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Stress Reduction

The New Normal

Harper Spero | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Harper Spero

For years I worked in environments where hustling, being available 24/7 and never feeling at ease was the norm. Yes, stress was normal. Not having a...

Signs You're Stressed And Don't Even Know It

Thrillist | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Chronic negative stress will eventually destroy your body, and, in spite of what you may think, humans are so good at carrying on in the face of adversity that sometimes you don't even notice stress. So open up your eyes and see these not-so-obvious signs.

How a Simple Technique Can Help Transform Stress

Erin Sharaf | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Sharaf

Normally when we encounter a stressor, we react in a habitual, mindless way, which tends to increase (or even cause) suffering. R.A.I.N. is an elegant process that can help us see more clearly and transform our relationship with difficult situations.

Yoga And Meditation Shown To Drastically Reduce Hospital Visits

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.28.2015 | Science

Yoga and meditation can be great ways to relax and quiet the mind, and a growing body of research has shown that these mindfulness practices may even...

Another Reason to Meditate: Anti-Aging

Lisa Kirchner | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Kirchner

This process doesn't have a clear end, it's ongoing. If you have any draw to the practice, move toward it. You can start by simply starting to pay attention to what's happening in any given moment. Even if you feel skeptical, you know on an intuitive level -- bitter does not age well.

Unlock Brain Potential to Protect Against Decline

Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.

While our ability to improve brain health is becoming more widespread in the neuroscience community, the general public is still largely unaware of pivotal steps that can be taken to make the brain more resilient to decline or injury and regenerate after cognitive losses.

Take 15: How Just 15 Minutes a Day Can Change Your Life

Vanessa Cunningham | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Cunningham

The No. 1 excuse people give for not making time for their health and well-being is "I DON'T HAVE TIME." While some people have less free time than ...

3 Age-Old Secrets for Having Good Come Your Way

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Frankly I've been astounded at the profound difference these secrets have made in my life, so I share them with you, while remembering to let these words go forward on their own, to the ones who need them.

Why You Can't 'Just Say No' to Stress

Kristen Lee Costa | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Lee Costa

The scramble to avoid becoming fried is tricky, and begs our constant attention. It's hard as individuals to simply "just say no", to say the least. Even if we seem to be navigating fairly well, we have a responsibility to one another to raise awareness and promote better policies and practices.

A Culture of Mindfulness in the Workplace

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Mindfulness in the workplace creates an environment where ego battles aren't driving the company down. It's a system where individuals are willing to put aside their own self-interest for the sake of the greater good.

Treating Stress and Trauma With Mindfulness

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 09.16.2015 | Education
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Mindfulness is a committed, concerted, targeted practice -- a life skill. While pausing for a few deep breaths may make you feel better in the moment, practicing and training regularly will allow you to achieve long lasting results, brain health, and that calmer, less reactive place of being.

20 Fun Ways to Relax on the Weekend

Tom Casano | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

There is a reason why Loverboy's "Working for the Weekend" song is so popular. The weekend is a time to relax. It's a mini-vacation from work. Some people choose to read a book or go to the park while others take small road trips and have movie marathons. Even though there are only two days, you can still relax in several different ways.

How to Say No With Love

Melissa Escaro | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Escaro

Many of us have a difficult time saying no, fearing that the other parties will be hurt, disappointed, angry, or feel less of us. Saying no with love is a simple, yet powerful way of communication that benefits both parties involved. Here are three steps you can take right away to say no with love.

Future Lawyers Should Be Screened and Trained for Empathy

Mark Baer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
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Mark Baer

Law schools must begin recognizing the damage that is being caused to interpersonal relationships and our overall society, due to the low EQ levels of those involved in the field of law and make a concerted effort to address this extremely serious problem.

6 Tips to Reduce Our Children's Stress During the School Year

Allison Carmen | Posted 08.27.2015 | Parents
Allison Carmen

There is certainly a lot to explore regarding whether our children are being overworked and whether school homework policies should be examined. But what can we do for our children right now and during the rest of the school year to help them be less stressed and worried?

How to Stop Perfectionism in Its Tracks

Melissa Escaro | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Escaro

Remember to be gentle and truly appreciate yourself for all of your unlimited potential. Celebrate your imperfections, because they are also a part of who you are and what you have to share with others!

The Magic of a Meltdown!

Melissa Escaro | Posted 07.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Escaro

Our focus and intentions create the life we have. When we focus on all the amazing abundance in our lives, more of that begins to show up. When we foc...

A Souvenir of Stress Management

Nesrin Everett | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Nesrin Everett

Several years ago I was on holiday in Egypt. My best friend and I were in Club Med, El Gouna, far away from our stressful jobs in finance. We were having a whale of a time with nine days of sports, fabulous sunshine and lots of delicious food!

The 3 Most Delightful Techniques to Defeat Your Stress

Tom Casano | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

We've all been stressed before. And it can create knots in your back, arguments in your relationships, and affect your performance at work. Whether i...

Finally: Accessible Yoga for All

Christine Chen | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Chen

These days, it's a little intimidating if you want to try yoga. Never mind that it's always been a little bewildering watching someone float into a he...

Text Alert: The Connection Between Quality Sleep and Quitting Cigarettes

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

The findings suggest that text message-based programs could help improve sleep habits among smokers, which may in turn help them become smoke-free.

Summer Stress: 5 Steps to a Fun and Productive Summer

Marilyn Tam | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

How do you balance your time so that you are fulfilling what makes you and your loved ones happy? My five steps to de-stress works in all situations, just keep what you most value in your mind and follow the five steps below whenever you feel stressed or overwhelmed.

Stress Reduction -- How to Find What Works for You

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Allen Vaysberg

There are thousands of articles out there on stress reduction that mention the many ways we can manage/reduce/eliminate the stresses in our lives....

10 Ways to Reduce Your Stress Right Now

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Allen Vaysberg

I realize that you are a busy, stressed out person with no time to waste. Respecting that, here are 10 things you can do starting 1 minute from now that will greatly reduce your stress today.

Mindfulness: 7 Reasons to Implement Meditation at Work

Geoff Koboldt | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Geoff Koboldt

I hope that you are inspired enough to give meditation a chance as you deserve greater peace in your life. For those that already meditate, and will now try it at work, I am confident your boss and colleagues will appreciate the new super-hero at the office.