988 is the new number for the suicide and crisis hotline — 7 things you should know
You can call 988 if you're in any kind of mental health crisis — from substance abuse to dealing with grief. Here are some frequently asked questions.
Trying to change bad habits or dark thoughts? You may benefit from CBT, the therapy 'gold standard'
Cognitive behavioral therapy is an evidence-backed way to address unwanted thoughts and habits and improve relationships. Here's how it can help you.
What are night terrors? How to treat the thrashing sleep condition and why it's different from nightmares
Night terrors are characterized by bouts of screaming, thrashing and panicking in one's sleep. They can be caused by lack of sleep stress, or PTSD.
The often-overlooked signs of autism in adults — from social anxiety to ritualized behavior
Autism in women tends to be underdiagnosed or mislabeled since the condition presents slightly differently in females.
If you have trouble regulating your emotions and it's disrupting your daily life, then EFT may help
Emotion-focused therapy (EFT) can help treat anxiety, depression, PTSD, and much more by teaching you skills to accept and manage your emotions.
If heat, sunshine, and tons of free time leave you feeling low, you could have summer depression
If warmer weather leaves you with a low, depleted mood, you could have summer-onset major depression. Learn the signs, causes, and how to get help.
6 tips for boosting critical thinking skills to avoid biases and make more informed decisions
Critical thinking can help you maintain a balanced perspective and make well-reasoned decisions. Try these six tips to develop this essential skill.
How to spot confirmation bias and keep it from fueling snap judgments and limiting your worldview
Confirmation bias can limit you by leading you to prioritize information that matches your current beliefs. Here's how to expand your perspective.
9 subtle signs of domestic abuse and how to get help
Domestic abuse can affect your health, mental well-being, and safety, and it can happen in any relationship. Here's how to recognize it and get help.
5 ways to stimulate your vagus nerve and regain control from stress faster
Stimulating your vagus nerve, which runs from your brain to your gut, can help ease stress and boost well-being. Here's how, plus 5 exercises to try.
12 proven ways to raise serotonin levels and boost your mood
You can increase serotonin levels through regular exercise and eating foods like salmon, eggs, and soy products.
5 ways to interpret dreams about your teeth falling out and what it could mean for your real life
If you're dreaming about your teeth falling out it could be a sign that you're feeling anxious or insecure about an aspect of your life.
Powerful vitamins and supplements that help ease anxiety and combat stress naturally
You don't need a prescription for vitamins like vitamin D and B6 that may help reduce your anxiety and fend off unnecessary stress.
6 possible explanations for that pregnancy dream you keep having, according to experts
Has a recent dream about pregnancy made you wonder whether you could be pregnant? Get the details on what this common dream might really mean.
20 must-know meditation tips and techniques for beginners
These 20 meditation tips can be especially helpful for beginners, or anyone who needs help sticking to an effective meditation practice.
Insider's top resources for maintaining your mental health year-round
Prioritizing your mental health is a 365-day affair. Here, we've gathered our best resources for you to do so.
Are you depressed or just burned out? How to tell the difference and get the right treatment
Burnout and depression have similar symptoms but are very different when it comes to how they're diagnosed and treated.
What to say and what not to say to someone who is grieving the loss of a loved one
It's important to acknowledge when someone is struggling with the loss of a loved one. Acknowledge their emotions and offer to be a listening ear.
The sneaky ways social media can sabotage your body image — and 3 easy tips to help you break the cycle
Social media can make you feel worse about yourself and your body — but there are ways to use it more positively.
17 ways to calm anxiety and ease your mind
You can calm anxiety by exercising regularly, getting outside, and sticking to a sleep schedule. You can also see a therapist or try meditation.