Why You Should Reframe Your Goals

An expert shares what you need to know about arrival fallacy and five ways to set healthy goals to be happier and avoid disappointment.

Hayley Wickenheiser On What Working on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Has Been Like

'There’s a hyper alertness to everyday things. Everything is magnified.'


6 Happiness Books that Mental Health Experts Trust

Can you read your way to a sunnier, savvier, and more-grateful perspective? Here are some happinesss books mental health experts...


How the Pandemic Helped Me Embrace Weight Gain and Intuitive Eating

I’ve gained a lot more than some weight. I’ve gained freedom from restriction, and space in my life to think...


What Therapists Think About Neuro-Linguistic Programming for Mental Health

Neuro-linguistic programming focuses on changing your thoughts to improve your mental health. But can you really banish anxiety, fear, and...

How I Conquered Anorexia and Depression—and Learned to Love My Body (and Life)

It took years of hard work and the right treatment, but here's how I was able to recover from anorexia...


How to Move Ahead When the Tank Feels Empty

Aisha Ahmad leans on her experience working in disaster zones to reflect on the year that was.

3 Ways to Beat the Winter (Pandemic) Blues

Here are three things to do—and 15 products—that will help you cheer up right now.


The Science and Benefits of Feeling Happy

Here's a look at what science says about happiness, its health benefits, and what experts suggest for feeling more of...


What Is Dissociation? What Experts Need You to Know

You may have had that eerie out-of-body feeling from time to time, but with dissociation, it can be severe and...


5 Olympian-Worthy Coping Strategies to Use During the Pandemic

Tessa Virtue’s mental performance coach shares tips for living with uncertainty in everyday life

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.


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,...


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 how...


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 something...


Can Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure?

Anxiety that interferes with everyday life may increase your risk of high blood pressure, but treating the anxiety and the...

Everything You Need to Know About CBD Oil for Anxiety

CBD has shown promise for easing social anxiety and helping people with anxiety disorders. Here's what you need to know.


5 Happy Hormones and How Boost Them Naturally

Here's what you can do at home to be so much happier.


This Unexpected Technique Can Help Control Anxiety

Here’s how occupying your mind can set you free from anxious thoughts.


6 Things Parents Say that May Trigger Disordered Eating in Kids

Talking to kids about food and weight can be tricky for many parents. Avoid these common phrases that may trigger...


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.


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...


Take That, 2020: The Book That Reminded Me Change Is Possible

With everything this year is throwing at us, Hannah Sung writes, it couldn't come at a better time.


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...

Do You Have Morning Anxiety?

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


Why Is It So Hard to Find a Therapist Who Gets Me?

I never connected with any of my well-meaning, white therapists. The truth is, good intentions are not good enough.


Can You Use Melatonin for Anxiety?

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


3 Tips to Help You Cope With Covid-19 Anxiety

First: Try to recognize the problem well before hitting panic mode.


Addicted to Your Smartphone? You Might Have Nomophobia

A new study found that 90 percent of young people are suffering from the smartphone-associated anxiety—and it's hurting their health.


How to Know If Your Anxiety Is “Normal”

Is a constant, low-grade fear of an impending health scare also cause for worry? We went to experts to find...