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5 Ways To Slow Down And Just 'Be'

Omega Institute | Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

In today's culture we're defined by what we do and how productive we are. Stripped of this we can feel lost and purposeless. We've become human doings instead of human beings. Regaining our joy and purpose in life requires a new relationship with time.

8 Truly Practical Ways To De-Stress

Gracie Gordon | Posted 09.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Gracie Gordon

Over the past year I've learned that stress is not only unnecessary, but that being happy and stress-free actually lends to a more successful career and personal life.

A Simple (Yet Powerful) Morning Practice

Jon Wortmann | Posted 08.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

What the experience of noticing the transition from vacation to regular life taught me is that during more stressful times, I have to be more intentional about my practice.

Stress Remedy: The Green Pill

Suna Senman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

As I finished my last appointment late on Saturday morning, I realized that I had a choice. I could run around in town following my red notebook to-do list or escape to the green countryside. I felt like Morpheus was offering me the option to take a red or a green pill.

Address Your Stress: 4 Ways to Make Walking Work for You

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Your body evolved to do one thing exceedingly well: cope with bouts of acute stress and then recover from it. What your body did not evolve to do is face off with unrelenting stress while sitting in a chair for hours a day. You were designed to move -- more specifically, to walk.

7 Things I've Let Go Of Stressing Over

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

Admittedly, I still have a long way to go in tackling the more deep-seated anxieties and insecurities that often cause me stress. But I am slowly beginning to let go of some of the "small stuff" that add unnecessary anxiety to my life.

7 Things I Decided Are Just Not Worth The Stress

Amanda L. Chan | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda L. Chan

When just a few too many stressors decided to manifest in a week-and-a-half time span, I probably shouldn't have been surprised when my body decided to revolt.

3 Unusual Ways To De-Stress

Posted 02.24.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Feeling Overwhelmed Can Feel Overwhelming

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

If I find myself unable to move from the enormity of the forest, it's time to focus on just one tree. If that one tree seems like too much, it's time to focus on one branch or one leaf of that one tree. Narrowing the focus to the minutiae of the situation can make the forest seem more manageable.

WATCH: What Goldie Hawn Does To De-Stress

Posted 02.05.2013 | Fifty

Have you ever wondered what a star like Goldie Hawn does to de-stress? On last Friday’s episode of “Katie,” Goldie Hawn revealed her own batt...

AMAZING High School Turns To Puppies For Stress Relief

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 02.01.2013 | Teen

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. -- The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school in suburban Chicago waits patiently, as a crush of students f...

How To Take A 3-Minute Vacation (And Feel Refreshed!)

Suna Senman | Posted 03.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

Life can get fast-paced and demanding, causing an overload of stress. Employ your free choice and take a three-minute, refreshing vacation. You can afford three minutes. Your productivity will go up after you reenergize from this vacation.

Too Much Stress Is Terrible!

Robert Piper | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

Our mind is a stress-producing machine! We are thinking about deadlines, what we are doing with our life, and what the next problem is. All of this is causing stress, which is silently attacking our body.

Is Stress The New Fat?

Janesse Bruce | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Janesse Bruce

Mindfulness, yoga and relaxation techniques are the current darlings of the stress trade. They work, but they take a lot of work, and each alone doesn't come close to solving the entire problem, just as declining that slice of pie after dinner never made anyone thin.

What Are You Doing for You This Holiday Season?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Have you thought of what you need to do to get through the holidays? No, I'm not talking about gift lists. I am talking about you. Have you thought about what you need so you don't go crazy at some point before the New Year?

Stressed? Why Mindful Breathing Really Works

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

To understand how pausing works, consider that chronic stress affects the brain much as running too many applications simultaneously impacts your computer's performance. After all, the brain is a computer of sorts. And both suffer when overloaded.

Is The News Stressing You Out? How To Better Manage Your Reactions

HeartMath LLC | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

For many of us, the stress bath emotional state has become the norm, so learning how to manage our reactions to news has never been more vital to our health and relationships.

Is Your Mind Abuzz Post-Election? 6 Tips To Relax

Amer Khan, M.D. | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Amer Khan, M.D.

Every day in my sleep medicine practice I see people who don't even recognize that they are stressed out. Our minds are like a jet ready to take off, and the body is screaming to keep us grounded, sometimes making us hurt to get our attention.

Daily Doses to De-Stress

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 01.07.2013 | Books
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

Welcome to the sardonic comedy of our time: Rushing to Relax. Do you have symptoms of "Time Deficit Disorder"? Can you relate?

Stress -- Do You See It?

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 01.07.2013 | Books
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Stress is all around you. Can you see it? Or is stress all around you because you see it?

Surefire Stress Relief: A Breathing Exercise To Refuel Your System

HeartMath LLC | Posted 01.05.2013 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

If you find yourself feeling angry, mildly depressed, anxious or otherwise stressed, try this easy, free and quick technique for yourself to refuel your system.

The Benefits Of Acknowledging Your Stress

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Life issues that we are all subject to are stressors for some but not for others. The difference lies in our response, for although we may have little or no control over the circumstances we are dealing with, we do have control over our reaction to them.

How To Stop Sweating The Small Stuff (VIDEO)

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

I've learned how to quickly work through my mini dramas so I can focus on what really matters. In this video, I offer spiritual tools for letting go of littleness and centering back into your power.

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.