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Emotional Health

Looking after your emotional health is just as important as caring for your physical health. People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their emotions and behavior. They're able to handle life's inevitable challenges, build strong relationships, and lead productive, fulfilling lives. They bounce back when bad things happen and can manage stress without falling apart.

If your emotional health isn't as solid as you'd like it to be, here's the good news: just as you can improve your physical fitness by working at it, you can improve your emotional fitness, too. There are many things you can do to boost your mood, build resilience, and get more enjoyment out of life.

It takes time and commitment to build emotional health, but there's a huge payoff. The more you make healthy choices that strengthen your emotional health, the better you'll feel.

Learn about Emotional Health

Improving Emotional Health

Improving Emotional Health: Strategies and Tips for Good Mental Health

Effective Communication

Emotional Intelligence (EQ): Five Key Skills for Raising Emotional Intelligence

Play, Creativity, and Lifelong Learning

Why Play Matters for Adults: How Play Benefits Your Health, Work, and Family Relationships

Quick Stress Relief

Stress Relief in the Moment: Tips to Reduce and Manage Job and Workplace Stress

Anger Management

Anger Management: Tips and Techniques for Getting Anger Under Control

Finding a Therapist Who Can Help You Heal

Finding a Therapist Who Can Help You Heal: Getting the Most out of Therapy and Counseling

Laughter: The Best Medicine

Laughter is the Best Medicine: The Health Benefits of Humor and Laughter

Benefits of Exercise

Easy Exercise Tips: Making Exercise part of your Everyday Life

Prayer and Healing

Prayer and Healing: Prayers for strength, healing and coping with life's challenges

The Therapeutic Benefits of Pets

The Therapeutic Benefits of Pets: How Caring for a Pet Can Make You Happier and Healthier

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