Perils of not being attractive or athletic in middle school
Low attractive youth and low athletic youth became increasingly unpopular over the course of a school year.
People spend 1/6th of their lifetime on enhancing their appearance
Caring for one's appearance does not depend on gender, and older people worry as much about looking their best as the young do.
Feeling moments of support improve wellness
Poets and songwriters may tend to focus their artistry on passion and romance, but it may be those unsung, brief feelings of love throughout the day that are connected with psychological well-being.
Women suffer more mistreatment, burnout, suicidal thoughts
Any occupation previously dominated by men usually has among the highest rates of abuse against women.
Men without work face a worrying well-being crisis
The number of prime-age males without work is increasing worldwide. This development goes hand in hand with an increase in ill-being driven by high levels of stress, desperation and anger.
Drops in income harm the brain
When we experience a fall in income, we also experience a fall in self-perceived status and self-esteem. This has a nasty effect on both our psychic and physical immune systems.
Positive relationships boost self-esteem, and vice versa
Lack of social support - or deep friendships - and low self-esteem weakens the immune system, which is why lonely people tend to die early. This is one of the reasons why constant working from home without the support of an office environment (most people’s tribe, or center of belonging) is so dangerous.
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