Headstrong

Your brain is just as important as the rest of your body. From dealing with the daily stress of modern life, to major mental health issues, HuffPost's Headstrong project helps you take care of yourself so you can take on the world.

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Therapists offer their best tips on calming yourself down when you've blown your top.
There are mood-related signs you're low on nutrients like vitamin D. Here's how to tell and what to do about it.
Self-care doesn't have to be expensive. Here are some super-affordable ways to take better care of yourself, starting now.
"I don't want to do a thing today. I did a thing yesterday. That's enough things."
Calories matter, but not as much as we think. Here's what we should be paying attention to instead.

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With the number of American seniors expected to almost double by 2060, there is a growing need to find alternative pain management tools.
These are the questions you should ask and how you should approach a treatment plan, according to experts.
The fact that I was shocked by a freak accident, the kind that stole my husband less than two years ago, produced a new kind of survivor’s guilt.
The Department of Transportation is considering new rules that would restrict service animals on airplanes to specially trained dogs.
"We’re missing out on all of these meaningful moments with our kids, because we’re literally just trying to survive."
It doesn't matter how long it's been since the breakup: Discovering your ex has moved on with a new boyfriend or girlfriend can feel like a punch in the gut.
Honestly, we could all take note from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
There are a few factors that affect whether you recall what happened in your brain during sleep.
Thinking of January as the time to start a wellness goal may actually backfire in the long run.
Experts share what causes you to regularly wake up during sleep, plus advice on how to fix it.
Experts share what's going on physically and mentally when you experience sleep deprivation.
All that excessive obsessing and rumination totally takes a toll on you physically and mentally.