stress

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Most people know if they’re optimists or pessimists, but a study reveals how those perspectives happen at a physiological level.
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Vacationing is fun, but planning a trip might actually be more rewarding than returning from one, according to research.
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When our body snoozes, our brain is busy sorting through our experiences. Learn what causes dreams, triggers nightmares and how to better recall your dreams.
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We all know that dreaded moment when we agree to one commitment too many. Here are some ways to avoid the stress and anxiety from being stretched too thin.
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The pandemic forced many of us to take staycations, but are they really less stressful and more soothing than vacations? Consider the pros and cons.
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When negative self-talk gets going, it’s so loud in your mind that reason and logic are drowned out. So how can we stop that mean voice inside our heads?
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It's possible stress may ruin your love life by weakening your sex drive. Here are three stress-busting options that may improve your sex life.
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Losing sleep due to stress and anxiety? You are not tossing and turning alone. Try some of these techniques to try to break the stressful cycle.
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The pandemic hasn’t just stopped many of us from interacting with family and friends. It’s also stopped us from chatting with strangers.
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Some of the worst things you can do for your brain are bad habits, some of which can really take a toll on its mental abilities.
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