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Distress

Do You Engage in Conscious Combat or Are You Just Fighting?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It's been said that living with an open heart requires a cup of understanding, a barrel of love, and an ocean of patience. Sometimes that seems like an understatement.

How Is Being a Good Boss Just Like Being a Good Parent?

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

This is the most important one. Your boss, like your parent, should be aiming for your success. If you don't feel like your boss is looking for ways to help further your career, or worse, is trying to sabotage you, then you don't have a boss -- you have a problem.

Why Animal Experimentation Doesn't Work -- Reason 1: Stressed Animals Yield Poor Data

Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 09.30.2013 | Science
Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H.

Imagine you are a monkey in a laboratory and a person dressed in a white coat walks into the room with a catching net. How do you think you would react?

How To De-Stress In The Wake Of Bad News

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

Breathing training (and other forms of meditation) can be an extremely powerful tool to increase the awareness of thoughts that promote chronic stress (or promote calm). Breathing training also increases the effectiveness for us to relax (or shed the stress response) on command.

Alzheimer's Caregivers: Smart Ways to Decrease Your Distress

Marie Marley | Posted 09.09.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

One secret to reducing your emotional distress is to remain aware that your loved one probably lives only in the present.

How To De-Stress In 7 Steps

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 03.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Stress is unavoidable in the best of times. Today's version, compounded by a teetering economy, joblessness and now the specter of terrorism only adds to the potential stress load.

Dealing With Distress

Chade-Meng Tan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chade-Meng Tan

When we are suffering pain, we always tell ourselves, "I'll be so happy if I'm free from this pain", but when we are free from that pain, we forget to enjoy the freedom from pain.

Let Go and Laugh!

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Research is very strong showing that laughter is the best medicine. Yes, life is difficult, especially right now, but laughter and even smiling is so good for you.