Work. Deadlines. Traffic. Being the perfect spouse or parent. Burnout and declining mental health is all around us. The good news here? The idea of preventing burnout through a “mental health day” has become part of the conversation and people are starting to take note. But does it actually work? A clinical health psychologist weighs in.
Making time for self-care is hard for parents. But taking care of yourself is as good for your family as it is for you. These six doable self-care tips to get you started.
Don’t let anxiety about deadline pressures, your kids, or a health issue overwhelm you. Our psychologists explain why it’s important to let go of anxious thoughts — and when you should pay attention to them.
Americans complain at an alarming rate. Here are seven things to try when you catch yourself ranting about something or someone. Give them a try — they’ll make your day (and your life) look a lot brighter.
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Asking how you define happiness now can be a scary question in many ways. Maybe you’ve defined yourself through others who are not moving on. Or maybe you’ve been limited by how others define you. Perhaps you have suffered in ways that make happiness seem remote. As you turn within, what you find may surprise you.
Many of us are guilty of posting a few selfies — those photos we take of ourselves with our smartphones — on our social media accounts. But could taking and sharing too many self- images tell us something about ourselves?