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Meditating Before You Exercise Could Help You Fight Depression

Meditation and exercise affect the same areas of the brain in different ways. So, what happens if we combine the two?

Emi Boscamp
March 16 2016

7 Things I Wish More People Knew About Depression

Depression is an opportunity for us to choose a new story, to engage in radical transformation, and to say yes to a different life experience.

Dr. Kelly Brogan
March 15 2016

Why We REALLY Overeat + How To Kick The Habit

We often eat to numb negative feelings, but what’s really going on? What are we searching for? Why do we have to run from our feelings? And, most...

Jeneth Blackert
March 13 2016

Your Binge-Watching Habit May Be Doing More Harm Than You Think

No, it's not because of Frank Underwood's stomach-turning actions. Post-Netflix blues are a real thing.

Emi Boscamp
March 7 2016

How To Harness Your Imagination To Conquer Anxiety

Anxiety is imagination gone wild. It is our mind's way of calling attention to wants and needs we've been ignoring. If we can find the courage to see...

Daniel Dowling
March 5 2016

11 Ways To Shut Down Anxiety & Depression - For Good

I tell anyone who will listen to find a good psychologist, because talk therapy can have an incredibly positive impact on your life. It could even...

Sandra Bienkowski
March 2 2016

A New Study Suggests Antidepressants Can Hurt Fertility. Here's What You Need To Know

Researchers discovered that taking an antidepressant significantly reduced the odds of conceiving. So, if you're currently taking antidepressant...

Dr. Alice Domar
February 21 2016

The Herbs I Use To Manage Insomnia & Anxiety (After 12 Years On A Prescription Cocktail)

Like a lot of people who are overprescribed, eventually I got really sick and tired of being sick and tired. I was having daily blackouts and floating...

Tara Mackey
February 11 2016

This Form Of Exercise Might Help You Beat Depression

Hint: It involves rocks (but not real ones).

Cyrena Lee
February 10 2016

I Struggle With Debilitating Depression. Here's What No One Tells You About Getting Well

I'm talking honestly about my struggles in the hopes that I can help someone out there feel comfortable admitting he or she needs help.

Kathi Morehead
February 4 2016

5 All-Natural Ways To Beat The Winter Blues: An Integrative Psychiatrist Explains

With less sunlight in the winter months, many people suffer from what physicians recognize as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Here are five healthy...

Dr. James Greenblatt
February 3 2016

Why I'm Opening Up About Struggling With Depression While Pregnant

Change is one of the things I struggle with most. Losing my dad at a young age made me crave stability, sameness, don't-ever-leave-me-ness. In fact,...

Jennifer Pastiloff
January 22 2016

9 Surprising Ways That Food Affects Your Mood

Below I answer questions about the (sometimes surprising) ways in which food can affect your mood: 1. Does the Mediterranean diet protect against...

Dr. Deanna Minich
December 29 2015

What I Wish More People Understood About Suicide

This past year, I lost two dear friends who were also two of the great loves of my life to suicide. Like most suicides, they came as a complete shock...

Kate Eckman
December 24 2015

What I Tell Women Who Are Pregnant & Struggling With Depression

As you may have seen, there’s been a frenzy of media attention around a study published this month in JAMA Pediatrics. The study showed an increased...

Dr. Alice Domar
December 20 2015

In The Aftermath Of Suicide & Depression, These 3 Filmmakers Found A Way To Change The World

When I met Tyler Atkins and Ari Blinder about this time last year, I couldn’t know then that these two actors from different sides of the globe would...

Drue Metz
December 18 2015

This Man Found The Best Way Ever To Comfort His Wife Who Is Battling Depression

We believe that every Friday should be feel-good Friday, so here's your much-deserved, end-of-the-week reward: Imgur user Molly felt her life was...

Emi Boscamp
December 11 2015

It Took Two Breakdowns & 10 Years For Me To Beat Depression. Here's How I Did It

Prejudice literally means "to prejudge." And it’s a hard thing to admit, even in retrospect. But until I was diagnosed with clinical...

Rachel Kelly
December 7 2015

Are Video Games The Answer To Clinical Depression?

Play has long been considered one of the most compelling natural sources of confidence, energy, and optimism in both children and adults. Brian...

Allison Daniels
November 9 2015

5 Things Psychopaths Say To Make You Feel Crazy

When you hear the word "psychopath," you might think of Hannibal Lecter or Ted Bundy, but in fact, there's a good chance they'll seem exceptionally...

Jackson Mackenzie
October 31 2015