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Stress Management Strategies

Why Saying 'No' Is Just As Powerful As Saying 'Yes'

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Kellyann Petrucci

When you say yes to everything, you dilute your power. When you say yes strategically, you distill it. As a result, you can reach new levels of success both personally and professionally.

Why Your Friend Doesn't Experience Stress the Same Way You Do

James E. Porter | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

When I finally touched the ceiling with my right hand, I felt a special pride that I hadn't felt in months -- overcoming an ancient fear and doing something completely new at 58 years of age. It was a great feeling.

How To Stop Feeling Rushed

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

How do you feel when you're rushing? Perhaps there's a bit of positive excitement, but if you're like me, there's mostly, if not entirely, a sense of tension, discomfort, and anxiety. This kind of stress isn't pleasant for the mind, and over time it's really bad for the body.

6 Brain-Boosting Ways To Reduce Stress

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Learning to effectively cope with stress can not only help you feel better on a daily basis, but also protect your brain from the damaging effects of stress to preserve and maintain cognitive function throughout life. Here's how.

Why Normally Productive People Get Snowed By Stress

meQuilibrium | Posted 04.20.2013 | Healthy Living

A fascinating article recently published in the New York Times shines the spotlight on why, when the going gets tough, some of us are worriers and some become warriors.

Does Meditation Equal An Empty Mind?

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

Have you ever been told you need to "clear your head" or "get rid of all the clutter"? For many, including myself, the idea of sitting quietly with an empty mind seems impossible. If fact, this idea is often a barrier to any attempts to meditate or try mindfulness exercises.

The Art Of Slowing Down

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

Although few of us are graced with the chance to have a sabbatical, most of us could greatly benefit from the opportunity to have more space and time in life so that slowing down could be an option.

Managing Your Inbox

Jennifer Langione | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
Jennifer Langione

The average person is bombarded with 75 emails a day and urgent emails often get lost in the clutter. Fortunately, though, email management tactics are easy to implement. Three strategies you can adopt to start controlling your inbox

How To Be Prepared When Anxiety Attacks

Tamar Chansky | Posted 10.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

Make a conscious choice to not go on the wild goose chase anxiety can launch, but know that you're better off without it. Instead, downgrade the importance of worry's messages and switch lines. The one without worry moves a lot faster.

6 Stress-Management Tips For A Longer Life

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Maoshing Ni

Here is one high-priority item to add to your full plate: Take at least 10 minutes a day to relax--and you will live a longer and happier life.