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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10 Fast Fixes to Manage Stress

Stress is a normal part of life and usually comes from everyday occurrences: Here are the best ways you can...


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The Benefits of Mental Health (or, the Upside of Being a Little Nuts)

Surprise: Certain disorders, and milder so-called subclinical symptoms, are often linked to qualities we value as a society.


The Right Way to Fight Fat Creep

It’s no secret that America has a problem with weight gain. But according to a new Reader’s Digest and Yahoo!...


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Nature’s Best Stress Soothers

These tasty tension tamers can help boost your mood and protect your body.


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How To Stay Up In Down Times

Not only is life hard, it can unexpectedly become harder. One day we might be comfortably cruising along, and then


6 Surprising Happiness Boosts

Ready to turn that frown upside down? Try these get happy tips at work, at home, and anywhere else


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Gratitude Chases Blues Away

After practicing psychotherapy for 20-plus years, it is clear to me that people who feel gratitude have better lives than


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10 Ways to Beat the Blues

Depression is a serious mental health disorder. However, people may experience the sad emotions associated with depression for reasons that

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7 Ways to Reveal Your Inner Beauty

Experts say an inner glow that makes you feel great – and warms the people around you – can be


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Easy Ways to Boost Your Mood

Even the most optimistic people can use a mood boost every once in awhile. Taking an extra moment for yourself


How to Feel Better Today

Reduce stress in your day by cutting these three things out of your life.


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Practice Self-Compassion For a Better Life

Want to be happier and healthier? Be nicer to yourself!  According to study recently reported on in The New York


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How to Get Happy: Secrets from The Happiness Project

Gretchen Rubin, creator of The Happiness Project website and an upcoming book of the same name, spent a year testing


How Your Stress Affects Your Kids

If you’re frazzled—and who isn’t?—your children may be suffering, too.


5 Things We Can Learn From Groundhog Day

Every year on Groundhog Day, along with waiting for the verdict on the length of winter from the world’s most


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Why It’s Smart To Be Optimistic

Expecting good things can make you healthier and might even lengthen your life, says researcher Suzanne Segerstrom, PhD, author of

Depression: The Secret Men Won’t Admit

When he seems ticked off or withdrawn, it may not be what you think. Learn more about the under-reporting of...


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9 Simple Stretching Exercises for Stress Relief

How to stretch your way to stress relief.


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11 Healthy Ways to De-Stress With Food

Eating when stressed can be a bad habit when the food of choice is a candy bar or bag of...


10 Ways to Improve Your Life

Relief From an Aching Back Before you call the chiropractor or a physical therapist, try spending a few days without


How to Be Thankful and Improve Your Life

Life gets better when you adopt a gratitude attitude. David Hochman tries it out.

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6 Steps for Gaining Control in Your Life

Get the Sleep You NeedOne of the greatest threats to health in modern society is sleep deprivation. We’re so busy


Beat Depression and End Insomnia

Learn more about depression and insomnia with strategies for beating both.


78 Instant Stress-Busters

Find immediate relaxation with these easy instant de-stressing techniques.


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Experts Reveal the Best Ways to Manage Depression

Expert advice for dealing with depression.


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How to Handle Stress

The Osteopathic Physician. After making sure you have no serious medical problems, we might try osteopathic manipulation, a technique similar


The Hoarding Syndrome — When Clutter Goes Out Of Control

Saving stuff is normal. Sometimes, though, it can go too far.