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Stress Management

How To Tackle A Fear Of Stress

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The good news is that stress isn't the only thing that's contagious; so is optimism, enthusiasm, positivity, and fun. If you want to feel good stuff reflected back at you, you've got to put something good out there to begin with.

How To Avoid Burnout (According To Science)

Joe Robinson | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Missing the point of life doesn't make sense -- but then a lot of things we do are irrational when we're under the influence of myopia, a specialty of chronic stress and its final stage, burnout.

10 Ways to Stay Active While Coping With Illness

Danea Horn | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Danea Horn

When you don't feel well, the motivation to do something active can be nonexistent. It is much easier to turn the TV on, check out and give into your symptoms. However, with chronic illness, this isn't always the best thing to do.

How To Turn These Life Setbacks Into Opportunities For Growth

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Navigating through life's most stressful situations can oftentimes feel like swimming against a swift current -- no matter how hard we try to stay cal...

Change My Life in 60 Seconds -- Are You Nuts?

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

Co-authored by Millie Grenough and Karin Joy Whitley Maybe it's a phone call, an accident, or an unexpected diagnosis that stops us in our tracks. ...

How to Meditate: Guided Practice for Stress Relief

David Magone | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Magone

At first, you may find that your mind wanders quite a lot. After a while though, you will find that it becomes easier to remain anchored to your object as the waves in your mind start to settle and your thoughts begin to slow.

How To Conquer Stress At Work (Once And For All)

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Stress is an integral part of what makes work work, but it doesn't mean you're doomed to fall apart at the seams. I don't believe that. Just because stress levels are rising, doesn't mean you can't learn to swim.

An Open Letter to All Business Leaders From Your Stressed-Out Employees

Susan Cole | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Susan Cole

The solution goes well beyond drinking the occasional kale smoothie. To really improve our situation we need to wake up and make some fundamental changes to our corporate cultures -- not just on paper, but in practice.

LOOK: This Is Your Body On Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

No one likes to experience bouts of stress or anxiety -- and when it becomes a chronic occurrence, its impact can go from a little annoyance to a heal...

Outsmarting Stress and Negativity

Jane Shure | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Shure

First and foremost, do not believe that your Inner Worrier is the voice of truth. It's simply the voice of fear. Secondly, know that stress is an inevitable part of living life. Work with it, find your way to getting yourself in the driver's seat rather than allowing the worry and doubt to steer your vehicle.

3 Reasons You're More Stressed Than Joyful

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Wonder doesn't disappear on its own. We let it go. And we don't have to. In fact, our creativity, imagination and well-being thrive on a degree of being delighted, amused and in awe of the world around us.

A Simple Plan To Transform Stress Into Happiness

Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Art Markman, Ph.D. for YouBeauty.com Sitting at a coffee shop in downtown Austin recently, I overhead two women at the table behind me. One was ...

Why Your Friend Doesn't Experience Stress the Same Way You Do

James E. Porter | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

When I finally touched the ceiling with my right hand, I felt a special pride that I hadn't felt in months -- overcoming an ancient fear and doing something completely new at 58 years of age. It was a great feeling.

The 2 Beliefs That Keep You Stuck In A Stress Cycle

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

There wasn't one person who graced that stage who didn't, at one time or another, think, "This is too much. I can't handle it." And everyone who has come around the bend of that stress-induced despair didn't do it by beating stress or "winning," but by changing their mindset.

Understanding Stress: Beyond Reduction, Management and Coping

David Bedrick | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
David Bedrick

Sometimes it appears as if "stress" is the cause for all that ails us. We are told everything from sleep and laugh more to get massages, exercise, and deep breathe. So how come we're all still so stressed?

How CrossFit Saved This Doctor's Health

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

I practiced what I preached for the most part. The part that I didn't practice was regular physical activity. I lacked motivation to go to the gym. But I had to do something.

8 Myths And Facts About Stress

Everyday Health | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone feels stressed out from time to time. Moving, starting a new job or just juggling the demands of daily life all can be stressful. Stress may ...

What's the ROI of a Smile?

Ted Rubin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ted Rubin

Smiling is good for you -- both physically and mentally. In fact, there are a slew of scientific studies that prove the physical and psychological effects of smiling. And I'm not talking about fake smiles, but honest-to-goodness smiles that reach your eyes. They not only affect you, but also have an impact on others around you.

When Not Enough Is Holding You Back (and What to Do About It)

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Crawford

If he calls, we're good enough. If you get the job or get into the graduate program, you're smart enough. If our manager or advisor acknowledges our work, we're worthy enough. No matter how hard you work, when you've given the power to someone else, you'll never measure up.

How To Get Over Your Fear Of Working Out

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Exercise is one of the most potent stress-reducers on the planet -- and yet, in the irony of ironies, it's the one thing far too many of us don't make time for. There are lots of reasons why, but the fact is the idea of working out can create enough stress that you skip it -- and miss out on a boatload of mind and body benefits.

How I Came to Follow My Passion

David Cherner | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
David Cherner

I had finally found meaning in my own work by focusing inward, being present enough to observe some interesting trends going on around me, and following two passions deep in my belly: helping people reconnect with themselves and one another and starting new companies.

The Case For Loving Your Enemies

Charlotte Lieberman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Lieberman

Here are five basic tips to help us all recognize the power of compassionate communication -- with our colleagues, clients and ourselves (and well, everybody else).

Our Inability to Communicate is Literally Making Us Sick: Strategies and Solutions from Doctor Neha

Holly Cara Price | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Holly Cara Price

Do you find yourself steering clear of difficult conversations with your spouse, your children, your co-workers, your boss? We all have defense mechan...

The Key To Working In A Stressful Environment, From Jill Abramson (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2014 | MarloThomas

Executive Editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, shared some valuable tips with us about dealing with a stressful work environment. “It sou...

Wake-Up Calls Inspired My Change From Overdrive and Sleep Deprived

Jane Shure | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Shure

My wake-up call marching orders were clear: No more late nights on the computer. The computer would need to be turned off at 10:30 p.m. rather than 12:00 a.m.