Category: Mental Health

A small tweak for kinder emails

📤 Today’s tip: Give your email a more human opening line.Crafting an email that sets just the right tone — warm but not prying, direct but not curt — is an art in even the best of times. And especially now, when everyone’s...

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A weekend activity to lift your spirits

🎲 Today’s tip: Play a new game (or an old favorite) this weekend.“If we are going to get through this in one emotional piece,” writes Forge editor Amy Shearn, “we are going to have to really stay connected to small and tangible...

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A tech tip to lighten your mental load

tech tip to cut your brain some slack✅ Today’s tip: Use a password manager to lighten your mental load.Between the uniquely 2020-flavored stress and all the things you’d have to remember just to keep your life running even in...

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Make this small tweak for a pep talk that works

🗣️ Today’s tip: To psych yourself up to tackle something, ask, “Will I do this?”Self-talk was once seen as something reserved for motivational gurus — Forge editor Michelle Woo recalls the SNL character Stuart Smalley staring...

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The way to clear your background stress

✅ Today’s tip: Take an hour to do a sweep of your “open loops.”Procrastination can feel like a treat sometimes: Renew the car registration that expires next month? Aren’t we all too busy and stressed out and focused on other,...

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Do this to ease the transition into the week

✅ Today’s tip: When you’re feeling distracted, that’s a great time to knock out your most boring tasks.Last week, before the election was called, Forge editor Michelle Woo recommended getting through an extremely distracted time...

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A way to hold on to those good feelings

✅ Today’s tip: Turn a positive moment into an emotionally charged memory by paying attention to sensory details.After this past week—hell, this year—emotions like relief, joy, and hope are welcome gifts. To transform a feeling...

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