When it comes to phobias and other excessive fears, avoidance is the problem—and exposure is the solution.
When we’re feeling anxious or depressed, trying to change how we feel often backfires. Here’s how to focus instead on living your best life.
Meditation is known to lower stress, quiet the mind, and calm the nervous system. So why doesn’t it help you fall asleep?
It’s easy to see those with different political views as “the enemy.” Examining the stories we tell ourselves can help us find common ground.
Challenging our anxious thoughts with CBT can be helpful, but can also backfire. The creator of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) shares his evidence-based approach.
It can be easy in these politically polarized times to base our opinions on our party’s platform. Take this quiz to see if your friend is able to think for themselves.
Eight-five percent of those with COVID reported wearing masks “often” or “always” before getting sick. Does that mean masks aren’t effective?
The vast majority of us believe in God or a universal spirit, but we rarely share our personal spiritual experiences. These six factors may hold us back.
A recent report from the CDC shows an alarming rise in rates of depression. Practices from mindfulness-centered cognitive behavioral therapy can help.