tag:beliefnet.com,2007:feeds.emotional-healthBeliefnet - Emotional Health Galleries2017-03-21T18:06:14ZCopyright (c) 2017, BeliefnetBeliefnet Feed Syndicator 2.0tag:beliefnet.com,2007:007054f9-bf6a-469c-968d-3aaf6d2c1c912017-03-21T18:06:13Z11 Lifestyle Changes That Will Boost Your Mental Health<![CDATA[Making small daily changes will help you grow to be mentally stronger. ]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:43c07343-f414-4f89-87fd-b4332846636d2017-03-09T16:55:46Z5 Bible Figures Who Struggled with Depression<![CDATA[We can find hope in their stories. ]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:80a1e25a-16a9-40dc-a451-152524955e7e2017-03-08T20:52:25Z5 Tips for Coping with Anxiety in the Moment<![CDATA[You’re in public and you can feel your heart racing. Do you know how to stay relaxed?]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:7e4d1491-89f3-4a5d-92eb-feb13a2a69612017-02-13T14:59:49Z7 Ways to Comfort Someone With Anxiety<![CDATA[Help them find peace when they can't find it themselves.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:89c81868-10af-450b-b039-b9e22f50fee72016-12-08T17:44:24Z5 Tips for Busy People to Lower Stress and Live a Better Life<![CDATA[Live happier by eliminating the amount of stress in your life. ]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:77847c8f-8e12-473a-b899-ad8e0235aeac2016-11-29T18:27:30Z7 Ways Social Media is Making You Depressed<![CDATA[Social media can enrich our lives, but too much exposure can result in emotional difficulties.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:372f1492-a873-464a-a828-e6947991f8782016-11-11T02:01:34Z6 Tips to Help Someone With PTSD<![CDATA[What you can do if someone is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:543d68cb-6e2a-42b3-963a-40a26b72b3fa2016-10-20T14:29:55ZGod Help Me With My Depression<![CDATA[You can turn to God when you are struggling with depression. ]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:cbaf6cb5-b1bb-40d4-af47-6270925d583e2016-09-16T18:46:58Z5 Things Your Therapist is Really Thinking<![CDATA[What are they really thinking?]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:95f669ad-2f02-4d40-ad9b-5264aba0bd102016-09-08T14:28:10Z5 Breathing Techniques for Stress Relief and Relaxation<![CDATA[Learn how to breathe properly. ]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:700f1372-8706-42cb-90d2-8611babb7a272016-08-30T13:00:53Z5 Tips in Managing Emotions<![CDATA[Don't let your feeling control you.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:9ad089b9-4cf8-4322-a5d3-4361663fcec42016-05-24T20:51:55Z7 Things Never to Say to Churchgoers Who Struggle with Depression<![CDATA[Create a healing atmosphere in your church by avoiding these misconceptions about depression.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:8ef0210f-6e07-4064-b476-04252965f5462016-12-18T20:42:55Z6 Practical Ways to Cope With a Stressful Situation<![CDATA[Here are six practical things to try that will hopefully help you feel a little more resilient during stressful situations.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:3f555c96-b28e-4b5b-a9f0-a98d0dc0e4fe2016-12-18T20:42:55Z7 Essential Tips to Develop a Stress Management Strategy<![CDATA[Managing stress isn't always easy, but securing a strategy can help you thrive.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:1219586f-aa4c-4e67-9d4b-90ac44969b322016-12-18T20:42:58ZThe Worry Cure<![CDATA[Here are five “cures” to help you break the worry habit.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:fc45da05-7bee-4c14-ba32-daf9d15e2d4e2016-12-18T20:42:45Z8 Physical Signs of Depression<![CDATA[Depression is a “whole body” illness, involving your body, mood, and thoughts.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:19b71113-d6db-42f2-bbf0-2bb200cd27df2016-12-18T20:42:44Z5 Nutritional Deficiencies that May Cause Depression<![CDATA[Depression is a very common mental disorder that impacts over 300 million people world-wide.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:e348160c-f7d2-4c61-a082-ab7e3344aa5e2016-12-18T20:42:53ZLooking for a Therapist: Questions You Should be Asking<![CDATA[Finding the right therapist is as difficult as finding a good job or church. Actually it is tougher!]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:edcf383c-637d-44fe-9691-0ee99f6d27bf2016-12-18T20:42:44Z5 Things Everyone Should Know about Seasonal Depression<![CDATA[Seasonal affective disorder affects millions of people in America. SAD is a type of depression that usually starts and is related to the changing of seasons going into fall and winter months.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:721cb27d-91ae-4d61-b92a-cff42c9e87572016-12-18T20:42:44Z5 Spiritual Energy Exercises to Help Stop Depression in its Tracks<![CDATA[Become a depression conqueror with these spiritual energy exercises.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:a212c2ae-93cf-4bfe-b064-dfa27b291a452016-12-18T20:42:33Z5 Things You Should Never Say to Someone with an Anxiety Disorder<![CDATA[All humans experience anxiety it is part of our genetic makeup in order to survive danger or sense pending danger. People with anxiety disorders don’t get better over night and can worsen if not treated. Anxiety can cripple people in the workplace, home, and hurt relationships.