Mental health is about diagnosable conditions like depression and anxiety. Emotional health is about common experiences like loneliness, failure, and heartbreak, the non-diagnosable stuff.
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Dear Guy: “I lost my job, and I’m starting to panic about finding another”
In this column, Guy Winch counsels a worker who was laid off due to the pandemic and asks him to look at the psychological factors that might be hindering his job search.
Dear Guy: “Help! I don’t know what I want to do with my life!?!”
In this column, psychologist Guy Winch advises a college student who’s agonizing about what to major in and who worries: “What if I make the wrong choice?”
Dear Guy: “I’m in quarantine, and I’m heartbroken”
In this installment of “Dear Guy,” TED’s advice column from psychologist Guy Winch, he suggests how a reader can start to heal from heartbreak while in quarantine.
Dear Guy: “Supporting others during this crisis is exhausting me”
In this installment of “Dear Guy,” TED’s advice column from psychologist Guy Winch, he writes about how we can help other people — and still maintain our own well-being — during this pandemic.
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American Psychological Association
Taking Psychology to the People
APA member Guy Winch, PhD, wants to share effective strategies for managing common…
Do Internet Based Interventions for Loneliness Work?
How close are we to providing broad based psychological interventions for loneliness to anyone with access to the internet?
The Pandemic Created a Watershed Moment for Emotional Health
Our awareness of psychological self-care and emotional health has never been higher. It's up to each of us to make sure it stays that way.
5 Ways to Maintain Emotional Health During a Pandemic
We're all under tremendous psychological stress. Here are some tips for managing.
How Companies Can Protect Workers’ Emotional Health in a Crisis
Management and leadership need to consider ways of helping employees maintain their emotional health. Here's how one CEO is going about it.