Not productive? No problem.
No one is happy in this strange and awful time. But there is a particular circle of unhappiness reserved for people still reeling from unexpected loss in 2016.
As the number of virus cases rises, anxious residents are taking precautions and making sure they are prepared this time.
A future without chats in the office kitchen seems pretty lonely.
Except in areas where Covid is surging, there are still no lines of patients in the hospital halls.
As winter approaches, we still need to be vigilant about taking precautions.
Exhaustion and impatience are creating new risks as cases soar in parts of the world. “They have had enough,” one U.S. mayor said of her residents.
Silent breakfast is a wellness practice that is helping some people cope with the pandemic.
And how to nip them in the bud before they start.
After months of lockdown, adults just want to get out of the house. For some children, the issue is more fraught.
Paying attention to symptoms like headaches, dizziness and fatigue is crucial, now more than ever.
While many people gained weight during the lockdowns, others have used the change in routine to eat better and exercise more.
Researchers are looking at online behavior to gauge public mental health. The results aren’t pretty.
Stretching and meditative movement like yoga before bed can improve the quality of your sleep and the amount you sleep. Here is a short and calming routine of 11 stretches and exercises.
Mental health experts offer advice on how to handle the return to indoor life the cooler weather will bring.
If vacationing with other families was complicated in Before Times — splitting costs, calling dibs on bedrooms — the coronavirus has only doused the fire with more fuel.
Many patients who were critically ill with Covid-19 face arduous recoveries, often requiring extensive physical rehabilitation.
This isn’t the first time uncertainty has colored my days. Three decades ago, I learned that I had metastatic cancer and that nothing could be taken for granted.
Processing the trauma, and envy, that followed losing a baby.
The expert in positive psychology has a few simple ideas for sustaining mental well-being as Covid-19 continues.
Nuclear families have always relied on a community for practical support.
Several recent studies shed light on the pandemic preoccupations of sleepers.
It’s going to be a while before we can hug freely again. What does that mean for our mental health?
After the kids go to bed, the grown-ups are drinking and smoking pot to distract themselves from the hellscape that is pandemic parenting.
Doctors, nurses and therapists have a prescription for helping all of us to get through these difficult times: Try a little laughter.
The ’90s folk idol is an old hand at mindfulness.
The ’90s folk idol is an old hand at mindfulness.
Older men and women who took a fresh look at the objects and vistas around them felt more upbeat and hopeful.
Guidance for teenagers on staying steady in the turmoil of the pandemic.
Selective mutism is a common anxiety condition whereby kids who are normally chatty at home clam up around outsiders or at school.
In a new study, psychologists tried to get a handle on the personality types that might be prone to outlandish beliefs.
With 7 million known cases of the coronavirus across the country, more people are suffering from symptoms that go on and on.
Experts offer advice on how to recognize the signs of trauma and re-establish some normalcy.
Schools, forced to cancel in-person classes because of the pandemic, have become more comfortable with remote teaching. That might mean the end of the snow day.
Doctors are seeing a huge increase in patients who have been shedding abnormal amounts of hair, and they believe it is related to stress associated with the coronavirus.
My parents wanted a better life for me, but they didn’t know that the scars of their own childhood traumas could still cause pain.
The actress finds catharsis in roles about pain and in her activism to help the survivors of domestic violence.
Long thought to have medicinal benefits, fungi including reishi, lion’s mane and chaga are gaining popularity in the wellness world.
Michael R. Caputo, the head of communications at the Department of Health and Human Services, apologized to the health secretary and his staff and is considering a medical leave.
Face mask? Check. Hand sanitizer? Got it. Here’s how you can help kids ease back into school this fall.
Some saw hypocrisy. I saw the looming return of annoying beauty standards for women.
New studies show caregivers with young children are stressed, with no signs of relief on the horizon.
Regular exercise helped lab mice remain psychologically resilient even when their lives seemed filled with threats.
When I reopened my dental practice in early June, the tooth fractures started coming in: at least one a day, every single day that I’ve been in the office.
“It makes you depressed, anxious that it’s never going to go away.”
Getting a pandemic puppy seemed like a bad idea for a blended family. Until we did it.
Meditation apps, tinctures, stress-busting gummies — spending on commercials for all of them is rising amid the pandemic’s climbing death toll and economic strain.
Many children may learn of a grandparent’s death without a chance to visit to say goodbye.
Experts have long predicted that psychotherapy was poised to go virtual. The pandemic may prove them right.
Nature seems to be ganging up on the Golden State.