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Using the Power of Choice to Change Your Mood

By exercising the choices available to us we can lift or change our mood completely.

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Travel as Depression Therapy

Mild depression may lift as a result of getting away from it all but travel itself will not cure depression.

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Think Twice Before You Drink

You may have heard that moderate alcohol consumption can improve heart health. But there’s a fine line between healthy and hazardous drinking. Here’s what you need to know before you raise a glass.

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4 Myths That May Be Blocking Your Ability to Meditate

Here are four myths that may be blocking your ability to meditate, plus simple ways to fit it into your day.

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How to Make Your Moods Work for You

A person’s current mood will accurately predict what he or she will be doing and feeling in the next few hours. Here’s what the research shows.

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Surviving Cyberbullying

Once a cyberbullying attack starts, it can quickly build momentum. The sooner you act, the faster you’ll contain the situation.

Why Tweeting Birds Are Good for Your Health

Why Tweeting Birds Are Good for Your Health

Listening to and watching birds and enjoying nature may be linked to better mental health.

Even Moderate Drinking Is Not Risk Free

Even Moderate Drinking Is Not Risk Free

Drinking alcohol in limted amounts has been shown to have health benefits, but even moderate drinking isn’t without risks to heart health.

Nutraceutical supplements may help boost antidepressants.

Can Supplements Boost Antidepressants?

If you take antidepressants to help relieve symptoms of depression, certain nutraceuticals may help your medications work more effectively.

Meditation Plus Exercise May Relieve Depression

Meditation Plus Exercise May Relieve Depression

Combining meditation and moderate-intensity aerobic exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of depression, research shows.