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:775e82e1-f999-43f7-a5ee-8d465b9c61af2016-12-18T20:42:43Z5 Myths about Depression in Men<![CDATA[There are many myths regarding depression, and for men it can be even worse as they are fearful to admit they are struggling with the symptoms.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:8ac3ce50-0933-4bff-a68a-0e285aff1f5b2016-12-18T20:42:44Z5 Prayers for Healing Depression<![CDATA[Prayer can ease emotional turmoil but it won’t heal the physical problems of depression. Here are five prayers for healing depression.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:8d2cdd14-eae7-40ae-b771-937fa8d4dbac2016-12-18T20:42:45ZBooks to Help You through Depression<![CDATA[Mental health practitioners are doing more than prescribing medication for depression--they are also advising clients to purchase books as a tool.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:0140d41a-cff9-42d1-a773-08a72839326e2016-12-18T20:42:34Z6 Reasons You Should Strive to be a B+ Person<![CDATA[Here are six reasons, you should join me in trying to strive to be a B+ person.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:74b13264-2071-4e13-a586-1a0322f49b042016-12-18T20:42:45Z6 Depression Quotes That Heal Brokenness<![CDATA[Let these six depression quotes heal your brokenness]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:352dc82b-71e3-434e-9808-aac14ca9c42b2016-12-18T20:42:43Z10 Uplifting Depression Quotes<![CDATA[Be inspired to press on with these quotes.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:4bc325ca-72aa-4937-b5cc-65caa63f8c142016-12-18T20:42:49Z#The Worst Part Of Depression Is...<![CDATA[The tag #TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs was trending on Twitter. See how open and honest users were.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:e3f82f96-69d0-4699-909f-741955f7e83e2016-12-18T20:42:54ZRecovering from an Eating Disorder through Christ<![CDATA[Staying on track during recovery is never easy for any problem, including eating disorders.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:c63fdcf1-418e-4683-acf8-7b28f90f30952016-12-18T20:42:56Z7 Things Not To Say to Someone Stressed<![CDATA[Never say these seven things to someone who is stressed. If you do, you were warned.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:a6c2f979-ff0d-4528-b02f-0822c36058522016-12-18T20:42:53ZHow Coffee Can Manage Stress<![CDATA[This may be a surprise, but according to recent studies, coffee could help you handle stress, and depression better.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:5e5ee775-7de0-4ae7-8505-42c66835324d2016-12-18T20:42:57ZTips for a Stress-Free Life<![CDATA[Remember that stress can cause mental and physical health issues, including high blood pressure and heart-related issues. Here are a few physical symptoms of stress and anxiety that you should pay attention to in your quest to figure out how stressed you are:]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:88cfc734-fd42-40fb-954b-525f3985a88a2016-12-18T20:42:58ZThe Power of Positive<![CDATA[How keeping a positive mindset can benefit your health and your life]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:ff3bbc5d-f60a-46c4-b99d-9f7dee0cff292016-12-18T20:42:34Z6 Beliefs about People Who Go to Therapy Debunked<![CDATA[There is a cultural stigma associated with going to therapy. It remains taboo for many people who feel ashamed to admit they see a therapist even in the 21st Century, or that a therapist can’t be trusted. Don't believe it.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:8d9fd392-5616-49a7-b036-97b87053822a2016-12-18T20:42:46ZPrayers for Depression<![CDATA[There is so much comfort in prayer during times of angst, and depression. If your heart is broken, or of a bad day turned into weeks, here are prayers for you and loved ones.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:eff3f514-99c9-4618-ad62-2fdf3fc8567c2016-06-07T16:22:19ZStress Busters: Tips to Feel Better Today<![CDATA[Stress and anxiety lead to constant worry and pressure that can consume you. This article features 6 tips and ideas of ways to improve stress levels and feel better about yourself.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:8b8dc605-0675-4014-a290-66e49dffbe002016-12-18T20:42:45Z8 Foods That Fight Depression and Anxiety<![CDATA[Here’s eight foods that fight depression and anxiety.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:3a80c24b-e25c-4be5-8ec9-dc6cdd30e8b52016-12-18T20:42:49ZWhat to Do When a Friend is Depressed<![CDATA[Your friend is not texting you back, cancels appointments, or has seemed to have left earth without a trace. When you do connect they are lethargic and despondent. They are depressed, and here is how you can help.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:00ed6257-dcf8-4092-bace-5f72f3cb6c862016-12-18T20:42:39Z8 Phrases That Signify Zero Respect in a Relationship<![CDATA[Respect is a tricky objective to achieve with a significant other. However, it is critical for a successful relationship. Here are eight phrases that signify a lack of respect.