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Your “Stress Type” Holds the Key to Stress Relief

We all know that chronic stress is linked to many health problems, from heart disease to cancer to autoimmune disorders…

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How Transcendental Meditation Helps Anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress

Not long ago, I attended a very moving symposium on how transcendental meditation (TM) can help women recover from traumatic experiences,…

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Ankle Trick Relieves Stress

We all go through periods of feeling stressed and blue. Work pressures, financial pressures, relationship pressures…it's enough to make a…

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Road Rage Defuser

Why is it that the nicest people often turn into Mad Maxes when they get behind the wheel of an…

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Kirtan Kriya Meditation: 12-Minute Brain Boost for Stressed-Out People

When daily stresses pile up and you feel like you're at your wits end, what do you do? Do you…

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Weird Food Combo Relieves Stress

Are you feeling a little overwhelmed lately? Here's a strange recipe with an interesting taste that will calm your nerves:…

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“Hand-y” Trick to Reduce Stress

Here's a little acupressure trick you can use on yourself to relieve life's pressures. For at least five minutes a…

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Is Mental Stress Hurting Your Heart? Here’s What Helps

We’ve all probably said it at one time or another: “If my job (or my home life or my financial…

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Clothespin Trick to Calm You Down

If you're feeling anxious and need to relax, and you have some clothespins lying around (the kind that pinch real…

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Food-Free Stress Relief

Guess how much of the overeating people do is triggered by emotions—10%? 25%? Actually, it’s about 75%, experts estimate. Considering…

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Can Pretzels Relieve Stress?

When you fly these days, the airlines ply you with salty snacks — pretzels, munchy mix, peanuts and chips. For nervous…

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What Can You Do to Stop Sweaty Hands?

It's time for your big interview with the big cheese. What is with the sweaty hands? This is a common…

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Don’t Let Stress Harm Your Health

It can raise your blood sugar, worsen your pain and impair your memory—but these steps can help. It’s widely known…

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The Very Best Stress-Fighting Foods

Surprising choices that can help keep you calm Powerhouse foods, such as salmon (with its heart-protective omega-3s) and spinach (with…

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Your Personal Stress Relief Go-to Kit

If planning and enjoying the holidays has left you frazzled, take this advice from a therapist: Make your own stress…