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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What Is Light Therapy? How Light Can Heal a Variety of Health Problems

Whether you’re dealing with depression, acne, pain, or a skin condition, you may be able to feel better or reduce your symptoms with light therapy.

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12 Products That May Help You Control Your Anger

These anger management products—from meditation apps to stress balls—may help you keep calm and carry on.


How I Moved Beyond My Anger and Grief at My Son’s Death

After she lost her 6-year-old son Jesse in the Sandy Hook shooting, Scarlett Lewis created a foundation in his name.


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What Is Manifestation? What Therapists Say About Using It to Get What You Want

Manifestation is not wishful thinking and it requires inspired action to work.


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How to Manifest Something You Want: A Guide

Learning how to manifest something starts with understanding what manifestation is—and what it's not. Here's how to utilize this practice,...

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What Science Knows About Anger—and What to do About It

Wondering how to deal with your anger issues? We spoke with anger management experts to find out why people...


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I Was Angry—Now I’m Not: Here’s What Changed

After a tumultuous marriage, one woman turned to therapy to get her through dark times. Here's how she's working through...


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17 Self-Love Quotes to Remind You of Your Worth

You are worthy of love—most importantly, your own love. Get inspired with these self-love quotes and start your journey to...


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Do Positive Affirmations Really Work? Here’s What Mental Health Experts Think

Mental health experts share the power of positive thinking, the usefulness of positive affirmations, and tips for how to...


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What is Body Dysmorphia? 5 Signs You Have Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body dysmorphia is an obsession with a perceived flaw on your face or body. Experts share the signs and...


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16 Hiking Quotes To Get You Inspired

"Take a hike" should actually be seen as awesome advice, not a brush-off. Here are some hiking quotes that'll inspire...


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Could Your Chest Tightness Be Due to Anxiety? Why It Happens

You should always take chest tightness seriously, but there are ways to help tell if it's from anxiety or...


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15 Overthinking Quotes When You Need to Get Out of Your Own Head

Are you ruminating? Here's how to tell if you've crossed from normal worrying into destructive overthinking, and quotes...

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How to Build A Self-Care Plan, According to Experts

Show up for yourself by developing and committing to a self-care plan, such as nightly journaling, for a healthy...


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16 Mindfulness Quotes When You Need to Quiet Your Mind

Being present and mindful may help quiet the chatter in your brain and come back to your center.


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What’s an Emotional Detox and Do You Need One?

Purging toxic feelings is important for better mental health. Here's how to start an emotional detox if you're feeling...


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6 Mental Health Issues Therapists Are Blaming on 2020

This was a year to remember, or maybe to forget. Mental health experts weigh in on the short and...


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16 Balance Quotes You Need if You’re Feeling Stressed

These balance quotes plus expert tips may help you find and maintain your equilibrium, no matter what is happening around...


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Sociopaths vs. Narcissists: 3 Ways to Tell the Difference

Sociopaths and narcissists may have some traits that overlap, but they are two different personality types or disorders. Here's how...


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The 9 Best Self-Help Books for Women in 2020

If you're looking to sink your teeth into a book for self-improvement, here's a list of some of the most...


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Obsessed With Astrology? Here’s What Therapists Think About This Trend

Let's face it: Astrology is fun. But can an obsession with the stars do more harm than good? Here's what...

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10 Mental Health Books Therapists Read and Loved in 2020

If you're looking for a must-read book, here's a list of insightful mental health books recommended by therapists.


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17 Gratitude Quotes That Can Help You Feel Grateful

An attitude of gratitude can inspire and motivate you even in dark times. Here are some gratitude quotes to make...


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What Is Toxic Positivity and Why It Can Be Negative

Toxic positivity doesn't leave room for true feelings. There are many good reasons to look on the bright side, but...


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17 Quotes About Mountains to Remind You No Hill Is Too High

The sea tells you everything will be fine. The mountains tell you it doesn't matter anyway. Here are mountain quotes...


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How to Tell if You Have a Narcissistic Mother

Narcissism may be all about prioritizing the self, but if you have a narcissistic mother, it can have far-reaching effects...


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15 Adventure Quotes to Inspire Your Inner Risk-Taker

Adventures don't always have to be thrilling or extremely daring to be meaningful. (And they don't have to be expensive.)...