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5 Things to Do When Your Boss Stresses You Out

KnowMore TV | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

If you have a difficult boss, you're not alone. I've been there, done that and lived to tell. According to a recent survey, 60 percent of respondents said their boss damaged their self-esteem and one-third said their supervisor didn't remain calm and constructive. Here are several ways to handle that tough boss.

How To Tell If Your Teen Is Stressed (And What To Do About It)

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

When you're helping someone build resilience, you're a witness, guide, and resource while that person undergoes the struggle. What you want is for your teen to come through the academic pressure or the break up of a friendship with a stronger sense of self and belief in his or her abilities.

What We Can Learn From Maya Angelou About Living With Purpose

meQuilibrium | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Thriving isn't exclusive to painting or poetry. It's whatever you are driven to be and do. What Maya Angelou modeled was a complete commitment to the expression of her wonderfulness. She showed what it looked like to thrive on a grand scale.

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.

9 Things I've Decided Aren't Worth Stressing Over

Cathryn Woodruff | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Cathryn Woodruff

I pledge to de-stress my life, even if it's a handful of minor things that clutter my mind and leave me feeling weighed down.

The Tipping Point for Tapping: EFT Goes Mainstream

Larry Burk, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Burk, M.D.

This year there is a major therapeutic paradigm shift going on right before our eyes, as 2013 is the proverbial tipping point for acupuncture meridian tapping.

Mark Hyman, MD: 5 Ways To Never Be Stressed Again

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The operative word here about stress is that it is a perception, also known as a thought or point of view. There are objective stressors, to be sure. But how these affect us determines our body's stress response.

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.

7 Things I've Let Go Of Stressing Over

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

Admittedly, I still have a long way to go in tackling the more deep-seated anxieties and insecurities that often cause me stress. But I am slowly beginning to let go of some of the "small stuff" that add unnecessary anxiety to my life.

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald: Is Your Stress Response Stuck In The 'On' Position?

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

The survival instinct designed to give us tools to fight or flee has turned on us. Now that it is on inappropriately, this response can have the opposite effect. Instead of saving our lives, it can contribute to insomnia, depression, panic attacks, and a host of other health concerns.

7 Things I Stopped Stressing About

Laura Schocker | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Schocker

Despite being a stage-five worrier, I try to keep my anxiety in its proper perspective. But after researching and writing a piece published earlier this week about what stress is doing to your body, I realized I still have a long way to go when it comes to handling the ever-present stress in my life.

Health, Balance and Happiness: Lifestyle Changes at Work and Home That Can Save Your Life

Brian Curin | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Curin

Now, just months after my lifesaving surgery, I'm healthy, living life to the max... and on a mission to help others prevent a similar ordeal by spreading the "pace" not "race" message.

Stop 'Shoulding' On Yourself

Andrea Wachter | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Why do so many of us feel compassion and kindness toward others but then turn inward with a whip of self-criticism and perfectionism?

7 Things I Decided Are Just Not Worth The Stress

Amanda L. Chan | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda L. Chan

When just a few too many stressors decided to manifest in a week-and-a-half time span, I probably shouldn't have been surprised when my body decided to revolt.

5 Things You Must Remember When You're Feeling Stressed

Juliana Stock | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Juliana Stock

What I've come to understand is that courage isn't the absence of fear at all. It's taking an action or risk, making a move or decision in spite of it, and here are some of the tools that I found were handy.

I Think, Therefore I Am... Stressed

meQuilibrium | Posted 04.05.2013 | GPS for the Soul
meQuilibrium

More often than not, we apply some emotional filter to our experiences and interactions, and these filters are a big part of what makes us stressed. It's not what happens to us that is inherently stressful, but how we respond to it that makes it stressful.

4 Unconventional Strategies For Beating Stress (That Actually Work)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Portnoy

I'd been thinking about a change for years, but it all came to a head when my position was eliminated at work.

Work and Traffic and Family, Oh My! How Modern-Day Stresses Affect Your Health

Shaila Callaghan | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Shaila Callaghan

Humans turn on the stress response for purely psychological reasons, and we are doing it nonstop. We are bombarding our bodies with stress to such a point that the stress response becomes more damaging than the stressor in the first place.

Recharge Each Day For Optimal Use

meQuilibrium | Posted 03.23.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Let's stop thinking about rest as the opposite of effort and start thinking about it as the foundation of effort. What can you do to build in a little more relaxation or pleasure, to draw you out of the moments that wind you up and leave you so tight you feel like you might snap?

The 'Secret' Reasons You're Super-Stressed

Posted 10.31.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You have a good life -- really! -- but you still feel strung out and frazzled. Here's what could be getting to you. As a rem...

Face Your Fears Head-On

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

In the end, it's not about how many things could go wrong today, it's about how you deal with them. Believe in yourself. Be positive. Be fearless and watch your problems melt away.