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 Ways to Reduce Stress That Actually Backfire

Make sure you recover after a stressful day the right way—and think twice about these coping mechanisms.


9 Sneaky Ways to Carve Out More “Me Time” Every Day

You don't need to hit a spa, library, or gym to recharge, you can practice self-care right in your own...


Coronavirus Quarantine: Why Am I So Mentally Exhausted?

Mental health experts explain why you feel mentally exhausted during Covid-19, including stress and anxiety, and offer their tips...


23 Tips for a Truly Restorative, Stress-Free Weekend

Reclaim your weekend with these effortless tips that will keep you fit and happy on your days off.


Quarantine FOMO Is Real—Here’s How to Overcome It

If your friends' Instagram feeds have you feeling like you're missing out, use these psychologist-approved tips for finding peace of...


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10 Herbs That Can Help Ease Stress

Stress presses in from all sides, but you can help manage it by exploring the world of natural herbal remedies.


This 16-Second Trick Can Help You Stop a Panic Attack

People in the military and police officers practice tactical breathing to use under extremely stressful situations. You can use it...

How to Keep Loneliness and Isolation from Harming Your Health

Social distancing is slowing Covid-19's spread but the enforced solitude may raise other risks.


10 Ways to Conquer Worry

From gratitude journals to simple meditation, follow these tips to alleviate worrying and ease stress in your life.


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The Science Behind Emotional Support Animals and Whether They Work

Emotional support animals allegedly help some people with mental health conditions, like anxiety, cope, but do they really work?


10 Ways to Stay Human During Covid-19 Quarantine

Experts weigh in on how to stay healthy, safe, smart, and human during the Covid-19 pandemic while social distancing.


When—and How—to Talk About Mental Illness On The Job

Experts explain how to talk about mental illness at work with your boss and when it's a good time...


10 Short Rituals You Can Do Every Day to Boost Your Mental Health

It could take just seconds to start feeling calmer, happier, and healthier. Here's what to do to boost your mental...


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Why You Should Stop Using Stress and Anxiety Interchangeably

Our mental health experts explain why stress and anxiety aren't the same thing, and why it matters



Why Talking to Yourself Is Actually a Good Thing

Talking to yourself is pretty common. Here's how it can be a good thing.

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How 14 Wellness Experts Cope With Coronavirus-Related Stress and Anxiety

Check the news only twice a day, call your family, and... make your bed? Here are all the ways experts...


How to Avoid Emotional Eating Due to Coronavirus Stress

Cynthia Sass, registered dietitian, shares her five-step strategy for avoiding emotional eating, even during the Covid-19 pandemic.


I Used a Light Therapy Lamp for Depression. Here’s How It Changed Me.

Learn how light box therapy helped one woman cope with intense feelings of depression and exhaustion related to seasonal...


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What’s the Best Way to Deal with Anxiety?

Are you worried, restless, or having trouble concentrating most of the time? It could be anxiety. This common mental health...


Depression During Quarantine: 13 Mental Health Tips from Therapists

Mental health experts offer tips to cope with depression during the coronavirus quarantine or if you or a loved...


33 Ways to Make Managing Stress Much Easier

Health experts weigh in on the simple ways to improve stress management for relief, from calling a friend to...

The 7 Different Types of Stress—and How to Ease Them

Mental health experts reveal how to cope with different types of stress, from ambient anxiety to money troubles


13 Signs You Could Have Secondhand Stress

Stress is contagious, and being around certain people can set off your stress response, even when your own life is...


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5 Things Doctors Need You to Know About Weighted Blankets

Doctors reveal what they want you to know about weighted blankets and their potential to reduce anxiety and promote...


Depression: How Can I Tell If I’m Depressed?

It can be difficult to know if you've gone from feeling depressed to having a major depressive disorder. Here's what...


How CBD Helped One Woman With Anxiety and Sleep Problems

Michelle Smith has anxiety and trouble sleeping and uses a daily CBD tincture, in addition to exercise and meditation,...


5 Tips to Beat Boredom and Keep Your Brain Engaged

The secret to keeping everyday life from becoming boring is surprisingly easy.