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Science Says This Simple Act Of Self-Care Is Incredible For Your Mental Health

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Listen up, y'all: Consider this your daily reminder to always find time to treat yourself to the wonderfully simple things in life. It's easy to forget that basic self-care activities can be legit game-changers when it comes to your overall…

All The Awesome Ways Prince Harry Has Shown Support For Mental Health Awareness

ByJulia Guerra
Even before their whirlwind romance bloomed into a royal marriage and soon-to-be family of three, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became a power couple with a very real platform at their disposal. To this day, all eyes follow the Duke and Duchess of…

Science Says Your Social Media Reveals More About Your Mental Health Than You Think

ByJulia Guerra
Social media gets a bad rap for being this online portal that kind of catapults you into the digital versions of other people’s lives. And, sure, when you’re constantly scrolling through filtered images of the most epic travel destinations, sweet…

Selena Gomez Reportedly Entered A Treatment Facility For Her Mental Health

ByKaren Ruffini
Singer Selena Gomez is reportedly seeking mental health treatment, according to multiple reports. After a reported "emotional breakdown," Selena Gomez reportedly entered a treatment facility to "help address ongoing issues related to anxiety and…

These Before & After Photos Reveal The Emotional Transformation That Happens Post-Workout

ByGeorgina Berbari
Picture this: You just got done with your workout, and despite the strands of sweaty hair plastered to your forehead and your beet-red complexion, you have a goofy smile on your face that's practically contagious, and you're riding a blissful,…

Lady Gaga Wrote A Compelling Op-Ed In Honor Of World Mental Health Day

ByAlexandra Strickler
What do you think an internationally successful pop star and the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) have in common? Probably not much, right? Well, think again: In honor of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, Lady Gaga wrote an op-ed on…

Here's How To Bring Up Mental Health Issues With Your Doctor, Even When It Feels Awkward

ByGeorgina Berbari
Talking about your mental health with your doctor can, unfortunately, be excruciatingly awkward. As someone who's been there and who also, in the past, avoided the topic like the plague for ages, I completely understand any discomfort you might…

This Popular Photo-Editing App Doubles As A Creative Outlet For Your Mental Health

ByJulia Guerra
When was the last time you took a few minutes to check in with yourself? Physical health issues are generally easy to spot, but the signs that indicate your mental health may be suffering can be more subtle, and the longer they go undetected, the…

Will & Kate's Body Language At The Global Mental Health Summit Shows Their Love Is Solid

ByChristy Piña
With all the hype surrounding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle since their royal wedding in May, Prince William and Kate Middleton have kept a low profile — especially since the birth of their third child, Prince Louis, in April. But on Oct. 9, they…

Science Says Being A Hugger Could Do This One Amazing Thing For Your Mental Health

ByJulia Guerra
I, Julia Guerra, am a major hugger. Though I’m pretty good at reading people, and I'd never encourage an embrace if someone seemed uncomfortable with that level of intimacy, consider this a friendly PSA that if all signs point to you being open to…

The Mental Health Benefits Of Rock Climbing Will Take Your Well-Being To New Heights

ByJulia Guerra
Close your eyes and imagine yourself standing in front of a towering wall with small, colorful pegs scattered along the structure. Around your waist is a snug harness, and you begin to scale the wall, one step at a time, climbing higher and higher.…

This Study Revealed The Scary Ways Acne Can Sometimes Affect Your Mental Health

ByJulia Guerra
There’s nothing comfortable about acne. Whether you’re trying to conceal just one pimple or minimize the appearance of a monstrous breakout, it doesn’t matter where the blemishes turn up: the feel and look of them is unpleasant all-around. But while…

This Huge New Study May Have Revealed The Best Diet For Your Mental Health

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Taking care of your mental health almost always calls for a multifaceted approach. In other words, it's not just about going to therapy, or just about changing your mindset. Of course, these things differ from person to person — for instance, things…

Experts Say The Mental Health Benefits Of Cooking Are Even Better Than The Food Itself

ByJordan Bissell
My personal food icon, the fabulous Chrissy Teigen, has done it again. This woman always makes a point to be candid in anything and everything she does, so, naturally, the same held true when, in her new cookbook, she opened up about how the mental…

Experts Say Every College Freshman Could Benefit From These 4 Mental Health Resources

ByJulia Guerra
Freshman year of college is your time to turn and face the strange head-on, and while a lot of good can come from stepping outside of your comfort zone, getting acclimated to this new environment can be daunting. Between navigating your new stomping…

A 14-Year Study Revealed How Much Your Mental Health Can Benefit From Spirituality

ByJulia Guerra
What do you believe in? It’s kind of a daunting question, isn’t it? Growing up, I was taught to have faith in the Catholic church, and God, but I think what people get wrong about spirituality is that being spiritual isn’t solely based on religion;…

Jon Hamm Made A Great Point About Why Mental Health Isn't Something You "Just Deal With"

ByJordan Bissell
For a long time, I believed that true strength simply meant barreling through whatever problems you encountered. Hurt your leg during a soccer game? Shake it off. Get negative feedback on a research paper? Power through. Luckily, I've since come to…