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:83ded415-f5fd-4f83-9d62-bebd9bd10fb42016-12-18T20:42:31Z16 Ways to Bust Stress<![CDATA[The degree of stress we experience on a daily basis might be a cultural norm but personal priorities, personal choices and our purposeful reactions to stress can limit the negative health effects of stress. Here are a few suggestions to reduce stress in your life.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:5038de35-bdb1-4fee-b1dd-39e8f6653fab2016-12-18T20:42:36Z7 Things Christians Need to Know about Depression and Anxiety<![CDATA[No one is exempt from depression or anxiety and Christians are included. We need to accept we are still human, and mental illness does not discriminate if we are believers. Yes, wrong choices, sin, and other factors could bring on anxiety. Clinical depression is a chemical imbalance, not a choice. These are six points to consider if depressed, and struggling with anxiety as a believer.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:e1df64ba-030b-4b1a-8288-55ef98287c932016-12-18T20:42:35Z6 Tips For Dealing With Depression During The Holidays<![CDATA[For some people the Holiday season is a time when depression hits hardest. Here are 6 tips to help you deal with depression during the holiday season.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:277e8b68-fbe9-47b4-a2fa-af8ce2ee31bb2016-12-18T20:42:38Z8 Lessons People with Depression Learned from Their Illness<![CDATA[Here are the lessons and gifts that eight persons with depression pulled from their experiences.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:4c8d7d0a-0db6-41cd-b8dc-a3a0b1cec00d2016-12-18T20:42:33Z5 Ideas For Healing Your Soul When Depressed<![CDATA[What can we do to heal or help someone who is feeling punished by God or losing faith? Here are five useful ideas.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:9e588f6b-dc5f-4ac2-8187-15bba86451692016-12-18T20:42:52ZFor Crying Out Loud<![CDATA[Find out how crying can help decrease the stress within your life. You won't want to hold back the tears, once you read the pros to crying.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:c7977d05-f46f-466e-9682-613096c8417e2016-12-18T20:42:54ZNatural Depression Treatments to Consider<![CDATA[There are several natural ways to treat depression. Here are just a few methods to consider.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:6268dd88-51fc-41b2-8bba-746a8abf424b2016-12-18T20:42:58ZThe Benefits of Laughter<![CDATA[Laughter can benefit us in physical, emotional and social ways.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:f057cd38-0d30-4097-999d-0cc87965b3f22016-12-18T20:42:42ZDealing with Overwhelm<![CDATA[Find 5 ways to deal with your overwhelm.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:0a0284e8-8322-403d-b7f2-4378f22309b92016-12-18T20:42:33Z5 Thoughts That Can Sabotage Your Happiness<![CDATA[Free yourself of 5 thoughts to prevent negativity impacting your life.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:dfd4dd4a-8ded-4bf9-a6e9-736b8bb264cf2016-12-18T20:42:42ZCoping With Grief and Loss<![CDATA[Learn some steps that will help you get over physical and emotional pain.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:6456b031-2a85-45bd-a606-61647fdbba932016-12-18T20:42:50ZFinding Courage<![CDATA[Every person is born with courage. Read more to learn about how to be courageous daily.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:aeeedbd4-4e60-4187-b847-793cd728dadf2016-12-18T20:42:30Z10 Ways to Beat Anxiety<![CDATA[Read about 1o ways that could help you soothe symptons of anxiety in your life.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:3e1f7397-7954-4640-9594-0207cfac25142016-12-18T20:42:36Z8 Depression Busters for Teens<![CDATA[Not sure if your teen is being moody or has a more serious problem? Here are 8 tips to help you find out.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:db51154a-6b3e-48d3-a88b-43d87354a2be2016-12-18T20:42:34Z5 Ways to Manage Autumn Anxiety<![CDATA[Anxious that the warm days of Summer are leaving? Here are 5 ways to cope with the change of the season.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:ccca026a-2cab-4e5d-a05b-be04c6e618ec2016-12-18T20:42:30Z10 Things Not to Say to a Depressed Person<![CDATA[Not quite sure what to say to a depressed loved one? Well here are 10 to avoid saying!]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:d4db32a6-40ec-455b-a26e-6faaed1d125c2016-12-18T20:42:31Z12 Office Depression Busters<![CDATA[Is your work depressing you? Here are 12 ways to manage it.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:58234ad6-b371-4b8c-82c1-f6d67c1e0ba62016-12-18T20:42:35Z6 Tips to Help Summer Depression<![CDATA[Having a hard time enjoying summer like everyone else around you? Here are 5 possible reasons why this might be the case, and 6 ways to fix it.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:545127cd-838b-40b9-8569-ef868e0ba00b2016-12-18T20:42:35Z7 Spiritual Steps to Overcome Mild Depression<![CDATA[Use scripture as a tool to overcome depression.