Emotional Health

6 Insanely Calming Ways to Pass the Time on Election Day

If you’re stuck at your desk and overwhelmed by election stress, here are five Politics-free ways to make it to November 9.

How to Cope With a Difficult Diagnosis

Learning you have an illness is difficult enough—but then you have to grapple with what to do with that information. Here, experts and those who have been through it share the crucial next steps—and some comfort, in the process.

Your Birth Control Pill Might Raise Your Depression Risk

A new study on 1 million women found that those who used hormonal contraceptives (especially progestin-only pills and IUDs) were more likely to be prescribed an antidepressant.

Leap Into More Me Time

Thanks to the leap year, this February we get a bonus day! Here, little ways you can maximize those extra 24 hours. Go ahead... treat yourself! 

What Being Expected to Check Email After Work Does to Your Health

Science confirms it: Your boss’s after-hours expectations might be making you sick.

The Mental Tricks Laurie Hernandez Uses for Crazy Confidence

Try her moves the next time you need to calm your nerves.

What Your View of the Olympics Says About Your Personality

How much you value silver and bronze medals can offer clues about your happiness, according to a new study.