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Overcoming Setbacks With Depression or Anxiety
11 Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues
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11 Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues

When the world is red and green but you’re feeling blue, try these tips to get you through.

Seven Tips to Increase Your Willpower
Emotional Health

Seven Tips to Increase Your Willpower

Planning ahead and avoiding temptation are good ways to start.

Anger Management: It’s All the Rage
Emotional HealthRelationship Health

Anger Management: It’s All the Rage

Don’t let uncontrolled anger damage your health and relationships.

You Can Safely Leave an Abusive Relationship
Emotional Health

You Can Safely Leave an Abusive Relationship

Plan carefully for a new life by following these key steps.

What’s the Secret to a Healthy, Happy Marriage?
Diabetes and Depression: Are They Linked?
DiabetesEmotional Health

Diabetes and Depression: Are They Linked?

How – and why – the two may be connected.

How to Stop Eating Your Way Through Stress
Emotional HealthStress

How to Stop Eating Your Way Through Stress

You can overcome the emotional drive to eat.

Coming to Terms with Anxiety
Emotional HealthAnxiety

Coming to Terms with Anxiety

Are you paralyzed by anxiety?

8 Tips for Talking to Kids About School Shootings
Emotional Health

8 Tips for Talking to Kids About School Shootings

Open the conversation and ease their fears.

Is It Anxiety Disorder?
Emotional HealthAnxiety

Is It Anxiety Disorder?

Get important clues from how your fear affects your life.

How Do I Know if My Anxiety is Normal?
Emotional HealthAnxiety

How Do I Know if My Anxiety is Normal?

The difference is in your ability to keep functioning.

Volunteering: Give – and Receive the Gift of Health
Making Some “Me” Time: Tips for De-stressing
Emotional HealthYour Family's HealthStress

Making Some “Me” Time: Tips for De-stressing

Use these stress-busting techniques to stop stress from getting the best of you.

Stop Smoking to Improve Mood, Reduce Anxiety
Emotional Health

Stop Smoking to Improve Mood, Reduce Anxiety

Reaching for that “calming” cigarette won’t fix what’s stressing you.

Like Muscles, You Can Strengthen Resilience
Emotional HealthStress

Like Muscles, You Can Strengthen Resilience

Learn how to get past difficult situations – and how to help your children build resilience.

You Can Thrive in the Sandwich Generation
Emotional HealthRelationship Health

You Can Thrive in the Sandwich Generation

Five ways to cope when both your kids and parents need you.

Someone Special is Depressed: 10 Ways to Help
How Medicines Can Help Anxiety Disorders
How to Find the Best Antidepressant for You
Emotional HealthDepressionMedications

How to Find the Best Antidepressant for You

Ask questions and communicate openly with your doctor.

How Meditation Benefits Both Your Mind AND Body
Emotional HealthHeads UpStressBrain Health

How Meditation Benefits Both Your Mind AND Body

Start reaping the rewards of calm and relaxation today.

Postpartum Depression: Temporary and Treatable
Baby on the WayEmotional HealthPrenatal CareDepression

Postpartum Depression: Temporary and Treatable

Find out if what you’re experiencing is more than just “baby blues.”

Why is My Asthma Getting Worse?
Allergies, Asthma and Lung HealthEmotional HealthStress

Why is My Asthma Getting Worse?

Why even a thunderstorm can leave you breathless.

5 First Steps to Deal with Depression
Emotional HealthDepression

5 First Steps to Deal with Depression

Take heart! Small steps can lead to big improvements.

When Worries Keep You Up at Night
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When Worries Keep You Up at Night

Anxiety and lack of sleep can impact your health.

5 Ways Mother Nature Can Lift Your Mood
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5 Ways Mother Nature Can Lift Your Mood

Get outdoors and give your brain a boost.

11 Ways to Discipline with Love, Not Fear
Say What? Strategies for Healthy Communication
Emotional HealthRelationship Health

Say What? Strategies for Healthy Communication

Remember: There’s more to conversation than talking.

Join the No-Phub Club: Love and Smartphones in the 21st Century
Emotional HealthRelationship Health

Join the No-Phub Club: Love and Smartphones in the 21st Century

Do your friends pay more attention to their phones than to you? You’re not alone.

Recognizing Domestic Abuse and How to Get Help
Emotional HealthRelationship Health

Recognizing Domestic Abuse and How to Get Help

I think my friend is being abused. How can I help?

5 Ways to Stand Up to Sexual Harassment
When Love Turns Ugly: Unhealthy Teen Relationships
How to Handle a Bully
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How to Handle a Bully

Helpful strategies if your child is the victim — or the bully.

Create a Better Blend in Your Blended Family
Anxiety: Taking Relationship Stress to a New Level
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Anxiety: Taking Relationship Stress to a New Level

How to dial down the tension with the people you care about.