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:bed7836a-1b8e-4bc7-8c8a-1783ba04e0112016-12-18T20:42:50ZEncountering Life Storms: Lessons from Pilots<![CDATA[Learn to navigate the storm in your life with these tools.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:ab4bd709-93ce-4dfe-be55-9ff4fa4a01132016-12-18T20:42:36Z7 Tips to be Anxious About Nothing<![CDATA[Beliefnet expert Dr. Linda Mintle talks about worrying and letting go.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:36eba8aa-9817-4c9f-a075-d62c972809002016-12-18T20:42:52ZGetting Unstuck: 24 Ways to Fight Depression<![CDATA[Beliefnet expert Dr. Linda Mintle talks about depression.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:a0f2f342-ec0a-4234-bde2-dd3ca76478162016-12-18T20:42:34Z5 Ways to Feel Better Right Now<![CDATA[Learn 5 ways to turn around your negative mind set.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:9c3c35e0-31e9-40b0-b89f-c26ded50ff092016-12-18T20:42:52ZGod Loves Ugly: Quotes By Christa Black<![CDATA[Words of inspiration to help the damaged soul.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:212bb2ad-b2e5-4ca3-8a39-dad0c64f86d12016-12-18T20:42:56Z10 Ways to De-Stress Now<![CDATA[Learn 10 great tips to help calm your nerves and find some rest from stress.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:828149dd-6f84-45f0-a44f-3b6f4d3c3ee62016-12-18T20:42:31Z11 Ways to Ease Emotional Trauma<![CDATA[Read about 11 ways to comfort yourself after an emotional event has happened.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:aca9fc45-bd52-44a9-8274-9d9d2d82828e2016-12-18T20:42:57ZStress Flaring? Try a Self-Care Blitz<![CDATA[Learn some tips that can help ease physical pain when you are stressed.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:f51265d6-c350-4de6-b05e-b9e6a320f98e2016-12-18T20:42:55ZStaying Positive During Tough Times<![CDATA[Read to learn about three ways to stay away from negativity during tough times.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:a5117b25-98cc-420c-9439-0b1952a4679c2016-12-18T20:42:59ZTop 3 Life Wasting Behaviors<![CDATA[Read on to learn about three behaviors that can stop you from facing your problems.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:a8e2384a-bfc4-4366-bcb7-52fb9664ff9e2016-12-18T20:42:59ZWays to Become More Present in Your Life<![CDATA[How often does someone talk to you, and you realize that you haven’t caught a single word they’ve said? Or you’re taking a walk, and it’s like you’re driving 100 mph with your surroundings a total blur. When was the last time you actually tasted your food? Or felt grateful for your amazing body?]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:3c06cb37-a869-4e1b-90ea-fb6e600b9e832016-12-18T20:42:51ZFive Strategies for Setting Priorities<![CDATA[Read on to learn five strategies for staying focused on our priorities.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:88a6a6ab-cf06-4270-8f53-ed876dbc24ef2016-12-18T20:42:55ZSteps to Finally Stop Procrastinating<![CDATA[At some point in their lives, everyone puts off doing something. Fortunately, you can overcome your procrastinating ways and finally get things done. Here are eight suggestions.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:0afe70b3-bf1f-4f43-90fe-9d91e36dfb192016-12-18T20:42:52ZGet Out of Your Rut<![CDATA[It’s easy to get down on yourself every once in awhile. Maybe your career’s not going the way you expected it, your relationship is struggling or you’re just feeling stuck in your life. Life coach life coach Mary Welty-Dapkus gives us three tools that will free your mind, helping you to unblock obstacles that can limit your life.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:63fc249e-592b-4ee3-9ef1-1284b508f18a2016-12-18T20:42:53ZHow to Handle Rejection<![CDATA[Rejection, while never an excuse to hurt anyone, is a painful thing. We all know how it feels to be rejected, but are there psychological consequences? Find out what is important to know when dealing with rejection.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:24e04b5c-f6c4-4b6a-9ed9-0d4560189b512016-12-18T20:42:54ZQuotes for Bad Times<![CDATA[Broken relationships, sickness, strife and disappointment are part of life. It’s how we maneuver around these obstacles that will determine our hope and victory during bad times.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:7d4094f7-b4b0-4961-9eac-c4f911fafa2e2016-12-18T20:42:42Z10 Things You SHOULD Say to a Depressed Loved One<![CDATA[Beyond Blue blogger Therese Borchard shares how to encourage your loved one who is going through depression.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:92f1e2b3-5ddf-4b0d-9003-331d2af449952016-12-18T20:42:35Z6 Ways to Welcome Change in Your Life<![CDATA[When a recent event such as a job loss, end of a relationship or illness has shaken you to the core, what do you do? Do you embrace the road you are now on or do you resist, react, and avoid change at all costs? It’s a choice that will either paralyze you or propel you forward towards self-growth.