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8 Ways to Become Less Cynical

Skepticism and pessimism can wreak havoc on your health. Here, how to make some important attitude adjustments.

Is There Really Such a Thing as a Broken Heart?

As it turns out, heartbreak may be more than just a metaphor.

The Different Types of Bipolar Disease

Bipolar disorder represents not a single disease, but a spectrum of disorders. Learn about the most common forms.

10 Ways to Stop Worrying

Everyone worries from time to time, but too much worrying can affect your health. Here, 10 ways to stop stressing.

Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist?

Do you see the glass as half-empty or half-full? Your answer could have major effects on your health.

Dispelling the Top 10 Depression Myths

Nearly 7 percent of Americans suffer from depression, but the disease is often misunderstood. Here, we separate fact from fiction.

Are You Emotionally Intelligent?

An ever-growing topic among psychologists, emotional intelligence can play a significant role in your job, your relationships, and your own self-worth.

5 Ways to Boost Your Body Image

The way you view your body can affect your health. Follow these tips for an instant body-image boost.

As This Year Ends

Follow these basic strategies to manage your time more efficiently in the coming year.

The 10 Most Depressing Jobs

A national survey recently examined 21 major occupational categories and found that people who change diapers, tend to the elderly, and wait tables have the highest rates of depression, while the lowest rates occur among engineers, architects, and surveyors.

Beating the Holiday Blues: Understanding SAD

An estimated 10 million Americans, or about 6 percent of the U.S. population, experience these feelings in their most extreme form--a condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

The Top 5 Schizophrenia Myths

Schizophrenia affects millions of Americans, but the illness and its causes are often misunderstood. Here, we dispel the disease's most common myths.

What Causes Schizophrenia?

Research points to a complex combination of known factors.

Can a Pet Boost Your Health?

According to some researchers, a four-legged friend can add years to your life.
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