Stress Relief

12 Strategies for Self-Care While Social Distancing

Here are some tips for staying sane during the COVID-19 outbreak.

11 months ago

“This is a really big challenge.
And we will get through it.”

A Q&A with integrative psychiatrist Henry Emmons, MD, on how to handle the stress of coronavirus.

12 months ago

8 Yoga Poses to Help You Unwind

Find calm with these eight relaxing bedtime — or anytime — moves.

12 months ago

How to Cope With the Stress of Coronavirus

The World Health Organization offers advice on dealing with the mental-health toll of the pandemic.

12 months ago

6 Tips for Buying Herbal Remedies

Start with single-herb formulations, beware the cheapest option, and four more tips for buying herbal remedies.

1 year ago

5 Herbs for Anxiety

Plant-based remedies to help ease your mind.

1 year ago

How Massage Can Heal the Body and Mind

Think of massage as an indulgence? Perhaps. But it can also be a powerful tool for health and well-being —…

1 year ago

High Anxiety

Some 40 million Americans regularly suffer from troubling levels of anxiety. Find out what triggers these episodes, how our bodies…

1 year ago

Overcoming Party-Hosting Anxiety

Opening your home to guests for the holidays? Here are a few tips to avoid hospitality-induced anxiety.

1 year ago

Holiday Overload

Are holiday obligations stressing you out? Here's how to cope.

1 year ago

How Movement Therapy Can Heal Traumatic Stress

Traumatic stress can be debilitating and terrifying. Movement therapy — involving increasingly accessible, thoughtful approaches to exercise — offers new…

2 years ago

Do Women Experience More Stress Than Men?

The stress gap between men and women may be growing, according to recent research. Here are three ways to manage…

2 years ago

The Science of Stress

Understand how stress operates in your body — and how to reduce stress and build resilience.

2 years ago

How to Find Your Pressure Points

Acupressure accesses the body’s subtle energy layers to let health and well-being flow.

2 years ago

Sabbatical Stories

Sabbaticals aren’t just for college professors anymore. Many workers are taking time off to pursue a creative project, build a…

2 years ago

10 Tips to Help Your Body Rest and Repair

Functional-medicine doc Aviva Romm’s replenish-repair kit helps bring your hormones into balance.

2 years ago

How Childhood Adversity Creates Toxic Stress

Pioneering pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris is transforming how public-health advocates respond to the toxic stress created by childhood adversity. Here,…

2 years ago

How Insomnia Leads to Weight Gain

Chronic stress that keeps you up at night can increase the production of fat cells.

2 years ago

6-Week Meditation Guide for Athletes

Think you would benefit from a meditation practice but hate to sit still? Try this new approach.

2 years ago

Behind the Scenes With Jon Kabat-Zinn (Video)

Go behind the scenes with mindfulness teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn to learn more about the effects of mindfulness on your health.

3 years ago

4 Tips to Actually Relax This Weekend

Do you spend your weekends running errands or squeezing in too many activities? Try these four tips to take back…

3 years ago