Posts for category Mental Health

Boosting brain health

Most of us experience temporary lapses of memory, like misplacing our keys or forgetting where ...

Self-care: The gift that keeps on giving

Despite wide use and growing popularity, the term “self-care” continues to be misunderstood. On the ...

The benefits of self-forgiveness

We often have high expectations of ourselves and become upset when we fail to live ...

Living longer: Reaping the rewards

Human life expectancy has increased significantly in the 21st century — a remarkable achievement, but also ...

Healing divisiveness

To become happier as individuals and as a society, we need to become more tolerant ...

Surviving the family holiday

Mary Foston-English, MFT, is the assistant director of Stanford’s Faculty and Staff Help Center. HealthySteps ...

7 time management tips for happier days

For many of us, our to-do lists feel as long as the novel War and Peace and ...

Self-compassion: The best medicine

Won’t “being your own worst critic” toughen you up and ultimately make you perform better? ...

The 10 domains of well-being

Aspiring to a higher level of wellness? HealthySteps to Wellness recently spoke with Catherine Heaney, PhD, ...

Prescription drugs: The epidemic of addiction in the U.S.

Pharmacy retail sales of opioid painkillers, obtained through doctors’ prescriptions, quadrupled between 1999 and 2010, ...