Mental Health

Mental Health

It’s Smart to Socialize

If you want to improve your mental performance immediately, socialize. That’s the intriguing finding of a recent study published in…

Mental Health

How to Escape Anger

If you’re like many people, you may be feeling angrier than usual. It’s no surprise, as we live in uncertain…

Mental Health

Life Without Pleasure

The pursuit of pleasure drives much of human behavior. It is why we love, eat, drink, play, and create. Without…

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Borderline Personality Disorder

People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) experience intense, unstable emotions, stormy relationships, deep insecurity, and a lack of a strong…

Mental Health

Lessons Learned From the Pandemic

The pandemic appears to be finally winding down, and we can now take a moment to reflect on what we…

Mental Health

Your Advocate

Seeking Mental Health Services In addition to the tragic loss of life caused by COVID-19, the pandemic has taken an…

Mental Health

Anxiety’s Hidden Lessons

On March 4, 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt inspired a generation with his statement, “The only thing we have to fear…

Mental Health

Anxiety? Depression? Lessons from Our Olympic Athletes On Admitting You Need Help

Last summer’s Olympics reinforced our awe at the physical prowess of top-level athletes. But these Games were unusual in that…

Mental Health

Stress Buster: It’s Your Heart—Not Your Brain

If your life is filled with stress, improving your heart rate variability is an easy and highly effective calming strategy. Here’s how to do…

Mental Health

Stress Less

A step-by-step guide to getting through any crisis and coming out stronger.

Mental Health

When Depression Drugs Don’t Work

Since World War II, the rate of clinical depression, also called major depressive disorder, has risen tenfold. It’s not surprising,…

Mental Health

A New Direction in Depression Research

The treatment of depression has improved dramatically over the last half-century. The introduction of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in…

Mental Health

5 Surprising Causes of Hidden Stress …and How to Overcome Them

We’ve all had nights when we collapse into bed after a stressful day of juggling work, family, caretaking and more.…

Mental Health

Stop Medicating “Normal”

Feeling your emotions doesn’t mean you have a psychiatric disorder

Anxiety

How to Be Less Neurotic

Neurotic people have a new worry—neuroticism has been linked with an increased risk of pre-dementia. Good news: You can train yourself to worry less. Here’s how…