4 great ways to use your mental health days that won’t break the bank

4 great ways to use your mental health days that won't break the bank

When you’re under pressure and feeling stressed, you might feel irresponsible taking time off from work. And there’s plenty of stress to go around, from high inflation and market volatility to global conflicts and talk of a looming recession. Ironically, experts say that’s exactly when it’s most important for you to take a mental health … Read more

Alzheimer’s linked to wearing and bad parking

Alzheimer's linked to wearing and bad parking

Memory loss is a prominent symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, but that’s only one of many signs of the disorder. The disease, which affects 5.8 million people in the US, often presents as forgetfulness, irritability and trouble communicating. Earlier this month, researchers said they’d uncovered another sign of the illness: imprudent altruism. The new findings suggested … Read more

Alzheimer’s linked to wearing and bad parking

Alzheimer's linked to wearing and bad parking

Memory loss is a prominent symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, but that’s only one of many signs of the disorder. The disease, which affects 5.8 million people in the US, often presents as forgetfulness, irritability and trouble communicating. Earlier this month, researchers said they’d uncovered another sign of the illness: imprudent altruism. The new findings suggested … Read more

A fitness trainer shares the 5 exercises she does every day to ‘look and feel younger’

A fitness trainer shares the 5 exercises she does every day to 'look and feel younger'

We can’t turn back the clock as we age, but we can tailor our workouts to improve our quality of life and ability to do everyday activities. The secret? Strength training. Strength training keeps our muscles and joints healthy and limber, which becomes increasingly important as we get older because we lose muscle mass and … Read more

Zachary Levi had ‘mental breakdown,’ ‘active thoughts’ of suicide

Zachary Levi had 'mental breakdown,' 'active thoughts' of suicide

Zachary Levi is getting candid about his lifelong battles with anxiety, mental health and depression. The 41-year-old actor details his struggles in his new book “Radical Love: Learning To Accept Yourself and Others,” as well as trying to find a place where he achieved self-love. Levi opened up about his battles with suicidal thoughts and … Read more

7 Signs Your Mental Health Medication Isn’t Working The Way It Should

7 Signs Your Mental Health Medication Isn't Working The Way It Should

Finding the right antidepressant or anti-anxiety medication (or combination of medications) requires a steady stream of diligence — a level of persistence that can quickly dry up if side effects start to make an appearance. “Everyone’s brain and body responds to and processes medications differently, so getting on the right medication regimen can be a … Read more

Want to Understand Delusions? Listen to the People Who Have Them

Want to Understand Delusions?  Listen to the People Who Have Them

For the first decades of Sohee Park’s career in schizophrenia research, she rarely stopped to consider what life was like for her research subjects. Now a professor of psychology at Vanderbilt University, Park made a name for herself by studying working memory—the quick, scratch-pad-like memory that helps us keep track of what we’re doing. By … Read more

How to spot if your boss is a narcissist

How to spot if your boss is a narcissist

Do you know someone who is insensitive and name-drops? Worse, is that person your boss? These are two telltale signs that your leader could be a narcissist. And not only is having a narcissistic superior potentially bad for employees, a new study shows that it could be bad for business as well: This type of … Read more

You’re not going crazy. ADHD meds don’t work while you’re on your period

You're not going crazy.  ADHD meds don't work while you're on your period

I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Inattentive Type about three years ago—I was a fully functioning adult, married with children before finding out that my brain worked a bit differently. Of course I’ve known that I functioned a bit differently than my friends since childhood. The signs were there early on, but … Read more