Start a new (good) habit, kill an old (bad) one

Odds are, you are trying to break a bad habit or institute a good one right now. As a species, we are impressively committed to self-improvement, and most of... Read more »

How does your body ‘burn’ fat?

Many of us may be considering “burning some fat” so we feel better in our bathing suits out on the beach or at the pool. What does that actually... Read more »

Happiness may be healthier for some cultures than others

I am an Eeyore; I know this. I’m a glass-half-empty, worst-case-scenario, dwell-on-the-imperfections, existential-dread ruminating worrywart, and I envy the people I encounter who seem to effortlessly exude perkiness and... Read more »

The science of a happy marriage

How do you react when your partner arrives home on an emotional high? Have you ever waited with excitement to share some amazingly good news with your partner, only... Read more »

How much sex should you be having?

Are you having enough sex? You might have wondered if you should up your bedroom activity after reading about other couples’ resolutions to have sex every day or about... Read more »

Clearer skin, fewer vitamins: How a vegan diet can change your body

Veganism, the plant-based diet which shuns meat and dairy, is having its time in the sun. Since 2008, there has been a 350% increase in the number of self-described... Read more »

Vitamin D, omega-3 supplements do not prevent cancer or heart disease, study says

Vitamin D and omega-3 supplements do not prevent cancer or heart disease, a new study finds, the latest in the years-long debate over their benefits. The trial enrolled more... Read more »

World’s first underwater hotel residence opens in Maldives

For once, it’s an opportunity to sleep with the fishes that doesn’t mean you end up like a character in a mob movie. The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has... Read more »

Why do fashion’s #MeToo moments keep getting swept under the rug?

In October, US news site Vox attempted to collate the name of every influential person accused publicly of sexual misconduct over the last 18 months. The shockingly extensive list (which currently... Read more »

12 Dating Tips That Will Transform Your Love Life

Real talk Dating is sometimes harder than it should be. After countless dinners and drinks, it can be tempting to throw in the towel and resign to nights of... Read more »