There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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Anyone can develop a mental illness. But these strategies can reduce the risk of mental health issues.
The most sophisticated bullies know how to use tactics that will go undetected by leadership.
Toxic people can drain your mental strength. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to limit their influence.
Whether you're ending a relationship or telling someone they're fired, delivering bad news is tough. Avoid these mistakes that are likely to make things worse.
Scheduling time to worry sounds counterintuitive. But studies show it really works.
Letting go of certain things can open the door to true contentment in life.
You can do anything for 30 days. And you just might find that one month is enough to inspire you to change your life permanently.
Although the internet offers more opportunities to connect with others, we're feeling more isolated than ever before.
Survey shows that the belief that people with mental illness are dangerous has grown over the years.
These beliefs make it impossible to be happy even when good things happen.
Whether you call yourself names or doubt your ability to succeed, negative self-talk can hold you back. Here's how to respond to negative self-talk in a healthy way.
Psychologists estimate 3 percent of business leaders are psychopaths. Here's how to stay mentally strong when you're dealing with a psychopath in the workplace.
Are your kids gaining the skills they need to handle the real world? Here's how to give them the mental strength to help them reach their potential.
Sometimes, it's easy to give people power over your life without even realizing that you're doing it.
Get rid of some clutter, clear some mental space, carve an hour into your calendar — make some room somewhere so you can feel lighter and freer.
Negative self-talk will prevent you from having a positive life. These strategies will help you develop a healthier inner monologue.
There are a lot of misconceptions about happiness and how to deal with emotions. Unfortunately, making these mistakes could cause your happiness to plummet.
You have 60,000 thoughts a day, and many of them are repetitive and unhelpful. Here's how to declutter your mind so you can focus on things that really matter to you.
This simple but effective exercise can help you train your brain to think differently.
Valedictorians aren't likely to become millionaires; it's the kids who break the rules who are most likely to become wealthy.
Wrestling with a tough choice? Research says this simple psychological trick will give you clarity on how you should proceed.
We often refer to anyone who overparents their kids as helicopter parents. But a new study says there are three distinctly different types of helicopter parents.
Helicopter parents give their kids competitive advantages during childhood. But their kids are likely to experience some long-term consequences in adulthood.
Whether you're trying to get your child to do chores, or you want him to finish his math homework, the 'Batman Effect' will help him get it done.
Facebook is making some changes in 2018 and studies show the changes to user's news feeds could be bad for their psychological well-being.
You have 60,000 thoughts per day. That's 60,000 chances to either build yourself up or tear yourself down.
Incorporating more gratitude into your life could be the easiest way to change your life this year. Here's an easy way to become more grateful.
These alternatives will help you go on more adventures, connect with amazing people, learn new things, and grow stronger in 2018.
Not all muscle is built in the gym. There are several ways nature can help you build the mental muscle you need to reach your greatest potential.
There's a lot to be said for positive thinking, but it won't make you mentally strong. Here's how to train your brain to think differently.
Amy Morin, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and the author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do.