Your Creativity Can Benefit Your Mental Health In These 3 Major Ways, So Keep Doing You

ByJordan Bissell
A few weeks ago, I found myself wandering through my neighborhood craft store, trying to find the cheapest oil paints available. I have no art training at all, but a string of stressful weeks left me craving an outlet to express myself, and so, I…

5 Signs Your SO Respects Your Triggers, So You Know You're Safe With Them

ByRachel Shatto
Trigger warning: We're going to be talking about triggers today. But don't worry, this shouldn't be too triggering because no matter where you fall into the whole trigger warning/safe space debate, I think we can all agree on one thing: Your…

Pete Davidson Opened Up About His Mental Health In The Realest, Most Raw Way

ByJulia Guerra
Try as we may to normalize conversations about mental health, the topic is still a very sensitive one to address. Generally speaking, those struggling with mental health, or who know someone who is, will often tread lightly around the discussion,…

4 Common Habits That May Be A Red Flag For Your Mental Health

ByJulia Guerra
Conversations surrounding mental health often focus on identifying what a mental health struggle feels like, but do you know what a mental health struggle looks like? No two mental health issues are the same, so it makes sense that these sorts of…

A New Study Suggests Your On-Again, Off-Again Relationship Might Be Ruining Your Mental Health

ByCandice Jalili
Unfortunately for many of us, breaking up with our exes isn't always enough to cut them out of our lives forever. Many of us like to sign ourselves up for the never-ending rollercoaster ride that is the on-again, off-again relationship. But despite…

This Is What Your Dreams Could Reveal About Your Mental Health, According To Science

ByJulia Guerra
Dreams are tricky to define, but I always loved the way Tinkerbell's character described them in the 1991 Peter Pan remake, Hook: "that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming." In this context, dreams sound…

A New Study Revealed The Fascinating Role Mental Health Plays In Your Relationships

ByJulia Guerra
Despite the fact that conversations surrounding mental health are now taking place at the office, across school districts, and between loved ones, there’s still a bit of a lingering stigma surrounding the topic. So when a new study sheds light on…

Here's What A Mental Health Professional Has To Say About Camille's Words On 'Sharp Objects'

ByDylan Kickham
One of the central mysteries of HBO's latest prestige miniseries Sharp Objects involves the various words scarred onto Missouri journalist Camille Preaker's body. At the end of the first episode, we see that Camille has the word "vanish" etched onto…

A Mental Health Professional Weighs In On 'Sharp Objects' & It's Depiction Of Self-Harm

ByDylan Kickham
Pretty much everyone was psyched to hear that Amy Adams was returning to television at the helm of her own HBO miniseries, but the subject matter of her new series also worried quite a few viewers. Sharp Objects centers on a journalist who struggles…

Your Job Affects Your Mental Health Way More Than You Realize, According To A New Poll

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Most of us spend a lot of time at work. Whether you find yourself working in an office every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or running from your daytime nannying job to get to your nighttime catering gig, it can sometimes feel like working is all you do.…

This Yoga App Now Offers A Mental Health Series & It’s Such A Therapeutic Way To Work Out

ByGeorgina Berbari
Taking care of your mental health should always be a priority, regardless of who you are, but that doesn't always have to translate to traditional therapy, depending on your circumstances. A regular workout routine can be an incredible way to…

Why Traveling Is Good For Your Mental Health, According To Science

ByCaroline Burke
By now, you've probably read a few dozen think pieces talking about how much the millennial generation loves to travel. And while some people may talk about how restless, financially reckless, or untethered this generation is in pursuing their…

Cycling Instructors Reveal The One Benefit Of This Workout That You Probably Never Knew

ByGeorgina Berbari
If you've ever been in a bad mood and decided to hit up your favorite instructor's SoulCycle class to cheer yourself up, then you know the feel-good vibes that come with cycling are like no other. Or maybe you hop on your bike to commute to work…

The Unexpected Ways Your Mental Health Changes When You're In A Relationship

ByElana Rubin
When you're in a relationship, you're sure to go through physical and mental changes. Physical, in that, well, you're probably getting more exercise than you would if you weren't in a relationship, if you know what I mean. And mental, in that you…

Mindy Kaling Revealed How She Sticks With Her Workout Routine & I'm Obsessed With Her

ByGeorgina Berbari
Working out has always been a way for me to just set aside an hour for self-care each day, and let go of all the BS that doesn't serve me in life. I know it probably sounds cliché to some, but seriously, with a consistent workout routine, I've…

This New Study Reveals Just How Much A Bad Sleep Schedule Can Affect Your Mood & Yikes

ByAnnakeara Stinson
In case you don't know, your body has an internal clock that's always ticking, and it plays a role in regulating pretty much everything, from hormones, to hunger, and even your moods and your mental health. Your body's internal clock (aka your…

Lady Gaga's Mom Wants You To Prioritize Your Mental Health & Here's How — EXCLUSIVE

