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10 Essential De-Stressing Tips For Baby Boomers

Posted 04.26.2013 | Fifty

Although the recent Stress in America survey found that Baby Boomers and adults over 67 are the least-stressed age groups in the country, that doesn't...

6 Easy Stress Busters You Had No Idea Existed

Posted 04.25.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul When you don't have time to get a professional massage and feel too overwhelmed to figure out the difference between Ashtanga and K...

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?

3 Tips To Help You Avoid One Of Life's Biggest Regrets

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 06.04.2013 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

Why is excessive worry such a big regret? Because, according to the elders, worry wastes your very limited and precious lifetime. By poisoning the present moment, they told me, you lose days, months, or years that you can never recover.

23 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Reduce Stress Right Now

Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Morin Whether it's related to an issue at work, a fight with a friend, or problems with family, everyone feels stressed sometimes. In fac...

Does A Good Marriage Really Lead To Better Health?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.20.2013 | Fifty

Happily married couples are more likely to enjoy better mental and physical health than their not-so-happy friends, a new study shows. And those in go...

20 Activities That Reduce Divorce Stress

Posted 02.07.2013 | Divorce

After divorce, it's easy to go a little crazy if you don't find something to take your mind off the split. But what exactly? On Thursday, we asked...

Lower Stress Instantly With These 16 Activities

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 01.26.2013 | Fifty

This is a no-brainer: many people experience stress over the course of their days, for a multitude of reasons. In fact, 22 percent of Americans report...

Zen Secret Number 1, From Seinfeld

Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC

Meditation doesn't have to be stuffy and/or elitist. We get to be who we are -- that's the whole (terrifying) point. We are so richly overflowing with treasure, each of us. Once we get up offa' our things and begin experiencing that, we begin reclaiming our treasure.

3 Essential Choices That Reduce Stress

Jon Wortmann | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

You can't avoid the 171 varieties of cheese at the grocery store, complex work situations, or the challenges of raising a family. What you can choose to do each day is only put yourself in situations where the stress is worth it.

The Best Ways To De-Stress While Planning Your Wedding

Posted 12.12.2012 | Weddings

When you've got guest lists to finalize, flowers to choose and bridesmaids dresses to find, the stress of planning your wedding can seem overwhelming....

3 Steps To Reduce Stress And Keep Calm

Ann Rasmussen | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
Ann Rasmussen

In a single week, my friend Karen had to move her 82-year-old father out of his home and into an Alzheimer's facility, was in a serious accident that totaled her car, found drugs in her daughter's jeans and learned her sister had breast cancer.

Real-Life Solutions: Tips For Reducing Stress -- Now

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.29.2012 | Fifty

Meg Beattie Patrick, a New York City-area communications specialist, has survived cancer, divorce, single motherhood, the death of a child, the loss o...

How To Ensure A Pleasant Visit For Both You And Your Guests

Sally Augustin | Posted 01.26.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Let's make the holidays stress-free.

The Crucial Issue People Don't Mention To Their Doctors

Posted 11.21.2012 | Fifty

We're talking to our doctors about our aches and pains, weight loss concerns and how to get back to the gym. But when it comes to reducing stress and ...

10 Ways That I'm Not Stressing About Fashion Anymore

Elizabeth Dosoretz | Posted 12.31.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Dosoretz

Here are my top ten rules for a smooth routine and stress-free attitude about fashion.

Shelley Emling

20 Things Midlifers Say They've Stopped Stressing About

HuffingtonPost.com | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.25.2012 | Fifty

Post 50s stress about many things: career, marriage, legacy –- even loose skin. But midlifers are happy to report a few things they no longer feel t...

10 Simple Changes To Reduce Stress At Home

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 01.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

If you can't relax and feel peaceful in your own home, then where can you?

Stress Doesn't Have to Be That Stressful

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Some life experiences do cause stress for most people. Illness, death, loss. I think we can agree that those are inherently stressful. But much of our day-to-day stress is not.

Overcome Anxiety: 9 Natural Ways To Boost Your Mood

Clarissa Burt | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Clarissa Burt

Most people don't understand how vital a role food plays in improving your mood. Trudy Scott, certified nutritionist (CN), educates women about the amazing healing powers of food and nutrients and helps them find natural solutions for anxiety and other mood-related issues.

5 Ways To Find Peace With Your Mobile Device

Nirinjan Yee | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Nirinjan Yee

As someone who has spent the past two decades in search of recovery and healing, I am a believer in the power of technology to help us make good transitions to facilitate well-being.

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."

An Artist's Guide To Personal Fulfillment

Theresa Berenato | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Theresa Berenato

We have been making and marking for 35,000 years. As a designer, using my hands to make, cut, rearrange, overlay, glue, paint, chip, draw, and sketch is a personally fulfilling process.

The Calm Brain: The Neurology of Stress and Calm or 'How to Relax Without Drugs'

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

Tapping into the vagus nerve helps us achieve both brain and body health, which is the right balance between relaxation and stress. But how do we tap into the vagus and increase its activity?

Take the Vow 2012: The Stress Stops Here

Martin Boroson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Martin Boroson

Last year, for National Stress Awareness Month, I published a series of articles here about how contagious stress can be. With the support of the HuffPost editors, I asked readers to vow not to pass their stress on to others for one day.