Mental Health

Dance Your Way to a Happier, Less-Stressed Life

It only takes a few minutes of dancing to understand that it can be quite the workout. It boosts your heart rate, works leg muscles and forces you to work on coordination and balance. But the benefits of dancing go…

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Be Nice: Organization Aims to Expand Bullying and Suicide Prevention Program

“You may not see the sun, but it has not failed to shine. It is just being covered. You may not see a hope for something better, but there is.” “You are more than your worries.” “Keep your heads held…

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Young, Fabulous, and Broke: A Beginner’s Guide to Beating Budget Stress

Your twenties: You’ve flown the nest, secured your first real job and have the paycheck to show for it. If your budget doesn’t match your expectations about your lifestyle needs at this age, you might be tempted to take out…

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For the New Year, Create a New, Less-Stressed You

When was the last time you took a deep breath and felt utterly calm and relaxed? If the answer is “I don’t remember,” use the new year as an opportunity to adopt some new stress-relieving habits. These five techniques are…

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Get Grateful: Why Gratitude Journals Can Make You Happier in 2015

If you can’t dream up a New Year’s resolution that you think will stick, why not start with something small: a gratitude journal. What is a gratitude journal, you ask? Simply put, it’s a way to keep track of what you’re…

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The Secret to Making Light Therapy Work for You

For the half million Americans who are affected by seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, the first step to feel better is often to try light therapy. It makes sense: The disorder, which can result in feelings of depression, is caused…

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The Cure for Those End-of-Holidays Blues

When the frivolity and merrymaking of the holiday season come to an end, the short days and months of winter stretching ahead of you can easily dampen your once-joyous mood. Seasonal Affective Disorder, a type of recurrent depression linked to…

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The Best Resolutions that Have Nothing to do with Your Body

Every year, millions of people make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight so they can fit into that one pair of skinny jeans again. And every year, most people give up those resolutions before January ends. While it’s important to…

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Stress No More: Four Easy Ways to Simplify the Season

There are four weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, and in those 28 days you need to find gifts for everyone in your extended family, perfect your pie crust before the holiday party you’re throwing, mail cards with thoughtful…

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