Wellness

What Psychologists Say about Rebound Relationships + Other Stories

What Psychologists Say about Rebound Relationships + Other Stories

Every week, we corral our favorite wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend reading.

  • The Benefits of Rebounding after a Break-Up

    The Benefits of Rebounding after a Break-Up

    BBC

    Despite what your friends may tell you, studies show that moving on quickly after a breakup can be hugely beneficial for your self-esteem and well-being. Reporter William Park interviews psychologists about whether or not cultural notions about breakup recovery are supported by research.

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  • Stressed Out by Politics? Here’s How to Keep Caring without Losing Your Cool

    Stressed Out by Politics? Here’s How to Keep Caring without Losing Your Cool

    NPR

    New research from the American Psychological Association found that high emotional investment in politics can have consequences for mental health. But political engagement is a necessary part of a functioning democracy, and tuning out is not a viable solution. Here, the investigators behind the APA study share some practices for finding balance in an often stressful political climate.

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  • What We Lose When Animals Go Extinct

    What We Lose When Animals Go Extinct

    National Geographic

    A beautiful series of portraits capturing some of the world’s most exotic animals, all of which are on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of endangered animals. Their greatest threat? Humans.

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  • Why Can’t We Stop Pancreatic Cancer?

    Why Can’t We Stop Pancreatic Cancer?

    The New York Times

    Pancreatic cancer has a rising mortality rate, yet we lack early detection screening tools. Jane Brody highlights the novel blood test that may hold the key.

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