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Battling Postpartum Depression Feels Different When You’re Black Feature
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Battling Postpartum Depression Feels Different When You’re Black

To provide better postpartum care for Black women, we must look at the unique ways life impacts them.

What's Making You Anxious Now?
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What's Making You Anxious Now?

If you are a woman between the ages of 45 and 60 years old and experience anxiety, we would like to hear from you.

11 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
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11 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

We all have senior moments occasionally, but if you want to reduce your risk of dementia, try these strategies to keep your mind active and sharp.

Causes of Mood Swings
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Causes of Mood Swings

Occasional mood swings are normal, but it may help to know what's causing your mood swings, especially if they're disrupting your life.

Self-Care Tips That Actually Work
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Self-Care Tips That Actually Work

Self-care isn't just about bubble baths and spa visits. It's about taking the steps you need to create a peaceful place for yourself and avoid burnout.

Weed Words: 20 Words to Expand Your Cannabis Vocabulary
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Weed Words: 20 Words to Expand Your Cannabis Vocabulary

Whether you're considering consulting your doctor about medical marijuana or navigating your way around your neighborhood's new dispensary, here are 20 weed words to expand your cannabis vocabulary.

Flattening the Mental Health Curve Is the Next Big Coronavirus Challenge
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Flattening the Mental Health Curve Is the Next Big Coronavirus Challenge

The mental health crisis triggered by COVID-19 is escalating rapidly.

New Study Shows Staggering Effect of Coronavirus Pandemic on America's Mental Health
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New Study Shows Staggering Effect of Coronavirus Pandemic on America's Mental Health

The changes in American life due to the pandemic created a perfect storm for a mental health crisis.

The Impulse to Garden in Hard Times Has Deep Roots
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The Impulse to Garden in Hard Times Has Deep Roots

Americans have long turned to the soil in moments of upheaval to manage anxieties and imagine alternatives.

How to Survive Quarantine in Close Quarters
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How to Survive Quarantine in Close Quarters

Whether you’re quarantining with a friend, partner or entire family, the reality is that there is going to be a shift in the dynamic. Experts share their coping strategies during the pandemic.

How I Discovered the Hidden Costs of Mental Health Care
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How I Discovered the Hidden Costs of Mental Health Care

When I read the fine print, I learned my insurance didn’t cover more than three therapist visits per year.

How I Overcame the Shame of Anorexia and Learned to Celebrate Food
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How I Overcame the Shame of Anorexia and Learned to Celebrate Food

I enjoyed the high I felt when I skipped a meal and soon became addicted to that dopamine rush. Starving myself gave me a sense of success and control, when I’d previously felt helpless.

The Family Coach Answers: How to Guide Teens Through the Pandemic
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The Family Coach Answers: How to Guide Teens Through the Pandemic

A family therapist answers question about parenting through coronavirus.

Ode to Our Pets in the Pandemic
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Ode to Our Pets in the Pandemic

Research shows that pets boost our mental health — but we already knew that!

7 Ways to Take Control of Your Mental & Physical Health During COVID-19
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7 Ways to Take Control of Your Mental & Physical Health During COVID-19

Here's how to practice self-care during this stressful time.

Grieving is Hard, Necessary Work and Coronavirus Makes it Harder
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Grieving is Hard, Necessary Work and Coronavirus Makes it Harder

Isolation can be incredibly difficult for those in mourning, including those who were already grieving when the pandemic hit.

How I'm Embracing the Shape-shifting Nature of Grief
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How I'm Embracing the Shape-shifting Nature of Grief

As I weathered the end of my marriage, I discovered that grief is not a linear process. It's hard to predict and difficult to name.

Grieving is Hard, Necessary Work and Coronavirus Makes it Harder
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Grieving is Hard, Necessary Work and Coronavirus Makes it Harder

Isolation can be incredibly difficult for those in mourning, including those who were already grieving when the pandemic hit.

Am I Passing My Mental Health Disorders on to My Kids? If So, What Can I Do About It?
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Am I Passing My Mental Health Disorders on to My Kids? If So, What Can I Do About It?

My mother, my grandmother and I have all suffered from depression or anxiety. Now that my daughters are showing symptoms, I want to know how to break the generational cycle.

How to Survive Quarantine in Close Quarters
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How to Survive Quarantine in Close Quarters

Whether you’re quarantining with a friend, partner or entire family, the reality is that there is going to be a shift in the dynamic. Experts share their coping strategies during the pandemic.

Managing Your Coronavirus Anxiety: Advice from a Clinical Psychologist
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Managing Your Coronavirus Anxiety: Advice from a Clinical Psychologist

Stay in touch with others, maintain your physical health, and know when to seek professional help, advises Dr. Vaile Wright.

How to Parent Your Teen Through the Pandemic
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How to Parent Your Teen Through the Pandemic

With schools closed, teenagers are missing out on more than classroom learning. A family therapist weighs in on how parents can help them navigate their schoolwork and their emotions.