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Dr Marny Lishman

F**k YEAH! Why swearing is so damn good for you…
We’ve been told off for doing it since we were little, maybe your mouth’s been washed out with soap because of it – but swearing is something you should consider doing more often it seems. From stress relief to physical pain relief, to demonstrating honesty and intelligence, research is suggesting that being a potty mouth at the right time and place is beneficial. So, what are the benefits of swearing? What are the social implications? And how do we make sure that our cursing stays as socially acceptable as it can to gain the psychological and physical health benefits?