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Mom on couch with basket of laundry and two children
By Michael Dregni
The stress gap between men and women may be growing, according to recent research. Here are three ways to manage stress — for everyone.
Science of Stress
By Jon Spayde
Understand how stress operates in your body — and how to reduce stress and build resilience.
Pressure Points
By Catherine Guthrie
Acupressure accesses the body’s subtle energy layers to let health and well-being flow.
woman on sabbatical
By Karen Olson
Sabbaticals aren’t just for college professors anymore. Many workers are taking time off to pursue a creative project, build a skill, or simply expand their horizons.
Minimalist bathroom
By Aviva Romm, MD
Functional-medicine doc Aviva Romm’s replenish-repair kit helps bring your hormones into balance.
illustration of man looking into a well and seeing a childhood reflection
By Heidi Wachter
Pioneering pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris is transforming how public-health advocates respond to the toxic stress created by childhood adversity. Here, she shares her prescription for healing.
woman worrying
By Heidi Wachter
Chronic stress that keeps you up at night can increase the production of fat cells.
Woman hiking in the mountains
By Lauren Bedosky
Think you would benefit from a meditation practice but hate to sit still? Try this new approach.
An illustration of a dog outside
By Karen Olson
Do you spend your weekends running errands or squeezing in too many activities? Try these four tips to take back your downtime.
breathing tips to help unwind
By Frank Lipman, MD
Activate your calming system by learning belly breathing and the 4-7-8 breath.
how stress affects your sex drive
By Emily Nagoski
Tension, exhaustion, and worry are the ultimate libido killers. A renowned sex educator offers tips on how to restore intimacy.
Communication with Massage Therapist
By Jon Spayde
A veteran massage therapist offers some tips on communication.
The Roots of Anxiety
By Deanna Minich, PhD
How detoxing helped one woman overcome her anxiety.
DIY Lymph Massage
By Kaelyn Riley
This easy self-care technique can help clear your head of congestion and sinus pressure.
Therapeutic Salt Caves
By Courtney Helgoe
Halotherapy has been used for centuries around the world. Its healing benefits have sparked a new interest in salt pools, flotation tanks, and caves in the United States.
headshot of Jamie Martin
By Jamie Martin
Editor in chief Jamie Martin on why exercising is her go-to anxiety buster.
Cool Under Pressure
By Elizabeth Millard
These simple strategies can help steady your nerves when the heat is on.
Self-Massage Dos and Don'ts
By Nicole Radziszewski
This expert advice can help you get the most out of self-massage.
Be Your Own Massage Therapist
By Nicole Radziszewski
Learn how to become your own bodyworker with these expert tips on trigger-point therapy and self-myofascial release.
Assortment of foods to help anxiety
By Catherine Guthrie
Here are five dietary recommendations to manage anxiety.
Comfort Food
By Catherine Guthrie
These four nutritional strategies can help support a calmer state of mind.
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