Supporting Your Child in the Battle Against Bullying
How to Spot the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide
The Agony of Adolescence: Coping with Teen Stress
Emotional HealthStress

The Agony of Adolescence: Coping with Teen Stress

What to do when your world feels overwhelming.

6 Stress Myths You Might Believe
Emotional HealthStress

6 Stress Myths You Might Believe

Who says stress can be good for you?

Are You an Expert on Stress?
Emotional HealthStress

Are You an Expert on Stress?

Take this quiz to see what you know about stress and its toll on our health.

Making Sense of General Anxiety and Panic Disorders
Emotional HealthAnxiety

Making Sense of General Anxiety and Panic Disorders

How they’re alike and how they’re different.

Bipolar vs. Major Depression: How Do They Differ?
Emotional HealthDepression

Bipolar vs. Major Depression: How Do They Differ?

The type of depression can matter for effective treatment.

When Unwanted Thoughts Won't Go Away: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Emotional HealthAnxiety

When Unwanted Thoughts Won't Go Away: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

There’s help when OCD significantly diminishes your quality of life.

Is It Asthma or Anxiety?
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Is It Asthma or Anxiety?

Know how to tell the difference when breathing is difficult.

Check Your Stress Level
Emotional HealthStress

Check Your Stress Level

Try this quick quiz to learn what’s stressing you – and what to do about it.

Do You Have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?
Emotional HealthDepression

Do You Have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

Take this quiz to learn more about this form of depression.

How Do You Respond to Stress?
Emotional HealthStress

How Do You Respond to Stress?

Take this quick quiz to see if you’re stressed now.

How Much Do You Know about Depression?
Emotional HealthDepression

How Much Do You Know about Depression?

Test your knowledge about this treatable illness.

Your Gender May Be Causing Your Worries
Emotional HealthAnxiety

Your Gender May Be Causing Your Worries

Enough on your plate? Add anxiety to your list of things to worry about.

Your Anxious Teen: Normal? Or Cause for Concern?
Your Allies in Battling Depression
Emotional HealthDepression

Your Allies in Battling Depression

Know who to turn to when you need help with depression.

You’re Happy and You Know It, but You’re Stressed
Emotional HealthStress

You’re Happy and You Know It, but You’re Stressed

How to cope when good life changes cause stress.

You Could Save a Life from Suicide
Emotional HealthDepression

You Could Save a Life from Suicide

Suspect suicidal thoughts? Don’t look away.

Yes, There’s Help for Depression
Emotional HealthDepression

Yes, There’s Help for Depression

You don’t need to feel alone. Many people want to help.

Why You’re More Stressed Out Than He Is
Emotional HealthStress

Why You’re More Stressed Out Than He Is

Hormones really affect how women respond to stress.

When Stress Gets Physical
Emotional HealthStressAnxiety

When Stress Gets Physical

Chronic stress can hit your body hard.

When Golden Years Feel Blue: Depression and Aging
Emotional HealthDepression

When Golden Years Feel Blue: Depression and Aging

Noticing mood changes in yourself or an older loved one? It may not be “just” aging.

What Do You Say When a Friend Miscarries?
Emotional HealthGetting PregnantInfertilityDepression

What Do You Say When a Friend Miscarries?

Be direct and empathetic — but respect boundaries.

The Surprising Facts About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Emotional HealthDepression

The Surprising Facts About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

How the dark days of winter can mess with your mood.

The New Normal: Coping with a 24/7 Lifestyle
Emotional HealthDepressionStressAnxiety

The New Normal: Coping with a 24/7 Lifestyle

Notice the stressors in your life and take steps to relax and recharge.

The Link Between Sleep and Mental Health
SleepEmotional HealthDepressionAnxiety

The Link Between Sleep and Mental Health

Sleep disruptions can affect your mood.

Tame Work Stress for Your Good Health
Emotional HealthStress

Tame Work Stress for Your Good Health

Start by setting boundaries with your boss.

Stress Relief for Kids: What You Can Do
Emotional HealthYour Family's HealthStress

Stress Relief for Kids: What You Can Do

Everyday coping skills everyone can benefit from.

Severe Depression? Brain Stimulation May Help
Emotional HealthDepression

Severe Depression? Brain Stimulation May Help

Another option when medications and therapy aren’t working.

Sadness, Grief, Depression: What’s the Difference?
Emotional HealthDepression

Sadness, Grief, Depression: What’s the Difference?

Although connected, each of these states has its own sources and solutions.

Know the Triggers and Signs of Teen Depression
Emotional HealthDepression

Know the Triggers and Signs of Teen Depression

Understand contributing factors, signs and what to do for a depressed teen.

Is Anxiety Making You Sicker?
Emotional HealthAnxiety

Is Anxiety Making You Sicker?

It may be anxiety — or a heart attack.

