Emotional and Mental Health

Mental and emotional health rank just as high as physical health when it comes to your overall well-being. Whether you have a diagnosed mental health concern like depression or anxiety, or are curious about how to improve your emotional life, investing in robust emotional health is a worthy and important priority.

Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi

A Message of Hope from Holly Lebowitz Rossi: Sources of Comfort

Holly Lebowitz Rossi, author of the Guideposts blog A Positive Path, shares how you can find comfort in small and simple ways.

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A Calming Image to Help You Feel Better

When the waters are rough, find peace in the space where the sea meets the shore. 

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3 Ways to Use Your Phone for Good During the Pandemic

Here are some tips, hotlines and texting services to help combat isolation caused by the spread of Covid-19.

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10 Inspiring Stories About Managing Mental Illness

A collection of moving stories on the topic of depression, anxiety and mental illness in honor of Mental Health Awareness month.

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3 Ways Being Flexible Can Help You Find Calm Right Now

Letting the wind blow in unexpected directions isn’t always easy, but it’s part of living with authentic positivity in uncertain times.

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A Message of Hope from Holly Lebowitz Rossi: Just Breathe

Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi shares a breathing technique that helps bring peace and calm in times of stress.

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How to Journal Through a Time of Isolation

During unusual times, a private place to record your thoughts and feelings is a valuable coping tool.

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How to Worry Less and Trust God More

If you’re in overdrive worrying about current events, here are some tips for reining in the anxiety.

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How to Have a Healthy Relationship with the News

The headlines don’t have to be positive for you to feel peaceful and optimistic. 

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3 New and Outrageous Jigsaw Puzzles to Try Now

Think you have what it takes to assemble these puzzles? 

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Why It's Healthy to Have Friends of All Ages

Having friends in different stages of life broadens our view of others—and ourselves.

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Do You Embrace All Your Emotions?

“Emodiversity” celebrates the idea that a full life contains a wide range of thoughts and feelings.

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4 Keys to Finding Happiness in Your Home

Check in with these tips for finding joy wherever you hang your hat.

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Everything You Need To Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder

Here are some practical ways to get past the "winter blues" and stave off seasonal depression.

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