Six Scientifically Proven Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

British philosopher, writer, and literary critic GK Chesterton wrote: “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder” (from A Short History of England , 59). In 1917, when Chesterton first published these words, there was no scientific research to back up his ideas. A litt...

Postpartum Depression

Each year, more women will experience postpartum depression than there are new cases of tuberculosis, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinsons’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and epilepsy combined—for both men and women. That means a little more than 1 in 7 women will suffer from postpartum depression. In lower socio-economic ar...