Why 285,000 people have joined the Sad Girls Club
And why its founder thinks Gen Z is going to change the world more than generations before it.
A veteran ER doctor reveals how she manages stress in a chaotic workplace
"We are supportive of each other, but it’s in more subtle ways."
Sasha Sagan: "We lose nothing by celebrating more"
"As we get older, I think we need to create those special moments for ourselves."
Dr. Ali Mattu: The psychologist making mental health accessible on YouTube
Dr. Ali Mattu is the host of "The Psych Show."
Dr. Mike on a Bike: The reason he's pedaling around the world
"There’s a huge stigma amongst the medical community against showing any kind of weakness."
'Be More Chill' Actress Stephanie Hsu: How She Deals With "Sunday Scaries"
"Who you are in all your ‘imperfect-ness’ is what makes you wonderful."
A psychologist explains why one unexpected upside of worry is perfect for 2020
Why a feeling with a bad reputation is actually “useful in small amounts."
Covid-19: What Americans can do to protect their lungs, according to a top expert
Should you wear a mask? The chief medical officer of the American Lung Association explains.
Psychologists answer 4 important questions for couples self-quarantining
"Don’t feel obligated to do everything together."
As people socially distance, an emotional support app sees a boost in listeners
How to deal with COVID-19 anxiety, according to a psychologist
"Perception of uncertainty can lead to productive problem-solving."
Anxiety from the news: A psychologist explains how to cope with it in 2020
Coping with stress caused by the news cycle is manageable if we know how to address it.
Cherry Rose Tan: Why she's fighting for mental health in the tech industry
"One of the most frequent topics that comes up is loneliness."
Meet the coloring book-creating psychiatrist serving the under-and-uninsured
It's all about the "Pursuit of Capyness."
The difference between SAD and the winter blues comes down to 1 factor
As of now, three treatment options are the best for SAD.
2 tips for easing anxiety from the "Lisa Frank" of mental health art
Kate Allan combines whimsy with keeping it real.
A therapist explains why gardening can be a tool for stronger mental health
"I’ve always wanted to make gardening a prescribed therapy."
How Teachers Can Achieve a Work-Life Balance and Why It's Essential They Do
New York's "Teacher of the Year" shares what he's learned.
Brain study reveals what happens when fears take hold
New research suggests early interventions can help prevent fear from progressing into anxiety.
Scientists reveal a fascinating link between the immune system and anxiety
The immune system affects the mind and body.
Coronavirus masks have an unintended effect on socially anxious people
Can stress cause fever? The perplexing science of your internal state
Why stress can be linked to a change in body temperature.
Scientists explain why stress can age you on a cellular level
A telomere study exemplifies why mental health is simply health.
To manage coronavirus stress, experiment with a tried-and-true strategy
Expressive writing can benefit both physical and mental health.
Psychologists recommend combining 2 strategies to combat daily stress
The key is to balance "plans for the future with living in the moment.”
One easy choice can help anxious people manage their worries -- study
It's time to offload.
Dating while anxious: How you can protect your heart in a positive way
One of the best ways to achieve self-growth is by choosing to be with others.
Is there a "Goldilocks Zone" for CBD? What one study showed is promising
When it comes to anxiety and trauma, CBD might help. How much is what's debated.
If you want to scare the cool teens in your neighborhood, go as rejection
How would you handle your fear if you were forced to confront it?
Break Your Anxiety Cycle With This "Vigilant" Method
"If we can’t figure out what the problem is, we can become more anxious in the process."
Feeling SAD? Why these foods might be the key to optimal mental health
Plus two critical food and mental health misconceptions, explained by scientists.
Not all quarantine cooking is created equally when it comes to mental health
Why baking is better for your brain than microwaving a meal.
5 diet tweaks that can help mental health, according to a psychiatrist
An interview with nutritional psychiatrist Dr. Uma Naidoo.
The Truth About What Stress-Eating Does to Your Body
"Comfort eating is something that can actually comfort you."
Psychologists explain how to spend Thanksgiving alone — and enjoy it
Being alone is very different from being lonely.
How body image is linked to your 5 senses
Manipulating the senses could pave the way toward better body image.
The 1 step you can take to protect your mental health from politics
The action most critical to the political process is a mental health outlier.
Daydreaming can help you — if you do it right
The science and benefits of daydreaming explained.
Why coronavirus is making us angry, and what to do about it
Experts advise on what to do with your Covid-19 anger.
Powerful mental health tips for LGBTQ individuals and their allies
3 factors can determine if your tears are a "good cry"
People feel catharsis after crying, but scientists have trouble proving why.
Take a break from pandemic stress and meditate with the Monterey Bay Aquarium
“The tide still comes and goes, the jellies keep on drifting, and the fish keep swimming.”
Emotions and the immune system: Why the two are crucially connected
Want to strengthen your immune system? Consider your feelings.
Realizing you matter is more important than ever, according to a psychologist
Here are 5 steps you can stake to foster a sense of "self-mattering."
