In this short interview, Victor Carrion, Ph.D., a childhood development and behavioral sciences expert, explains that it is not necessarily individual cases of stress that cause us harm, but rather the accumulation of various stressful experiences that are detrimental to our health and quality of life.
Part of love is service. It feels good to help out, and what that does for your spirit can often make up for a deficiency of physical energy. But (for me, at least) those delicious feelings dry up under the harshness of overextending out of obligation.
Staycations played by these rules are the quickest stress-reducer I've found. Even it it's just for one day, give it a try -- and enjoy.
Truth time. I've got a little obsession. And I know I'm not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse p...
Are you comfortable with the unknown? When faced with uncertainty or ambiguity, do you tend to feel anxiety or are you excited for a challenge? Perh...
One of the challenging things about being human is having our buttons pushed... and the unfortunate consequences of that. But like everything else, t...
Am I saying that women should quit their jobs and stay home barefoot and pregnant? Of course not. I own two companies -- so clearly that's the last thing I want. What I do want is for women to be honest about the toll that working two full time jobs -- both career and motherhood -- is taking on their lives.
Millennials (18-33 year olds) and Generation X (34-46 year olds) are now called Generation Stress. That's because for the last three years, the American Psychological Association's research on stress has found Millennials to be the most stressed demographic in America, with Generation X coming in a close second.
A cutthroat and bruising workplace environment is not for everyone. Know yourself. Don't feel pressure to conform. Define what success means to you. Take a step back and evaluate your priorities. Don't be afraid to draw a line in the sand.
Today's parents are devoted to their kids, there's no mistaking it. But the vast majority of these same parents are stressed at work and they're taking it home, and research shows that what's stressing kids the most is how stressed their parents have become.
Mindfulness was my guide in pleading on his behalf for a dignified death, and mindfulness was all that remained when he was permitted to breathe his last. And, mindfulness is here now, in the constant change of mourning and the enduring love.
The littlest issues caused me great stress. I felt as though I were running a marathon every day when in reality, I rarely ran at all. The daily marathon of life became harder to sustain as I became more depleted.
It can be difficult for adults to have to take care of their families and manage their careers at the same time. This can cause a lot of stress and anxiety for many people. As a result, here are six tips on how to take care of your family and your career without getting overly stressed.
When we get caught up in the need to respond and stay plugged in at all times, we are operating out of fear, which isn't helpful in any kind of communication -- business or personal. A few tips to shift your relationship with your inbox -- and the people you're emailing:
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.
Yes, I always left the office by six o'clock so that I could be home to hear about my kids' days, help with homework, and just hang out with them. But when they asked why they were the only ones who had a babysitter, rather than their mom picking them up from school, it killed me.