Mental Health

9 Signs You Spend Way Too Much Time on Facebook

Even if you think your habits are normal, check for these silent signs you might be spending too much time...

A Science-Tested 10-Minute Anxiety Fix That Really Works

A 10-minute meditation may help people with anxiety perform better on tasks, a study suggests.

Bad Stress vs. Good Stress: 9 Ways to Know the Difference

Everyone focuses on the negative side of stress, but some stress is actually good for you. Here's how to tell...

How Wellness Experts Cope With Coronavirus-Related Stress

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

Bad News Can Take a Toll on Your Mental Health—Here’s How to Cope

With the coronavirus pandemic dominating the news, it can be hard not to slip into a funk. Here, a survivor...

12 Simple Ways Therapists Ward off Depression and Anxiety

Therapists have the same emotional highs and lows as everyone else, but they have useful tricks for managing negative emotions.

Depression During Quarantine: 13 Mental Health Tips from Therapists

Mental health experts offer tips to cope with depression if you or a loved one comes down with Covid-19.

8 Surprising Things That Are Linked to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a serious mental health condition, and these are some of the risk factors and triggers...

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...

12 Stress “Facts” Psychologists Need You to Stop Believing

People have a lot of mistaken assumptions about stress—from how common it is to how dangerous it can be.

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, to...

Why Procrastination Can Actually Be Bad for Your Health

You might think procrastination is annoying but fairly harmless. Think again: Putting things off can be bad for your health.

The Pros and Cons of Digital Therapy, According to an Expert

A clinical psychotherapist weighs in on the efficacy of the popular new form of therapy.

11 Energy-Boosting Foods to Eat When Feeling Lethargic

Many people experience depression, and it can be life-altering. During bouts of depression, lifestyle remedies like eating healthy and exercising...

8 Best Light Therapy Lamps on Amazon for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Learn how bright light exposure can help alleviate the symptoms of season affective disorder, and check out the highly rated...

13 Expert Tips for Finding the Best Therapist for You

Looking for a therapist is a lot like dating. You have to meet a few different ones before you find...

Magic Mushrooms for PTSD: Why Psychedelics May Help Heal Trauma

Psychedelic-assisted therapy, including the use of "magic mushrooms," may aid in the treatment of PTSD, research suggests.

5 Ways to Accept Your Body and Love Yourself

Want to feel good about yourself? You need to accept your body. Here, an expert shares how to escape the...

15 Things About Social Anxiety Disorder Psychologists Wish You Knew

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) can be a truly debilitating condition. Here, top psychologists explain the symptoms, risks, and treatments of...

7 Everyday Habits That Could Increase Your Risk for Depression

Avoiding these common habits may lighten your mood and lower your risk of slipping into depression.

The 3 Things Everyone Should Do on Blue Monday

An expert shares three reasons you should reach out to someone battling depression on Blue Monday, and what to say...

13 Suicide Warning Signs That Are Easy to Miss

Death by suicide is on the rise, and anyone can be at risk. Learn the subtle signs that someone might...

The Mental Health Issues You’re Most Likely to Get in Every Decade

As you move through life, the mental pressures change: These are the conditions you're vulnerable to—and how to manage them.

How to Help a Loved One Who’s Struggling With Depression

Two experts share tips for helping a friend or family member who's struggling with their mental health.

Forget New Year’s Resolutions: Here’s What Experts Really Recommend

Forget your New Year's resolutions this year. Here's what our experts say will really help you identify and achieve your...

I Have Anxiety—and Here’s How It Actually Helps Me

I quickly learned that treating anxiety requires a maintenance plan—for life.

Holiday Expectations Stressing You Out? Here’s What To Do

Who doesn't want a perfect Christmas? The flawless tree. Dinner without a hitch. But having holiday expectations that are out...