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5 Ways To Avoid Burnout At Work

Fortune Magazine | Verne Harnish | Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Here are a few methods, from simple coffee breaks to Panamanian CEO retreats, to avoid work burnout and recharge your business. 1. Get Away and Rev...

Too Busy To Read This Blog? Try This To Stress Less

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Access your place of power when the juggling begins to feel out of hand. Tasks or roles that start to feel like just "going through the motions" can feel more meaningful or important when you are confronting them as your optimal and most present self.

5 Tips I Used This Morning To Help Myself Feel Calmer

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I'm very happy to be back home, and to make sure that I keep this happy feeling, instead of allowing myself to become short-tempered (highly likely), I ran through some of my easier tips for staying cool.

3 Must-Try Strategies To Relax

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

When we're unable to change the circumstances that are causing stress, it's vital to have strategies to change how we react to the stressor. Even when you can't change the world around you, you can change yourself.

Full Cup, Thirsty Spirit: A Pupu Platter Approach to Self-Care for Busy Times

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

Often, our best attempts at increasing our wellness don't come from putting large amounts of time or effort into our self-care. Rather, they come from approaching our efforts with a sense of balance and an acceptance for what's possible and what's not possible within the realities of our busy life.

Paying Relaxed Attention

Maggie Lyon | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Today, I entreat you, even if things are flowing beautifully, practice relaxing yourself from head to toe in the midst of your intense on-the-ball focus, and consciously melt deeper into gentle ease with each breath.

What Are Your Stress 'Tells'?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I used to ignore or fight my tells, now I pay very close attention to them, which allows me to handle stress much better. Children's literature is one of my joys, and it's also my mental comfort food.

Take The Stress Out Of City Living

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

With proper tricks and knowledge, you can begin to be relaxed, alert, energetic, and have breathing room while being organized and tech-savvy. The crucial secret? Start making fresh air, healthy relationships, peaceful sleep and proper food choices a priority in your life.

How Musician Boyd Tinsley Unwinds

Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance. ...

5 Simple Five-Minute De-Stressers

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

When you can't find the perfect care situation that enables you to take long stretches of quality time to yourself, we recommend you do the next best thing -- commit to just five minutes a day to do something for yourself.

Darren Hardy's 5 Tips For Stress Relief

Posted 08.16.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance. ...

Are Your Mind And Body In The Same Place?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

There is a well-known saying that contains great wisdom: "Pain in life is a given, but suffering is a choice." Truly, suffering happens when we want life to be other than the way it is in the moment.

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.

Feeling Traffic Jammed?

Doug Binzak | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Doug Binzak

Maybe we can practice this way of reframing an experience you are having on the road so that your own state of mind might become a little more spacious, a little less jammed. It might not get us to our destinations faster than the next guy, but it's got to improve our "car-ma."

5 Ways To Keep Your Cool (Even When You're Totally Stressed)

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 09.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Even though there are situations in which we have no control over what happens and no ability to affect the outcome, is it possible to stay cool in a world that is constantly making demands and creating challenges?

Got Stress? It Only Takes 30 Seconds To Zap It.

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

We all find ourselves overwhelmed by stress sometimes. The other day, I was having a particularly stressful moment when I received an email from a go...

Shifting Bad Stress Into Good Stress

Project Compassion Stanford | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Project Compassion Stanford

We generally think of stress as a big, bad, disease-causing, killer. Yet mother nature didn't give us the stress response to kill us. She gave us the stress response to help us stay alive!

Anger Management: Why It's Never Too Late To Tame Your Temper

Tamar Chansky | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

I saw how I can get so caught up in the apparent urgency of the moment when I so don't want to. I understood that not getting caught up in the apparent urgency of the moment is the universal "work in progress" for humankind.

7 Simple Ways to Experience Peace This Instant

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

As our world continues to speed up and get more complex, being able to access inner calm -- particularly in the midst of crisis -- is a critical skill.

The Perfect Antidote To Stress

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

Through meditation, one trains to take care of their own personal peace while moving beyond an established belief system -- in order to embrace a wider perspective.

How The Stress Hormone Robs You Of Sleep

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

I've written before about the "cortisol switch." Now, let's talk about how cortisol, the main stress hormone produced by your adrenal glands in your mid-back, brings you down and ramps up your risk of serious disease -- and more importantly, what you can do about it.

Stressed At Work? Here's What To Do

Julia Pott | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Julia Pott

As an animation director, my job requires a lot of sitting alone in my studio, often in my pajamas, drawing the same thing for hours on end. If you do this every day for three months, you can start to go a bit mad -- especially if the workload doesn't allow for much down time.

A Classical Music Meditation (LISTEN)

Laurence Vittes | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Laurence Vittes

Classical music can be used to embrace stress and release it through breathing to achieve an in-the-present-moment frame of mind and reconnect positively and creatively with reality.

5 Tips To Find Peace

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 09.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

How do I find peace and serenity in my busy lifestyle? As a nutritionist and as a mother, I've found a few ways that really help me to relax -- without reaching for a dessert or a high-calorie treat.

WATCH: Deepak Chopra's Tips For Relieving Stress

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Deepak Chopra, expert in the field of mind-body medicine, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo told me about some of the best ways to alleviate st...