I Recovered from Obesity and Bulimia Triggered by Sexual Abuse Once. And I Can Do It Again.

My childhood abuse caused disordered eating and weight gain, but I learned how to heal

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5 Ways to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Light boxes, exercise and vitamins can help you beat the winter blues

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5 Strategies For Cultivating Hope This Year

Hopeful people do not wish – they imagine and act.

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COVID-19 and Social Isolation This Winter: The Perfect Storm

Loneliness can be deadly, but there are practical measures you can take to tend to your mental health

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8 New Year’s Resolutions To Improve Your Health

As you say good riddance to 2020, say hello to a healthier 2021

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Unwrapping Depression for the Holidays

This time of year is supposed to be festive, but for many women it's anything but

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Here’s Why Christmas Movies Are So Appealing This holiday Season

At the end of a troubled 2020, people need to believe in worlds in which all is right. Holiday movies allow a glimpse of such a place.

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Chronic Pain Drove Me to Despair, but Cancer Taught Me to Heal

After 38 years living with pain, I've become passionate about the pain-cancer connection.

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Menopause Set Me on Fire, but I’m Staying Cool

I'm breaking the silence and stigma around menopause and embracing it as a natural season of life.

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Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Don’t Have to Rule Your Life

Healthy eating and good communication with your doctor are key

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Amid COVID and Racial Unrest, Black Churches Put Faith in Mental Health Care

As Black people face an onslaught of emotions and isolation, churches play a crucial role in addressing the mental health of their members

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For Now, I’m Managing my Unpredictable Chronic Illness With Yoga and Mindfulness

The breathwork and focus of Kundalini yoga are helping me thrive, despite my sarcoidosis diagnosis.

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Feeling Disoriented by the Election, Pandemic and Everything Else? It’s Called ‘zozobra,’ and Mexican Philosophers Have Some Advice

If you have a gnawing sense of distress this election day, you're not alone. Honest conversations about our shared suffering may help bring us together.

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I’m Hiking the Appalachian Trail From Home. Here’s How You Can, Too.

My phone is helping me complete the 2,190 mile virtual hike, starting from my own front door.

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