Are You Tweeting Away Your Relationships?

If you use the microblogging platform Twitter a lot, your real-life connections might be in danger. A new study says that too much tweeting can damage your intimate relationships. Researchers at the University of Missouri surveyed nearly 600 people with Twitter accounts. The participants told researchers they are on Twitter for nearly an hour a … Read More

Believers in ‘Lady Luck’ Unhealthier

Are you the captain of your own ship? It seems that people who believe in their own effort to change their lives actually are healthier. And on the flip side, a recent Australian study found people who believe in luck or fate typically have unhealthier lifestyles. Scott Bea, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist, says the unhealthy behaviors may … Read More

Is Facebook Causing Divorce?

A recent survey in the UK blames Facebook for nearly one-third of all divorces. While this may or may not be valid, more couples point to what they see on their spouse’s profile page as evidence. Scott Bea, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist in Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, says, “I think social media … Read More