mental health

Tennessee UPS Driver Help Find Lost Dog

Chattanooga, Tennessee---       This story comes from Turtletown, Tennessee. Darrell Slack was out doing his deliveries. He noticed a frantic woman at one of his delivery stops. Paula Odom was missing her pet jack russell, Pete. Darrell told…

Venus Williams Providing $2 Million In Free Therapy

Chattanooga, Tennessee---     With 23 Grand Slam titles to her name, Venus Williams knows how to safeguard her body so she can power through packed days. But it’s the way the four-time Olympic gold medalist  has managed her mind…

Consider Sober Friends This Holiday Season

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Everyone isn't trying to get drunk during holiday gatherings. Some people don't drink, and others are in recovery mode to remain sober. How can you be more considerate of these guests? Here's what therapists and sobriety counselors…

Dancing Is Good For Your Mental Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee---     If you're not shakin' what your mama gave you... it could have a positive effect on your mental health. Experts say dance in any form is good for you physically and mentally!   Benefits of…

The Most Rewarding "Good Deeds"

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Someone asked people to define what it means to do a "good deed," and the top answer was anything that makes someone else feel good.  But doing good deeds can also make YOU feel good.    …

The Perfect Time To Fall Asleep

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   A new study has zeroed in on the PERFECT time to fall asleep for your heart . . . and no, it isn't 1:48 A.M. after three reruns of "Shark Tank".     Researchers say the sweet spot…

Fall Is Good For Your Mental Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   In the fall season, do you tend to feel happier? Here’s what’s going on, according to psychology professor Dr. Jason Brunt from Biola University. First, your brain is more ALERT in fall than any other time of year! Because where…

Coffee Could Help Seasonal Affective Disorder

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Daylight Saving Time just ended, and the days are getting shorter.  That means we'll get less and less sunlight, which can bring on symptoms of "SAD," or "Seasonal Affective Disorder."  But a new poll found more COFFEE…

Get Happier By Giving Thanks Every Day!

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be a once a year deal. You can use the “Thanksgiving Effect” to feel happier year-round. Study after study proves that saying “thanks” regularly can have the same mood boosting benefits as prescription…

Break-ups Are Harder For Men Than Women

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Here's more proof that men are only pretending to be tough and emotionless:  A new study in England found guys might actually get MORE emotional about break-ups, and have a harder time with them than women do.   Researchers…

Tiktok and Mental Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Many of the TikTok videos using the hashtag begin the same way. Haunting chords play from Canadian singer-songwriter Patrick Watson’s “Je te laisserai des mots,” which roughly translates from French to “I’ll leave you notes.” On the screen, text…

5 Key Emotional Intelligence Skills

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Have you ever known people who always seem to keep their cool, who are able to handle even the most awkward social situations with grace, and who always seem to make others feel at ease? Chances are…

How To Fight Seasonal Depression

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   We will soon turn the clocks back an hour and even though sleep experts say that the time change is good news – because we typically get more rest – it can also trigger Seasonal Affective Disorder.…