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3 Spiritual Practices For Anxiety-Packed Moments | Joann Pan | Posted 12.04.2015 | OWN

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically sp...

Two Essential Keys for Trusting in Yourself

Pragito Dove | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Trust is not about anybody else. It is an intuitive inner "knowing" that you are connected to an inexhaustible source of love, that there is an all-embracing security, integrity, and balance to the order of things.

Buddhist Psychological Practices That Can Help Relieve Anxiety

Josh Korda | Posted 08.03.2016 | Religion
Josh Korda

The second solution is to greet, rather than resist or even dread, our worries and anxieties each time they arise: note how the Buddha welcomed his inner tormentor, Mara, always with great patience.

Sandie's Hero's Journey

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition After years of research, the writer and m...

3 Common Anxiety Traps And How To Avoid Them

Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living

By Catherine DiBenedetto If you’re an anxious person, you’ve probably been told your whole life not to worry so much -- to “stop overthinking...

How A Man Named Chesley Can Help Your Child Manage Anxiety

Renee Jain | Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

When children are in the throes of anxiety, even if they've acquired tools to manage their worry, sometimes it's hard to remember the steps to take to feel better.

8 One-Minute Anxiety Relief Tools for Kids Big and Small

Renee Jain | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

It took me over two decades of dealing with chronic worry to learn there is no one-size-fits-all-magic-pill solution for anxiety. I've also learned, however, there are some research-based methods that do work well for many people (including children) in a variety of situations.

5 Things You Should Never Say To An Anxious Child

Renee Jain | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

Anxiety is a word that I use now, based on personal and professional hindsight. Back then, as far as my parents and I were concerned, I was simply prone to a bit of extra worry. None of us understood that my fearful thoughts were actually provoking a real nervous system response.

The #1 Thing Kids Want When They're Stressed (INFOGRAPHIC)

Renee Jain | Posted 01.24.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

We know our kids want our help and we want to help them. The challenge is bridging the gap in communication so we're able to reach them when they need it most. How do you get your child to open up to you in times of stress?

4 Ways to Deal with Your Anxious Child's 'What Iffing'

Renee Jain | Posted 12.31.2014 | Parents
Renee Jain

While reassurance is OK as a first response, to really connect with your child, look them in the eye, tell them you understand what they're going through and take some deep breaths together.

Understand Your Child's Anxiety (Infographic)

Renee Jain | Posted 12.14.2014 | Parents
Renee Jain

If you've never suffered from anxiety, it can be challenging to understand what a child is truly experiencing. In fact, excessive worrying may seem like a normal part of growing up and something kids just have to "deal" with.

8 Ways to Help Your Kids Stress 'Better'

Renee Jain | Posted 12.07.2014 | Parents
Renee Jain

Yes, there is something known as "good" stress. And research shows that making people aware of good stress is a more powerful antidote to its ills than jarring them with statistics.

9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try

Renee Jain | Posted 10.06.2014 | Parents
Renee Jain

I wish I could go back in time and teach the younger version of myself how to cope, but of course, that's not possible. What is possible is to try to reach as many kids and parents as possible with these coping skills.

14 Daily Habits That Are Secretly Stressing You Out

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

'Tis the season for completely losing it. The holidays are a worry-filled time for a lot of people, but it turns out that you might be partially to bl...

A Guided Meditation On Calmness

Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Whenever life feels overwhelming, remember that you have the power to step back and take a pause. What better time than now to enjoy a moment of c...

Let Go and Let Bjork

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Baudouin

The first thing I noticed when I entered her West Hollywood studio was the poster of Bjork's Vespertine album cover filigreeing in the kitchen. This poster told me a lot about her as personal Bjork preferences reveal everything about one's character.

5 Ways To Stop Feeling So Nervous

Posted 08.30.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

LOOK: 10 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Roughly 40 million U.S. adults suffer from anxiety (that's around 18 percent of Americans age 18 and over), making it the most common mental illness i...

How To Stay Present During An Emergency

Connie Corley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Connie Corley

For the first time in my 30-plus years of teaching on a university campus, I was part of an evacuation that was not just a drill. Here are the keys to "CLICK" that I found myself using in order to stay calm as this emergency unfolded.

Activate Your Spiritual Resources When Fear Surrounds You

The Rev. Sue Wintz | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion
The Rev. Sue Wintz

Spiritual resources can be often overlooked when we are faced with events such as those in the city of Boston this week. Yet they can be one of the best tools we can use. Take the time today to discover yours and put them into practice.

Are You A 'Know-It-All'?

Doug Binzak | Posted 09.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Doug Binzak

Finding ways to practice becoming aware of our presumptions and prejudices, even the very small ones, can put us on the road to rediscovering the vitality, the "juice" of life.

LISTEN: Melt Away Stress With This Guided Meditation

David Magone | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
David Magone

While a certain degree of stress is to be expected, letting it control you just isn't good for you! A really simple way to help you stay balanced and get back to center can be easily experienced through guided relaxation.

Anxiety? How to Beat It with Self-Hypnosis

Valorie J. Wells, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Valorie J. Wells, Ph.D.

Now you can take back control of your life, using the power of your own mind with self-hypnosis. You can rest assured that you have the ability to use self-hypnosis to defeat anxiety.

How We All Became So Anxious

David Code | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Code

Americans may not be aware that the price we pay for our growing isolation is increased anxiety.

Acupuncture May Ease Anxiety Over Dental Work on Yahoo! Health | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Fear of the dentist keeps many people from getting the dental care they need, but new research suggests that an ancient Chinese treatment -- acupunctu...