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

Journaling is one of the most versatile and effective tools to improving mental health.

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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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Hey You! Take a Walk!

Wake up, rush to work, cook dinner, tuck in the kids, catch…

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Coronasmarts: Keeping Distant but Social in the Time of Coronavirus

Being without social contact is bad for your health. But but but: COVID-19 is deadly.

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Make Dealing with Difficult People at Work Easier

Like family, your co-workers are a lot of people you just ended…

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Social Media: Nuisance or Necessity?

Logging on to social media is supposed to be…well, social. However, social…

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Cocktails and COVID: Mixing Them with Caution

With bars shuttered in parts of the United States, and social distancing affecting socializing, more cocktail hours are being had at home.

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How to Tackle Mental and Behavioral Illness within Your Family

Mental and behavioral disorders affect many children in the United States; in…

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month—Take Time for Your Mind

There’s probably no better time than now—when lives have been upended by…

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Brain

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Keep Learning to Keep Thriving: Five Ways to Stay Sharp

Lifelong learning doesn’t have to be a life sentence.

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Cheers to the Brain… and Keepin’ it Healthy

Have you stopped to think about how awesome your brain is? It’s…

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Want to Live Longer? Read Books.

You probably know a lot of great benefits to books and reading.…

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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, chances are good you have experienced some stress and anxiety this year.

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Balance Worries During Stress Awareness Month

Feeling overwhelmed? Join the club—and take advantage of Stress Awareness Month as…

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The Effects of Chronic Stress

Stress taps into the human body’s age-old coping mechanisms for dealing with…

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