Neuroimaging shows that meditation changes the brain for the better
A new study documents how meditation alters the brain's gray matter.
The 4 Principles of Self-Care Can Change Your Life
Self-care lowers the risk for depression, burnout, and trauma.
The 2 most common mistakes people make when relaxing, and how to avoid them
Allow yourself to have some pure leisure.
2 self-care strategies for dealing with the "holiday blues"
"It's not your job to meet the expectations of anyone else."
3 psychologists give advice for getting over the "holiday hangover"
The "holiday hangover" is real, but it doesn't have to last.
Beat the Weekend's Emotional Hangover With These Tips From a Psychologist
There are a couple of ways we can process an emotional hangover in a healthy way.
Covid-19 offers workplaces and schools a chance to rethink accepted norms
A surprising reaction linked to Covid-19 presents a compelling opportunity.
Psychologists say it’s time to rethink the “mental health day”
There are two steps that companies can take to help their employees' mental health.
The Mental Cost of Emotional Labor
“The research is pretty clear that surface acting is almost always bad for you."
How to navigate talking about mental health at work
Employees are increasingly interested in mental health support at work. Workplaces aren't so sure.
How to Bounce Back at Work After a Long Holiday Weekend
The morning before you’re supposed to be back on the job, start to think about work again.
Dry January: Science explains why giving up alcohol can improve sleep
Scientists untangle the complicated link between ADHD and sleep
“Is ADHD in fact a sleep disorder?
Sleep and Covid-19: Experts offer 7 tips for not feeling so exhausted
“Mood and sleep are very tightly interwoven and difficult to tease apart.”
4 Tips to Get to Sleep Earlier
Here's how "night owls" were able to shift their internal clock by two hours.
More people are going to therapy during Covid-19: Here's how you can start
"Remember your presence here is about taking better care of yourself.”
Young Americans are lonelier than ever, and it's not because of Covid-19
The current "one-size-fits" all approach to helping the lonely isn't working.
How to Pick the Best Digital Therapy App for Your Mental Health
When not all mental health apps are equal, here's how to choose the one right for you.
An expert explains how to choose between a therapist or a life coach
There's a "wild west" situation going on.
How to find and pick the right therapist for you
Let's start with how to know what you're looking for.
Brain implant study explains the neuroscience of patience
Scientists find serotonin influences specific areas of the brain to promote patient behavior.
Why one popular personality test is "pseudoscientific at best"
What experts in the study of personality say about the enneagram test.
Brain scans reveal a critical link between binge drinking and empathy
Data shows binge-drinkers need to work harder to feel empathy for other people in pain.
3 study-backed ways to increase self-compassion and fight FOMO
New research argues FOMO is not necessarily a social media-specific problem or only an issue for young people.
An unexpected trait can help certain people adjust to our 'new normal'
Recent research explores the "psychological immune system."
One advantageous way humans are more like dogs than Neanderthals
In "Survival of the Friendliest" researchers explain why friendliness is the secret to our success.
Why scientists want you to realize that being sensitive is a good thing
"Society desperately needs people with these skills."
Why Humor Is So Effective as a Coping Strategy After Tragedy
“The things that are bad in our life can also be good fodder for comedy."
Spotify Wrapped: What your favorite music says about your personality
"Music is a form of language. It’s a part of human evolution, and it’s deeply embedded into our brains.”
Gratitude is more than a feeling, it's a hack for better physical health
"This small intervention changed his life."
Perfectionism Is Becoming More Common, but Experts Have Found a Way Out
"By noticing the perfectionism is getting in the way, we weaken the power of perfectionism."
There are two ways of using social media — and one is actually good for you
This form of usage "elicits positive feedback from others, social interactions, and even social support."
If an activity does these 2 things, it could help your brain combat quarantine
Tasks that prompt the mental state of flow can sustain well-being, study finds.
Covid-19: This simple act is the most patriotic thing you can do right now
Experts explain what it will take to convince anti-mask people to cover up.
Why experts say you should feel good about playing video games in quarantine
Itching to try Animal Crossing? Now is the time to play.
How to help communities handle COVID-19 beyond social distancing
Despite the need to stay apart, these online resources make it easy to help.
Super Tuesday: What each leading Dem says about mental health
Compare and contrast the mental health plans of the leading Democratic candidates.
Social distancing: What it means and why it’s important to you
Pre-emptive action is necessary to keep COVID-19 cases from increasing.
It is easier to be "present" if you can master this one cognitive technique
Research indicates practicing to be more present will leave you better off.
It's Easier to Regulate Your Emotions With This Type of Self-Talk
“Positive self-talk can be used to encourage or reinforce our daily or long-term behavioral, cognitive, and emotional goals."
3 ways pets can improve your mental health immediately
"There is something unique about our relationship with animals."
Experts Reveal How to Overcome the Emotional Toll of Clutter With Organization
"We found that emotional exhaustion can leave a person feeling drained and overwhelmed."
A Money Behaviorist Explains Why UBI Can Positively Support Mental Health
What's better: A cash transfer or a psychological intervention?