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Calming Techniques

The Power in Putting Your Phone Down

Gina Soleil | Posted 11.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Gina Soleil

Last night I did something crazy... I never turned my phone back on. This morning I woke up, realized what I didn't do and then intentionally didn't turn my phone back on. I left my love companion on the desk all by itself.

How to Immediately De-Stress When You Are Overwhelmed

Lisa K. | Posted 09.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa K.

While life will always have its stressors, these are the few ways that I handle life's stress from overwhelm. They work for me every time.

5 Tips For Staying Calm With Children

Kate Russell | Posted 08.23.2014 | Parents
Kate Russell

I have developed these practices to help me be more mindful, less stressed and better able to remain the peaceful parent I strive to be.

The Worst Question to Ask Your Teenage Son

Megan McDonough | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Megan McDonough

When your teenager is being, well, a teenager, take a deep breath, relax and smile. This open approach will make you far more receptive to new and novel strategies to make lemonade from lemons.

Staying Calm When Kids Lose It During Divorce

Dr. Peggy Kruger Tietz | Posted 03.15.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Peggy Kruger Tietz

What emotions are you feeling? Are you angry? Is your authority being challenged? Are you about to engage in a power struggle? Are you sad and feeling defeated? Are you feeling unloved and taken advantage of?

Philip Palaveev: The Pause

Philip Palaveev | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Philip Palaveev

I don't "feel" angry -- I am angry. It is 2:00 p.m. and I have been on the phone since 8:00 a.m. There are dozens of emails in my Inbox. I have not had either breakfast nor lunch. Everybody expects something from me... and now I'm double-booked!

6 Tips For Holding It Together

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

To avoid the burn of acting out during an emotional upsurge, take a few simple steps to calm your heightened spirit and quiet your uneasy mind. When the moment has passed, you'll be grateful you were able to be the master of your emotions.

3 Kinds Of Deep Breathing To Help You Hold It Together

Posted 06.13.2013 | Healthy Living

By Therese Borchard Deep breathing has become increasingly important in my recovery from depression and anxiety because I recognize that shallow br...

4 Quick Ways To De-Stress

Posted 02.28.2013 | OWN

By Kim Tranell We asked top meditation and mindfulness pros for their best on-the-spot, do-anywhere calming techniques -- because who has time fo...

Office Anger: 6 Ways To Stay Calm When You're Fuming

Posted 11.17.2011 | Women

Elizabeth Lowman | The Daily Muse We've all had those moments at work. A difficult client turns a productive meeting sour. Your boss berates you o...

Maybe Yoga Will Help Soothe Hedge Funders In Bum Economy

Dealbreaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an attempt to stop throwing phones and temper tantrums over the lousy markets, a growing number of financiers are taking up yoga to "take a step ba...