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Busy Woman's Guide: An ER Doc's Tips for Keeping Your Cool

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

People who can function in a crisis are no less emotional, no less invested, no less worried, than those who cannot function. It's a mindset, and it takes practice. Try these tips and see for yourself -- and remember, you've got this.

Lashing Out Is Losing Control; Calmness Is Strength and Power

Richard Kronick | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Richard Kronick

A voice within me asked, "Who was the stronger man?" and chills slowly crept up my spine as I realized that it was, in fact, my father. While the other man had allowed his rage to overcome him, my father had controlled himself.

Ways to Embrace an Attitude of Gratitude

Linda Lauren | Posted 11.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

Adopt the attitude of gratitude and you are likely to feel a peaceful calm wash over you as you will usher in a season of positive energy through thanks.

Psyched Up, Let Down: The Harvey Moment

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 11.11.2015 | Sports
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

The ability to "center down" in a crisis, whether it's exhilarating or life threatening, determines the outcome of many critical decisions in life. It is a wonder that mental control is not taught as a major life lesson for all of us.

Fall Leaves Berlin: Fashion by Nature

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Margaret Gardiner


Don't Touch My Thong, Please!

Christine Martitz | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christine Martitz

(Photo Courtesy Christine Martitz) When it comes to doing laundry there are many things to be mindful of. You have to follow the care-tag, separate ...

5 Stress Reduction Techniques to Use Now

Kim Bowen | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim Bowen

I created my own toolbox of simple techniques to instantly calm me and help me focus. It makes me feel like I'm living more and actually enjoying even the days of chaos. Next time you're about to freak out, try these tips instead.

Relaxation Thoughts

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 09.08.2015 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

The feeling of relaxation also enters my being when I slow down and take in my surroundings and environment while doing something I love to do. The weather also used to make a big difference in my mood, but now I find such enjoyment in all types of weather.

20 Fun Ways to Relax on the Weekend

Tom Casano | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

There is a reason why Loverboy's "Working for the Weekend" song is so popular. The weekend is a time to relax. It's a mini-vacation from work. Some people choose to read a book or go to the park while others take small road trips and have movie marathons. Even though there are only two days, you can still relax in several different ways.

Being Calm and Mindful for Your Child

Susie Wolbe | Posted 08.21.2015 | Parents
Susie Wolbe

Your child may face a calm re-entry to the school year, or may be distressed to find himself in very unfamiliar, and unhappy, territory. Your child may look to you for comfort and support; how are you going to handle your role?

Bust Your Stress With Twitter's 'Calm Yourself In 4 Words' Trend

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Everyone knows the feeling of having a million things to do, feeling anxious about an upcoming work project or having an argument with a good friend....

The 3 Most Delightful Techniques to Defeat Your Stress

Tom Casano | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

We've all been stressed before. And it can create knots in your back, arguments in your relationships, and affect your performance at work. Whether i...

Mindfulness: A Declaration Of Health Independence

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

Mindfulness is more than a great way to get healthy and stay healthy. It's a process of discovery -- full of solace and revelation. And your relationships, your work and your play will all benefit.

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit Group At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew...

10 Ways To Combat Stress In Under A Minute

Tom Casano | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

If you're in the middle of a busy workday or if you have young, demanding toddlers around, you might find it impossible to carve out even 30 minutes to meditate or do yoga. Sometimes there just aren't enough hours in the day.

7 Calming Quote GIFs To Get You Through Even The Worst Of Times

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living

When life begins to feel like just a little more than you can handle, mentally repeating a few short, relaxing words can work wonders on your stress l...

Here's the Best Music to Lull You to Sleep

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

You don't need scientific research to tell you that listening to music can quiet your mind and help you relax. But here it is anyway.

5 Meditation Alternatives for Anxiety (That Don't Require Sitting Still)

Amy Clover | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Clover

I know it can be frustrating dealing with stress and anxiety, but remember that you'll never be dealt anything that you can't handle. Growth takes stress, but it doesn't have to rule your life in the process.

How Top Performers Stay Calm and in Control in Times of Stress

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

Research shows that 90 percent of top performers manage stress by staying on top of their emotions. In other words, they don't allow emotions like fea...

Programming Your Kids' Inner Voice: Conscious Living 101

Lindsay Robin Christianson | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Lindsay Robin Christianson

It is in these challenging times that we find the greatest opportunity to create positive change and to forge the pathways for positive self-talk. We can lay the groundwork for confidence and solid character and it all begins with the words we say and the love with which they are delivered. What is it that YOU would like your children to truly know about themselves?

Space Is Where the Magic Happens

Nesrin Everett | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Nesrin Everett

Recently I had two afternoon meetings: a thirty minute meeting starting at 3pm and another at 5pm. Both were located within 15 minutes of each other.

10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

Nathalie Thompson | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Nathalie Thompson

Here are 10 simple meditation tips for beginners to help you get through that initial frustration and get started with your own meditation practice:

Taming the Frenzy: Staying Calm When the Unexpected Happens

Ellen G. Goldman | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen G. Goldman

When frenzy shows up, our emotional brain hijacks our cognitive brain, and we are spinning. How we react in that very moment has a huge impact on whether life unravels or if we muster the energy to deal with the problem the best we can. Often our reaction at that very moment will determine how we feel for hours, days or even weeks ahead.

Why 'Calm Is The New Strong'

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living

It goes without saying that the hardest part of meditation is letting your circling thoughts come and go -- especially the worrisome ones. But it's we...

You're 90 Seconds Away From A Calmer Mind

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Raise your hand if you wish you were somewhere tropical right about now. If we're all being honest, a relaxing escape sounds pretty appealing -- es...