The Shrink Is In

Our resident psychiatrist, Dr. Samantha Boardman, answers all of your most pressing questions. It's like having a therapist—for free!

image Mastering the Art of Non-Terrible Small Talk

It's awkward. We know. Our resident psychiatrist is here to help.

image Is It Ever Helpful to Compare Myself to My Friends?

Our resident psychiatrist on when a little competition is healthy, and when it's self-sabotage

image Help! Climate Change Is Stressing Me Out

Our resident psychiatrist suggests ways to calm your eco-anxiety.

image Crack Open a New Book and Get Healthy

Our resident psychiatrist extols the unexpected benefits of vacation reading.

Attractive girl takes milk bath with milk. Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Self-Care

Our resident psychiatrist discusses the possibility of overdoing "Me Time."

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image How to Keep Curiosity Alive

Our resident psychiatrist on the importance of asking the right questions... and asking more of them.

image How to Banish a Bad Mood

Our resident psychiatrist shares easy tips to feel happier, every day.

image How to Give Yourself a Break When You Feel Like You're Treading Water

Our resident psychiatrist on the problem with keeping up appearances.

image Loneliness Reflects Quality of Relationships, Not Quantity

Our resident psychiatrist explains why you might feel alone, even when you're surrounded by people.

image Tips for How to Argue—Respectfully

Our resident psychiatrist gives us tips on keeping cool in the heat of the moment.

image Can People Really Change?

Our resident psychiatrist answers the age-old question.

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image A Therapist's Tips for Reducing Social Anxiety

Our resident psychiatrist helps even the most socially anxious feel comfortable and confident.

image How Venting Can Backfire And Make You Feel Worse

According to our resident psychiatrist, taking a more positive spin on things may help you feel better in the long run.

image Being Single May Make You Happier Than Ever

Our resident psychiatrist explains how being your own one-and-only can really pay off.

image How to Actually Get Through Your To-Do List

Our resident psychiatrist unlocks the key to prioritizing.

image How to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

Our resident psychiatrist shares proven tips for making resolutions that you'll be able to sustain all year long.

image How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Our resident psychiatrist Samantha Boardman's antidote for feeling like a fraud at work.

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MCX110118_149 Advice for Working Moms on Not Feeling Guilty

Our resident psychiatrist Samantha Boardman says being a career-minded woman can actually be better for your kids.

City break Is It Okay to Spend Less Time With My Partner?

Our resident psychiatrist Dr. Samantha Boardman says alone time can actually improve together time.

Back View Of Stylish Cowgirls On Nature How to Break Bad News to a Friend

It's easier than it seems!

Woman sitting on couch reading newspaper Help! The News Is Making Me Feel Depressed

Our resident psychiatrist Samantha Boardman has the antidote to news-induced stress.

Woman standing in a room of white microphones. The Shrink is In: Getting over a Fear of Public Speaking

Don't let nerves stop you from making yourself heard.

image How to Master Your Never-Ending To-Do List

Our resident psychiatrist Samantha Boardman offers tips for tackling tasks so you have time for what you really want.

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