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The Good Drug: Happier, Sexier, Richer And Nomo Fomo, With Zero Side Effects

Elizabeth Lazar | Posted 05.14.2016 | Impact
Elizabeth Lazar

It's high time we got practical and selfish about volunteering the way we have about every other aspect of our selfie-obsessed existence.

Have Social Anxiety? This Startup Is Working To Help You Beat It

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

In March, a Bay Area-based startup called Joyable launched. Their mission? Helping people overcome their social anxiety. According to the Anxiety ...

Contaminated Companies Through Psychological Toxins

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

The first step towards recovery after working in a toxic environment is to acknowledge that it's not a reflection of your skills, abilities and overall competence as an employee.

On Growing Into My Motherhood

Sarah Bregel | Posted 05.13.2016 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

To me, the house felt like a symbol that everything might turn out all right, that there might be a way for two childish adults to somehow make a family.

21 Anxiety Triggers That Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living

If you suffer from anxiety, you're not alone. Anxiety disorders affect 40 million U.S. adults, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of ...

Brain Overload -- 5 Tricks to Kicking Anxiety to the Curb

Kristen Thomaselli | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristen Thomaselli

"I have anxiety today." You wouldn't believe how often I hear this statement from my friends. Heck, I probably say it to them several times each week...

The Measure Of A Boy (And His Mom)

Emily Gallo | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Emily Gallo

They won't be "just right" for everything. They're definitely not perfect. I know that, but I don't want anyone to tell them yet.

WATCH: Allow Great Things!

Brad Yates | Posted 05.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

The more great things you allow into your life, the more you have to share with others. It's a win/win situation. We may have all kinds of reasons w...

How to Ignite Your Happiness and End Suffering

Pragito Dove | Posted 05.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pragito Dove

Happiness is your essential nature. So why are so many people suffering? Is it because they have learned that suffering will bring them love and atten...

ICYMI Health: How Kendrick Lamar Could Change The Face Of Depression And Why Dressing Better Might Improve Your Work Life

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what editors at The Huffington Post are reading this week. This week, we focused on reading stories about the high cost of m...

Why I Chose Anti-Anxiety Medication

Elli Thompson Purtell | Posted 05.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Elli Thompson Purtell

Anxiety can make you a prisoner to your own mind. It exhaustively beats your spirit to a pulp. It doesn't go away no matter what you try and how badly you want to change. When decided upon thoughtfully and responsibly, medication can be a lifesaver.

3 Common Anxiety Traps And How To Avoid Them

Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living

By Catherine DiBenedetto If you’re an anxious person, you’ve probably been told your whole life not to worry so much -- to “stop overthinking...

Burying the Stigma of Mental Illness

Heather Rorrer | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Rorrer

When the death of a loved one is suicide, or any facet of mental illness is involved, there's a stage in the grieving process psychologists don't list: stigma. Survivors bear the stigma of survival. Even as friends gather to sympathize, you sense an unspoken undertone: Surely you knew something.

What Everyone Needs To Know About Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Think you can spot someone with anxiety in a crowd? The disorder, which touches 18 percent of American adults, is one of the most common mental hea...

What Fear Does to Your Body and How to Handle It

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

The first time I was on national TV I felt my heart pounding as if it were going to burst through my chest. I felt myself sitting in the studio with g...

Managing Test Anxiety in Today's High Stakes Testing Era

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

School worry and test worry are common. There has become an increased focus on grades, GPAs, and a fear-based mentality that kids will not get into a good college unless they have a 4.6 GPA. Sadly, this fearful mentality has trickled down all the way to elementary school today! What is going on? And what should parents do?

How You Can Help Someone With Mental Illness: What to Do First

Farsh Askari | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

Instead of an assessment (which implies judgment) and advice (which implies expertise), what someone who's mentally distressed, in any context, needs first, mentally and emotionally, is some acknowledgment and support.

10 Tips on How to Correct Your Anxious Child

Tamar Chansky | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

The next time your anxious child makes a mistake, take a deep breath, encourage your child to do the same, and by talking it through, give your child the gift of seeing that there is life on the other side of this moment.

Teenage Girls: Angst-Ridden Changemakers

Tara Cousineau, PhD | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Tara Cousineau, PhD

Generation K refers to Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of The Hunger Games series. Here is a cohort of girls coming of age in full immersion with technology; who are experiencing the effects of a major economic recession during their childhood; in a world where terrorism has no boundaries.

WATCH: Be Super!

Brad Yates | Posted 06.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Okay, so -- this is one of my goofier videos... but it seemed appropriate with the new Avengers movie just coming out. I hope you have fun with this,...

Losing My Mind (And Dream) to Pulsatile Tinnitus: The Less Noisy Road Back

Torrey Wang | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Torrey Wang

It has taken me this long and a dream Ph.D. separation just to get to a conjecture, but at least reasonable conjectures breed solutions, whatever they turn out to be. I already feel less depressed because I am finally taking action. I can almost hear silence again. The road back is less noisy as a result. This in itself makes all the trying and failing, and trying again worthwhile.

Public Attitudes About Mental Health

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Weldon

Mental health care in the U.S. underwent significant changes over the past decade. But what does the public think -- how important do they think mental health problems are and how much do such issues affect their lives?

Having Anxiety Does Not Mean I'm 'Crying Wolf'

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Gillis-Harris

I have anxiety. Sometimes in manifests in the form of a panic attack. When I am awake and have a panic attack, it usually starts with a pain in my c...

How I Handle My Travel Anxiety: 5 Pill-Free Tactics

Starre Vartan | Posted 06.27.2015 | Travel
Starre Vartan

My wanderlust is so strong that it manifests as a physical ache (like someone with their hand pushing on my back) and itchy feet. But as much as I love traveling, it brings with it significant anxiety.

The Secret to Well-Being

Lisa Firestone | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Like love, happiness is often treated like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more likel...