INFOGRAPHIC: Seeking Emotional Wellness Help
It can be difficult to achieve or maintain emotional well-being alone. Answering “yes” to a few of these 10 questions could indicate that emotional wellness help from a professional would be beneficial.
QUIZ: Embrace Your Emotional Awareness
From self-awareness to self-acceptance to living with purpose, emotional well-being has many dimensions. Learning how and why we react to certain situations and reviewing our own internal thinking can have a positive impact on...
6 Dimensions of Emotional Well-Being
Take a journey to explore yourself: Self-Awareness, self-acceptance, self-care and more are all essential dimensions of emotional well-being. Consider how and why certain situations prompt feelings to develop greater resilience.
Utilizing Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)
Many employers offer employee assistance programs (EAPs) that can help support employees and connect them with important resources when facing a crisis.
INFOGRAPHIC: Overwhelmed? Try These Distracting Activities
We all need comfort when stressed. Sometimes that can take the form of physical comforts like a warm bath or blanket, but there can also be comfort in distracting activities.
QUIZ: Can You Ground Your Emotional Distress?
Stress can be good in the right situations and manageable amounts, but all too often emotional distress can feel constant and consuming. Managing this stress involves a stable of coping skills for the moment, ways to prepare in...
7 De-Stressing Techniques for Total Well-Being
Sometimes we can anticipate a stressful event, but sometimes feelings of being overwhelmed can come on suddenly. Whatever the case, be prepared with proven de-stressing techniques.
QUIZ: Is it SAD or MDD?
Major depressive disorder (MDD) and seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can appear to have very similar symptoms. However, there are specific differences unique to each condition. Do you know how to spot the differences and whether...
Casting Light on Seasonal Affective Disorder
Symptoms of seasonal affective disorder start around the same time each year, often during dark winters, and follow a seasonal pattern. More light may be part of the answer.
RECIPE: Uplifting, Roasted Root Vegetables
Psychologist Susan Albers-Bowling notes, “It’s clear that food plays a role in mental health in general, and we know that the gut microbiome is incredibly important for how mood is regulated.” In addition to a...
An Annual Financial Wellness Check-up
Financial stress can impact your physical and mental health. This makes financial wellness an important part of overall well-being. The first step? Track where your money is going.
INFOGRAPHIC: Caregiver Self-Care: Advice to Avoid Burnout
Caregivers may feel guilty or selfish for paying attention to their own needs, but caregiver self-care allows them to be healthier, happier and more effective.
Unseen Health Risks—and Benefits!—for Family Caregivers
Doctors and researchers often focus on the negative aspects and risk factors experienced by caregivers, but there is a growing reevaluation of the benefits many family caregivers report.
INFOGRAPHIC: Tips for Talking about Mental Health
Talking about mental health, individually and as a society, helps to reduce the stigma and encourages openness. These tips can help prevent someone from hiding their mental health concerns.
QUIZ: Learn the Truth behind Mental Health Myths
It seems like everyone is talking about mental health recently, but there are many myths still circulating. We’re looking at 4 common mental health myths and sharing the facts. Do you know by what age most mental health...
Depression Screening is the First Step to Treatment
Major depression is a serious medical illness that affects millions of Americans. A screening can help identify depression before it becomes worse.
RECIPE: Whole-grain Polenta with Roasted Vegetables
Studies have linked a Mediterranean-style diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, olive oil, whole grains, and lean protein, to a lower risk of depression—among other health benefits. This recipe combines the best aspects of that diet....
INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Steps to Positive Body Image
The National Eating Disorders Association has put together a list of 10 ways to work on promoting a positive body image. It may take practice, but you’re worth it.