ByKelli Boyle
Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, created the Born This Way Foundation in honor of teens across America — their lives, their struggles, their activism. They wanted the foundation to be a place where teens could feel empowered to speak…

How To Take Care Of Your Mental Health On A Daily Basis By Doing These 7 Little Things

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Let's be real: Sometimes, it can be hard just to be a human, let alone navigate all the many challenges that come with being a human. And learning how to properly take care of yourself is its own tall order of a task, especially if you feel constant…

5 Strategies To Cope With Your Mental Health Changes After You Walk Down The Aisle

ByElana Rubin
Getting married is a major life milestone that is sure to impact your mental state. With monumental moments such as a proposal, wedding preparations, and seeing loved ones gather for your special day, emotional turbulences ranging from the highest…

Lady Gaga Wants You To #BeKindBeTheDifference For Mental Health Awareness Month

ByCaroline Burke
As a celebrity who always strives to be at the forefront of social change and activist causes, it should come as no surprise that Lady Gaga's #BeKindBeTheDifference campaign is bringing awareness to mental health in the best possible way. In honor…

These Are The Best Workouts For Your Mental Health, According To An Expert

ByGeorgina Berbari
Convincing yourself to work out can be a struggle sometimes, but once you get your body moving, you rarely ever regret it. Challenging yourself and building your body's strength is so rewarding, but if you're anything like me, then your favorite…

Kim Kardashian Got Real About Mental Health On Twitter & Fans Are Here For It

ByAnnakeara Stinson
As you may or may not have heard, there's been a lot of drama on social media regarding Kanye West's decision to openly support President Donald Trump on Twitter. Not surprisingly, the love and good vibes he expressed for Trump have been met with…

This New Study Says Sitting All Day Takes A Toll On More Than Just Your Physical Health

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Oh, dear. You might want to take this piece of news, well, standing up. To pile atop all that research that says sitting down all day is basically as bad as picking up a smoking habit, sitting is apparently bad for your mental health, too — and not…

These Are The Best Foods For Your Mental Health, According To A New Study

ByJulia Guerra
Think about all the times you stressed yourself out because you wanted to make sure you ate at least one well-balanced meal in the midst of, what I like to call, the “millennial grind.” Well, according to new research, gone are the days when you…

Mariah Carey Opened Up About Her Bipolar Diagnosis & Here's Why It's So Important

ByAnnakeara Stinson
When you're diagnosed with a mental illness, it's not a particularly easy thing to talk about with others, largely because there's still a major stigma surrounding mental health issues. But this week, when Mariah Carey opened up about her bipolar…

Science Says This Diet Is Great For Your Mental Health & You Probably Already Follow It

ByJulia Guerra
Diets are kind of like jeans: There’s no such thing as one-size-fits-all. Ever since college, I’ve gone through the wringer trying to find a food plan that works for me, and for years, I’ve witnessed my mom, sisters, and girlfriends trying to find…

3 Ways A Breakup Can Impact Your Mental Health & How To Cope

ByElana Rubin
It's normal to go through a series of stages after a breakup: the Crying and Eating Ice Cream stage, the Silent and Don't Want to Talk About It stage, the Angrily Singing (Yelling?) Kelly Clarkson Songs stage, and, at some point in the future,…

Donald Trump’s Biggest Action On Gun Control Last Year Is So Upsetting Now

ByDaniella Bondar
In the aftermath of a tragic school shooting, the question of gun control and how to prevent mass shootings is on everyone's mind. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, a former student allegedly unleashed rapid gunfire in a high school in Parkland, Florida,…

JAY-Z Got Real About Mental Health Stigma & We're So Here For It

ByCaroline Burke
It's important for all of us to feel comfortable having open conversations about mental health, but it's always especially inspiring when we see a high-profile celebrity making strides to keep that conversation going. JAY-Z talked about mental…

The Surprising Ways Dating Apps Can Affect Your Mental Health, According To Experts

ByRachel Shatto
If you own a cell phone and are, you know, breathing, then chances are, you have at least one dating app on there. After all, who can resist having what's essentially an all-you-can-date buffet at your finger tips? But here's the thing: Yes, dating…

The Truth About How The Foods You Eat Affect Your Mood, According To Experts

ByAnnakeara Stinson
A few months ago, after my mood had been in a bit of a downward slump for a few weeks, a friend suggested that I start experimenting with more nourishing foods in my diet and to start taking probiotics, because she'd noticed a major improvement in…

A Democratic Lawmaker Introduced A “Stable Genius Act,” & It’s An Epic Burn

ByBernadette Deron
Oh 2018, what an interesting year you've already been in just these nine short days. Following explosive suggestions that President Donald Trump is mentally unfit for office, the president went on the defensive and asserted that he is a "very stable…

Congresspeople Talked To A Psychiatry Expert About Donald Trump's Mental Health

ByYasaman Khorsandi
Dozens of Democratic lawmakers are concerned about whether President Donald Trump's mental and physical health makes him fit to continue on in his presidency. To further explore their concerns, lawmakers brought in Yale University psychiatry…