Mental health


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Yes! You Can Count Your Blessings This Thanksgiving. Here’s How.

Gratitude is associated with greater happiness, better health, and improved self-esteem.

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‘La Gorda Who Loves to Bake’: Meet the Texas Chicana Who Turned a Passion for Sweets Into a Business

"This is the first time that I’m doing something I care about," says the Texas native who found her calling in the kitchen.

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Kids Are Locked to Their Computers and Phones During COVID. That Is Giving Them Depression and Insomnia.

The lack of parental supervision brings another consequence—children are accessing apps and platforms that are not age-appropriate.

Pandemic Fallout Is Taking a Serious Toll on Latinos’ Mental Health

In a CDC survey, Latino respondents reported more symptoms of depressive disorder, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety than any other ethnic group.

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Crispy Alcapurrias: The Perfect Recipe to Deal With Election Day Stress

To beat election stress, Puerto Rican home cook Jessica van Dop DeJesus shares her recipe for crispy, delicious alcapurrias.

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How South Floridians Are De-Stressing During ‘Craziest Election Cycle Ever’

The relentless political free-for-all is enough to make anyone completely exhausted. But these folks have found ways to find their “happy place” in the midst of the chaos.

Two-year-old Aissatou Barry accompanies her father to vote at an early voting center at Union Market October 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
An Expert’s Tips on Parenting During This Election—and Its Aftermath

“There are so many aspects of life out of our control right now, so focusing your energy on things in your control can help reduce anxiety and improve your overall well-being."