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Managing Stress

How To Be The Most Stressed Out Person You Know

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Let's face it: at this point in our wired, always-working culture, finding someone who isn't regularly stressed out is a rarity. If you've ever bee...

Don't Believe These 6 Excuses That Add Stress to Alzheimer's Care

Paula Spencer Scott | Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty
Paula Spencer Scott

You're right. Nobody can replace you. But you're not looking for a replacement. All you need is somebody to relieve you, for a little while.

How To Be Your Own Therapist

Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living

By Art Markman, Ph.D. for Let's just agree right up front that stress is no fun. That pit in your stomach that warns you of impending...

Beat Work Stress In A Minute Or Less

Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News What does your work stress feel like? Is it a 100-pound chain securing you to your chair? Is it a handful of coffee...

Hey, Down in Front: It Seems the World Is About to Explode and You Are Blocking My View!

Laura Wellington | Posted 12.01.2013 | Impact
Laura Wellington

It seems as of late, everyone is choosing sides on just about everything and, I fear, the world is spinning itself out of control -- with stress and exhaustion fueling the fire that will, ultimately, do none of us any good.

What This Organic Food CEO Can Teach Everyone About Balance

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.27.2013 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

10 Reasons Why You Don't Manage Stress

James E. Porter | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Managing stress and taking care of our health always comes dead last. And as a result, our perception is that there is never enough time in the day to take care of our own health needs.

Helene Lerner: Why Can't the Effect of a Vacation Last?

Helene Lerner | Posted 10.20.2013 | Women
Helene Lerner

In order to recharge, you don't have to take time off from work. All you need is a few minutes a day to reconnect with the things that make you joyful.

Coping With Stress: Hers and His

Anat Baniel | Posted 10.02.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

When a man has a special needs child, there's a huge amount of suffering because the greatest pain and suffering for a man is the feeling of powerlessness -- that he can't solve a problem.

Addressing Workplace Stress: A Comprehensive Wellness Imperative for Individuals and Their Organizations

Megan Cleghorn | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Megan Cleghorn

Identifying the most pronounced sources of stress in your life is rarely difficult. Understanding how multiple sources of stress in your life act in concert to create your own individualized risk and resiliency profile is more complex.

Is Your Child Acting Out? The 4 'R's' That May Be Causing It

Anat Baniel | Posted 08.27.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

When your child starts acting out more intensely than before, have you ever noticed that your own stress levels prior to that moment were rising, too?

Why Your Kids Should Be Practicing Mindfulness

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Mindfulness isn't about grades or being perfect. Everyone's answer has equal merit and differences are cherished. Do you see the freedom in that? This allows for expanded thought and exploration.

Is Stress Hurting Your Relationship? What Can You Do About It?

Anat Baniel | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

While raising a child with special needs, when it comes to keeping your relationship together and being in love, one of the most important insights is to recognize how stressful it is and how the stress can erode the best of relationships.

5 Tricks From Cognitive Behavioral Therapy To Reduce Stress At Work

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living

If you're stressed at work on a daily basis, you're not alone: job-related stress in America is on the rise, with more than eight in 10 US workers say...

Navigating Work Stress From The ER, Bed And Beyond

Judy Martin | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Judy Martin

Now in the healing process, and as an advocate for managing work stress in a conscious way, I wanted to share a few lessons that I learned. First, work-life flexibility and acceptance are the greatest keys moving forward when sudden acute health care issues arise.

You Need a Time Out!

Natalie Fikes | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Natalie Fikes

I set my alarm and 20 minutes later, I was a new me. I didn't even have to think about what I was going to do, I just did the first thing that came naturally. Now, GPS for the Soul has become my daily opportunity for me to check in with me.

How Do You Deal With Your Feelings? It Could Impact Your Anxiety Levels

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living

How you deal with both positive and negative emotions could have big implications for your mental health. Emotional regulation -- whether you avoid yo...

Learning To Maintain A Less Stressful Lifestyle

Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living

Welcome to the final day of HuffPost Healthy Living's 14-Day Stress-Less Challenge! In honor of National Stress Awareness Month, we've used the past t...

Adrian Grenier: How to Handle Stress (Hint: Don't Ignore It!)

Adrian Grenier | Posted 06.25.2013 | Celebrity
Adrian Grenier

I can't entirely escape stress. No one can. Our collective experience requires that we endure at least a certain amount of anxiety, especially when we strive for bigger goals that take us outside our comfort zone.

Welcome To HuffPost's Stress-Less Challenge!

Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Day 1 of HuffPost Healthy Living's 14-Day Stress-Less Challenge! In honor of National Stress Awareness Month, our goal is to use the next t...

Surprising Ways Stress Affects Your Body

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

According to a recent study, 60 to 80 percent of visits to primary care doctors may be related to stress, yet only 3 percent of patients receive stress management counseling. Why is it that so few people are getting help from their health care practitioners when it comes to stress?

How To Really Understand Your Emotions

Andrea Wachter | Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

One of the most important aspects of being human is the fact that we have feelings -- all day long. And yet, rarely are we taught healthy ways to cope with them. Who among us learned about coping with emotions in school?

3 Lessons In De-Stressing From This Professional Athlete

Jon Wortmann | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

What did he do to overcome the choke at the Masters? With the mental challenges of travel, the media, sponsors and fans, not to mention playing an incredibly stressful sport, how has he continued to be so successful? Can we learn to manage stress like Rory McIlroy?

How Loudly Does Your World Speak?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Fatigue got you down? Post-vacation putting you in a funk? Listen to your body and try to tease out those lessons before the warning signs speak even louder!

The Case For Nonviolence

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

This life is a very precious gift from God. It holds infinite possibilities, and can become a fountain of joy and happiness. The role of education is to nurture human values in children so that they are able to make life a celebration, not a tragedy.