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The secret life of the accidental text

Posted August 25th 2011

You’ve written a damning email about your boss to your best friend. So why have you just typed your boss’s name into the ‘to’ box and hit send? Is your subconscious trying to tell you something? Ségolène Barbé reports

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The link between emotions and health

Posted August 24th 2011

Our emotional and physical health are inextricably linked. Whether we’re happy or sad, our bodies respond physically to the way we think, feel and act. Anastasia Stephens finds out how

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Friends are good for our health

Posted August 17th 2011, by David Servan-Schreiber

Friends may be even more important than we realised in the fight against serious illness. Can our pals really save our lives?

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How to love Mondays

Posted August 15th 2011

Does your Monday bring a new beginning, or an end to your free weekend? Viki Wilson discovers how to bring calm energy and optimism to the start of the working week

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Why hope matters

Posted August 9th 2011

Most of us see hope as something to get us through difficult times. But psychologists are discovering that it can help us succeed in our everyday life, and that we can all cultivate it. By Tanis Taylor

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We want your kindness stories

Posted August 1st 2011

A small act of thoughtfulness or generosity can have a hugely positive impact on our daily lives. So to mark this year’s World Kindness Day on 13 November, Psychologies will be publishing a collection of stories from our readers. We want to hear about the kindest thing anyone’s ever done for you. It could be […]

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