Finding the Right Mental Health Professional for Your Needs

There are many reasons you may decide it’s time to see a mental health specialist, but how do you find the right fit? You’ll want to put in the time and effort to find the mental healthcare provider who’s a match for your personality and lifestyle by taking the following essential steps...

Feeling Anxious? Here’s How to Beat the Heat and Summer Anxiety

If you’ve noticed that you tend to be more on-edge when it’s hot outside, it’s not just you. This is a common sensation, because heat leads to stress and agitation. Here’s a look at what you can do to beat the heat and your anxiety as well...

What Physical Activity Does for Your Cognitive Health

Need another reason to motivate yourself to hit the gym? Exercise is one of the best ways to prevent cognitive decline later in life, and it can also boost your brain power in your prime years...

These are the Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Mental Wellbeing

Most of the energy you use daily is consumed by brain activity. So it makes sense that what you eat has a profound effect on the way your brain works—in fact, there is a direct connection between your diet and how you feel...

Breaking the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Although millions of Americans suffer from mental illnesses, there is still a lack of public knowledge about mental health and limited access to resources for those who need help. Fortunately May is Mental Health Month, so it’s the perfect time to break misunderstandings, cure stigma, and focus on wellbeing...

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Talk Therapy

Talk therapy addresses the mental side of mental illness—not just the physical components that medication can help treat—and it is customized to each patient to give them what they need. Here’s a closer look at what you need to know...

What Are Mental Health Breaks, and Why Should You Be Taking Them?

Feel like you're working yourself thin? It’s time to introduce yourself to the mental health break—a time to check out from your normal obligations and just unwind...

Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Mental Health Treatment — But Can Schools...

But can schools keep up? Many students are left without the resources they need to seek help and a common consequence is students simply dropping out...

5 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

There are many philosophies on what makes a relationship good, but what about healthy? We've pinpointed five telling signs to look for in your relationship...

9 Ways to Practice Self-Care This Year

Feeling run-down, frenzied, and overwhelmed? Often-ignored but totally necessary, it's time to take self-care off the back burner and #treatyoself!

Meditating Away Holiday Stress

When you think about meditation, you may have a specific image in mind, but there are actually many different ways to meditate - and many benefits!

Would You Recognize If You Were Depressed?

Depression can look different in every individual, and it doesn’t always come with the same symptoms. Here are some signs to look for...

What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Cleverly known as SAD, Seasonal Affective Disorder, may be behind your winter doldrums - and should be taken as seriously as any other type of depression.

5 Everyday Habits that Are Bad for Your Mental Health

Have you been chanting ‘new year, new you” to since the first? It’s a great time to take advantage of the year’s clean slate and focus on your mental health.

What Does It Take to Manage Your Mental Health?

Strategies that anyone might use to promote better mental health or seek care when the signs of conditions like depression or anxiety disorder arise.
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8 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Improving your mental well-being can be a rewarding experience that benefits all aspects of your life. Here are some tricks and tips you can utilize.