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.
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.
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.