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:e2663eda-1040-43d4-9420-5fa27f46a7ea2016-12-18T20:42:57ZSpirituality and Stress<![CDATA[Cultivating a more 'spiritual' life can lead to greater peace of mind, less stress and better health.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:0b99dd33-f7ce-48ae-8f59-233a3e3d31b42016-12-18T20:42:56ZDon’t Let Stress Make You Sick<![CDATA[If you're feeling stressed, you may be at greater risk for colds and flu.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:613f4918-d1ff-4606-ac6d-537fe019fa2c2016-12-18T20:42:44Z5 Ways to Manage Day-to-Day Depression<![CDATA[If you battle depression, here are five ways to keep moving onward and upward.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:8fbb974b-78fa-4a0f-9e28-52031518e0af2016-12-18T20:42:58ZWays to Relieve Stress and Depression<![CDATA[Cognitive behaviour therapy can help to improve mood and relieve stress. Try these techniques to become your own therapist.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:cb2c23ac-f288-4e1f-a36d-a650047f583d2016-12-18T20:42:57Z6 Ways to Stay Resilient in Stress<![CDATA[Tips on how to manage stress in the the difficult times. Visit Beliefnet for more stress management tips!]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:9d801ac1-7979-4d47-b87b-9a1667411dc82016-12-18T20:42:39ZBeliefnet Readers Respond: How You Beat the Blues<![CDATA[“I always say my ‘thank you’ prayers. The format is just ‘Thank you God for…’ and I list everything positive in my life. I usually do this before I go to sleep at night and often fall asleep before I finish the list.” – Diane]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:91a00c3f-d7e3-40f9-b0bb-35162a9e5e9e2016-12-18T20:42:53ZHow Can I Overcome My Fear of Rejection?<![CDATA[Lately, do you find yourself doing things that actually set you up for rejection? Things such as not joining in conversations? Never initiating small talk? Not asking people questions about themselves? Avoiding any situation where you might fail? Don't feel so all alone. All of us deal with these feelings.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:3af34b37-45b0-42ba-a4d9-696b53fc3b952016-12-18T20:42:46ZIs Your Teenager Depressed?<![CDATA[In Dr. Gregg Jantz’s new book, parents will learn to distinguish between normal adolescent behavior and clinical depression.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:7ea1bdbd-af5c-462e-bf01-5cc28323c8cf2016-12-18T20:42:50ZEnd Emotional Eating: 6 Steps Toward Healthy Thinking<![CDATA[Thoughts become actions and actions produce results. With that in mind, it stands to reason that healthy thoughts ignite healthy actions, which in turn produce healthy results!]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:39fb658f-454d-4fcc-b66a-734e4b7b8f922016-12-18T20:42:49ZWhat Does Forgiveness Have to Do With Depression?<![CDATA[What is the connection between depression and forgiveness? Can depression be alleviated by letting go of your hurt feelings and resentments?]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:3c22b24b-f2d8-44fd-b045-1c505d41aaeb2016-12-18T20:42:56Z8 Ways to Keep Your Sanity During the Holidays<![CDATA[Therese Borchard of "Beyond Blue" shares eight tips intended to keep you from hurling the mistletoe at Uncle Fred because he asked for the butter in the wrong tone of voice.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:42cfb1d5-7e42-4310-b390-40af28235ef92016-12-18T20:42:35Z6 Ways to Deal With Difficult Family Members During the Holidays<![CDATA[Here are a few tips from psychology expert and Beyond Blue author Therese Borchard for interacting with those family members who tend to wake my grumpy inner child, triggering an ugly tantrum right about the time Santa shows up with his loot.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:20b0e592-5947-467e-99b2-a337f3578f432016-12-18T20:42:54ZSo, You're Alone for the Holidays<![CDATA[Bah, humbug, you mutter. The holidays are frankly depressing. You've got nowhere to go, nobody to be with. You're tired of the whole thing. OK, now, how can you rescue yourself from your unhappiness?]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:b1067d5c-3ba9-49ca-b5f8-3cae0babaff42016-12-18T20:42:45ZConquering Seasonal Depression<![CDATA[Managing seasonal depression can be as simple as making some lifestyle changes.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:ad16efe1-ce5d-41d3-be7d-bbea853c3b722016-12-18T20:42:34Z5 Ways to Manage Day-to-Day Depression<![CDATA[If you battle depression, here are five ways to keep moving onward and upward.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:e28d9787-58fa-43cc-9ed6-6d00210295512016-12-18T20:42:42ZBudget Savvy Holiday Gatherings<![CDATA[You don't need unlimited cash to be a good host! Try one of these budget-friendly entertaining ideas for your next get-together.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:75f1bd49-03ff-4f03-b5b2-30d01c823e1d2016-12-18T20:42:32Z5 Holiday Stress Busters<![CDATA[No need to feel overwhelmed this holiday season with these top tips to reduce stress.