Health & Wellness


Health is a state of being, whereas wellness is the state of living a healthy lifestyle. Health refers to physical, mental, and social well-being; wellness aims to enhance well-being.

  • How to be Patient with Yourself and Others in a Changing World – We live in a time where everything can change at an accelerated pace. No protocol exists for a time like this, no wisdom upon which to rely or set a course to follow. If ever there was a time when we should show patience, it would be now, right? After all, we’ve never done this before, and we can’t expect to get it right the first time. Sadly, too many of us do the exact opposite. We hold ourselves and others to unrealistic standards, beat ourselves up for not doing it well enough, criticize ourselves for lagging behind too long, and expect not to feel natural, human emotions.
  • How to Cultivate a Shift in Your Own Perspective – If only rebooting your mindset were as easy as restarting your laptop. As part of a collection on shifting perspectives, writers share the struggles, revelations, and joys they experienced as they began to see themselves and the world around them from a different point of view—and experts weigh in with advice on how you can change your perspective on just about anything.
  • How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain – New research is starting to explore how gratitude works to improve our mental health. With the rise of managed health care, which emphasizes cost-efficiency and brevity, mental health professionals have had to confront this burning question: How can they help clients derive the greatest possible benefit from treatment in the shortest amount of time?
  • 12 Scientifically Backed Ways to Reduce Stress – The National Institute of Mental Health defines stress as “how the brain and body respond to any demand.” Adding, “Any type of challenge—such as performance at work or school, a significant life change, or a traumatic event—can be stressful.”
  • How to know if your gut is healthy – By now, most people are aware that the gut has an impact on your mood and overall health. There is a sophisticated communication system between the gastrointestinal tract and the brain.
  • How to break and emotional addiction – We’re taught to feel and accept our emotions, but what about when your emotions actually become an addiction?
  • Mindfulness – Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention to the present. This state is described as observing one’s thoughts and feelings without judging them as good or bad.
  • The physical benefits of yoga – Yoga promotes physical health in multiple different ways. Some of them derive from better stress management. Others come more directly from the physical movements and postures in yoga, which help promote flexibility and reduce joint pain.
  • Meditation – There are many health benefits of meditation. Learn how to use meditation to relieve stress and tension, relax the body, find focus, and center your mind.
  • 8 Deep Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety – Breathing is a necessity of life that usually occurs without much thought. When you breathe in air, blood cells receive oxygen and release carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide is a waste product that's carried back through your body and exhaled.
  • The Six Dimensions of Wellness – Mindfully focusing on wellness in our lives builds resilience and enables us to thrive amidst life's challenges.
  • Health Guides: Health is a State of Mind and Body – It’s important to take care of both your mind and body. Any lifestyle change is a “work in progress.” Lasting changes take time.
  • 10 (Mostly) Technology-Free Ways to Practice Self-Care – Self-care, the act of taking care of oneself, has become a buzzworthy topic, especially on social media.
  • Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic: How You Can Start Again After Divorce – Coping strategies to help you build a new life
  • Worthy: Top 11 Wellness Resources To Help You Heal From Your Divorce – It is never too late to make a fresh start.
  • Prime Women: Wellness Retreat? – Could a wellness retreat be your post divorce Rx?