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22

Aug

Why some stress is actually good for youWe often hear about the negative impacts of stress, but some stress is necessary — and even healthy.

Why some stress is actually good for you
We often hear about the negative impacts of stress, but some stress is necessary — and even healthy.

30

Apr

How extreme stress changes the brainA new study suggests that trauma has effects on certain regions of the brain, but that these effects are also potentially reversible.

How extreme stress changes the brain
A new study suggests that trauma has effects on certain regions of the brain, but that these effects are also potentially reversible.

08

Apr

More choices mean less happinessContrary to what you might expect, more options cause stress.

More choices mean less happiness
Contrary to what you might expect, more options cause stress.

01

Apr

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7 ways to reduce stress for the long haul

01

Mar

How to waste time wellUnproductive time can actually be good for your brain — and your stress levels.

How to waste time well
Unproductive time can actually be good for your brain — and your stress levels.

21

Feb

Chocolate lowers stress levels, study findsDo you gravitate towards chocolate when you’re anxious? Perhaps that isn’t such a bad habit after all.

Chocolate lowers stress levels, study finds
Do you gravitate towards chocolate when you’re anxious? Perhaps that isn’t such a bad habit after all.

23

Jan

What are adaptogens?From ginseng to licorice to schisandra, these plant compounds are thought to help the body fight off stress.

What are adaptogens?
From ginseng to licorice to schisandra, these plant compounds are thought to help the body fight off stress.

27

Dec

Work stress now = More hospital visits laterIf your job is stressing you out it could cost you in hospital visits when you get older, a new study says.

Work stress now = More hospital visits later
If your job is stressing you out it could cost you in hospital visits when you get older, a new study says.

05

Dec

7 totally organic ways to beat stressSometimes, the best natural stress and anxiety remedies are in your head.

7 totally organic ways to beat stress
Sometimes, the best natural stress and anxiety remedies are in your head.

20

Oct

Some time in the Snuggle House might be just what the doctor orderedThe elderly, the sick, and the just plain lonely might benefit from cuddling, even if it’s with a stranger

Some time in the Snuggle House might be just what the doctor ordered
The elderly, the sick, and the just plain lonely might benefit from cuddling, even if it’s with a stranger