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:2a4e282d-f52a-4528-8aae-eaa9d6ffacea2016-12-18T20:43:00ZWill My Grief Ever End?<![CDATA[A friend writes that her only son has been dead for a year now. "Sometimes," she shares, "I think my heart will burst wide open. Does the pain ever go away?"]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:27d2cac4-8ae3-4996-9667-a9b95c9e45402016-12-18T20:42:59ZUplifting Quotes for Hard Times<![CDATA[When you feel the struggle is wearing you down, explore these quotations for the inspiration and hope you need to continue on.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:eeaaf7d8-2958-48b9-bc1f-f0a8594b1ebb2016-12-18T20:42:49ZWhen Someone You Love Is Depressed<![CDATA[A depressed loved one can leave you feeling helpless. Here is how you can help.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:81814339-3306-43eb-a7fc-5c1af917c2ee2016-12-18T20:42:34Z5 Ways to Get Over It<![CDATA[You can rise above anything that happens to you if you get the right perspective. Here are five ways to get up, get over it and move on.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:592faeef-7e60-440f-8cac-dcf3208c8da12016-12-18T20:42:33Z5 Ways to Cure Your 'Facebook Envy'<![CDATA[Here are a few ways to stop envying your Facebook friends and enjoy your own life online and off!]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:00c5670b-8ec7-4341-9d78-b1498385b4542016-12-18T20:43:00ZWords of Comfort and Hope<![CDATA[A collection of scripture verses, hymn lyrics, poems, and quotations on comfort and hope]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:d8bd57c2-b8d6-4d13-a44a-8eb03d4bbab42016-12-18T20:42:39ZBible Healing Quotes<![CDATA[As long as we live here on earth we will have to deal with pain. In the meantime, let God speak to you and heal your mind and body through scripture today.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:ea1325aa-f4b4-4ef3-8bd8-fa7f5347d0592016-12-18T20:42:50ZEvery Day a Friday<![CDATA[In EVERY DAY A FRIDAY, bestselling author Joel Osteen offers encouragement, spiritual guidance, and practical advice on how to find joy and happiness every day of the week, every day of your life.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:ff342fbc-2be8-4ffb-957a-e3254e16feb42016-12-18T20:42:36Z8 Bible Quotes for the Depressed<![CDATA[Here are eight Bible scriptures to help pull you through today.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:30d3f3fa-b837-4b87-8383-a791df4f8ed72016-12-18T20:42:51ZFinding Fulfillment and Experiencing Joy in Your Life<![CDATA[“Are you ready to dream God’s dream?” In his new book, The Fulfillment Principle: Experiencing a Life of Pure Joy and Fulfillment, Bob Westfall invites those who are overwhelmed and unfulfilled to realize this simple but profound truth: “When you use the gifts God gives you to live out the dream He has birthed in you, then you experience the joy of fulfillment that comes straight from heaven.”]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:66d0c9ca-158d-418c-bcde-c1fa44eb152a2016-12-18T20:42:53ZHow to Surrender to Love<![CDATA[Learn how to surrender to love with these nine tips.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:ddac9f07-d3c3-4abd-9390-4e35014252f32016-12-18T20:42:36Z7 Ways to Hate Your Job<![CDATA[Seven humorous tips that could help you get out of your old routine and reach for a more fulfilling career.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:48188dd0-8789-413e-8225-bc63eb8f1fa32016-12-18T20:42:35Z6 Ways to Stay Effective At Work When You’re Depressed<![CDATA[How do you work when you’re depressed? Therese J. Borchard shares great tips on how to overcome depression at the office.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:727bf855-5304-42ef-bbab-db38324756252016-12-18T19:40:21Z11 Ways to Help a Loved One in Denial<![CDATA[What if your friend, mother, sibling, or father-in-law is severely depressed but refuses to recognize it?]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:a73830ac-9f5f-4cd5-bf47-ba4daed5107d2016-12-18T20:42:59ZTips for Reducing Stress in Your Life<![CDATA[Learning to reduce your stress can help you live happier, healthier, and maybe even longer.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:fa19494b-f5c1-4f4a-90b5-175a56e205592016-12-18T20:42:58ZThe Idiots Guide to Dealing with Idiots<![CDATA[Idiots. The world is full of them. How hard it is for us, non-idiots, to put up with them. But to get our jobs done, our kids fed, and our pets groomed, we must deal with them.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:c4d07ff0-818c-4c86-8d18-803549fb9e072016-12-18T20:42:33Z5 Questions Griever’s Ask<![CDATA[Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW reflects on five of the most common questions that she has been asked by grievers in her practice.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:ec65356e-0753-4228-97c2-badcf1dd7d0d2016-12-18T20:42:41ZBouncing Back from Adversity<![CDATA[Nothing is more annoying than a handful of trite clichés when you are battling adversity and would really prefer a little sympathy.