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.

Have a daily retreat

Refresh Yourself with a Retreat

Sometimes the best way to freshen your attitude is by stepping away from your everyday routine.

Making decisions

The Benefits of Being a Slow Decision-Maker

Here's why considering all the options before making a decision might not be such a bad thing.

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When it pays to wait.

When It Pays to Wait

For someone who gets fidgety at a traffic stop, learning patience brings gifts of grace.

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This CEO Had the Perfect Response to an Employee's Mental Health Day

This CEO Had the Perfect Response to an Employee's Mental Health Day

When this employee emailed about taking time off for her mental health, her boss had the best reply. 

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Smell the flowers for a positive experience.

Take a ‘Flower Walk’ for a Breath of Fresh Air

Even if all you see are dandelions and clover, noticing the colorful, growing things around you can refresh your whole outlook.

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Louie Giglio Gets Real about Battling Depression and Anxiety

Louie Giglio Gets Real about Battling Depression and Anxiety

The Passion City Church pastor's latest book is all about fighting the giants in your own life. 

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John and his wife, Trish, are closer than ever today

Talking About His Depression Helped His Family and Others

He tried to end his life because depression left him feeling he had nothing to live for. Having miraculously survived, he soon found out just how wrong he had been.

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How Crafts Are Helping People with Chronic Illness Heal

How Crafts Are Helping People with Chronic Illness Heal

Through the craft website ConsciousCrafties.com, Karen Thomas empowers others like her who are managing a chronic illness.

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Man taking break during work

The One Thing You're Not Doing That Could Boost Your Productivity

It turns out, taking a break during the work day might actually make you more productive. 

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Giving

How Being Generous Helps Your Brain

Between hurricanes and earthquakes, the opportunities to be generous with time and money have been plentiful lately. New research offers a surprising reason to give.

3 ways to relieve stress.

3 Ways to Do Your Best Despite Stress

Successful stress management requires some detective work—and a commitment to positivity.

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Cats love people!

Does My Cat Like Me?

A new study dispels the myth that cats are unfriendly, writes Assistant Editor Dan Hoffman.

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How to find true freedom and happiness.

How to Be Truly Free and Happy

In order to grow, we must be willing to give up the things that hold us back.

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Red, yellow, and purple blooming tulips

Inspirational Quotes About Anxiety

Feeling anxious? It's hard to avoid worrying with overwhelming anxiety. Peace and tranquility is essential in overcoming this and we have just the helpful remedy. 

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