The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a policy statement regarding the “socially transmitted disease” of racism. Its negative effects harm children in multiple areas, including education, health care, employment, and the justice system.
People respond to stress in many ways. If stress-eating is a go-to for you, try these strategies to ease stress and avoid its negative effects on weight.
The stresses of daily life can keep us in a state of constant tension. Learning to belly breathe can help ease your body’s response to anxiety and stress.
Acts of kindness — to loved ones, to strangers, to ourselves — make the world a warmer place. And seeking ways to be kind can make you happier, too.
Stress at work is common and can lead to burnout, which is linked with depression and anxiety. Strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy can help people learn to manage stress.
Some people with irritable bowel syndrome get relief from medications, but for others they are not a viable or effective option. But there are nondrug treatment options that reduce symptoms for many, including stress reduction techniques, special diets, and certain supplements.
The emotional weight of grief affects the body in the form of stress, which can make existing conditions worse or cause new ones, and can also lead to depression. Maintaining health may seem difficult while grieving, but doing so can help rebuild mental strength.
If the frenzied holiday season is stressing you out, try these tips to ease stress and boost calm. Even if you’re pressed for time, you’ll feel better.
Do you have a challenging relationship with certain family or friends you see during the holidays? Here’s how to navigate tricky situations and conversations thoughtfully and calmly.
The goal of mindfulness training is to enhance well-being by increasing your awareness of the world around you through sensory immersion. People who are interested in trying mindfulness meditation may want to consider starting with a smartphone app.