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A special note of gratitude to all of you who continue to make Wired for Happy an inspirational and insightful place to share mental health tips.

We still have a long way to go toward ending the stigma of mental illness, but I assure you each time you practice healthy mental health habits, you’re doing your part to change the culture around emotional well-being. Thank you for sharing the articles and resources here, too.

Most importantly, thank you for sharing the life-affirming message that mental health is everything.

In case you missed any of these, here are the top posts on Wired for Happy from 2016.


Most Popular Posts from 2016 (as determined by readers and metrics):

21 Quick Tips to Change Your Anxiety Forever (Mp3 recording)

Calming Your Anxious Mind–Holistic Stress Relief

The Emotion Nobody Wants to Talk About

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: A Fun Guide to Getting Better (Updated!)

50 New Year’s Aspirations for Better Mental Health


Most Popular Posts of All-Time

Video: Meditation for Beginners

Mindfulness for Beginners—Video

The True Meaning of the Phrase: “I Don’t Trust Anyone”

*Forget CoParenting With a Narcissist. Do This Instead (*449,918 views since February 2015 via PsychologyToday.com, and 600 pages viewed on average every (godforsaken) day. The most gut-wrenching, soul-crushing topic I’ve ever written.)

100 Smart Ways to Calm Your Anxious Mind

Speaking of in-demand, I heard you when you asked for easy to access mental health resources. For this reason, I created stand-alone modules for the three most insightful resources inside of Team Happy. Here you go:

wp themes style="font-family: helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14pt;">Course: Calming Your Anxious Mind

Course: Overcoming Depression (without medication)

Course: Anger Management—Taming Your Temper

No doubt, in the coming year, Wired for Happy will continue to evolve and add more mental health resources. But it will always stay true to its core message that mental health is everything in life. To that end, know that what you do matters more than what you know.

And not to get too Freudian, but sometimes we need to get out of our heads and into a different plan of action to make change happen.

As a psychotherapist, I will continue to invite as many as possible to discover the truth in their lives and to know that despite your current situation, your childhood experiences or your DNA, mental health is attainable.

You just have to commit to taking one step at a time.

Thanks for the privilege of your attention. It means a lot!

Yours in practicing a healthy mindset,
—Linda Esposito


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