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What to Do About a Stressed-Out Teen

Tim Elmore | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

A new report was just released, unveiling a study of adolescents and stress. It's eye-opening. I realize I've written on this topic already, but I con...

Moving On

Doug Kreeger | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Doug Kreeger

As I turn the page on a new chapter of my life -- sober, aware, present, instinctual -- it only made sense that I search for a new place to hang my hat.

Better Expectations

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

Expectancy is a funny thing. It seems the more you focus on a specific outcome, the more attainable that outcome becomes. And nowhere is this mentality more important than it is with regards to improving the quality of life of family caregivers.

How to Deepen Your Relationship With Yourself

Nancy Colier | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

All experiences, welcomed, are opportunities to see and know the truth of ourselves more clearly. With this attitude, we can relate to our whole life, the sweet and the bitter, as enlightening, not necessarily wanted, but enlightening nonetheless, and in that light, meaningful.

5 Ways to Overcome Fear on the Slopes

Liftopia | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Liftopia

Fear doesn't just come up for new skiers; if you only ski once a year, or are pushing yourself to learn something new like moguls, you could find yourself getting unnerved. While there is no "cure-all" for facing skiing anxiety, there are some techniques you can use.

The Importance of Meditation for Parents of Children With Special Needs or Challenges

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

On my end, I've written that my meditation practice has been my "saving grace." Okay, if I am going to be honest... it is stronger than that. It has saved my life. With my daughter, I probably would have lingered in a consistent state of depression. I've had bouts, but with my practice I could always get out of it.

Falling in Love With Your Dark Side

Genavieve Shingle | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Genavieve Shingle

I was a nationally competitive gymnast for 15 years, and when you are performing half-naked in a leotard in front of thousands of people live and on TV, of course you want to come off as perfect.

5 Apps To Help You Cope With Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Anyone familiar with feelings of worry, stress and anxiety knows that getting to a calm, peaceful place isn't always easy. As society becomes increasi...

How Tapping Can Help You Zap Your Anxiety

OWN | Posted 10.27.2014 | OWN

You practice yoga, you've mastered mediation -– but have you tried tapping? The therapeutic exercise, also called Emotional Freedom Technique, is sa...

Mental Health: The Thin Line Between Coping and Catastrophe

Ross Szabo | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ross Szabo

There's a huge emphasis placed on how we cope with stress, anxiety and mental health challenges in our lives. Everyone has a different way of determining the difference between release and reinforcement.

WATCH: Stuck in 'Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda'?

Brad Yates | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

As we go through life, chances are we will make one or two (or a billion...) choices that we regret. As if that's not troublesome enough, we then was...

How Being #3 on My Partner's List Showed Me My Scars and Healed Them at the Same Time

Lauren Noren | Posted 10.23.2014 | Women
Lauren Noren

I let go. I let the weight of my head rest against his firm shoulder. I let my body soften. My eyes swelled up with tears and I let the tears stream down my face, hitting his shoulder on their descent.

How the Judge Wrecked My Perfect Divorce Day

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.23.2014 | Divorce
Barbara Greenberg

I was fine with the divorce but upset by what felt like a scolding from a judge. I've asked myself several times if perhaps she was simply acting like any other judge would in this situation. I don't know what the answer is.

10 Ways to Beat Stress in 10 Minutes or Less

The Active Times | Posted 10.23.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Stress can be a dangerous burden. We've all felt it whether it be a time constraint on an upcoming project, hitting every red light when you are alrea...

Laughter Trumps Nerves

Maria Senise | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

There's nothing like showing up a week early to a substitute teaching training session. I can't stop laughing at my own ridiculousness that came out i...

How to Talk With Your Child (And Yourself) About Ebola

Tamar Chansky | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

The problem facing most Americans is not the Ebola virus, it's our anxiety about the Ebola virus.

The Most Ironic Story of Ever Upward

Justine Brooks Froelker | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Justine Brooks Froelker

FULL CIRCLE It was a full circle weekend for me returning to the Emerging Women conference, this year in New York City. Last year I attended EW as a ...

This Is What A Panic Attack Physically Feels Like

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes & Alissa Scheller | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living

For the millions of American adults who suffer from anxiety and panic disorders, panic attacks may be one of the most prevalent and persistent symptom...

An Imposter and Fraud or a Forever Grieving and Healing Mother?

Justine Brooks Froelker | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Justine Brooks Froelker

They turned up the lights after one song. We usually sing four amazing rock band-like songs, which is one of the many reasons I love our church. The...

Your Biggest First Date Worries... Solved

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

Especially if you're shy or tend to be anxious, those first date jitters can translate into full blown dating anxiety, which can be paralyzing. The days and hours leading up to a date can be worry-filled, and you may even avoid dating altogether if it's too intense.

'Tis the Season (Again): How to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

John Tsilimparis | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

Seasonal affective disorder or SAD, is a type of depression that literally follows a seasonal pattern. It systematically appears and disappears at the same time each year. The people who are affected by SAD experience depression-like symptoms beginning in the fall which may continue for five to seven months until spring returns and the days become longer again.

Cognitive Function and Its Impact on Chronic Pain

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

We all know that pain can cause all kinds of issues with our brain function, including making it hard for us to think or behave as we used to behave p...

7 Tips to Coping With Ebola Phobia: Keeping Perspective Is Key

John Tsilimparis | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

When we are faced with crisis situations of this magnitude, we get anxious and excessively worry that our sense of safety and security is threatened. We become fearful for ourselves and for our loved ones.

Sex, Violence, and Weight

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 10.17.2014 | Style
Jenny G. Perry

I live in a different world than many, in that I don't believe in doom and gloom, I believe in hope and that things are getting better. You can look at upheavels in all areas as creating anew. Change is the mode of life, it's a given.

Lindsay Holmes

5 Of The Most Helpful Things You Can Say To Someone With Anxiety

HuffingtonPost.com | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

For those who haven't been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, it might be difficult to truly comprehend what's going on inside the mind of the 40 mil...