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 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.)...


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Does Covid-19 Raise Your Risk of Mental Illness?

Undoubtedly, the pandemic has led to higher levels of stress and anxiety, but for some Covid-19 patients, recovery may also...


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5 Signs of Passive-Aggressive Behavior

Experts detail the classic signs of passive-aggressive behavior, and how to effectively deal with them.

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15 Narcissist Quotes that Will Help You Deal with the Narcissist in Your Life

"Don't set yourself on fire to keep someone else warm."


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6 Signs of Narcissistic Abuse Therapists Need You to Know

Narcissism doesn't just affect one person—it can have far-reaching negative and sometimes dangerous effects. Here are the signs of...


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6 Breathing Exercises for Anxiety That Can Help You Feel Calmer

Breathe your way to relaxation—even when your anxiety is at an all-time high—with these deep breathing exercises.


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Quotes for Every Occasion: Life, Love, Inspiration, and More

Here are inspirational quotes about love, friends, family, body positivity, life, and even depression, and the science behind why words...


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10 Health Benefits of Cuddling and How to Do It

Cuddling, which includes hugging, snuggling, and (sometimes) kissing, can provide comfort and support during times of stress. These are the...

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What Is Doomscrolling? What Psychologists Need You to Know

If reading bad news gives you a rush, you may be doomscrolling. Psychologists explain why people do it and how...


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Is Covid-19 Giving You Agoraphobia?

Being out in crowds and leaving the safe space of your home may be triggering your anxiety. Here's why Covid-19...


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Ready to Start a Journal? 6 Tips From Therapists to Get Started

Writing about your feelings can clear your head, beat stress, and usher in happiness. Here's how to start a


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How Rumination and Obsessive Thoughts Are Linked to Anxiety and Depression

Rumination and obsessive thoughts can send you on a negative spiral where the only place to go is down. Here's...


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4 Common Types of Anxiety Medications Doctors Prescribe (and Their Side Effects)

One-third of adults may be suffering from mental health problems, like anxiety, right now. Here's how anxiety medication may help.


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14 Cozy Loungewear Sets You’ll Want to Live in this Fall

Stay cozy and stylish at home with these loungewear sets for every budget—from cashmere hoodies to fleece joggers.