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.
Grieving at Christmas

How to Mourn a Loved One During the Holidays

Understanding the difference between grief and mourning can help you navigate a difficult season with self-compassion and grace.

The pleasure of solitude

3 Positive Reasons to Seek Out Solitude

During the busy holiday season, finding the joy of alone-time is a gift you can give yourself.

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Jen Hatmaker

4 Holiday Decluttering Tips from Jen Hatmaker

The author and speaker shares her best organizing advice this Christmas season.

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Couple communicating

Do You Need to Expand Your Emotional Vocabulary?

Why finding the exact right words for your feelings can improve relationships and your overall well-being.

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A woman in her home feeling a sense of gratitude.

How to Practice Gratitude When You’re in a Bad Place

Experiencing fear and pain, shouldn't deprive you of being appreciative and feeling joy, too.

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Loss at Thanksgiving

4 Ways to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

The holiday season can be emotional when you’re grieving. Try these tips for being kind to yourself and finding moments of joy amidst the sorrow.

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Myquillyn Smith in her cozy home.

Myquillyn Smith: Less Can Be More with Christmas Decorating

This decorator wants you to free yourself of your Christmas clutter and focus on what is truly important this holiday season.

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Stargazing

3 Powerful Benefits of Gazing at the Stars

Consider these three reasons to turn your gaze upward for an eyeful of inspiration.

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Setting your own pace

How to Set the Perfect Pace for a Positive Lifestyle

Why quitting the comparison game is important for moving at your own speed.

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A life lesson from Mister Rogers

A Positive Life Lesson from Mister Rogers

Accepting all our feelings—both “good” and “bad”—is this icon’s most lasting gift to us all.

Letting go of perfectionism

3 Ways to Let Go of Perfectionism

Start by distinguishing between healthy self-improvement goals and toxically high standards.

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A woman enjoys the fall foliage

5 Easy Ways to Give Yourself a Fresh Start

It doesn’t need to be complicated or challenging to turn a fresh page on each new day.

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Friends on a bench

3 Unique Ways to Combat Loneliness

Communities around the world are investing in connecting people.

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Walking in the fall leaves

2 Powerful Benefits of a Long Walk

Why putting one foot in front of the other will lead you to wellness.

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