Mind & Mood

7 Habits of People Who Don’t Stress Over the Little Things

Some lucky people are actually born with personalities that make them worry less, but what about the rest of us? The good news is there are proven ways to combat too much stress and its harmful effects on our bodies and minds. Don’t sweat it! You can adopt some of these simple stress busters, too.

How to Handle the Holidays When Things Are Hard

Arm yourself with these coping strategies. 

Our Next Chapter: What One Author Learned From Her Mother’s Struggle With Dementia

Dementia took the mother she’d known. But, writes Janet Fitch, it also brought unexpected tenderness to their broken relationship.

7 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Reduce Anxiety

A new study suggests talk therapy may trump antidepressants. Here, seven more ways to ease anxiety, according to science. 

17 Holiday Health Tips

Follow this advice to enjoy a little holiday indulgence without sacrificing your health goals.

5 Ways to Relax Already      

When the going gets tough, chill yourself out.

8 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

When your mood is falling as fast as the thermometer, these small lifestyle changes may help boost your spirits. 

Why So Many People Believe in Ghosts

What. Was. That? A 2013 Harris poll found that 42 percent of Americans believe in ghosts. Matthew Hutson, the author of The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking, sheds light on the reasons we're so bewitched.