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Mental Health Experts Reveal 11 Ways to Deal With Holiday Stress So You Can Have a Jolly Holiday

Among the frenzied holiday shopping, hosting parties, keeping your kids occupied for weeks, and spending time with (sometimes contentious) family members, the holidays are downright stressful. It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but you may find yourself in over your head. You shouldn’t let the stress of the season ruin […]

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4 Signs Your Chronic Stress Is Actually a Symptom of Adrenal Fatigue

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard the words “adrenal fatigue” until just now, but it’s probably not the first time you’ve dealt with serious stress. Carolyn Mein and Merethe Najjar at YourTango explain how chronic stress may actually be due to our body’s overactive flight-or-fight response. Tired of feeling burned out? Adrenal fatigue symptoms […]

A Cheat Sheet to Using Adaptogens to Lower Stress, Increase Energy, and Improve Digestion

Ease anxiety, boost libido, reduce bloat, enhance your skin’s natural glow — do any of these benefits sound too good to be true? Well, they’re not. These are all very real benefits of some magic little plants and herbs called adaptogens. Dr. Will Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner from Pennsylvania, told POPSUGAR that what […]

5 Easy Yoga Poses That Banish Stress Instantly

I’d like to say that I’m a zen yogi who always has a cool, calm mind; positive perspective; and zero-tolerance policy for things that don’t serve my highest good . . . But I’d be lying. What yoga has given me, however, is the awareness to stop myself in the moment, recognize what is happening, […]

Try These 6 Meditation Apps to Relax, Rest, and Relieve Stress

11/10/1611/10/16 Meditation and mindfulness have been gaining exponential popularity over the past year thanks to incredible benefits: combatting stress, fighting depression and anxiety, improving sleep, boosting energy, and even helping the immune system are just a few powerful reasons to start. If you’re feeling intimidated, just remember you can keep your meditation practice simple and […]