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The healing power of storytelling

November 18, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer

Therapy has long been a place to share stories, and some types of therapy center reading and writing them. Clinician Bijal Shah explains how they work.

How to feel more grateful

November 7, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

When you’re having a bad day, knowing how to practice gratitude can make a big difference. Here’s how it can benefit you.

Is it healthy to take a break from the news?

October 3, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer

If the 24/7 news cycle is affecting your mental health, you’re not alone. Jonah Paquette, PsyD, offers advice on staying informed without getting overwhelmed.

How to be more self-compassionate

August 12, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

You can learn how to practice self-compassion by challenging your inner critic. Use these tips to get started.

How much screen time is too much?

August 12, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Too much screen time can have a variety of negative effects, but there are healthy ways to limit your screen time and enjoy it too.

Doomscrolling: What it is and how to stop

April 22, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Doomscrolling involves consuming negative news online and not stopping, even when it makes you feel bad. Here’s how to stop doing it.

Binge eating: How it starts, why it keeps happening, and how to stop

February 24, 2022 | Written by Amy Pershing

Binge eating is an eating disorder that involves an uncontrollable desire to consume large quantities of food in a short period of time.

How addictive is sugar?

February 22, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Science has shown that sugar has addictive properties, but depends on the individual. Here’s how it affects your mental and physical health.

How to break a bad habit, once and for all

January 26, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Habits are how our brains deal with free time. You can learn how to break bad habits and replace them with new ones using the cue-routine-rewards system.

Revenge bedtime procrastination: Why we do it and how to stop

January 16, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Revenge bedtime procrastination involves putting off going to bed in order to make up for lost personal time during the day. Here are some strategies to help...

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