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Marlynn Wei M.D., J.D.
Are you feeling bored or having trouble paying attention? Researchers show why online shopping isn't the answer.
A new study shows why you should take a break from your phone once in a while.
Mindfulness at work could help you feel calmer and achieve more work-life balance. New studies show conflicting evidence.
A new meta-analysis finds that a certain strain of bacteria, found in some probiotics, may help reduce symptoms of anxiety.
Research finds that 10 minutes of walking and meditation can improve your mood.
A recent study finds that yoga could help reduce fall risk in people with Parkinson's disease.
Research suggests that these food groups could be an "antidepressant diet."
A new study finds that yoga can reduce eating disorder symptoms.
New research finds Tai Chi could improve both brain and muscle health.
Outdoor adventure athletes share their experiences with how age affects their self-esteem.
A new study explores the potential health and psychological benefits of combining art therapy with mindfulness.
A review of randomized control trials on yoga's impact on the immune system yields promising results.
A new study finds that combining meditation before or after a walk reduces anxiety more than just walking by itself.
A few minutes of yoga can boost energy and self-esteem.
Do you know what that emoji means? Scientists look at all the possible meanings of an emoji.
Researchers found out there are least 27 emotions-- a lot more than we used to think.
New studies suggest an important role for mindfulness cognitive behavioral therapy in ADHD treatment.
A new study finds the most effective way to cut back sugar in your coffee.
New research suggests that doing yoga regularly can help reduce the harmful effects of stress and aging on the body.
New research finds promising results for yoga in the treatment of depression.
What mindfulness exercise helps with persistent worry and negative thoughts? Research suggest you try this technique to reduce how much you worry.
New research supports growing evidence that depression is associated with increased inflammation. Find out 5 ways you can work to reduce inflammation in your body.
Learn ways to bring more mindfulness into your holiday season.
A new study finds that mindfulness helps people with depression think more clearly and pay less attention to negative, irrelevant thoughts.
Here are 5 non-partisan tips to deal with post-Election Day anxiety.
Only 20 minutes of this yoga breathing exercise could lower your stress and inflammation in the body.
Looking to branch out from the mindful coloring books? Origami is a beautiful calming craft that can enhance your mindfulness.
New study shows that eight portions of fruit and vegetables boosts your mood as much as getting a job.
New study compares different styles of yoga to answer the question is one yoga style better than another. The answer will surprise you.
Could the new game craze help social anxiety and depression? Catching Pokémon might have more rewards than you think.
Marlynn Wei, M.D., J.D., is a board-certified Harvard and Yale-trained psychiatrist and therapist in New York City.
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