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.

Journaling in isolation

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.

Reading the news online and in a newspaper

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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Friends of all ages

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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Feel all your emotions

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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Relaxing at home

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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6 Easy Ways to Conquer Holiday Stress

The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most stressful. Here’s how to overcome that.

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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.

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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.

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How to worry less

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.

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 your relationships and 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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