A scholar of Christian spirituality argues that prayers are meant to bring together a faith community – something apps aren’t likely to achieve.
Supermarket employees, still laboring in crisis mode, continue to report significant rises in physical and mental health problems.
Having strong social support and a sense of belonging buffered and even reversed some of the harmful effects of stress on genes.
Despite some claims, ‘overtraining’ is likely the last reason you’re struggling to lose weight.
The pandemic brought about a sharp rise in mental health concerns, deep unemployment and an unprecedented amount of social isolation – a potentially deadly combination alongside rising gun sales.
How to manage the stress of polarization and how to function when it surrounds us is now a necessary but underdeveloped skill for many of us.
Mindfulness might not be an easy answer to the divisiveness that surrounds us, but an accurate understanding that includes the practice of acceptance may help encourage sincerity and understanding.
Spending time with therapy dogs is a popular way for students to reduce their stress but new research informs us about how to get the most out of interactions.
Social media during the pandemic is not all doom scrolling and despair. Lighter memes have psychological benefits.
There is a common misconception that family estrangement is a particular event or outcome. Rather, it’s often based on ongoing issues.
Colleges and universities are using therapy dogs as a low-cost way to improve their students’ mental health.
Cats may actually enjoy the extra peace and quiet as we start leaving the house more.
The COVID-19 pandemic and a growing global refugee crisis have shone a light on the ever-increasing need for new approaches to mental health treatment.
Nurses and healthcare workers will need more support in the longer term to deal with the considerable effect COVID-19 has had on mental health and wellbeing.
Feeling exhausted, unable to concentrate and wanting to withdraw and disconnect from the world and those around you? You could be heading towards burnout.
Dreams help us regulate our emotions and adapt to stressful events. Repetitive content may represent an unsuccessful attempt to integrate difficult experiences.
Lack of human touch can lead to greater stress, anxiety and loneliness – and that is what made the social distancing during the pandemic so hard for many.
Firefighters are hailed as heroes and pillars of strength, bravery and courage. But the daily stressors and traumas of their jobs take a heavy emotional toll that largely goes unnoticed by the public.
The past 18 months have tested the mental and physical limits of Olympic athletes in their pursuit of the Tokyo Games. That’s what makes the performances during these Olympics even more remarkable.
Students’ academic worries persisted through the pandemic. A developmental scientist offers tips to support young people heading back to school.