6 unexpected ways to feel connected in a quarantine

6 unexpected ways to feel connected in a quarantine

  Sports are cancelled. Concerts are cancelled. Proms, parties, and weddings are cancelled. As many of us shift to a more socially distanced lifestyle for a while, it can start to feel like fun, in general, is cancelled. If you’re feeling lonely or struggling...
7 easy ways to make someone’s day (including your own)

7 easy ways to make someone’s day (including your own)

  Some days get the best of us: the train is late, there’s a pop quiz in class, your boss is disappointed, the list goes on and on. It can be hard to feel happy when so many factors can work against us. The good news? There’s an easy way to boost your mood that’s...
Your brain on gratitude

Your brain on gratitude

 There’s no better time than Thanksgiving to talk about the importance of gratitude.After all, gratitude is how this U.S. holiday started—the Pilgrims celebrated their first harvest after months of hardship. But the whole concept of gratitude can get a bit lost among...
1 is the loneliest number: 4 ways to feel more connected

1 is the loneliest number: 4 ways to feel more connected

 Not only is one the loneliest number, but social isolation adversely affects your mental health. In fact, chronic isolation and loneliness could be taking years off your life.A study found that the health effects of prolonged isolation is equivalent to smoking 15...
Your checklist to choosing the right anxiety app

Your checklist to choosing the right anxiety app

 Got anxiety? You’re not alone. About 40 million others: Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S.The good news is anxiety disorders are highly treatable, and many may find relief from digital health tools.The bad news? Looking for the right app...