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At the Heart of It All

Recovery, Restoration and Managing Stress

It’s easy for doctors to say, “Manage your stress” but there is more to it than that. How to let yourself cycle through that deep recovery phase…

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Change How You Feel About Stress

You don’t have to feel worried about being worried. Here’s how to use stress to your advantage

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To Keep Your Blood Pressure Under Control, Think of Your Sweetheart

If you’re stressed, having a spouse or partner next to you can be comforting. But just thinking about the person is just as good, new research shows...

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Facial Tics and What to Do About Them

These unwanted facial movements seem to come at the worst times, but there are ways to manage them.

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If You Wake Up On the Wrong Side of the Bed, Your Brain Will Work Worse All Day

When you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, it literally changes the way your brain processes information and leads to mistakes. How to avoid the trap.

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Deadly Work Stress: The Health Conditions That Put You at Greatest Risk

Work stress could be as dangerous for your health as smoking cigarettes. Why men are at the highest risk and how to escape the danger zone.

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Stress Can Give You an Autoimmune Disease

You know that stress can make a health condition worse, but there’s growing evidence that stress can be the trigger that causes certain diseases.

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How to Relax About Relaxation

It’s a self-defeating trend—being competitive about meditation. Here are nine stress-free ways to destress.

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Summer is Over…Prepare for the Season of Stress

September through December is a time of high stress. Sarah Hiner, CEO of Bottom Line Inc, shares her unique de-stressers.

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Why Some People Feel Stress More Intensely Than Others

Surprising new finding on stress: Too little cortisol is just as bad as too much!

At the Heart of It All

It’s Time to Lower Your Stress—The Not-So-Silent Killer

When it comes to stress, it is critical to look at both what stresses us out and what de-stresses us…so we can combat this chronic threat to our health.

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Abuse Harms Your Mind—and Your Body

Emotional trauma, including sexual abuse, harms more than your psyche. It can set the stage for serious health problems...

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Stress and Heart Health

Women are under a tremendous amount of stress every day. But they often ignore the symptoms of this stress, even as it negatively affects their health.

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Use This In Case of Emergency—My Favorite Instant Stress Busters

Sometimes you just need some plain simple how-to advice—such as when you are sitting in traffic and are totally stressing…