Building Better Mental Health

Your mental health influences how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope with stress, overcome challenges, build relationships, and recover from life’s setbacks and hardships.

Strong mental health isn’t just the absence of mental health problems. Being mentally or emotionally healthy is much more than being free of depression, anxiety, or other psychological issues. Rather than the absence of mental illness, mental health refers to the presence of positive characteristics.

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How to Hack your Happiness

It’s easy to assume everyone around you is happy. But the truth is, all of us deal with stress, overload, and gloom more often than you’d think (yes, even your favorite Instagram influencer).

Consider this: A famous study at Northwestern University found that people who win the $20 million lottery are not happier one year later. Similarly, after a few years, people who become paralyzed are not any less happy than they were before the accident.

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The stress that kills American workers


Poor health care and job insecurity shorten lives.

As many as 80% of American workers suffer from high levels of stress in their job, according to a survey entitled “Attitudes in the American Workplace”. 

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