Mental Health

Mental Health

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Fight-or-Flight: How Your Body Handles Stress

Whether it’s a car swerving into your lane or unexpected bad news at work, acute stress can be a real adrenaline rush (and not the good kind!). Here’s what it means to have a “fight, flight or freeze” stress reaction—plus tips for better navigating a sudden, stressful situation.

20 Easy Ways to Calm Yourself Down

Having one of “those days”? We all do! The problem is that over time, repeatedly feeling frazzled can impact your health and well-being. Want to learn how to stay chill when the going gets tough? Check out these tried-and-true 20 stress management strategies.

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How Are Cortisol and Stress Related?

How cortisol and stress are related and how it impacts your mental health. Learn more.

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Weight Loss: How to Stop Negative Self-Talk

How does negative self-talk affect your weight? When exercise routines and calorie restriction diet plans don’t seem to be “working,” there’s a factor you haven’t considered: your mind.

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Stay-Calm Checklist

Follow our stay-calm checklist to get a handle on your racing thoughts—and to keep physical symptoms of stress in check, all from the comfort of your own home.

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Has Quarantine Affected Your Mental Health?

Living through a quarantine has taken a toll, with increases in cases of depression and anxiety. Neurotransmitter laboratory tests may help reveal the true state of your emotional well-being, according to Dr. Scott Fogle.

Man drinking coffee and suffering from mental burnout

How to Avoid Burnout: Top Herbs and Lifestyle Tips

If you are feeling stress, fatigue or mental drain, nutrients and lifestyle changes can help you feel like yourself again.