stress

  1. Living

    Stress-relieving exercises for a healthy and happy life

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    The impact of daily stress can create an imbalance in the body and mind. Stress, in general, is wear and tear on the physical body...
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    The dangers of stress on your heart health

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    Why do people tell each other “Put your heart into it” when trying to achieve something? Instinctively, people know that putting...
  3. Décor & Style

    Spring-inspired scents to help you relax

    More than any other sense, smell affects our mood and state of mind. From candles to essential oils and more, opt for these...
  4. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: I have post-traumatic stress disorder

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    Haunted by memories of childhood abuse and trauma, Rachel Hope, 41, of Los Angeles, was determined to find help for her...
  5. Stress

    5 Affordable yoga retreats

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    Yoga classes have become a staple at most luxury spas and hotels. But if you’re in the mood for a less glamorous and more mindful...
  6. Stress

    How stress distorts your self-image and ways to break the vicious cycle

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    There are plenty of reasons why stress is not good for your physical health, but it's also not good for your mental health. When...
  7. Mom & Dad

    How to wind down from Christmas overload

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    The holidays are a festive time for making happy memories, but they’re also a source of stress for the entire family. Learn how to...
  8. Stress

    The best snacks to beat stress

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    Last-minute holiday shopping, dinner with the in-laws, office parties — this time of year can push your stress level to red alert....
  9. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: How to parent with simplicity

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    Want to banish your kids' stress? Clear the clutter, take away the trinkets and bring on the rituals, says Kim John Payne, M.Ed.,...
  10. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    My life is in shambles: How to restart and put things in order

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    So, something happened, and you realized that your life is a disaster. How do you pick up from here? Here are four things you can do...
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    10 Ways to soothe yourself without food

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    How many times have you found yourself at the bottom of a pint of Peanut Butter Cup Ben & Jerry’s after a bad day? Though every...
  12. Stress

    How acupuncture can conquer your holiday stress

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    Poking your skin with needles may not sound like a soothing treatment, but the ancient Chinese therapy of acupuncture is reputed to...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: I run marathons for at-risk kids

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    Brooke Curran, 44, of Alexandria, Virginia, is a mother of three daughters ages 14, 17 and 19, and has 49 marathons (and counting)...
  14. Children's Health

    10 Tips to ease back to school anxiety

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    Did you know that anxiety issues are the most common mental health disorders in children? There are an estimated 18 million children...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Are your kids homework-trapped?

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    When does homework become too much? According to clinical psychologist Dr. Kenneth Goldberg, roughly 10 percent to 25 percent of...
  16. Wellness

    How music can make you stronger

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    A powerful force is pulsing from your speakers. The music you listen to can have a strong impact on your mind and body. Choose your...
  17. Mom & Dad

    Go to your happy place

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    Lunches packed? Check. Bills paid? Check. Underwear fished out of the toilet? Check. If you're a busy mom in need of a little TLC in...
  18. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Mommy meltdowns: Make it up to the kids

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    Let's face it, motherhood has its moments. And every mom has been there — lost her cool with the kids and wished she could take it...
  19. Losing Weight

    Why women who diet often gain weight

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    Enough with the calorie-counting and punishing workouts — our preoccupation with diet and weight is taking its toll, one expert...
  20. Child Development & Health

    Dreading the long summer with the kids?

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    The kids are counting down the days until summer vacation. Their excitement is palpable! Long, lazy days of doing nothing makes your...