Mental Health

Mental health contributes to your overall wellness. Learn about types of mental illness and how you can improve your overall outlook.

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When You Need to Unwind: 10 Healthy Alternatives to Booze

Booze is not the only way to relieve that pandemic stress. We give you no-alcohol alternatives—and some can even give you a buzz!

21 Depression Memes that May Make You Feel a Little Better

Humor can help you deal with day-to-day darkness. And one way to laugh is with depression memes.


Let It Out: 14 Ways a Good Cry Affects Your Body and Mind

We cry when we're happy, sad, angry, frustrated, and moved... but why?


How This BIPOC Mental Health Podcast Got Me Through Covid-19

mental health podcast with meditation specifically for BIPOC helped me practice self-care and stay calm during the pandemic.


I Have Anxiety—and Here’s How It Actually Helps Me

I was diagnosed with panic disorder 20 years ago at age 19. I quickly learned that treating anxiety requires a...

10 Tips for Understanding and Managing Anxiety and Panic Disorder

Everyone feels anxious and a little panicked now and then, but when worry becomes excessive and starts to affect everyday...


Stress-Eating and Can’t Stop? New Research Just Found a Scientific Explanation

Stress-eating is often triggered by unhealthy forces we wish we could shut out from our lives, and can lead...

Sarah Michelle Gellar on the Power of Unplugging: “Everyone You’re Around Is Happier”

Here's how this icon still slays as a mom, wife and friend, as she shares the little things that help...


Heart Doctors: 80% of Americans Say This Is Their Biggest Holiday Regret

New data offers inspiration (and permission) not to let the shift in routine take you off course from what really...


The 10 Self-Care Ideas From 2023 We Predict Are Here To Stay

Our shopping and entertainment writer reports on science-backed practices and products that feel too good to give up in the...


Drybar Founder Alli Webb on When Burnout Leads to a Breakdown

"My life fell apart," says the entrepreneur, sharing tough lessons as the #girlboss era is eclipsed by a collective quest for greater...

Live in This Northeastern State? There’s a Fierce Chance You’re Clinically Burnt-Out

Online search data reveals the #1 most-searched symptom that has Americans desperate for relief from stress, overwork, and lack of...


What Is “Swedish Death Cleaning”? An Expert Explains Why It’s the Secret to a Happ...

It might seem like Marie Kondo gone macabre—but, a happiness psychologist says, "There's not a person walking the earth who...


TV War Reporter Trey Yingst Reveals What It’s Like to Cover Conflict on the Ground: “I&#...

The 30-year-old FOX News correspondent opens up about the rarely discussed mental health experience of reporting from the field.


A Trauma Recovery Expert Lists 6 Gentle Ways To Protect Your Psyche When the Headlines Hurt

It's so tempting to dive into the details—but a trauma specialist invites you to take a breath before you actively...


New Research: This One Thing Is Necessary to Be Happy at Work

Plus, the number-one trait young professionals are looking for in their leaders.

Can Depression Cause Memory Loss? A Neurology Expert Explains

Depression causes sadness, fatigue and lack of interest in things that otherwise bring us joy. But can depression cause...


New Report: This Is the No. 1 Happiest State in America

Happiness may be a state of mind—but according to a new report, it's also abundant in one highly elevated...


Actor Rainn Wilson Opens Up About Mental Health, Spirituality and His Climate Change Crusade

Known best from The Office, the actor, producer, author and activist explores the powerful connection between the health of planet...


How to Manage Anxiety, According to an Expert

Anxiety is now the #1 most common mental health issue in the US. Here's expert advice on how to manage...



Queen Latifah: ‘Obesity Isn’t a Choice’

Actress, singer, and winner of more awards than we can count, Queen Latifah shares her private and public struggles with...


8 Things To Say to Someone Who Is Depressed

Mental health experts share their go-to phrases when talking to someone about depression—along with the three things you should...


Feeling This Emotion Too Often Can Lead to Premature Death, Says New Study

A massive new study uncovers the link between social isolation and increased mortality rates, offering a new perspective on...


10 Positive Affirmations to Say in the Mirror Every Morning for Your Mental Health

Experts say you can retrain your brain to be more positive and stress-resilient by practicing these easy-to-remember affirmations for

20 Quotes About Strength

Looking for motivation to take on something tough? Need help making an important decision? Craving comfort in the midst of...


20 Quotes About Hope to Help You Find the Silver Lining in Any Situation

Four expert tips to help you move from feeling hopeless to hopeful, followed by quotes about hope that you may...


What Is ‘Bed Rotting’? A Doctor Weighs In on This TikTok Trend

Mental health experts explain the benefits and risk of the latest Internet trend as young people try to reclaim...


“Am I Burnt Out?” This Medical Doctor’s 2-Minute Quiz Provides Burnout Symptoms, A...

Internal medicine doctor and leading burnout author and expert Neha Sangwan, MD, explains what causes this total physical and...


Why Are You Burned Out? This Doctor’s Short Quiz Helps Zero In on the Exact Reason

Experiencing burnout? An internal medicine doctor who's a leading burnout expert reveals five questions to pinpoint the biggest energy drains...


Country Artist Brandy Clark on How Much LGBTQ Representation Means for Mental Health

Tony-nominated artist and seven-time Grammy nominee Brandy Clark shares the fitness and nutrition routine that's key to her tour prep.