Entries tagged with “Stress”
Constriction of tiny blood vessels, especially in women, can be deadly.
Sometimes you just need to stop and think…but sometimes that’s the worst thing you can do.
Begin to lessen the overwhelming emotional response you may be experiencing to the smallest provocation.
Research suggests that self-care can reduce stress and exhaustion—if we know how to practice it.
If you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed, don’t cut yourself off from other people, says Kelly McGonigal. Instead, double down on your capacity for connection.
A longtime staple in ayurvedic medicine, ashwagandha root is touted for treating everything from anxiety to insomnia—but does it work? And how much should you take?
As a yoga teacher, over the years I've had many people ask me whether yoga is the real deal: Does it really help, or is it just another fad? Do you have to be an acrobat to feel go…
We need to feel safe in order to heal.
So maybe the real problem is not feeling stressed enough?
How to identify the fears blocking your relationship—and melt them away to restore wonder
Do you tend to ruminate on the negative events of your past or the fears of tomorrow? Many of us do. When we allow this pattern to continue, however, daily stresses and traumas hav…
For almost three decades I was one of the least present people on the planet. A life-altering trauma turned the world both inside and outside my head into such a painful experience…
Here are ways to embrace, rather than avoid stress.
Self-care staples include eating well, sleeping well, and connecting with friends and loved ones. Now is the time to double-down on these basic practices—and to make sure you're not spiraling into a black hole of stress.
For many, restless leg syndrome is more than an irritating twinge. The neurological condition, often considered a sleep disorder because the spasms can wake you up at night, makes …
Splitting headache? One myth busted: That chocolate you ate is not the cause. We get the inside scoop on headaches from neuroscientist Amanda Ellison.
Stress is one of the modern day challenges we all face. We try to manage our stress, exercise, meditate, think good thoughts, all in an attempt to wrangle it into a contained space…
Stress can alter the digestive system, not just the mind and spirit.
Stress has become a bad word in our culture. It causes illness and contributes to chronic pain. And we have too much of it. So we practice yoga: we meditate, do savasana, get relax…
This one simple strategy can help you significantly reduce your anxiety and stress.