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Snakes, Stress and Brain Science

James E. Porter | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Have you ever been walking through the woods, seen a curvy stick in the leaves, and immediately thought it was a snake? And by the time you realized it wasn't, your body had already reacted as if it was? This is a great example of the three parts of our brain not always working in tandem.

Mind Your Busyness In 10 Steps

Melanie Young | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I don't mind being busy. But I mind when being busy becomes non productive or even wasted time. More important, keeping busy should not keep you from enjoying your life and taking care of yourself.

Stress and How to Manage It

Rick Lash | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rick Lash

Stress in the workplace is an increasing concern not just for those in the workforce, but also for large and small-scale employers. How employees manage stress on a day-to-day basis is an issue that many companies now view as a serious organizational issue.

Stop It! 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress

Brad Wheelis | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Wheelis

Our lives are so busy these days, it's hard not to feel some stress at one point or another. But life doesn't have to be so stressful. Here are five simple tips to help alleviate anxiety and stress.

Hello, This Is Your Wake-Up Call

Carol Bysiek | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol Bysiek

The moment of the epiphany, the actual a-ha, brings immediate conceptual clarity and certainty in the mind. But to manifest that knowledge into changes in the physical and practical areas of one's life takes time, moves more slowly and is a continual and at times lengthy process.

Bed Camp

Jo Laird | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Jo Laird

We do real harm to ourselves when we don't listen to our bodies when they cry out for relief. Stress just doesn't make us cranky and short-tempered. Serious health issues can result when we don't listen to what our bodies and mind need and let stress take over.

5 Simple Techniques To Calm Your Nerves

Betsy Polatin | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Betsy Polatin

It's easy to feel overwhelmed when there is "too much" to handle. Training yourself to become aware of your body's sensations during these moments can reduce stress and teach you how your body can lead you back to mental and physical equilibrium.

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...

Got 10 Minutes? Try This Stress-Relieving Yoga Routine

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Consider a 10-minute yoga break instead of a 10-minute coffee break. These four simple and effective yoga postures and deep breathing will help you feel calm, relaxed, and rejuvenated.

Ditch Stress In 8 Easy Steps

Refinery29 | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living

Sometimes it feels like it’s pretty cool to be overbooked. As young working professionals, we may pride ourselves on four-hour sleep cycles, daily h...

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...

The ABCs of Stress Reduction

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Just like you fix that broken bone, building an awareness of your body and treating a physical symptom of anxiety can be the "cast" that heals your mind.

5 Research-Proven Strategies to Naturally Reduce Stress

JJ Virgin | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Welcome to 2014, where chronic stress becomes the new normal and our fast-faster society juggles a never-ending to-do list even as we're still frantically catching up from last month's agenda. You can't eliminate stress, but you can learn to reduce its impact and attain grace under pressure with the right strategies.

Danielle Sinay

6 Tips On Handling Stress From A Reflexologist

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Sinay | Posted 12.21.2013 | Los Angeles

Stress likes to creep up and linger -- and our fast-paced lifestyles and the holidays closing in isn't helping us get any calmer. We confided in Li...

4 Foolproof Techniques For Shifting Your Mood

meQuilibrium | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

By making it a point to be patient, to listen, to acknowledge good intentions and exhibit gratitude for them, it warmed up my relations considerably. Imagine that! Be kind to others and nine times out of 10, you get it back.

3 Things You Must Do Before You Can Manage Stress

Jon Wortmann | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

When you feel stressed, notice it, admit you're stressed out, then choose to switch your focus. If you do, your story could have a happy ending.

Become a Time Alchemist

Samantha Sutton | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Samantha Sutton

I no longer tried to cram in as much as I possibly could, but instead thoroughly savored the things that I did put in. I stopped categorizing my events as "fun" and "not fun," and treated all of them equally as opportunities for gold.

How 6 Mental Health Professionals De-Stress

Danielle Hark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Hark

We all experience stress at times, even mental health professionals who treat people with stress and anxiety for a living. Here is a roundup of ways mental health professionals deal with stress in their own lives.

How Just 80 Seconds Can Boost Your Mood All Day

meQuilibrium | Posted 12.08.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Take 10 seconds out of every hour during an eight-hour day, and that's 80 seconds -- less than two minutes -- spent in an entirely different frame of mind. It might not seem like much, but it is.

How The Busiest People In The World Still Find Time To Relax

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living

One has to wonder how the most successful, busy people get it all done. The beloved Oprah, for one, has acted in and produced dozens of award-winning ...

Are You Counting Tweets Instead Of Sheep?

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By David Rodriguez, Lane Te...

What If We Thought Of Stress As Good?

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Could our fear of stress be making everything way worse? As the CEO of meQuilibrium, I know full well that no one source, problem, or issue is to blame when it comes to stress -- that our response to stress has far more to do with our ability to cope than almost anything else.

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.

Push the Pause Button on Adrenal Burnout

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Chronic, unremitting stress takes a heavy toll on our health. Over time, it can lead to burnout of the adrenal glands, making it impossible for your body to respond normally to the stresses of life, leaving you feeling tired and crummy most of the time.

7 Ways To Make Your Summer Buzz Last All Fall

Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Sunday, Sept. 22 marks the official start of Fall, meaning it's once again time to trade in swimsuits for cozy sweaters and iced teas for Pumpkin Spic...