40 Articles in Mental Health

Mental Health

Think Small Changes Won't Help? Here Are 4 That Will Transfor

We’re all familiar with the goals so many of us set to support and improve our physical health, like going to the gym or trying an elimination diet. But what we often fail to address in our quest for improved wellness is our mental and em...

Liz Moody
Jun-16

How Community Helps Us Live Longer, According To Science

According to a new study, friendship really may be the best medicine. Since 2013, the small town of Frome in Southwest England has monitored how access to community groups affects population health—and the results are pretty incredible. B...

Liz Moody
Jun-16

Is Cutting Carbs Bad For Your Brain? A Neuroscientist Explain

As the associate director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College, my work has been focused on rigorous studies of how lifestyle choices shape the health of our brains. Our research extends beyond the concern...

Liz Moody
Jun-16

9 Reasons Getting A Dog Seriously Ups Your Wellness Practice

Dogs can affect our health in subtle yet substantial ways. Here are nine feel-good health benefits that owning a dog—or just donating to help many out—can provide: 1. They get you outside. Your dog will force you to step outside at leas...

Liz Moody
Jun-16

8 Successful People On The Best Advice They've Ever Received

It's International Women's Day, a day the entire world has earmarked to celebrate the achievements of women across all disciplines: social, economic, cultural, political, and everything in between. Keeping with this year's theme of #PressFo...

Liz Moody
Jun-16

10 Signs You're Out Of Touch With Your Emotions

Hilary Jacobs Hendel is a certified psychoanalyst and AEDP psychotherapist with a passion for helping people become their authentic selves. Her new book, It’s Not Always Depression , is full of patient stories and exercises that help ease...

Liz Moody
Jun-16

Why Great Friends Are The Key To Resilience, According To An

Resilience, or the ability to cope or adapt in stressful situations, has been shown to be an essential factor in overall mental and physical well-being. Those who are more resilient have better health outcomes, cope better with loss, and li...

Liz Moody
Jun-16

This One Technique Can Ease Your Stress & Anxiety Big Time

So often, self-care and stress management involves going somewhere, seeing someone, and finding at least an hour (usually more for travel time) to get it in. For most of us, that simply can't happen on the daily—but that doesn't mean you...

Liz Moody
Jun-16

Yes, The Pill Can Mess With Your Mood. Here's Exactly What To

The first time it hit me was a few months after I started the pill, my 29-year-old patient Brittney told me during our initial consultation. I woke up one morning and felt like a very dark cloud hovered over my head. I thought going off the...

Liz Moody
Jun-16

5 Science-Backed Ways To Grow Kinder: A Psychologist Explains

Based on selected excerpts from The Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World, a book by psychologist Tara Cousineau, Ph.D. Do you ever feel your heart is breaking wide open when you see the suffering a...

Liz Moody
Jun-16