A Meditation on Observing Thoughts, Non-Judgmentally

This guided meditation from Jon Kabat-Zinn lets thoughts come and go, so you can avoid getting sucked into them.

How CBD Can Positively Impact Borderline Personality Disorder

Author Article Photo by Laryssa Suaid via Pexels Approximately 1.6% of adults in the U.S. suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD),…

This Is How Women Get Stranded In Unhealthy Relationships

Author Article Image by Alex Tan / Death to the Stock Photo March 18, 2019 — 12:13 PM Share on: The idea…

7 Words You Should Immediately Stop Using To Describe Yourself

We need to be careful about the way we describe who we are. Keep scrolling for seven specific words that you should stop using to talk about Y-O-U.

How to Boost Your Sex Drive When You’re on Antidepressants

Author Article According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 1 in 9 Americans are currently taking antidepressant medication, and this number…

Should We Look at Depression as More Than Just a ‘Chemical Imbalance’?

Author Article Two years ago, a piece argued that depression isn’t simply about chemical imbalances. In no equivocal terms, it stated that…

Studies Say Birth Order Doesn’t Affect Your Personality, But As The Eldest I Say These Are Lies

Author Article I usually love science. It has provided me with a legitimate excuse to buy more workout clothes and…

How You Can Improve Your Emotional Well-Being With This One Activity

The emotional advantages of observing a sunset has been presented several times, via various mediums over the years, but the results seem to speak from themselves.

7 Signs Your Body Is Expressing Anxiety Physically

Author Article You may experience anxious thoughts, but physically, anxiety lives in your body. Everyone is born with a predisposition…

More American Millennials Are Experiencing Depression and Suicide

The study found a 63 percent increase in millennials between the ages of 18 and 25 reporting symptoms of depression between 2009 and 2017.

7 Signs Your Body Doesn’t Actually Know How To Maintain Deep Sleep

Author Article Every night of sleep is not created equal — even if you think you get eight hours of…

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Save America

Author Article HOTLITTLEPOTATO/GETTY IMAGES There’s a reason some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United…

10 Ways to Stay Mentally Strong When Your World Is Falling Apart

Whether you’re facing a medical emergency or a financial crisis, these strategies will help you stay strong when your world is falling apart.

Here’s A Way To Protect Yourself When You Feel The Depression Coming

The more you prepare ahead of time, and get clear on exactly what it is you want, need, or should do, the easier and faster you will move once you start.

6 Tips For Getting In Shape When You’re Depressed

Getting to the gym while depressed? That’s asking a lot. But the experts aren’t wrong: a regular exercise routine does help with depression.

Why We Worry: Understanding Anxiety And How To Help It

When do normal worries become an anxiety disorder? Find out what causes anxiety to spiral out of control, and discover how to tackle it

Neuroscience Discovers 5 Things That Will Make You Happy

One tip to help make you happy: Think about your goals. It changes how you see the world and releases happy chemicals in your noggin.

5 Common Mistakes Smart People Make

Why would you punish yourself or another person for making silly mistakes? Most things in life are reversible and small (I’m not talking about committing crimes or adultery here). What matters is that we learn from our mistakes.

8 Bizarre Sleep Habits Around The World

From bringing your bedroom to work to ‘fear sleep’, here are some of the most fascinating sleep habits from cultures around the world.

The Impact of Growing up with a Narcissistic or Borderline Parent

Author Article People come to therapy for varied reasons that almost always have their roots in patterns of relating that…

Here’s How Birth Order Shapes The INFJ Personality

Author Article Firstborns are commanding, middles are mediators, and last-borns are the life of the party. We all have our…

Social Anxiety & Substance Use Disorder Were Linked In A New Study & Here’s What You Should Know

Author Article Brent Stirton/Getty Images News/Getty Images At one point or another, you’ve probably met someone who identifies as “a…

5 Reasons Why An INFJ Personality Might Feel Depressed

Author Article I’m an INFJ, and I’m clinically depressed. I’ve recently dropped 10 kg without trying, and lately my nights have been…

