Articles about Mental Health

Coffee

A surprising number of Americans would give up their phone for coffee

They are also willing to shell out some serious cash to quench their caffeine thirst.

Health

How to train yourself to see food as fuel

I talked to Ellie Rome, a certified health and wellness coach, to learn more about how to train yourself to view food as what it truly is — fuel for our body and its many incredible functions.

Self-Help

The single biggest thing you can do for your career: Show up. Every. Day.

Showing up to the office every day, providing value, and showing your work is one of the best ways to build a lasting career.

Mental Health

3 ways city living increases your anxiety

Research reveals the stress of city living is more than just a daily annoyance — it significantly impacts a person’s mental health.

The Whole Human

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

If you know the right tricks and strategies, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty with poise.

Office Life

5 tips to picking the perfect office chair

It is of utter importance to take into consideration these 5 points before buying an office chair.

The Whole Human

Can you actually think yourself into a different person?

We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But can you think yourself into a different person?

The Whole Human

A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That's how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything? YES.

Humor

Twitter users encourage each other to #ShareYourRejections

Users flooded the site with tales of rejections in their careers, and some circumstances which ultimately led to massive success.

How To

Unmet goals: A meditation meltdown

We hear the hype all the time: “Ten minutes of meditation a day keeps the doctor away.”

The Whole Human

12 things you can do to feel a little less lonely

We’ve outlined a few suggestions for the times when you feel lonely and like life just isn’t going your way, so you don't feel the need to hop on Facebook.

Health

Exercising too much can be bad for your mental health

Logic would seem to be that the more you workout the more your mental health would be in shape (and maybe your biceps too.) However, that isn't necessarily how it works. 

Office Life

9 realistic work perks every employee would love

Happy staff is more likely to work harder and stay with your company, so it’s important to make sure you’re listening to what your employees want and responding appropriately

Inspiration

Why imperfect is more beautiful than perfect

Perfect and beautiful aren’t the same. Perfect often degrades. It’s the flaws, the imperfections, the roughness around the edges that generate the beauty.

Productivity

Malcolm Gladwell on why we shouldn’t value speed over power

Power over speed: “Let’s create a safe space for the neurotic tortoise as opposed to penalizing him at the point of entry.”

News

‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ has people getting surgery to look like their selfies, doctors report

People used to want to look like celebrities, but now, thanks to "Snapchat dysmorphia," they want to look like their filtered selfies.

Mental Health

Feel good more often: Why you should celebrate small wins

Celebrating small wins is an important way to track incremental achievements and work toward much larger goals. Plus, it makes you feel good more often.

The Whole Human

This life skill is more vital to your happiness than any other

In this age of “winning,” life is surely not won in just one month or one year. The journey of success is as old as time.

Self-Help

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

To get the most out of life, you must learn to enjoy time alone. The benefits of solitude are too numerous to catalog, but here are some of the best.

Sleep

The states where people are pulling the most all-nighters … to stream TV

Nearly half (45%) of adults have pulled all-nighters in the last year to watch a TV show, with men being slightly more likely to do so than women.

Morning Routine

How to prevent a bad start to your day from getting in your way

Here are four other ways to take a breather when you have a bad start to your workday and begin with a huge chip on your shoulder.

Mental Health

What happens to your brain when you smile

We’ve all heard that smiling is good for you, but when having a bad temper, or just one of those days where you want to stick your head in the sand, it can seem like the last thing you would feel like doing. However, even though pouting and a bad-temper can be legitimate at times, research has shown that smiling will not only leave you feeling happier, but that it has a particularly positive health effect on both body and mind.

Mental Health

How to recharge at the airport while traveling solo

We can let the airport win and completely drain us, or we can adapt, recharge and change the typically trying experience into "me-time."

Self-Help

Why you should write an intimidation list

When was the last time you asked yourself, "What intimidates me?" It's important to reflect on yourself, your ambitions, your fears, your experiences.

The Whole Human

A therapist’s tips for recognizing your own toxic behavior

Toxic behavior manifests in many different forms, some more severe than others, so SoCal-based psychotherapist and Prospect Therapy owner Sara Stanizai is here to help us spot ours and then put a stop to them.