Mental Health

At the Heart of It All

Recovery, Restoration and Managing Stress

It’s easy for doctors to say, “Manage your stress” but there is more to it than that. How to let yourself cycle through that deep recovery phase…

Depression

Your Time Zone May Be Hazardous to Your Health!

Living in a certain area of a time zone disrupts circadian rhythms, increasing risk for depression, weight gain, concentration problems...and cancer.

Mental Health

Procrastinators: It’s Not (Completely) Your Fault!

What’s really going on with procrastinators? Their brain chemicals and anatomy are different. And gender matters too.

Mental Health

Are You Being “Gaslighted” by Your Spouse…or at Work?

The psychological manipulation called “Gaslighting” can be hard to recognize in a relationship. How to spot a gaslighter...and how to protect yourself.

Mental Health

Facebook—Benefit or Bane? The Surprising Answer

Giving Facebook a periodic rest has surprising benefits, including that you might get on better with your polar-opposite pals.

Stress

Change How You Feel About Stress

You don’t have to feel worried about being worried. Here’s how to use stress to your advantage

Anxiety

When Anxiety Steals Your Joy—Even If You’re Functioning Fine

Is high-functioning anxiety making life difficult—even if doable? Don’t just survive—learn how to thrive in spite of worries and fears.

Depression

Dads Get Postpartum Depression, Too

Postpartum depression affects fathers, but it’s under-recognized—and under-treated—and puts their daughters especially at risk. Learn more.

Mental Health

How a Good Cry Can Improve Your Health

A good cry does more than express emotion. It can boost mood, relieve stress, alleviate pain and much more. Get the details here…

Depression

You Can Help Prevent Suicide

The suicide rate in the United States has increased by 30% between 2000 and 2016. Know these steps to save a loved one’s life.

Mental Health

Why Adults (Not Just Kids) Need a Healthy Dose of Play

Play is natural for children. But the same should be true for adults. Here’s how play can boost your mental health…and how to get back to having fun…

Depression

First-Ever Postpartum Depression Drug Gives Relief Fast

Brexanolone (Zulresso) is FDA-approved to treat postpartum depression, which puts mother and healthy child development at risk. Learn more.

Mental Health

Need to See a Psychiatrist? Find the Right One

A good psychiatrist should have more than good credentials. To get the best mental health care, here’s what you need to look for...

Stress

To Keep Your Blood Pressure Under Control, Think of Your Sweetheart

If you’re stressed, having a spouse or partner next to you can be comforting. But just thinking about the person is just as good, new research shows...

Anxiety

Got Cancer or Another Serious Illness? Don’t Let Fear Get the Best of You

It can be terrifying to have cancer or another serious illness. Here’s how to keep your anxieties in check so you can live life to the fullest…