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Dealing with Depression: You can’t beat depression with sheer willpower, but you can make a huge dent with simple lifestyle changes and other coping tips. The steps may seem small, but they’ll quickly add up. Learn how to get started today. MORE »

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How to Stop Worrying: Are you plagued by anxious thoughts and near-constant worries? Learn self-help strategies that can help you stay calm, stop obsessing over “what-ifs,” accept uncertainty, and break the habit of chronic worrying. MORE »

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How to Start Exercising and Stick to It: You don’t have to spend hours in a gym or force yourself into monotonous activities you hate to experience the benefits of exercise. Here are easy and fun ways to add more physical activity into your daily life. MORE »

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Choosing Healthy Fats: Despite what you may have been told, not all fats are bad guys in the waistline wars. The answer for a healthy diet isn’t to cut out the fat—it’s to replace bad fats with the good ones that promote health and well-being. MORE »

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How to Sleep Better: The cure for sleep difficulties can often be found in your daily routine. Your sleep schedule, bedtime habits, and day-to-day lifestyle choices can make an enormous difference to the quality of your nightly rest. MORE »

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Managing Conflicts with Humor: We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, and it’s true. Laughter relieves stress, elevates mood, enhances creativity, and makes you more resilient. It’s also good for your relationships. MORE »

Emotional Intelligence Toolkit and Meditation App

Emotional Intelligence Toolkit

A program, rooted in brain science, that changes your relationship with troublesome feelings, helps nurture meaningful connections, and build lasting happiness. MORE »

Ride the Wild Horse

The Ride the Wild Horse Meditation is the cornerstone of the Emotional Intelligence Toolkit This app provides an enhanced audio player for practicing the meditations either with or without an Internet connection. MORE »

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