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By David Richo, PhD
A psychotherapist offers actionable advice for handling our trigger reactions.
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By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC 
If you're struggling with anxiety and unsure whether to seek help or ride it out, consider the following factors.
A stressed-out Black man holds his hand in his face.
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC 
Learn why anxiety goes hand in hand with depression and irritability — and how to treat it.
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By Molly Tynjala
Taking time off can enhance workplace productivity and personal well-being. Try these four tips to make the most of your day off.
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By Henry Emmons, MD
Many doctors prescribe medication for teen anxiety, but an integrative developmental and behavioral pediatrician offers these natural therapies.
An illustration of a depressed person sitting inside the whole of a donut.
By Michael Dregni
Consuming sugar can lead to body-wide inflammation, microbiome disruption, insulin resistance, and more.
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By Henry Emmons, MD
When the temperature rises, serotonin levels may fall, along with your mood. Turn down the heat with these Ayurveda-inspired tips.
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By Henry Emmons, MD
Whether you have five minutes, 20 minutes, two hours, or all day, here are some ways to get outside.
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By Quinton Skinner
Why eye movement desensitization and reprocessing — or EMDR — may help treat trauma.
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By Henry Emmons, MD
Integrative psychiatrist Henry Emmons, MD, on why nature is essential to our mental well-being.
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By Quinton Skinner
New research is exploring how natural and synthetic psychedelics affect the brain.
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By Quinton Skinner
5 ways to boost cognitive health.
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By Henry Emmons, MD
Here are some key supplements to give your mental health a boost.
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By Catherine Guthrie
In addition to herbal remedies, targeted nutritional supplements can help manage chronic anxiety.
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By Henry Emmons, MD
Here's how to build your resilience by attending to your whole self.
Woman in office with hands on head, very stressed
By Quinton Skinner
The effects of workplace burnout are real and widespread. Here are some signs of burnout — as well as strategies to help you recover and reengage.
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By Catherine Guthrie
Plant-based remedies to help ease your mind.
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By Henry Emmons, MD
Our new columnist explains why our lifestyle choices matter in building resilience — and addressing the growing mental-health crisis.
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By Joseph Hart
Some 40 million Americans regularly suffer from troubling levels of anxiety. Find out what triggers these episodes, how our bodies respond, and how you can remain calmer in the face of whatever life throws your way.
A man laying stretched out on the floor.
By Experience Life Staff
Can a single workout help our memory?
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By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC 
How new technologies, such as telehealth, digital crisis hotlines, digital support groups, and wearable tools, are changing how we treat mental health.
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