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.

By Ronni Sandroff

Surviving Cyberbullying

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

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Why Tweeting Birds Are Good for Your Health

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

By HealthAfter50

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.

By Amy Norton

Can Supplements Boost Antidepressants?

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

By Jeff Bauer

Meditation Plus Exercise May Relieve Depression

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

By Jeff Bauer

The Power of Prayer for Mental Health

Prayer, religion, and spirituality appear to do more good than harm when it comes to mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.

By HealthAfter50

6 Ways to Ease Into Giving Up the Car Keys

People who gradually give up driving fare better than those who are forced to stop without time to adapt. Here are a few steps you can take to ease into it.

By Melissa Caravella

Can Spirituality Help You Cope?

Anything that helps you feel centered and connected, such as simple prayers, meditation, or mindfulness, may help you deal with anxiety and depression.

By HealthAfter50

One Secret to a Long, Happy Retirement

A sense of purpose is a good thing to have at any stage of life. But as you approach retirement age it can be especially important.

By Greg Daugherty