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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How Not to Feel Lonely: 50 Science-Backed Tips Everyone Should Read

Whether chronic or transient, loneliness can be very complex; its antidote can't exactly be boiled down to one simple course...


30 Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence Instantly

Quick tricks to feel like a rock star, anytime, anywhere!


10 Vitamins for Depression That Could Boost Your Mood

A diet deficient in key vitamins and nutrients might be to blame for bouts of bad moods. Here are some...


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10 Hidden Negative Effects of Social Media on Your Brain

Social media may affect the brain in unexpected, negative ways, from making you spend more money to sparking phantom vibrations.


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13 Things That Could Happen When You Quit Social Media

Social media is glorious fun and a colossal time-suck, not to mention pretty darn addictive. Here's what happens when you...


9 Clear Signs You’re a Perfectionist (And It’s Ruining Your Life)

Depression, binge eating, no sex drive ... Here's how to escape the surprising pitfalls of being a perfectionist.


22 Tricks for an Instantly Happier Morning

Get out the door faster and worry-free with these easy morning tweaks.


9 Hidden Strengths of Introverts

The wallflowers in your life are harboring secret powers. Here are just a few.

10 Clear Signs You’re Having a Panic Attack

Many people use the term "panic attack" loosely, declaring they've had a panic attack when they're really just experiencing minor...


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8 Things That Get Way Harder When You’re Stressed

When everyday stress turns chronic, you could find some things in life getting harder, like your ability to focus...


4 Steps to Help You Calm Down from a Panic Attack—and 2 You Should Avoid

This sudden case of extreme anxiety can be alarming. Follow these steps to help yourself or someone else recover...


14 Signs That You’re Really Shy—And What to Do About It

Are you shy, or are you an introvert or a quiet person? Experts reveal what makes you "shy" and how...


7 Underlying Stresses You Didn’t Know You Had

What is stress? For starters, it can be hiding in places you never realized. Here, we call out those sneaky...


10 Ways to Have a Healthier Relationship with Social Media

Social media is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family; while also sharing information about your...


14 of the Most Dangerous Misconceptions About Depression

Some ingrained notions about depression cause unneeded suffering for people with depression and those around them. Here's how to better...


13 Proven Ways to Change Your Luck

Think good luck is only for other people—the ones who were born lucky? Actually, we make our own luck, say...


17 Ways to Beat Your TV Addiction

Like kicking any habit, half the battle of TV addiction is acknowledging the problem and making the commitment to change....

14 Subtle Signs You’re a Hypochondriac

Do you have the Centers For Disease Control as your homepage? Do you check Google Flu Trends once a day?...


Depression Quiz: Can You ID the Symptoms?

Can you tell depression from sadness? From feelings of anxiety? Would you know it in yourself or in a loved...


Depression vs. Anxiety: How to Tell the Difference

These are two of the most common mental health conditions in the United States, but getting good treatment depends on...


Say This One Thing and You Might Talk Someone Out of Suicide

17-year-old Desmond quickly realized the man sitting on the edge of the bridge was planning to end his life. So...


Science Has Finally Determined the 5 Little Life Skills That Promise Success

Here's good news: If you had a less-than-wonderful childhood, you can still have amazing success in life. How? It comes...


5 Life Secrets of People Who Never Seem Frazzled

We’ve all had days when you can't hold it together, but how come some people seem to stay cool and...

7 Foods that Could Make Your Depression Worse

If you’re prone to the blues or just want to keep your spirits high, cut back on the foods that...


21 Hidden Health Benefits Music Lovers Wish You Knew

The right notes can dampen appetite, relax blood vessels, and improve brain focus.


10 Things You Should NEVER Say to Someone Suffering with Anxiety

Even people with the purest intentions can really make a mess when they try to help—here's what to avoid, and...


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10 Proven Ways to Boost Your Body Image in 10 Minutes or Less

It's hard to pull yourself out of a body-loathing funk, but our tips from experts will give your body...


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Why Am I So Irritable? 16 Medical Causes of Irritability

Feeling more irritable than usual? There could be a health condition, medical reason, or medication that's causing your irritability.


8 Mini Meditations to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

When stressful thoughts or feelings strike, these tricks from the book The End of Stress can...