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    Judging Others Hurts You

    Whether silently disapproving or openly criticizing, our instinct to judge other people rears its head in countless ways. Like me, you’ve ...

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    5 Easy Ways to Practice Mindfulness Every Day

    Do you ever get tired of being in your head? I know I do. Most of us go through our lives lost in our thoughts, which are rarely about ...

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    The Mental Health Benefits of Tidying Up

    Marie Kondo has sparked a de-cluttering craze with her new Netflix show Tidying Up. And I’ll admit it—I’ve caught the bug. I felt an ...

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    When You Feel Like Everything Is Going Wrong

    “Are you kidding me, what else can go wrong? Can things get any worse?” Most of us have probably said something like this at some point ...

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    Can Knowing Your Personality Type Make You Happier?

    You probably feel like you know yourself—how you tend to think, act, and feel in certain situations. You know that you prefer intimate ...

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    How to Get Rid of the ‘Shoulds’

    The language we use can have powerful effects, and few words cause as much grief as “should.” How can a seemingly harmless six-letter word ...

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    Doing These 5 Things Every Day Will Make You Feel Happier

    How do you know when you’re happy? Tough question to answer, right? What does happiness mean to you? An even tougher question to answer! ...

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    How to Get Your FOMO Under Control

    Do you struggle with the “fear of missing out,” or FOMO? If so, you could be ...well ...missing out. Scientists define FOMO as “a pervasive ...

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  • Susan J. O’Grady

    Susan J. O'Grady, PhD

    Dr. Susan J. O’Grady is a clinical psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area providing psychotherapy and consultation for adults, couples, and teenagers. She has advanced training in marriage counseling and sex therapy and is credentialed in mindfulness-based interventions focusing on anxiety, depression, sleep problems, and emotional balance. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. O’Grady writes on topics related to the psychology of living well at www.drsusanogrady.com

  • Seth J. Gillihan

    Seth J. Gillihan, PhD


    Seth J. Gillihan, PhD, is a licensed psychologist with a private practice in Haverford, PA. He is author of The CBT Deck, Retrain Your Brain, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple, and co-author with Dr. Aria Campbell-Danesh of A Mindful Year: 365 Ways to Find Connection and the Sacred in Everyday Life. Dr. Gillihan hosts the weekly Think Act Be podcast, which features a wide range of conversations on living more fully.

  • Saundra Jain

    Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC

    Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC is a psychotherapist and Adjunct Clinical Affiliate of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas at Austin. She maintains a private practice focused on both wellness and a variety of mental health disorders. She is recognized both nationally and internationally for her work in wellness. Dr. Jain's most recent publication is a workbook entitled WILD 5 Wellness Ancient Practices for Modern Times: A Prescriptive & Proven 90-Day Mental Wellness Program.

  • Halley Cornell

    Halley Cornell

    Halley Cornell is a content strategist at WebMD who has worked in multiple healthcare settings advocating for holistic mental and physical health. She writes from a perspective of her personal experiences working to outsmart and overcome treatment-resistant depression and clinical anxiety.