Mental health

Election Anxiety Is Real. Here’s What Can Help.

The current election cycle is fraught with tension and stress, which can wreak havoc on your peace of mind. Here are some steps you can take to regain your calm.

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Introverts Thought We Were Ready for Isolation. We Were Wrong.

A new poll found that roughly two-thirds of Americans say they felt nervous, lonely, or hopeless recently. One self-described introvert shares her story.

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Expecting the Worst Helps Me Deal with Coronavirus Fears

Coronavirus is an invisible enemy. We are living in an unrecognizable world. If we name our fears, maybe we can do something about them.

WATCH: Michigan Man Tips Essential Worker $900, Says World ‘Needs Some Love’

Kevin VanAmburg says the world is missing out on love as we shelter in place. So he decided to start spreading more around right here at home.

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Isolation Changes Your Brain. But You Could Avoid It.

Stay at home and social distancing orders can increase anxiety and depression, but there are simple, yet effective ways, to channel those stressful feelings.

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How to Teach in Times of Extreme Trauma Like Now

With schools closing until the end of the year, students missing milestones, and everyone at home experiencing loss and uncertainty, trauma-informed education offers useful tools for parents and educators.

Pandemic Self-Love: How to Come Back to Your Center
Pandemic Self-Love: How to Come Back to Your Center

Spiritual hacks and self-development tools to feel grounded and help you get back to your center when you are feeling overwhelmed.