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.
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Myquillyn Smith Shares Her Best Decluttering Tips

The blogger and decorating expert opens up about her journey to minimalism and how to declutter your home.

Friendship

3 Ingredients of a Positive Friendship

Cultivating just a few positive relationships can be a source of joy, support and satisfaction throughout your life.

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When ‘No’ Is The Most Positive Answer

Sometimes saying “yes” to your own happiness means saying “no” to something else.

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Calm

How to Choose Calm

Considering that this little word is both a feeling and an action gives you two ways into a peaceful day.

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healthy social media habits

3 Healthy Summer Social Media Habits

Don’t let jealousy or fear-of-missing-out sabotage your season.

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Moods and emotions

3 Ways Moods and Emotions Are Different

Understanding what distinguishes these two aspects of inner life can help us cultivate healthy, positive habits.

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Dancer, singer and actress Ann Reinking

How Ann Reinking Helped Her Son with Marfan Syndrome Feel Accepted

As a child, dancer, singer and actress Ann Reinking found comfort and inspiration at church, but would her new congregation in New York City be willing to accept her son for who he was?

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Talking about emotions

4 Positive Ways to Manage Your Feelings

Emotional agility is the key to authentic positivity.

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Ty'Ann Brown offers spiritual remedies for anxiety

Spiritual Remedies: 3 Bible-Based Tips for Coping with Anxiety

Ty'Ann Brown shares a trio of spiritual remedies for those dealing with anxiety.

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3 Ways to Stand Strong When Storms of Life Attack

A new perspective on how to navigate winds of change. 

Self care

3 Positive Ways to Mother Yourself

Mother’s Day is about celebrating the idea of love, support and nurturance. What would it look like to turn those qualities back in on yourself?

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This Alzheimer's Memory Cafe Is Giving Caregivers a Break

Amy's Place is the first free-standing Memory Cafe in the U.S. and its goal is simple: to give caregivers a little TLC. 

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How to avoid feeling lonely

The Importance of Combating Loneliness

Loneliness is being called an “epidemic.” Here’s why—and how—to prioritize your social life.

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Learning to say "no" in a positive way

Positive Reading List: 'The Book of No'

Being able to say “no” with authenticity, confidence and heart is a skill worth cultivating.

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