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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Stop Being So Hard on Yourself: 10 Ways to Shut Down Your Harsh Inner Critic

It's time to show your inner Negative Nancy the door.

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Science Has Found a 30-Second Trick to Get Happier

Scientists have come up with a pretty cool way to nip those negative memories in the bud.

There Are 9 Types of Anger: Which One Is Yours?

Fed Up. Frustrated. Irate. Whatever you call it, we've all felt it. But being aware of how you handle your...

Keeping a Laughter Journal Changed My Life—and Here’s How It Can Change Yours

How many times a day do you laugh out loud? Do you even know? I certainly didn't. But keeping a...

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Cutting This One Thing from My Diet Helped Me Get a Handle on My Anxiety

For Alison Lundberg, cutting this vice out of her diet entirely was the key to calming anxiety after a family...

11 Easy Ways You Can Fit Mindfulness into Your Busy Life

Being present is the only way to enjoy life to the fullest. These realistic tips turn everyday activities into opportunities...

Are Prebiotics the Stress Reliever You Never Heard Of?

Before you spend another night tossing and turning from stress, a new study shows that the secret to peaceful Z's...

The Secret to Finding True Joy Is Simpler Than You’d Think

"The more grievous the world, the more we need to remember the luminous beauty at the center of life."

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9 Signs You Spend Way Too Much Time on Facebook

Facebook is a great way to keep in touch, but it's possible to have too much of a good thing....

Stressed? Here’s Why You Need to Start a Bullet Journal

This innovative way of journaling will make your hectic life so much more manageable.

10 Myths About Mental Health That Need to Be Set Straight Right Now

It's easy to dismiss mental health issues as being "all in your head." Here's why that's not just unfair, but...

10 Surprising Ways Gardening Is One of the Healthiest Things You Can Do

Gardening does a lot more than make your yard look nice or deliver fresh veggies. It can boost your immune...

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Here’s Why You NEED to Drink Water When You’re Stressed

Is stress relief as simple as pouring yourself a glass of water?

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Here’s Why a Grown-Up Bath Is the Stress Melter You Need Right Now

Skip the shower and opt for the tub. Here's why it's a good idea and how to get the most...

How a Quilt Helped Her Survive the Grief of Losing Her Newborn Baby

The warmth and kindness of quilting helped her heal after tragedy.

Always in a Hurry? 12 Ways to Stop Being in Such a Rush

Isn't it about time you slow down? Yes, not rushing around all the time IS possible, and this is how...

Is Your Therapy Working? 9 Signs Your Therapist Is Helping You

Are those pricey sessions paying off? Changes in your attitude and lifestyle may tell you if your therapy is working....

Why You Should Quit Facebook Next Week

The time has come to cut back.

12 Ways to Wake Up Happier Tomorrow Morning (and Every Morning)

With these positivity-boosting strategies, you can be happier right now.

7 Healthy Reasons You Need to Start Going to a Sauna

If you want to live a long, happy life, it's time to start sweating—and this time we don't mean exercise.

The Surprising Condition Many Commercial Airline Pilots Have in Common

It's fairly alarming, but no reason to fear your next flight.

Does BMI Really Matter? What the Science Says

The latest research shows that body mass index (BMI) is no longer the most accurate measurement of health, so what...

Are You a Highly Sensitive Person? Here’s What You Need to Know

Find out what sets you apart and how to adjust your life to avoid overstimulation, fatigue, and stress.

9 Warning Signs You’re Lonely and It’s Hurting Your Health

Elderly people are particularly likely to be lonely. Here's how to tell if social isolation is causing health problems.

Are You a People Pleaser? Then You Need These 12 Tips to Set Healthy Boundaries

Connecting with and pleasing others shouldn't come at your expense. Here's how to set and hold healthier boundaries.


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Why Forest Bathing Is the Hottest New Mind-Body Trend

We're not suggesting you take a bath in the woods, but soaking up nature could be the most relaxing thing...

Can Coffee Make You Less Depressed? What the Surprising Science Says

In addition to a caffeine spike, your next cup of java could give you a surprising mood boost.

9 Body Confidence Tricks You Need from Plus-Size Models

Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, but sometimes it can be hard to remember that on a day when...

Feeling Stressed? This One Simple Habit Will Protect Your Health

Wish you could insulate yourself from the toxic effects of stress? You can, per a new study. Here's how.