Solo Travel For Women Is About Freedom, In Every Sense Of The Word

Solo travel is on the rise, especially among women, but Rosita Boland has always found it the most adventurous and rewarding way to see the world

The Strange Reason You Aren’t Sleeping

Author Article There are many reasons we can’t sleep, like drinking coffee late at night, exercising before bed, stress, an…

Study Finds Mindful People Are Happier With Their Sex Life

Author Article Married adults who are more aware of the present moment tend to have higher levels of sexual satisfaction,…

The Personality Type That Struggles With Finding Healthy Relationships (And What To Do About It)

Author Article Image by ZOA / Stocksy March 7, 2019 — 16:08 PM Share on: When Alicia first met her now-husband of…

You Increase The Risk Of Depression The More You Do This One Thing At Work

A study suggests people who regularly work more than 11-hour days had over twice the chance of developing major depression compared to employees who worked about eight.

Your Brain Makes Decisions Before You Even Realize It

Author Article You make countless decisions every day that range from mundane to incredibly important, but what part of you…

10 Tips for Dealing with a Narcissistic Personality

Author Article We tend to use the word narcissist to describe a person who’s self-centered and short on empathy. But…

The Meditation Technique That Totally Transformed My Sleep

Author Article Some aspects of healthy living just get easier with time. Meal prepping on Sundays, waking up early to…

Positive Psychology Exercises Increase Happiness In People Recovering From Substance Use

As part of the study, the authors noted that effectiveness of positive psychology exercises may be promising tools for bolstering happiness during treatment and may help support long-term recovery.

This Is The Type Of Stress That’s Actually Good For You

Believe it or not, eustress is a kind of stress that’s actually good for us. (Yep, that’s a thing.) Here is everything you need to know about it.

Seven Ways To Help Someone Through A Panic Attack

More than 13% of people are susceptible to panic attacks, which can be very intense and distressing. So what are the symptoms and how best can you respond?

How To Practice Yoga At Home If You’re An Absolute Beginner

Author Article PHOTOGRAPHED BY MOLLY CRANNA. There’s an image that comes across my Instagram feed about once a day of a wellness blogger in…

On The Days Depression Makes You Feel Nothing At All

I am adrift in a sea of hopelessness and emptiness. I feel paralyzed.

If You Can’t Fall Asleep In Under 20 Minutes, It Could Be A Sign Of These 9 Health Issues

See Author Article Here By EVA TAYLOR GRANT We Are/Shutterstock Some nights it’s easier to fall asleep than others. But for…

The 3 Powerful Steps To Develop Your Daily Routine

Following the holidays, there are less distractions. As a result, there are more reasons to find things that inspire and light the fire.

Introverts Don’t Hate People, They Hate Shallow Socializing

Author Article I like to make jokes about how much I hate people. As an introvert, it’s easy to do. The…

Can Malignant Narcissists and Psychopaths Change? Why You Shouldn’t Count On It

Author Article Malignant narcissism has been described as an “intermediate” between Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder, two disorders…

8 Physical And Mental Health Benefits Of Owning A Dog

From decreased anxiety to increased life expectancy.

How To Spend The First Hour Of Your Work Day On High-Value Tasks

Low-value activities, including responding to notifications, or reacting to emails keep you busy and stop you from getting real work done.

A Counselor Explains How Introverts Can Banish Social Anxiety

Author Article I’m a counselor, and many of the introverts I see come to me because of anxiety. Some of the clients I…

How To Prevent Morning Anxiety From Totally Ruining Your Day

Author Article Anxiety has a very unwelcome way of popping up when you least expect it. It could happen at a…

What Does It Mean To Have Obsessive Thoughts? (And How To Stop Them)

It’s important to identify what and how these thought patterns can impact you and those around you. We got to the bottom of what causes obsessive thoughts.

7 Key Qualities To Be An Effective Entrepreneur

Leaders are not created in a day but after days of hard work, mistakes and most importantly its the process of learning that makes a true leader

Sleep Study Explains How Stress Is Affecting Your Dreams

Sometimes life is so stressful you just want to go to sleep and forget it all, but the truth is there’s a link between your sleep, stress and molecular changes in the brain.

