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Science of Stress

New Survey Explains The Importance Of Sleep

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Are you a sleep worker? No, not a sleepwalker, but a person who goes to work and attempts to function on too little sleep? It turns out, one-third of American workers are sleep working -- not getting enough sleep to function at peak levels, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School.

What Everyone Needs To Know About Stress

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Worried. Frantic. Dismayed. Under pressure. Stressed. By now it's no secret that stress does more harm than good -- but that knowledge is hardly co...

How To Tell If Your Stress Level Is Normal

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Do you handle your worries well, or do you let them spiral into something more? We all encounter bouts of stress now and then, but when it becomes ...

6 Simple Steps To Uncovering The Upside Of Stress

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By now it's clear that stress can harm our health in a multitude of ways, and new scientific research reinforcing its negative effects seems to debut ...

WATCH: Turns Out, We May Have Gotten the Science of Stress Completely Wrong

TEDTalks | Posted 01.25.2014 | TED Weekends

kelly mcgonigalPsychologist Kelly McGonigal shares new research showing that it's our thinking about stress, rather than stress itself, that affects our health.

WATCH: Can Stress Actually Kill You?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2015 | Science

Next time you're stressed out, maybe just grab someone you love for a cuddle session. "It may just save your life," Mitchell Moffit, co-creator of ...