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.
Power of casual friendships

The Surprising Positive Impact of Casual Friendships

How taking the time to cultivate “weak ties” can open doors to new sources of happiness.

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6 Simple Ways to Tap the Healing Power of Gardening

How gardening can boost your mental well-being.

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Chef and fitness expert Kevin Curry

How Cooking Helped Kevin Curry Confront His Depression

The chef and fitness expert used his struggles with depression and food to turn his life around and inspire others to do the same.

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Humor can fight depression.

Can Humor Protect You from Depression?

Research suggests that finding something funny in a negative situation helps fight sadness.

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The joy of being alone

Instead of FOMO, Experience JOMO, the ‘Joy of Missing Out’

Being there for yourself sometimes means bowing out of time spent with others.

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Breath of fresh air

4 Easy Ways to Embrace the Healing Power of Nature

The positive power of nature is inspiring doctors to prescribe going outside to improve your health.

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Blanton-Peale Institute Honors Former NBA Star Keyon Dooling

The mental health service organization is recognizing Dooling’s work raising awareness about the unique mental health issues players in the NBA face.

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Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo’s 6 Top Decluttering Tips

The most practical takeaways from the Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.

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Winter crafts to Boost Your Mood

7 Winter Crafts to Boost Your Mood

Discover the surprising benefits of these winter activities 

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6 Practical Decluttering Tips from Gretchen Rubin

6 Practical Decluttering Tips from Gretchen Rubin

The happiness expert and bestselling author on how decluttering can improve your life.

5 Ways to Declutter Your Home with Joy

5 Ways to Declutter Your Home with Joy

Author Roberta Messner shares some of the discoveries she made while clearing out her space

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Carmindy

Carmindy Shares Her Thoughts on Inner Beauty

TLC's Carmindy talks about how she's changed over the years.

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On the Journey: Rick Hamlin Gives Us a Tour of the Cloisters

On the Journey: Rick Hamlin Gives Us a Tour of the Cloisters

Guideposts Senior Editor Rick Hamlin takes us around the Cloisters in Upper Manhattan.

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Positive things about being an introvert

4 Positive Things About Being an Introvert

Just because you value privacy and solitude doesn’t mean you aren’t living your most positive life.

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