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How to Get Through the Holidays When Dealing with Grief

Grief can turn the holidays into a difficult time of year, but there are ways to get through it

Angel Yau

Getting Help for Your Mental Health Is Not a Weakness, but Try Telling My Asian Parents That

As Chinese immigrants, my parents taught me their cultural values of hard work and overcoming challenges through helping yourself — but when the challenge is mental health, that approach doesn’t work.

Monica Le Baron

I Thought I Conquered Insomnia. Then I Didn’t Sleep for Four Days.

Lifelong perfectionism and a need to please robbed me of my ability to truly relax

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Answers About Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha’s all the buzz these days for relieving stress and fatigue. But is there anything to it?

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How Mental Health Affects Your Heart

Stress, depression and anxiety can affect your heart as well as your mind. What’s the connection between mental health and heart disease, and how can you reduce your risk?

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What’s the 411 on the New 988 Hotline? 5 Questions Answered About a National Mental Health Service

The 988 Lifeline will connect callers with specialists trained to assist with mental health crises, including psychotic symptoms and substance abuse

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Navigating Obesity and Stress Two Years Into the Covid-19 Pandemic

Watch this video with Dr. Chao to learn information on how to manage your stress, manage your weight and prioritize your mental health.

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Ready for Another Pandemic Malady? It’s Called ‘Decision Fatigue’

Faced with a stream of difficult choices about health and safety during a global pandemic, we may experience a unique kind of burnout that could deeply affect our brains and our mental health

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There Is Much More to Mindfulness Than the Popular Media Hype

Medicalized meditation is now a self-help commodity that generates over $1 billion per year, leading some critics to label it “McMindfulness”

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Can Acupuncture Help?

Acupuncture has become more mainstream over the past decade, but it still seems a bit mysterious. We took a look into this ancient practice.

Kathleen Gallagher

I Was Stalked for 2 Decades Before It Was a Crime

My experience helped pass the first anti-stalking laws in the United States

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