Traumatic events like the death of a close family member, mental illness in the family, or the pain of your parents’ divorce can significantly impact your mental health going forward — so can the types of relationships you formed with your parents and friends.

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Creativity is a good thing, too. Scientists are continuing to uncover encouraging evidence that engaging in creative activities — from painting to potting plants to planning parties — is beneficial to your mental health and well-being.

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Whether it’s your first or your fourth delivery, having a baby will mean significant changes for any woman. You’re making adjustments to your living arrangements to accommodate a new member of the family, your daily schedule drastically detours from your pre-pregnancy norm, and the physical differences in your postpartum body bring on an entirely new set of challenges. However, perhaps the most significant changes women experience after giving birth are mental or emotional.

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Young adults are particularly susceptible to developing mental illness. Unfortunately, they are not always aware of the possibility of experiencing a mental health challenge before they leave home. Teaching young adults about what they may face and how to address their emotional concerns can allow them to take control of their life. 

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According to the American Institute of Stress, 75 percent of employees believe that their workforce generation has more job-related stress than previous ones. However, what is the root of this pervasive problem, and how can we combat it? 

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Close relationships require intimacy and trust. Whether you’re facing a minor disagreement or a larger problem, remember that you and your partner are ultimately working together to achieve the same goals. We’ve got some strategies for you to improve communication between you and your partner.

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Self-Care Is More Than Just Taking a Bath and Pouring a Glass of Wine

Self-care has been a buzzword for a few years now, rising in popularity and usage since 2016. It may sound like a passing trend. The fact is, it seems to be here to stay, especially when you think of it as regularly caring for your well-being.

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Supporting Someone Living With HIV

When first learning of your partner’s or friend’s HIV positive status, it may be difficult to know what to say. Here are some ideas of where to start the conversation.

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There are many reasons that we become our own worst enemy. They often come from unconscious fears, thoughts, beliefs, and emotions. Yet, with the right kind of help you can learn to recognize what’s holding you back from being good to yourself, succeeding, building self-confidence, or finding happiness.

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Healthy Ways to Deal With Stress and Anxiety

Anxiety is your nervous system’s way of protecting you in moments of real peril. It is your “fight or flight” mechanism, and it serves an important purpose. However, our minds and bodies are complicated. For a wide variety of reasons, this system designed to keep us safe might come to be overactive and cause us to struggle with anxiety and moments of panic.

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