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Coping

Coping with stressful situations or bad news can be difficult, but it is essential for maintaining your mental health. Learn about coping and managing emotional stress.

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How to Confront Your Mom About an Obsession

Gayle Paul, therapist from My Mom is Obsessed, talks about how to face the obsession together as a mother-daughter team.


Are Private or Public College Students More Stressed? Reddit May Hold the Answer

Researchers have been analyzing Reddit posts to figure out which colleges have the most stressed-out students.

How Medically Assisted Suicide Works

Brittany Maynard brought the issue of medically assisted suicide into the mainstream when she moved to Oregon to end her life. We'll look at the pros and cons of this difficult issue.

Learned Optimism Yields Health Benefits

People who learn to maintain an optimistic attitude may not only avoid depression, they may actually improve their physical health. Learn more here.

How to Confront Your Mom About an Obsession

Gayle Paul, therapist from My Mom is Obsessed, talks about how to face the obsession together as a mother-daughter team.

Overcoming a Traumatic Experience

There is a scientific reason why we often freeze during a traumatic experience. It's the brain's way of protecting us in the moment. But what happens when this becomes a way of life?

5 Ways to Help Someone Being Abused

There are times when a friendship is put to the ultimate test. If you suspect your friend, relative or peer is being abused, there are steps you can take to help.

5 Crisis Intervention Strategies

We can't always avoid traumatic events in our lives, but we can heal from them. That's the idea behind crisis intervention.

How can you help a child who has lost a parent?

When a child loses a parent, he needs reassurance, attention, routines and rules, and a safe place to talk about his fears. Learn how you can help a child who has lost a parent in this article

5 Tips for Changing the Way You Think

In an ideal world, we'd frequently meet new and interesting people, and we'd constantly discover new aspects of our emotional lives. For many of us, though, personal ruts and situational repetition are the norm. Let's change that.

5 Tips for Conscious Living

Somewhere in our brains beyond the worries about credit card bills and looming layoffs at work, many of us want to live a more conscious life. So how do we get there?