Dealing with the Loss of a Child
It is not surprising that a parent who loses their child is at a higher risk for depression and anxiety. But do their mental health risks depend on how their child died?
Are You Angry or Anxious – or Both?
Excessive anxiety interferes with an individual's daily life. So does excessive anger, whether the person acts out or bottles it up. Is it possible these conditions are related?
The Fix-Sibling-Rivalry School Club
Did you and a brother or sister fight? A lot? Wouldn't it be nice to find a way to prevent your own kids from fighting each other? Sibling rivalry may be common, but it's also unhealthy.
Stressed Out? Does Your Doctor Know?
Stress may be a part of life, but it can get too intense and interfere with daily life and sleep. It can also contribute to medical conditions – but your doctor may not talk about it.
Be Happy, Be Rich, Someday
Does it seem like life would be easier if you were rich? Like all rich people are happier? What if it was the other way around? What if being happy is what made you rich? Of course, nothing is that simple.
Coffee, the Drink of Happy Words
Need another reason to refill your morning cup of joe? How about reading words faster and more accurately? A recent study found that a small amount of caffeine may enhance your ability to process words with positive connotations.
To Forgive is Divine
At the end of someone’s life, it may seem easier to try to focus on the good. But if unresolved issues are present, forgiveness can bring everyone some peace.
Hey Girls! Let's Dance
Teen girls that seem generally healthy may still struggle with their self-image. This struggle can sometimes lead to later health problems. But there's a possible solution: Just dance!
When Real Disasters on TV Scare Kids
The Twin Towers falling. Raging wildfires. Families wading through flooded waters. These images might show important news, but disaster coverage makes an impression on little minds.
Poor Economy Linked to Suicides
As Europeans have struggled with their economic crisis, suicides on that continent have been increasing. Unfortunately, the same has been true here in the US.