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Stress Coping

Stress Training Pays Off For Breast Cancer Patients Years Later

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Eleven years later, women who took a stress management course after being diagnosed with breast c...

Increasing Our Ability to Cope With Stress Can Make Us Healthier, 5: Chronic Stress Buffers

Bruce Rabin | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Rabin

This is blog five of the series to educate you about stress and to help you increase your ability to cope with stress. Please refer to previous blogs...

Increasing Our Ability to Cope With Stress Can Make Us Healthier, Part 4: Early Life Events That Increase the Response of the Brain to Stress

Bruce Rabin | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Rabin

Understanding that early life abuse harms both mental and physical health across one's lifespan is the first step to developing and implementing programs to reduce the extent of stress early in life that now exists.

Increasing Our Ability to Cope With Stress Can Make Us Healthier, Part 3: Acute Stress Buffers

Bruce Rabin | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Rabin

Acute stress interferes with your ability to think clearly and to focus. Therefore, when you need to use one of the stress buffering techniques to calm yourself after experiencing acute stress, you may need help to remember what to do.

Increasing Our Ability to Cope With Stress Can Make Us Healthier, Part 2: Stress-Buffering Behaviors

Bruce Rabin | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Rabin

This is blog two of the series I began to help you increase your ability to cope with stress and increase the quality of your mental and physical heal...

Increasing Your Ability to Cope with Stress Will Make You Healthier

Bruce Rabin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Rabin

When we cannot avoid stress, one needs to develop coping skills to minimize the activation of the stress reactive brain areas. Coping with stress means that you use behaviors and techniques to keep the stress reactive areas of the brain calm.

How To Cope With Stress

Walter E. Jacobson, M.D. | Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Walter E. Jacobson, M.D.

Sometimes one can't reduce or eliminate the stress. Some things are out of our control no matter what choices and decisions we make. In this case, reducing stress means reducing your reaction to stress.

Feeling Stressed Out? Give Your Mind a Break

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

If you're feeling overwhelmed, schedule a breather for yourself. By cheering yourself up, you'll make yourself feel better, and you'll also equip yourself to deal more effectively with tough situations.

Calming The Everyday Crisis: 8 Tips For Managing Anxiety

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

So what do you do when an everyday crisis overwhelms you? Get your brain under control and put in the groove. You do that using the power of active rest, using your brain the way it's designed to be used.