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:477d6154-9560-4d2e-b443-d431e3cf19602016-12-18T20:42:42ZCommunication Techniques for Talking to Elderly Parents<![CDATA[Caregiving results in major changes in a family: physical, emotional, social and financial issues can arise. It changes the roles, responsibilities and feelings within the family, which can lead to tension and fighting. We would like to share this knowledge, gained from caregiving day-in and day-out, with you. It doesn't always work, and it won't be easy, but we hope it helps you to cope and try to maintain or repair family relationships – and help you keep your sanity during your caregiving journey!]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:8a4121e4-7fb7-4087-bec2-afa34e0f77172016-12-18T20:42:54ZSay Goodbye to Your Poor Body Image<![CDATA[Let’s face it, many of us suffer from a poor body image. No matter how much we diet, buy expensive clothes or indulge in a Godiva fast—we still feel bad about the way we look. Here are some tips from author Mina Samuels to trash your bad body image for good.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:733780bf-b2c0-4537-aa16-f7c40c32ed452016-12-18T20:42:56Z8 Ways to Manage Your Stress<![CDATA[Learn to overcome anxiety and stress with these simple tips.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:79bd93a6-75da-4309-8af3-bffb16fc74dd2016-12-18T20:42:40Z13 Ways to Transform Your Life<![CDATA[Often doubt comes rolling in and knocks the wind out of our sails. Our energy start to fade. The negative self-talk begins: "What if I fail?" "Who am I kidding?" "This will never work." "I can't do it." Your first step is to realize that this is a natural phenomenon...]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:4f9a8fef-b1c3-4e62-8a84-d5259785c9e22016-12-18T20:42:54ZNine Ways to Find Peace of Mind<![CDATA[We are an anxious nation...in fact, we are an anxious world. There is no question that uncertainty seems to have increased dramatically in the last few years.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:2f02fbb1-ee1e-4694-9304-953b3ff1af132016-12-18T20:42:32ZHow to Take Charge of Adult ADHD<![CDATA[Attention Defecit/Hyperactivity Disorder doesn't just affect children. Adults can take charge of their symptoms and live with focus and peace, starting with these tips.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:32f815d8-6d03-450c-9a03-406ce71ce4752016-12-18T20:42:41Z8 Ways to Help Your Bipolar Loved One Cope<![CDATA[Here are eight ways my husband Eric helped me cope-tips for families on how, exactly, to hang in there with a loved one who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:1e07a007-af34-468f-a0b2-b6d9287d18862016-12-18T20:42:43Z12 Depression Busters for Men<![CDATA[Six million American men suffer from depression, but many ignore the signs and try to soldier on. Help is out there, starting with these 12 ways for men to cope with depression.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:eca5956d-3f68-4a82-a5e0-c5fde57111ea2016-12-18T20:42:32ZBuild Better Moods with Adult ADHD: Six Strategies<![CDATA[Feeling anxious? Depressed? Simple lifestyle changes can help improve the mental health of adults with ADD ADHD.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:6d103968-ed2c-41c2-96c7-c97a8f7a315a2016-12-18T20:42:31ZBring Passion Back into Your Marriage<![CDATA[Relationships expert Rabbi Shmuley Boteach offers a 7-night program to rekindle sexual intimacy in married couples.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:387ea6cf-a83f-4978-98ce-47fbff31de7e2016-12-18T20:42:32ZRecharge Your Drained ADD/ADHD Brain<![CDATA[Experiencing symptoms of fatigue, low energy levels, and brain drain? You can recharge your tired attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) brain with a bubble bath, a massage, a change of meds and more!]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:bd41fd65-ddc3-442c-b434-578f57b554082016-12-18T20:42:32ZHow to Build Better Relationships: Advice for ADHD Adults<![CDATA[Relationship advice for the ADHD adult who wants to build strong bonds with a spouse, friend, or child.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:078b6b26-3daa-47ba-a905-c47f503029442016-12-18T20:42:32ZCalming Techniques for Adults with ADHD<![CDATA[When everyday hassles like traffic jams or long meetings inflate your ADHD stress levels, use these tips to stay calm and collected.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:de63de8b-b972-4abd-a20d-14deafce052f2016-12-18T20:42:46Z12 Depression Busters for Seniors<![CDATA[Many seniors suffer from depression, but there is a way out. Try these tips to get reconnected to joy and meaning in your senior years.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:a3f780ff-bca6-4c40-8f4e-ae4c60eff2ac2016-12-18T20:42:42Z10 Uplifting Quotes for a Depressed Heart<![CDATA[Inspiring and uplifting quotes for those who are suffering from depression.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:78a0c614-bbe6-4c56-bd06-ca52c096b56f2016-12-18T20:42:57Z11 Tips to Lower SuperStress<![CDATA[Chronic stress can sap your health and happiness alike. Ease your mind and body with stress-fighting tips from the author of "The SuperStress Solution."]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:587d65dc-517e-4f36-b490-855b61e93d192016-12-18T20:42:31Z12 Steps Toward Freedom from Depression<![CDATA["Beyond Blue" author Therese Borchard shares the 12 tools that have kept her out of the black hole of depression for years.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:e5c587ba-38a2-4e43-9bb9-83c1de4ae77a2016-12-18T20:42:48ZTen Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues<![CDATA[It's that time of year again, when into the dark little month of December we squeeze Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year's Eve, and myriad other celebrations.
