My Heart Attack at 43 Was Terrifying. Then It Changed My Life for the Better.

I was a healthy, active woman with no family history of heart disease when I had a heart attack

Real Women, Real Stories

No, You Are Not Addicted to Your Digital Device, But You May Have a Habit You Want to Break

Researchers explain how our social media habits are formed — and how to break them

Self-Care & Mental Health

We Need More Access to Mental Health Care. Especially After a Year Like 2020.

Some companies are restricting access to mental health care when Americans need it most

Policy

How Biden’s Dogs Could Make the Oval Office a Workplace With Less Stress and Better Decision-Making

A growing area of research suggests that dogs can provide real benefits, not only to their daily companions, but also to those in their orbit

Self-Care & Mental Health

5 Ways to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

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

Self-Care & Mental Health

How Holiday Cards Help Us Cope With a Not-So-Merry Year, According to a Professor of Comedy

Other difficult times have revealed an instinct to acknowledge the incongruence of strife mixed with the season of joy

Self-Care & Mental Health

Unwrapping Depression for the Holidays

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

Self-Care & Mental Health

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

Self-Care & Mental Health

Meghan Markle and Me

Now that a very public figure is speaking out about miscarriage, let's normalize this conversation

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Laughing Is Good For Your Mind and Your Body – Here’s What the Research Shows

Laughter has physical and mental health benefits and goodness knows we could all use a little levity as we close out 2020

Self-Care & Mental Health

Long-Term Care Workers, Grieving and Under Siege, Brace for COVID’s Next Round

Those who take care of older adults are suffering as their patients continue to get sick and die from COVID-19

Self-Care & Mental Health

3 Ways to Get Your Point Across While Wearing a Mask – Tips From An Award-winning Speech Coach

Masks have disrupted social interactions, but we can learn to use new strategies for effective communication

Your Wellness

How to Cope With 2020 Burnout

For Mental Illness Awareness Week, let's look at why so many of us are feeling stress and what you can do to keep your mental health in check.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Finding Joy in 2020? It’s Not Such an Absurd Idea, Really

Joy is something we feel deep in our bones, and it's possible to feel in the midst of sorrow.

Self-Care & Mental Health