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Your Life Kit For A Mental Health Reset

Put yourself first on your priority list with these guides from NPR's Life Kit. Advice on recalibrating your work and life balance, coping with anxiety, starting new habits and more is right here at your fingertips.

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    Stop being so mean to yourself. Here are 5 tips to help you break the cycle

    Stop being so mean to yourself. Here are 5 tips to help you break the cycle

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    NPR - Keisha "TK" Dutes , Andee Tagle

    Everybody has those inner gremlins talking to them, bringing up the worst thoughts, second-guessing their instincts and being generally unkind. Where exactly do those critical voices come from? And why are they so mean? If you're reading this, you probably know what I (TK) am talking about — it's …

    Here's how to rethink your relationship with social media

    Here's how to rethink your relationship with social media

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    NPR - Mayowa Aina

    Navigating the internet can feel like a lot. There's cute animal videos, plant parent groups, inspiring fashionistas and information on many #movements. But there's also plenty of bad news, hate speech and harassment, catfishing, misinformation and more. "The Internet can crack us open to seeing so …

    How To Have A Good Weekend

    How To Have A Good Weekend

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    NPR - Sam Sanders

    Americans are pretty stressed out. And we don't know how to relax. A recent Gallup study found that a majority of Americans (55%) said they were more angry, stressed and worried in 2018 than they have been at most points during the decade. And several other Gallup studies found that Americans are …

    Did someone say anxiety?

    Coping and connecting

    How to start therapy

    How to start therapy

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    NPR - Lauren Hodges

    Feeling anxious? Overwhelmed? Unhappy? Not sure what you're feeling at all? These might be signs that your "check engine" light is on and seeing a therapist could help. If the mere thought of trying to find help seems overwhelming, you're not alone. Plenty of people put off seeking treatment or try …

    How to be a supportive friend

    How to be a supportive friend

    We want to be supportive of our friends, colleagues, partners and family members when they're having a hard time. But what does that actually look like? "Showing up is the act of bearing witness to people's joy, pain, and true selves," Rachel Wilkerson Miller writes in the first chapter of her new …

    Why Forgiving Someone Else Is Really About You

    Why Forgiving Someone Else Is Really About You

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    NPR - Stephanie O'Neill

    Forgiveness has a PR problem. Think about all those useless idioms used to describe it. Stuff like "forgive and forget," "turn a blind eye," "let bygones be bygones." With that kind of cheesy advice, no wonder so many people travel through life dragging a steamer trunk full of resentments. Further …

    New year, new you

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