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How to protect your psychological health, improve your relationships, and enhance your self-esteem.
Guy Winch Ph.D.
Our awareness of psychological self-care and emotional health has never been higher. It's up to each of us to make sure it stays that way.
We're all under tremendous psychological stress. Here are some tips for managing.
Management and leadership need to consider ways of helping employees maintain their emotional health. Here's how one CEO is going about it.
The Covid-19 pandemic can have a brutal impact on the loneliness epidemic. Here are some steps we can take to stay emotionally connected.
Belonging to a group has significant emotional benefits and can be a powerful tool in the battle against loneliness.
Goals and resolutions require the right kind of plan.
Loneliness and hostility have more in common than we realize.
Video games are evolving, as are the platforms on which they're played. Now, research is examining the circumstances under which they can benefit our emotional health.
Getting and staying sober requires emotional regulation.
If you and your partner go to bed at different times, you should probably consider these 10 questions.
Knowing what you're feeling on a granular level can improve your emotional and mental health.
A book to help parents have a conversation with young children about accepting the new people in their lives.
Negative self-talk actually accomplishes the exact opposite of what we intend it to. Here's why.
If you're feeling confused and bewildered about being turned down for a second date, read on to learn why it might have happened.
Some behaviors that are common but infrequent can become devastating for relationships when they become habitual.
Rates of depression are going up but access to care is not—especially among certain groups.
Falling in love is amazing — but we still need to keep our eyes open.
Impatience can happen to any of us, but impulsivity is a different animal. Here's what you need to know about the difference.
Our culture of happiness can give us the wrong message about distressing feelings.
Some people can never admit they're wrong. Here's why.
'Tis the season for college midterms and finals—and for test anxiety to rear its head. Here's what you can do to smack it down.
When one partner shuts down during an argument, it can be frustrating. Here's how to break this difficult dynamic.
Do you believe you can control your emotions? Here's why you should.
Knowing which emotions you experience is not as easy as you might think.
Dismissing some complaints can be deadly to your relationship.
An animal doesn't have to be warm and fuzzy to make us feel warm and fuzzy.
A new book that can help you find your blind spots and get unstuck.
Getting over heartbreak is far harder than we realize, because something surprising is going on in our brain.
There are reasons why losing a pet causes such intense grief.
When your heart gets broken, your brain does too.
Guy Winch, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and author of Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts.