Mind

When you’re truly lonely there are only two things to do: give up or give in

There are two sides to being alone: one promotes reflection and inner strength, the other isolation and depression—where do you…

10 easy, everyday ways to be more optimistic

Keep your glass half-full with practical advice from doctors, researchers, and optimistic women.

5 strategies for better quality sleep on fewer hours

A new study shows that moms get less sleep than dads, so check out our tips for making sure every second of those zzz's count.

Prayer vs. therapy: which one do you need?

It can be hard to know because mental health and spirituality so are closely intertwined. Here, a psychologist untangles the confusion.

Are you an introvert? How to be confident in social situations

There are 4 types of introverts; how to identify which one you are so you can actually get excited about going to that party.

Twitter takes: What’s your most irrational fear?

Our irrational fears are kind of funny when said out loud; Anatidaephobia (fear of water fowl), ammophobia (fear of quicksand), and ... what's the one for ordering a pizza?

My political posts on facebook will never change your mind

Why you don’t need to feel guilty about preferring cat memes to political posts online.

How to practice Scandinavian ‘lagom’: When enough is just enough

Lagom—the art of being content—is something you can (and should) cultivate with these 3 suggestions.

Living a meaningful life is easier than you think

In an excerpt from her new book, 'The Power of Meaning,' Emily Esfahani Smith simplifies how to find purpose in your life.

Burnout at work: how to like your job again

About 40 percent of US workers say they are stressed out—are you one of them? Here's what you can do about it.

Postpartum depression: one woman’s story of ‘motherhood wrapped in a fog’

I felt I was losing my identity. I was a bad mother. That was the name of my postpartum depression:…

I made friends with my panic attacks & regained control of my life

Three epiphanies made their way to the forefront of my psyche. They were game changing.