Emotional Health

Here’s Why Adele’s New Song Makes You Feel So Emotional

New research shows how songs can manipulate our feelings.

The No-Regrets Way to Shed All Kinds of Stress

Recognizing what’s causing your tension is only half the battle—here’s how to kick it to the curb.

4 Insanely Calming Ways to Pass the Time

If you’re stuck at your desk and overwhelmed, here are four ways to help you get through the day.

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.