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By Anjula Razdan
Tips from our experts on the best lifestyle changes that can help you take a proactive approach to preventing — or even reversing — heart disease.
By Courtney Helgoe
Well-being is not simply the result of good genes or good luck, says pioneering researcher Richard Davidson, PhD. It's a skill we can cultivate.
Fear of Missing Out
By Jon Spayde
Social media has rocketed the “fear of missing out” into an omnipresent stress. Break the spell with these tips.
Cortisols role in perimenopause
By Elizabeth Millard
Cortisol levels can be especially erratic during menopause and peri-menopause. Here are some tips for keeping them on track.
By Jon Spayde
Identity theft doesn’t just endanger your finances. It can undermine your feelings of safety, power, and trust. Here’s how to cope.
Cortisol Curve
By Elizabeth Millard
The “stress hormone” cortisol is essential for energy and health, but when it’s out of balance, you are, too. Learn how to manage low cortisol levels and high cortisol levels to keep inflammation, cravings, and belly fat at bay.
By Heidi Wachter
Stanford researcher Kelly McGonigal has made it her mission to show people how to embrace stressful situations as opportunities for growth.
illustration party with numbers
By Jon Spayde
Whether you’re turning 30, 50, or 65, milestone birthdays can trigger more anxiety than excitement. Here’s how to approach each passing year with more equanimity.
A collage of weight scales
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Conventional weight-loss strategies often fail because they don’t account for a host of intersecting factors that are unique in each of us. Here are the variables that matter most — and why.
brain illustration
By Craig Cox
New study suggests that your fat tissue can send mixed signals to your brain when stress strikes.
Checklist with nothing listed
By Heidi Wachter
Tips for getting more of the special somethings that come when the mind is allowed to idle.
image of a pool with the sun and clouds reflected
By Wallace J. Nichols, PhD
Why being around water is so good for our psyches.
Man staring at lake
By Heather Rogers
The scientific case for doing nothing more often — and its surprising rewards.
By Karen Olson
More than just a vacation, these retreat centers offer restoration for mind, body, and soul.
By Heidi Wachter
This Valentine's Day, surprise your partner (or anyone you love!) with the gift of a relaxing neck massage.
By Karen Bannan
Electronics beep and buzz, music blares, traffic zooms. Everyday noise is more than just irritating — it can have a nasty impact on our health. Here’s what you can do to quiet the clamor.
A white dog smelling a chamomile flower with the focus on the flower
By Jon Spayde
When a beloved animal companion dies, runs away, or is lost, the grief can be overwhelming. Psychologist Sandra Barker on how to cope.
Tips to navigate social anxiety
By Anneli Rufus
Tricks and tips from professional performers.
tips to handle a move
By Jon Spayde
Tips for navigating the stress of relocating and feeling at home in a new place from psychologist and psychotherapist Elizabeth Stirling, PhD.
Reading while traveling
By Elizabeth Millard
Choose your own summer adventure with a trio of travel books that explore life off the beaten path.
Healing Spaces
By Esther Sternberg, MD
Can the spaces in which we live, work, and recover from illness have an impact on healing and well-being? Integrative-medicine doctor Esther Sternberg says yes.
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