But this year, with Omega Institute cofounder Elizabeth Lesser's soulful tips, you can do something to spin your stress into the gold that is the promise of the season.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:6dc62017-2bed-492e-ac80-1ff87009056b2016-06-07T15:08:00Z21 Holiday Stress Busters<![CDATA[Don't let holiday stress defeat you this December. Turn to these simple, practical tips to lift you out of the stress zone and back into the spirit of the season.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:f452cbe4-11e2-40e3-ae39-33ab4469c0172016-12-18T20:42:57Z10 Stress Busters<![CDATA[Therese Borchard of "Beyond Blue" shares ways to cope with stress and keep stress to a minimum in your life.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:87fb8a72-d9a2-4b9e-893c-23a80d3f6d822016-12-18T20:42:43Z12 Depression Busters for Caregivers<![CDATA[Therese Borchard, author of the Beyond Blue blog, shares depression-busting tips for those who care for loved ones.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:d792c4f8-f657-4a49-972a-266a618614b62016-12-18T20:42:45ZCelebrity Depression, Spiritual Lessons<![CDATA[Therese Borchard learns to cope with depression from celebrities including Zach Braff, Brooke Shields, and Rosie O'Donnell.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:554eb73b-4ba4-4122-bea1-d448cc9789932016-12-18T20:42:46ZLessons I've Learned from Depression<![CDATA[Beliefnet readers submit the empowering and uplifting lessons their struggles with depression have taught.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:6d53ced9-a7c8-466b-a532-74a133ad82702016-12-18T20:42:46Z12 Depression Busters for New Moms<![CDATA[It's supposed to be the happiest time of your life, but many new moms struggle with postpartum depression. Try these 12 techniques and get on the road to happy motherhood.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:3fd2381c-bbc2-404d-8a42-23f072346c0c2016-12-18T20:42:55Z10 Steps to Better Boundaries<![CDATA[Therese Borchard of Beyond Blue shares 10 ways to set better boundaries and say "no" to the naggers, users, and takers in your life.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:afc5c3f7-d298-40ca-90b4-65545ad48d1f2016-12-18T20:42:41ZNew Spiritual Diets<![CDATA[These seven books offer enough choices that anyone with an ounce of willingness can, one day at a time, transform his or her life. Some are more detailed and prescriptive than others, but all encourage you to address your whole self, from how you take care of your body to how you feed your soul.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:8d2ea70d-398f-4d7d-9f33-42d70f47115b2016-12-18T20:42:40ZSeven Ways to Restart Your Day<![CDATA[You've just woken up, and you're on the wrong side of the bed. Is there any way to switch to the other side? Absolutely.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:34981f47-20b0-4f38-9895-bc49db0ebbe92016-12-18T20:42:50Z12 Winter Depression Busters<![CDATA[Therese Borchard, author of the blog Beyond Blue, offers tips for stopping winter depression from taking over your life.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:38c7b692-8498-46a1-8c6c-9d53f94d2c382016-12-18T20:42:43Z12 Depressions Busters<![CDATA[A toolbox of ways to overcome everyday emotional struggles and find peace.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:6ae7ae1c-68f5-41ec-b398-5265467f9f582016-12-18T20:42:40Z10 Ways to Transform Toxic Thoughts<![CDATA[If you've ever felt the way anger or fear can electrify the atmosphere in a room, you'll know what Sandra Ingerman means by "toxic thoughts."]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:bb2cef5f-f448-4536-8816-7723df373f322016-12-18T20:42:41ZHow to Find Personal Success Every Day<![CDATA[Members share their pride in even the "smallest" moments of everyday triumph and victory.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:e7351b0e-66eb-4607-98e1-9d5f04a90db02016-12-18T20:42:40Z10 Healthy Autumn Recipes<![CDATA[Comfy, cozy meals that will fill you up without weighing you down.]]>N/Atag:beliefnet.com,2007:5df251be-a6df-477a-96d1-d326b1b2343b2016-12-18T20:42:41ZRestorative Yoga for Body and Mind<![CDATA[Restorative yoga might best described as a supported, conscious body/mind relaxation practice. When supported with props, the body relaxes and opens, releasing tension and stored-up toxins that can cause illness. Restorative poses offer benefits to both the body and mind, for conditions ranging from insomnia to asthma to chronic pain to migraines to depression.]]>N/A