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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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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When You Need to Unwind: 10 Healthy Alternatives to Booze

Booze is not the only way to relieve that pandemic stress. We give you no-alcohol alternatives—and some can even give...

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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.


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The 9 Best Ways to Control Anger

Did you know that angry people are far more likely to have a heart attack? Learn how to control your...


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11 Conditions that Trigger a Feeling of Impending Doom

A sense that something bad is going to happen may be a feeling of impending doom. Here are the conditions...


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What Is an Existential Crisis—and How Can I Break Out of One?

An existential crisis is an internal conflict about what is the meaning of life and existence. Find out more about...


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Why Everyone Should Take a Mental Health Day This Week

World Mental Health Day is October 10th: Here are 14 great reasons why you deserve to take a mental health...


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What Is Day of the Dead? 5 Things It Can Teach You About Grieving

Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, is a celebration of life and death. This is what it can...


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Are You a Hypochondriac? How to Tell If Health Anxiety Is a Problem

Once known as hypochondriasis or hypochondria, an overwhelming fear of being sick is actually called illness anxiety disorder. Here are...


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Waking Up With Anxiety at Night? Here’s What Experts Recommend

Here's a look at the causes, treatments, symptoms, and ways to prevent anxiety at night.

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16 Anxiety Quotes that May Help You Cope a Little Better

These short quotes about anxiety may help you feel better, or at least less alone, with your worries.


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If You Have Panic Attacks at Night, Here’s What to Do

They can be scary and disorienting. Here's how to cope with, manage, and even prevent panic attacks at night.


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Can You Use Melatonin for Anxiety? Here’s What You Need to Know

Melatonin supplements can help with sleep problems, but it's unclear if they can help reduce anxiety. Here's what the experts...


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Why Morning Anxiety Is a Thing and What to Do About It

When thoughts and worries hit as soon as your eyes pop open, you may have morning anxiety.


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13 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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Autumn Anxiety is Real: Why the Fall Season Makes You More Stressed

The change in seasons, specifically from summer to fall, can evoke worry, fear, and other negative emotions.


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Got Eco-Anxiety? Here’s How to Deal With Climate Despair

Does climate change make you feel anxious, hopeless, and helpless? You may have eco-anxiety. Here's how to cope with ecological...


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7 Signs You’re Headed for a Nervous Breakdown

If you’re stressed and experiencing these symptoms, you might be ready to snap.


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The Most Relaxing Hobby You Can Do, According to This Survey

We're all a little tense. Here's a simple, anxiety-soothing way to unwind—and a few more options if that's not the...


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What Is an Empath—and Can You Become One?

Do people often say you're a good listener? Do you tend to have a deep sense of what people are...


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Do You Have Nomophobia? Signs You May Have Smartphone Anxiety

While your smartphone's constant updates could trigger anxiety, you can also have a fear of losing or forgetting your phone...