Mental Health

How to find joy after losing a loved one

Three women share their stories about being widowed young'and how they handled their grief

How a DNA test could determine the best drug for you

Antidepressants that work for one person may not work for another. A new test that personalizes drug prescription could solve...

What is Nature Deficit Disorder?

Do you work in an office? You're likely at high risk.

What it’s like living with mental illness

Mental illness often appears in unsuspecting ways, and cannot be identified by an extra five pounds. Here, three Canadian women...

3 tips to help ease social anxiety

If crowds and social settings make you nervous, you're not alone. Try these strategies to help cope

News: Anorexic mother weighs less than her 7-year-old daughter

Rebecca Jones has suffered from anorexia for half her life and weighs less than her 7-year-old daughter Maisy. The 5-1

Is food addiction real?

Treating food addiction, a mental illness associated with anxiety and trauma, requires treating both mind and body

Are you an exercise addict?

If your life revolves around working out, you may need treatment for exercise addiction

4 surprising new facts about mental health

Did you know stress could be genetic? Results from the newest mental health research might surprise you

How to get over your fear of flying

Does the idea of having to fly leave you terrified? You may not fall in love with flying, but these...

5 reasons why we feel fear

Overcome your nerves and worry by recognizing what makes your phobias tick

What is orthorexia?

If you or someone you know is obsessed with healthy foods, they could be suffering from disordered eating

Mental health: How to cope with anxiety and depression

Do you need help to cope with depression or anxiety? Read on for tips on how to tell if you're...

Saved by shock therapy

One woman shares her struggle with a sudden mental illness and how shock therapy saved her life

How gardening heals

While caring for her ailing father, a journalist and her family have discovered how gardening can do wonders for your...

Eating disorders: How a personal trainer won her battle with food

Overcoming an eating disorder can be a long and painful battle. Here's how one personal trainer won her fight with...

How to boost your self-esteem

These practical tips will help you achieve better self-esteem in your midlife

Quiz: Are you happy?

Take our quiz to find out how happy you really are with your life

The Health Benefits of Meditation

Science shows meditation offers many health benefits, including making you healthier and happier. Here's how meditation helped one couple cope

3 keys to happiness

Renowned spirituality and self-help guru Deepak Chopra reveals the secret to finding happiness and fulfillment

4 signs you’re an Internet addict

Sure, we all use the Internet constantly these days'but an unhealthy addiction to the Internet is a very real health...

5 steps to positive thinking

Use the power of positive thinking to pull yourself out of a bad mood

Depression in men: Symptoms and treatment

Depression is debilitating, and can often go undiagnosed in men. Here's how to spot it and how to help

How to find the best therapist for you

If you're looking for help with depression or other emotional issues, visiting a therapist for counselling is a proven option....

The pros and cons of some common antidepressants

We look at a few drugs used to combat depression. Learn about these common antidepressants and their side effects

New treatments for depression

Antidepressants do work. So do some surprising new depression treatments

How light therapy can help seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal affective disorder and its milder form, the "winter blues," affect millions of Canadians. Find out how light therapy can...