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3 of the Best Meditation Techniques to Try

Let’s be real, being an adult is hard. If you’re a young adult like me, you’re getting used to being out of school for the first time in your life, paying bills, making a budget, going to work, maintaining relationships, and trying to stay active and eat well. And somewhere in the mix you should try and relax as well. Although watching hours of Netflix sounds like a great way to unwind (and sometimes it is necessary), there are other more productive ways to find a sense of calm in your life.

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Beyond the Dreadmill: How to Stay Active Outside the Gym

Thinking about spending more time at the gym? Maybe you’d like to have a little less around your middle, or more core strength, or better energy. Maybe you think that more frequent visits to your gym or fitness center—putting in time on the machines or taking a class—would help with all of that.

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Mental Health

Are You Depressed? Take This Short Quiz and Find Out

Major depression affects roughly one in 15 Americans. Yet this common mental disorder is frequently misunderstood.

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Mindfulness + Spirituality

Searching for the Positive in Life? Take a Gratitude Walk

These are all very powerful ways to reconnect with the things that we’re thankful for, and the things that bring us joy. They lead us to refocus when we’re feeling negative about our life or the world. But what if we don’t know how to get started? What if we don’t know where to look? That’s where a gratitude walk can help.

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Mental Health

Want to Live Longer? Read Books.

You probably know a lot of great benefits to books and reading. You heard them all the time during school: they make you better informed, increase your vocabulary, help you understand how to think, and, of course, raise your SAT scores.

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Boost Your Mental Health in the Garden

Growing a garden does more than beautify your home or put tasty vegetables on your plate.

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Revitalize Mental Health with Pen and Paper: Five Ways to Begin Journaling.

Journaling is one of the most versatile and effective tools to improving…

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Mindful Awareness Equals Better Brainpower

Mindfulness refers to being in the present moment without judgment, while awareness…

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Winning the Mental Fight Against Cancer

There are dozens of self-help books that argue attitude is everything.

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Eating Disorders: Signs, Symptoms, and What to Do

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Connect Despite the Cold—The Health Benefits Are Worth It

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Move Past Stigma to Understanding: September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, a collaboration between the World Health Organization, the World Federation for Mental Health, and the International Association for Suicide Prevention to raise suicide prevention awareness worldwide.

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Grief is tough but not impossible: Ideas for getting through

Being human is tough, even on a good day, and can seem…

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Winning the Mental Fight Against Cancer

There are dozens of self-help books that argue attitude is everything.

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Getting Smart About Brain Health

You stride purposefully into a room only to stop and stare into space.

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Debunking some common myths about autism for National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month.

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Beef Up Your Brainpower

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Three Things to Know When the Doctor Says “It’s cancer.”

Dr. Hayek said many of his patients at the time of diagnosis assume that treatment will be more than they can handle.

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How to Maintain Hope When Cancer Returns

June is National Cancer Survivor Month—and survivorship begins with diagnosis.

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Breathe In, Breathe Out: How to cope with COVID-19 Stress

Unless you have a secret superpower or you’re living under a rock,…

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