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Stress Management

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

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 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

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

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.

How to Navigate Through Overwhelm

Melissa E. Kirk | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa E. Kirk

In an overwhelmed state, we veer off course of the destination that will fulfill us and support our authenticity. So how do you deal with overwhelm?

5 Mind Hacks To Better Manage Your Attitude

Vee Somphon | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Vee Somphon

Looking back, I can better appreciate the incredible amount of grace my parents have shown. While it may not have mattered to me as a child, the complete lack of privacy and the inability to dictate their own comings and goings must have posed real challenges for my parents.

8 Steps to Exodus From Your Bondage

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

If you feel immobilized, stuck, captive or feel you do not control your life, it doesn't have to be that way. You can live both free and freely. It just requires reframing your beliefs to release the shackles that bind you. Since Passover lasts for eight days, here are eight steps to exodus from your bondage using Passover as an acronym.

6 Stress Management Tips for Moms

Tara Campbell | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Tara Campbell

As a mother, it is important to take necessary steps to ensure that you don't feel guilty about your career choices or suffer from anxiety overload.

How To Care For Yourself When You're A Caregiver

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Self care is non-negotiable. Unchecked, the stress of caregiving will eat at your relationships, hamper your work outside the home, and make you sick. The person you're caring for deserves better -- and so do you.

3 Steps To Manage Stress Like A Boss

Linda Esposito, LCSW | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Esposito, LCSW

It's no secret we're more stressed out than ever. The good news is stress and anxiety are highly manageable. Make the following three steps part of your daily wellness tool kit to start feeling better tomorrow.

Being a Jerk Isn't Sustainable Leadership

David Peck | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
David Peck

If you want to be a lasting leader, you need to get good at both the "what" and the "how." The "what" -- the results -- are the minimum stakes of le...

The Mental Habit Everyone Should Practice (Even If You Don't Think You Can)

Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.

Now, I'm a very self-disciplined person. I self-manage a thriving acupuncture business. Save for the occasional pasta or dessert, I maintain a pristine diet. Rain or shine, exercise is non-negotiable: I intensely work out three or four times a week. Meditation is a different story.

Is Yoga The New Phys Ed?

Kripalu | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Through learning breathing practices, yoga postures, deep relaxation, and meditation, this younger generation is experiencing the connection between mind and body at an early age.