EXCLUSIVE: Jillian Michaels Talks Meditation and Reducing Stress During The Coronavirus Pandemic

She may seem superhuman – from her global fitness empire to her New York Times best-selling books and successful, decade-long career in front of the camera – but when it comes to the current coronavirus pandemic, celebrity fitness trainer Jillian Michaels admits she’s trying to get through this unpredictable time like everyone else. “It is flat-out insane and it’s got …

3 Strategies for Maintaining Your Mental Health When You’re Stuck Inside

There was once a time when I dreamed of having the opportunity to stay at home for an extended period of time. In this fantasy, I still planned on working from home, but at least I wouldn’t have to commute or leave my apartment to socialize. Of course that scenario didn’t involve a deadly world pandemic, but here we are. …

Exercise May Help Prevent New Bouts of Depression

When it comes to exercise and depression, there are generally two camps: those who workout as a way to keep their depression at bay and swear by its mind-boosting effects, and those who struggle to get out of bed and can’t imagine breaking a sweat is an effective way to manage mental health conditions. If, like me, you fall into …

Study Finds Even Light Exercise May Lower Depression Risk in Teens

I’ve got good news and bad news. Let’s start with the latter. A study set to be published in March in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology has found that more U.S. adolescents and young adults in the late 2010s experienced serious psychological distress than those in the mid-2000s. Researchers came to the alarming conclusion after assessing age, period, and cohort …