These 7 Traits Make You Vulnerable to Narcissistic Manipulation

Author Article Here Some people find themselves in a relationship with a narcissist, claw their way out, and do their…

Smiling Depression: Are You Suffering? Take Note Of The Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Do you appear happy but feel numb and vacant inside? Recently, another term “smiling depression” seems to have gained momentum among youngsters.

11 Creepy Habits Untrustworthy People Have In Common

Link Here Lifetime While it’s not always easy to tell if someone is untrustworthy, paying attention to their body language —…

Watch Your Thoughts For They Become Your Destiny

Being positive is accepting reality, not idealizing it. Bad thoughts are harmful. However, avoiding our negative emotions won’t make them go away.

What To Know If You’re Dating Someone With Depression

Author Article The helplessness of watching someone you care about experience dark thought patterns, hold themselves in such a negative…

4 Compelling Reasons You Need To Be More Self-Aware

Author Article Link In the FBI Academy, we trained how to run down and tackle individuals who resisted arrest. I…

7 Ways Couples Can Practice Self-Care Together

Author Article Link Self-care is often defined by taking a step away from loved ones to focus entirely on yourself….

3 Small Habits That Improved My Productivity and Well-Being

Author Link Here CREDIT: Getty Images You often hear about new methods to increase productivity, boost incomes, and raise brand profile….

6 Signs It’s Time to Seek Help for Your Anxiety

To know if your anxiety is unmanageable, you have to know the symptoms.

Toxic Relationship vs. Healthy Relationship

Toxic relationships come with the emotional damage you don’t even realize while you’re in them. Sometimes a victim of a…

To Feel Happier At Work, Share ‘The Real You’

At work, it’s healthier and more productive just to be yourself, according to a new study.

Don’t Burn Out, Babe: 8 Signs You’re Seriously Overdoing It

If you continue going at the pace you’re going, there may be serious complications down the road. It’s best to detect these signs as early as possible.

How To Make The 4-Day Work Week Possible, According To Someone Who’s Done It

Most people may assume that the four-day work week is all about work-life balance and employee wellbeing, and it may well promote both.

The Single Most Important Factor in Leading a Happy, Fulfilling Life—According to Science

Author Article Working out at the gym got a lot easier the day I realized the sweat served a higher…

5 Small Changes You Can Make That Have A Positive Impact On Your Health

These five small changes are the first steps to eventually making those long-term targets for your health. Just don’t try to do them all at once.

How To Find Your Own Truth: According to Joseph Campbell & Alan Watts

Finding your own truth without a guiding mythical worldview.

When You Have a Negative Thought About Yourself, Cancel It

Author Article There are certain negative thoughts we have about ourselves that we replay over and over. If you’re trying…

6 Things Adults With Childhood Emotional Neglect Need to be Happy

Author Article Funny thing about people who grow up with Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN): they go through their entire adult…

Anxiety Or Panic Attack? Experts Explain The Difference

The two are quite different, and our bodies respond to them differently. If you’re worried about experiencing either, experts have tips on how to manage both.

7 ASMR Videos For Sleep You Can Watch If You’re Having Trouble Drifting Off

Bustle Article Boophuket/Shutterstock If, like me, you’re new to the world of ASMR videos, you might feel slightly puzzled by…

How To Let Go Of Resentment – Without Giving Anyone A “Pass”

Author ArticleYou’ve probably heard the adage that holding onto resentment is like drinking poison and expecting other person to die—it’s one of…

3 Things Self-Compassionate People Always Do (and 3 Things They Don’t)

Don’t confuse your everyday self-care routine with directing real mercy at yourself.

Dogs’ Personalities Can Change To Be Like Their Owners’, Michigan Researchers Find

Author Article Dogs’ personalities can change based their owners’ personalities, a new study has found. (Stock image) Dogs apparently do become…

Your Brain Cleans Itself Best With The Right Kind Of Sleep

How deep we sleep can affect our brain’s ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins, new research suggests.