How to know when to “break up” with a toxic friend

Reading Time: 7 minutes Toxic friendships can really take their toll. Here’s how to handle them.

Marijuana legalization: Where the debate stands

Reading Time: 9 minutes The debate on marijuana legalization continues: Here’s what we know about the pros and cons

This simple trick is key to boosting your happiness

Reading Time: 5 minutes Finding happiness can seem like a complex, mystical equation. But increasing your happiness is shockingly simple with this scientifically proven strategy.

Your second brain: How your gut affects your mental health

Reading Time: 9 minutes Scientists are finding that our gut microbiome affects our brain and mental health more than we knew.

No problem is too small: Why you should see a counselor and what to expect

Reading Time: 6 minutes A visit to your school counseling center or a professional therapist can do wonders for your mental health. Learn why you should make an appointment today.

Our top 4 mental health apps to help you deal with everyday stress and anxiety

Reading Time: 2 minutes These four mental health apps offer scientifically proven tools and resources to help you manage stress and anxiety.

Why you probably need more sleep—and how to get it

Reading Time: 6 minutes Sleep deprivation can affect more than just your tiredness; it can have a major impact on your immune system, weight, stress level, and focus.

How to have the best back-to-school transition

Reading Time: 5 minutes A recent graduate reflects on what transition angst feels like, and our counselor suggests resources and strategies that help.

Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Reading Time: 12 minutes As a society, we are more socially isolated than ever. Learn why building a social support system is the missing piece in your self-care puzzle.

The importance of “me time”

Reading Time: < 1 minute You work hard. You play hard. You do your best to make things happen. With so much going on, it’s important to have some “me time” to unwind and have fun.