Introverted? Depressed? How to Know
Emotional HealthDepression

Introverted? Depressed? How to Know

How introverts can thrive in an extroverted world.

How to Lower Your Chances of Infertility
Emotional HealthGetting PregnantInfertilityStressEndometriosis

How to Lower Your Chances of Infertility

Lower your chances of infertility by first identifying any risk factors that are in your control.

How to Cope with the Loss of Miscarriage
Emotional HealthGetting PregnantInfertilityDepression

How to Cope with the Loss of Miscarriage

Openly communicate, accept your grief as normal and seek support when you need it.

How to Cope When Your Loved One’s Depressed
Emotional HealthDepression

How to Cope When Your Loved One’s Depressed

Tips for helping yourself, your loved one and your relationship

Give Mild Depression a One-Two Punch: Eat Right and Get Going
Emotional HealthDepression

Give Mild Depression a One-Two Punch: Eat Right and Get Going

Feeling blue? Curling up with a carton of ice cream is about the worst thing you can do.

Get a Handle on Stress
Emotional HealthStress

Get a Handle on Stress

Know how you respond to manage your reactions in healthy ways.

Financial Stress? Healthy Steps to Taking Control
Emotional HealthAnxiety

Financial Stress? Healthy Steps to Taking Control

How money worries affect your good health.

Feeling Down? Know When to Seek Help for Depression
Emotional HealthDepression

Feeling Down? Know When to Seek Help for Depression

Depression is highly treatable — the sooner the better.

Family History and Depression: What’s the Link?
Emotional HealthDepression

Family History and Depression: What’s the Link?

Your genetics increase risk but don’t cause depression.

Facing Your Fears: 5 Therapies for Anxiety Disorder
Emotional HealthAnxiety

Facing Your Fears: 5 Therapies for Anxiety Disorder

Try these non-medication approaches to treatment.

Double Whammy: How Addiction Impacts Depression
Emotional HealthDepression

Double Whammy: How Addiction Impacts Depression

Know the triggers, the signs and how to get help.

Don’t Let Stress Be the Boss of You
Emotional HealthStress

Don’t Let Stress Be the Boss of You

Are you letting stress rule your life?

Don’t Let an Eating Disorder Derail Your Life
Does Winter Gloom Bring You Down?
Emotional HealthDepression

Does Winter Gloom Bring You Down?

We shine some light on the best ways to beat Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Do You Find It Hard to Just Say No?
Emotional HealthStress

Do You Find It Hard to Just Say No?

Learn to set boundaries, or you’ll be saying “yes” to stress.

Coping with Depression and Chronic Illness
Emotional HealthStrokeDepression

Coping with Depression and Chronic Illness

Break free from depression, even if you’re dealing with chronic illness.

Coping with Caregiver Stress
Connecting the Dots: PTSD and Stroke
Emotional HealthStrokeAnxiety

Connecting the Dots: PTSD and Stroke

The surprising link between a mental condition and a physical one.

Common-Sense Tips to Help Your Body Deal with Depression
Emotional HealthDepression

Common-Sense Tips to Help Your Body Deal with Depression

Depression takes a toll on mind and body, so know how to ease the physical impact.

Beware High Levels of Cortisol, the Stress Hormone
Emotional HealthStressAnxiety

Beware High Levels of Cortisol, the Stress Hormone

Why too much of a good thing can be dangerous.

Banish the Mental Anguish of PTSD
Emotional HealthStressAnxiety

Banish the Mental Anguish of PTSD

PTSD can be successfully treated.

Anxiety, Depression, Stress: Why the Differences Matter
Anxiety Isn’t a ‘Real’ Problem — and Other Anxiety Disorder Myths
African-American? Your Mental Health Matters
Emotional HealthDepression

African-American? Your Mental Health Matters

Overcome the barriers to getting care when you need it.

8 Ways You Can Prevent a Headache
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8 Ways You Can Prevent a Headache

Learn what you can do to stop an aching head before it starts.

8 Ways You Can Live Well with Menopause
Bone & Joint HealthEmotional HealthUniquely FemaleOsteoporosisStressMenopause

8 Ways You Can Live Well with Menopause

Think there’s nothing you can do to stop your menopause misery? Think again.

7 Tips to Reduce Anxiety
Emotional HealthAnxiety

7 Tips to Reduce Anxiety

You can help yourself live mindfully.

11 Painless Steps to Overcome Gym Anxiety
Fitness & ExerciseEmotional HealthAnxiety

11 Painless Steps to Overcome Gym Anxiety

Do your homework, focus on your goals, and soon you’ll feel right at home.

10 Stress Relievers for Pregnancy
Baby on the WayEmotional HealthPrenatal Care

10 Stress Relievers for Pregnancy

Is your stress growing right along with your belly? Learn 10 stress relievers.

Small Steps

Seek Help if Anxiety is Disrupting Your Life

Anxiety disorder is highly treatable if you get professional help.

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