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How to tell the difference between sadness and depression

November 30, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

The characteristics of sadness and the symptoms of depression can look similar. Follow this guidance to tell them apart and seek treatment as needed.

Just a touch of gratitude

November 22, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Gratitude has benefits, but forcing it can be harmful. Alyson Stone, PhD, tells us how to find balance between feeling grateful and feeling anything but.

A little horror goes a long way

November 17, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Horror films are fun for some and nightmare fuel for others. Phobia expert Kevin Chapman, PhD, weighs in on whether manufactured fear can cause actual harm.

5 lessons on how to overcome fear

November 11, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

We all experience fear. Learning how to face it, unpack it, and move through it can help you reach new levels of personal growth.

Taking our anxiety back to school

November 17, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Heading back to school feels much heavier than it used to. Follow this practical advice to help take care of your kids’ mental health—and your own.

How to help clients while managing your own emotions 

November 11, 2022 | Written by Frank Anderson, MD

Therapist, psychiatrist, author, and speaker Frank Anderson talks about how to support and empathize with clients while also taking care of yourself.

What happiness isn’t

September 30, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

The truth about happiness is that we tend to mistake a lot of things for it. To help clear things up, here’s what happiness isn’t.

Food, mood, and a healthy attitude: How to feel good from what you eat

September 30, 2022 | Written by Kathleen Zamperini, MA, MEd, LPC, CIMHP

Food and mood are intricately connected. Follow these tips to eat in a way that supports your emotional well-being.

Happiness: Definition, benefits, types

September 30, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Happiness has many benefits. It improves our health and relationships, and gives us meaning. Learn more about how to cultivate your happiness.

The power of self-awareness: A whole-person perspective

October 11, 2022 | Written by Hannah Smith, MA, LMHC, CGP

In this four-part series, find out what self-awareness really is, its limitations, and how it differs from attention.

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