Research reveals why it is we feel empathy for inanimate objects
Movies and television shows about human relationships with robots and other inanimate objects have been produced for what feels like a lifetime now. The attribution of human characteristics and emotions onto inanimate objects denotes a certain empathy when viewing non-human characters. So why is this? Why do we feel so strongly for these inanimate objects, especially when they are unable to feel the same for us?
4 ways to heal the gut and reduce inflammation
We all know by now how important gut health is in determining how well our body can fight illness, disease and promote wellbeing and keeping your gut happy has never been easier, so follow these easy steps to cultivating better gut health for a happy, healthy life.
Fruit and veg: is it better to peel them?
Some people peel fruit and veg because they are concerned about pesticides on the surface, but it turns out that there are important nutrients in the peel. A lecturer in nutrition explains the health and environmental reasons behind eating fruit and vegetable peel.
How Sandra Bullock stays fit, healthy and happy
5 ways to enhance your spirituality and connect with nature
In 2022, many of us searched for ways to ground ourselves in nature, be it in daily walks or off-the-grid escapes. Dr Winfied Sedhoff explains that in the modern world, increasing our spiritual connection with nature can be the vital tonic we all need.
What is ‘imposter syndrome’?
The essential items for your Covid survival kit
With Covid-19 still dominating much of 2022, many readers found it helpful to have a list of essential items for when you or someone in your household is isolating at home.
4 friendship boundaries you need to have in your life
Friendships – at times, that can be even more complicated than our romantic relationships. Neuropsychologist Hannah Korrel explains that having clear boundaries – like knowing how you want to be treated and cherishing supportive friendships – can go along way in cultivating healthy relationships.
What is better for your gut: apple cider vinegar or lemon water?
We’ve all heard about the amazing benefits of apple cider vinegar and lemon water for digestion and gut health. But how much of the hype can you actually believe, and which is better for you in the long run?
Why cooking makes you happy
While cooking is clearly a means to satisfy the body’s need for food, it’s increasingly being recognised as a way of nurturing the mind.