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Woman sitting on the ground in an entryway looking outside at her yard.
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.
Woman drinking coffee in nature.
By Henry Emmons, MD
Integrative psychiatrist Henry Emmons, MD, on why nature is essential to our mental well-being.
Overlap of woman's head and clouds
By Quinton Skinner
New research is exploring how natural and synthetic psychedelics affect the brain.
Illustration of a brain.
By Quinton Skinner
5 ways to boost cognitive health.
Supplements and a counter full of veggies
By Henry Emmons, MD
Here are some key supplements to give your mental health a boost.
Waves in the ocean
By Catherine Guthrie
In addition to herbal remedies, targeted nutritional supplements can help manage chronic anxiety.
Flower growing in concrete
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.
Illustrations of a variety of herbs
By Catherine Guthrie
Plant-based remedies to help ease your mind.
colorful brain illustration
By Henry Emmons, MD
Our new columnist explains why our lifestyle choices matter in building resilience — and addressing the growing mental-health crisis.
high anxiety
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?
Person speaking with therapist over video chat
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.
A rearview mirror on a car is displayed.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Our managing editor reflects on the 20 lessons she’s learned 20 years after a car accident.
Woman enjoy peace and quiet
By Craig Cox
Noise can elevate our stress hormones — even at levels that do not produce hearing damage — according to a recent study.
hand with illustration of brain
By Craig Cox
Conventional wisdom suggests that my lazy brain offers few benefits, but Harvard researchers believe it may be the key to a long life.
Collage broken glass and healthy lifestyle images
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Traumatic stress can be debilitating and terrifying. Movement therapy — involving increasingly accessible, thoughtful approaches to exercise — offers new hope.
pills
By Craig Cox
For this drug-averse geezer, recent research suggesting that long-term use of certain pharmaceuticals may contribute to dementia makes me even less likely to follow my doctor’s advice.
little girl in garden
By Heidi Wachter
Access to green space during childhood may lower the incidence of mental-health issues later on, according to a recent study.
Small group discussion
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC 
Addiction is common — and it's complicated.
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