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Study: Older Adults Decide It's Never Too Late to Switch Spiritual Homes

David Briggs | Posted 09.08.2015 | Religion
David Briggs

Research in the emerging field of religion and aging suggests significant relations between an active religious life and positive health outcomes, from lower rates of depression to reduced death anxiety. The upshot for congregations: Do not take older worshippers for granted.

This Simple Technique Can Instantly Reverse Negative Thoughts

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.18.2015 | Science

Depression is often described as feeling like you're stuck in a fog of negative thoughts and beliefs -- but new research suggests that...

We Know How To Diagnose Depression. Why Don't We Know How To Talk About It?

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

As society continues to fight the stigma of depression, it's important to define exactly what that word means. A panel of experts joine...

Robin Williams and the Never-Ending Battle Against Depression

Alana Saltz | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Alana Saltz

Let's make sure we're there for people, that we advocate for better treatment and research, that we keep our eyes open to those who might be suffering and alone. Let's be kind to ourselves, be patient with our pain, and remember that it is possible to survive and overcome even the worst moments of sadness and depression.

Hot Weather Reminds Me of My Postpartum Depression

Kimberly Zapata | Posted 08.11.2015 | Parents
Kimberly Zapata

I watched the first year of my daughter's life underwater. (It was like holding my eyes open in an overly-chlorinated public pool. I could feel the phantom chemicals sting my corneas.) I choked back tears while she choked down Cheerios, butternut squash and breast milk

"We Are All Broadcasters": Q&A with Michelle Gielan on Her New Book, Broadcasting Happiness

Pam Stucky | Posted 08.11.2015 | Books
Pam Stucky

From the moment I started reading Broadcasting Happiness, I was filled with questions about the concepts and ideas Michelle was sharing. I was delighted to have the chance to ask her a few questions about new book, below. Thank you so much, Michelle, for your time!

Treating High Blood Pressure and Sleep Apnea While You Sleep

B. Gail Demko, DMD | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
B. Gail Demko, DMD

Fatigue, daytime sleepiness and moodiness are all well-known side effects of a bad night's sleep -- but many of my patients don't realize that serious sleep problems can affect not only mood and energy levels, but physical health, as well.

Journey After a Near-Suicide to Educate, Remove Stigmas and Save Lives

S. L. Young | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
S. L. Young

After learning about Robin Williams' death (8/11/14), I paused, reflected, and privately understood the types of demons that might have affected him. ...

7 Ways to Discover Your Passion and Follow Your Pursuit of Happiness

Liv Raimonde | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Liv Raimonde

I had yet to discover my passion. While this realization was simple the road to discovering what this passion was and how I could attain it was much harder and provided many more obstacles to overcome than I originally expected.

What No One Tells You About Depression (But I Will)

Greatist | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living

I wasn't the only one struggling. At my "elite college," depression was a largely unmentioned yet ubiquitous condition experienced by many of my peers. It almost seemed that depression was a prerequisite for admission -- a belief that apparently isn't completely unfounded.

5 Ways Middle-Aged Women Can Feel More Visible

Michelle Martin | Posted 08.11.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

A 2014 study on women and middle age found that most women began to feel invisible and dismissed in society by the time they were 50. Here's what you can do to feel more relevant.

7 Signs You're Experiencing a Major Spiritual Transformation

Natasha Che | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

You may go out into the world and make a splash, or not, depending on what unique role you are called to play in the grand theater of the universe. But one thing for sure is that you will be a source of light and strength, in a much confused world. Indeed, it's a rare blessing to be you.

6 Tips on How to Overcome Your Depression and Persistent Fears

Stan Popovich | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression. Sometimes, their depression and fears can become a huge factor in their personal life and professional career. As a result, here are six tips that a person can use to help manage their depression.

WATCH: 5 Celebrities Open Up About Struggling With Depression

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.10.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The feelings of sadness, anxiety and helplessness that come with mental illness are challenging enough, but the stigma around those issues m...

5 Strategies To Help You Sleep Your Way To Success

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

If you're one of the millions of people who have a difficult time either falling asleep or staying asleep, try one of these strategies:

Microsoft Wants to #UpgradeYourWorld With $500,000 Grant

Kathryn Goetzke | Posted 08.10.2015 | Impact
Kathryn Goetzke

Your vote can bring iFred's Schools for Hope program to children around the world. Microsoft is celebrating people and organizations who do great things and make a difference every day by awarding a global nonprofit organization with $500,000, along with technology and support.

Messy Toddler to Cluttered Teen: Meanings That Lurk Underneath the Mess

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.07.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Whatever kind of person you are, believe it or not, your messy child is not trying to be disobedient. They're not out to get you or tire your organized soul. Their messes have a wide range of possible meanings. Take a gander at a few.

WATCH: Writer Overcomes Depression By Learning 60 New Hobbies

HooplaHa | Posted 08.07.2015 | Good News

In this week's "Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment" we meet Libby, the "Hobby Hoarder!" Libby, also known as "The Hobby Hoarder," fulfilled her life wit...

Why #TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs Matters So Much

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Twitter users are dropping some serious knowledge on what it's really like to experience depression. The topic #TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs starte...

Lonely People Are Actually Wired Differently

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living

If you often feel lonely, there could be a neuroscientific explanation. According to a small new study, your brain might be wired differently. The st...

6 Tips On How to Manage Your Mental Health Needs And Your Pets

Stan Popovich | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Many people who struggle with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues sometimes have a difficult time taking care of their pets. Here are some ideas on how to take care of your pets while you deal with your mental health needs.

Rick Springfield Talks to an Ex-Flame's Daughter on the Creative Life and Depression

Annakeara Stinson | Posted 08.05.2015 | Entertainment
Annakeara Stinson

What is it about Rick that made his career continue on, despite his demons, to have such consistent creative output after all these years? I decide to ask the man himself. I get his email address from mom to ask for a chat, to which he kindly replies, "when's good for you?"

Just Come to Jesus

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 08.05.2015 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I don't think it is diminishing Christ's power for anyone to use whatever other possibilities exist to improve themselves physically or mentally. I don't think that it means a lack of faith or a lack of understanding in the bounty of the Atonement to try to lift yourself up to receive it.

4 Social Media Rules to Simplify Your Love Life

Francesca Hogi | Posted 08.04.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Social media is a great tool for staying connected to others, promoting your business or sharing yourself and your ideas with the world. But when it comes to your love life, be mindful of the added pressure your social media habits can cause.

12 Things You Should Never Say To Someone With Depression

Ravishly | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Those who know and love people with depression usually want nothing other than to help. But during the times I've been depressed, even the most well-intentioned efforts to help often backfired.