Mind & Mood

These Short Videos Can Boost Your Mood Instantly, Research Says

A new study found the five-minute guided exercises helped people feel calmer and happier.

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.

Researchers Identify a New, Effective Treatment for Depression

A new study finds simple behavioral therapy might be just as good as cognitive behavioral therapy.

How to Help Your Overscheduled Teen Stay Sane

When there simply doesn't seem to be enough time in the day, these expert tips will help keep stress at bay. 

New Study Suggests Brain Glitch May Cause OCD

The findings could lead to better treatment for the troubling disorder.

13 Things People With Anxiety Want You to Know

For starters, we can’t just stop worrying.

8 Signs Your Teen Might Be Depressed

Here’s how to know if the problem is more than just moodiness.

5 Genius Ways to Avoid the Post-Vacation Blues

Getting away is blissful—coming home, not so much. (Unpacking, laundry, catching up on emails, ugh.) Need some help easing back into everyday life? Try these clever, sanity-saving moves.

How to Relax 
on Vacation

Ever feel as if you need 
a vacation from your vacation? Sociologist Christine Carter, Ph.D., the author of The 
Sweet Spot: How to 
Find Your Groove at Home and Work, shares the secrets to truly restorative R & R.