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Breaking SAD

Breaking SAD

The Health Issue

Tips for mental self-care on a budget

Not everyone can afford a personal psychiatrist or a spa day.

Social media probably makes you feel bad — here’s how to limit usage

From turning the screen to grayscale to throwing your phone in the ocean, there are plenty of tools.

Caving to the pressure of the Himalayan salt trend

Release your negative ions with salt therapy

After a sauna, I couldn’t give two shvitz

It’s a unique experience to be half-naked at 3 p.m. in front of a florists’ loading dock.

Orangetheory understandably has an almost cult following

But its workout style won’t fit every regimen

Cupping therapy pulls tension up, like the opposite of massage, but in a soothing way

I immediately felt looser, as if the cups had lifted all of my muscle tension away, like my body was detoxed. Placebo or not, I’m a cupping believer.

Does CBD oil work?

We tried it for a week to find out

Healing Roots Massage Review: Yoga Nidra

“My mind wanders too much, and with her voice guiding me, I was able to focus.”

Levity Day Spa: Float Tank Review

I wasn’t blown out of the water

Q&A with a professional exerciser

"I am nothing other than a member of a gym, the only difference is I’m in the front leading the class."

How to combat seasonal affective disorder

“We can’t count on motivation to push us through; you have to do the action first.”

Paint a happier you with art therapy

Art therapy offers another way to treat mental health and disorders.

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