and mental health, more social support

How technology fills void when you feel lonely

How technology fills void when you feel lonely

It may be easy to carry on a conversation with Siri on your iPhone or your Google assistant from your living room as they can help fill a void when you feel lonely. But, according to a new study, these humanlike products keep people from seeking out normal human interaction — which is typically how

Expressing gratitude may help boost your relationship, health

Expressing gratitude may help boost your relationship, health

Struggling to save your relationship? Try and express gratitude, which may not only boost your relationship, but also enhance your psychological and physical well-being, a study has found. The findings, published in the journal Review of Communication, showed that gratitude contributes to long-term success in relationships and personal well-being — “up to six months after

Why casual sex is not so cool

Why casual sex is not so cool

Does a one-night stand or romping without any commitment or emotional involvement sound interesting to you? If yes, please beware. Researchers have found that a liking for casual sex may land you in trouble. The researchers found that a person’s preference for casual sex may actually increase their risk of being harassed. Also, adolescents who

Watching porn may make men less satisfied in relationships

Watching porn may make men less satisfied in relationships

Far from giving your sex life a leg-up, watching porn may lead to reduced happiness in relationships — both sexually and generally, suggests new research. For the study, Paul Wright from Indiana University in Bloomington and colleagues analysed the findings of 50 studies collectively including more than 50,000 participants from 10 countries. “Pornography consumption was

Most Indian women prefer men to make first move

Most Indian women prefer men to make first move

If it’s dating, it’s men first and not ladies, reveals a survey. Matchmaking service www.shaadi.com has conducted a survey of single women to understand their view on making the first move in relationship. The online poll received over 8,600 responses from single/unmarried Indians aged between 25 and 32. There were 49 per cent women (4,214)

64% women satisfied with their work in metros

64% women satisfied with their work in metros

Around 64 per cent working women in the metro cities were satisfied with their workplaces, industry body PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry said. “Majority of women participants (64 per cent) stated they were either completely or somewhat satisfied with their work,” said a survey on “Work Life and Balance and Health Concerns of Women”

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