- February 1st, 2012
No matter how delicious the food, how festive the decorations, or how joyous the holiday activities, when Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, Ganapati, and New Year’s Eve are over, many of us are left with stress and remorse.How to shift your mind into a positive gear after the holiday cheer.by Elaine Seiler
- January 1st, 2012
When lives burst at the seams with activity and present many conflicting priorities, multi-tasking lets us compress more events, more decisions, and more outcomes into each precious hour. And although clearing our to-do list feels good, there is a price we pay for living continuously on overload.The key is not so much about what you breathe in as what you breathe out.Sussanna Czeranko, ND, BBE
- November 1st, 2011
Think about the time you spend indoors versus the time spent outdoors. If you’re like most Americans, you probably spend much more time inside an artificial environment working, cleaning, caring for the household, in transit, watching TV, or surfing the Internet.
- October 5th, 2011
Chronic stress feeds the cortisol fire in our bodies. In response to stress—either physical or psychological— the adrenal gland kicks into gear and produces cortisol to help the body cope.Laurie Heap, MD
- July 28th, 2011
The funny thing about balance is that people rarely consider it—until it eludes their grasp.
Balancing your life unlocks your well-being and all the benefits that come with it.By Jenny Gallagher
- April 1st, 2011Adrenal "Stress-Handler" Fatigue: A 21st Century Epidemic.By Jacob Teitelbaum
- November 1st, 2010
Better put your dukes down, ladies. Canadian researchers found that women who became defensive in response to stress-inducing tasks showed more signs of stress—higher blood pressure, quicker heart rate, elevated cortisol levels—than those who did not.by Melaina Juntti
- November 1st, 2010
You’ve spent ages prepping for the big end-of-the-year meeting, only to arrive without your notes (which are in a pile on your kitchen counter). On the way home, you stop at the store to pick up a gallon of milk and leave with everything but.Tips, Tricks, and A Daily Action Plan For Keeping Your Mental Clarity During the HolidaysBy Cara McDonald
- June 1st, 2010
We don’t need researchers to tell us that stress is rampant in the US. But in its 2009 Stress in America study, the American Psychological Association found that 24 percent of adults are experiencing high levels of tension—and 42 percent of us were more stressed out last year than the previous year.Stress can be a wrecking ball to your body, mind, and spirit. Here's what to do about it.By Sarah Tuff
- May 1st, 2010
Answered by Susan Lark, MD, a women’s health expert and author of the alternative health newsletter Women’s Wellness Today.My hair has become thinner lately, and I’m embarrassed—baldness can be sexy on men, but it’s not a good look for me. Why am I losing my hair and how can I stop it?