4 Things Psychologists Do Every Day to Feel Happier

While there’s no one secret to happiness, regular self care can go a long way towards boosting your mood. People find joy in different places, so the key is to identify healthy habits that please you—and make time for them daily. "As Aristotle put it, 'Happiness is an activity'," says Jason Wheeler, PhD, a psychoanalyst in New York City. "Lots of [...]


7 Signs Your Friend Group Is Toxic

In the penultimate episode of HBO's Girls, the four main characters squeeze into a bathroom for a group meeting that's meant to be healing, but instead serves the final nail [...]

5 Yin Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Do

Life is full of opposing pairs: sweet and savory, fast and slow, hard and soft. One half of the pair can’t — and shouldn’t — exist without the other. This concept is [...]

5 Healthy Habits That Regulate Your Appetite

Once, one of my clients half-jokingly requested an exorcism from the demon possessing her body: hunger. Kind of a gruesome analogy but, truth be told, it's fairly accurate [...]

11 Surprising Migraine Triggers

Skull-busting pain, nausea, an acute sensitivity to light—the misery of a migraine can be totally debilitating. What's worse, it can last for as long as two days. "That no [...]

Why a Vitamin D Deficiency May Explain Your Chronic Headaches

Not getting enough vitamin D has been linked to a wide variety of health problems, including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. Now, research [...]

How Common Is Magnesium Deficiency—and Could You Have It?

You may not be as familiar with magnesium as you are with better-known minerals such as iron, calcium, and zinc. But magnesium is incredibly important for many of the body’s [...]

5 ‘Healthy’ Foods Nutritionists Say Are a Waste of Money

You can probably guess that bagels, soda, candy, and potato chips rarely make it into a nutritionist's grocery basket. But some of the other items they refuse to eat may [...]

Sneaky Things That Make You Eat More (Even When You’re Not Hungry)

Ever find yourself going about your day, not even thinking about food . . . when all of a sudden your appetite kicks in, and you're at the drive-thru or rummaging through your [...]

4 Ways to Flawlessly Contour Your Face

There’s no shortage of beauty trends to try right now. Whether it’s messy brows, bold lips, or a vibrant eyeshadow, makeup must-tries abound. Another craze we love? [...]

5 Ways to Eat Less Sugar

Americans take in more than 22 teaspoons of “added sugar” each day. That's the kind put into food, either by manufacturers, such as cookies and candy, or by you, [...]