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5 Ways You Can Avoid Emotional Eating During the Holidays

Tags: Catalyst, diet, holiday season, holidays, stress

The holidays are here, and temptations from food and drink are all around us. Couple that with the stress these days often bring, and overeating can be the result. Here are strategies to avoid it.


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Stressed? Try This Easy 9-Minute Acupressure Exercise (Video)

Tags: acupressure, acupuncture, chronic stress, stress, videos

If you feel stressed or anxious, here's a nine-minute remedy you can do yourself: acupressure. You simply apply pressure to the same points targeted through acupuncture. Watch a video to see how it works.


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7 Ways to Get Better Sleep During the Holidays

Tags: holiday season, holidays, insomnia, sleep, sleep disorders, stress

Try these seven steps for more satisfying sleep this holiday season. When you can maintain healthy sleep habits, you can enjoy the season more fully.


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Best Holiday Stress-Busting Tips for Alzheimer’s Patients, Families

Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s disease, holiday season, holidays, stress

Following simple tips can help make the holidays happier and less stressful for loved ones living with Alzheimer’s Disease.


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Should You Exercise When You Have Cancer?

Tags: cancer, cancer treatment, chemotherapy, exercise, exercise therapy, radiation, stress, yoga

After you receive a diagnosis of cancer, exercising might seem like the least of your worries. But there are many good reasons to think about keeping some sort of physical activity routine while being treated for cancer.


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5 Best Ways to Deal With Stress During a Crisis

Tags: crisis, emergency, relaxation, stress

Learn to manage your stress in difficult situations. Reducing stress can help you make better decisions for the challenges you encounter.


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Got Stress? How You Can Start Dealing With It Now

Tags: meditation, stress, stress management, yoga

We all have stress — but we don't all know how to deal with it. Start by tackling the basics.


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Are You a Thrill Seeker or Bad-Luck Believer on Friday the 13th?

Tags: anxiety, stress, superstition

People respond differently to Friday the 13th. Would you buy a house or get married on Friday the 13th? Experts say your response to superstition says some interesting things about your personality.


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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Stress?

Tags: constipation, healthy diet, heart disease, quiz, stress, stress management

Stress — we all deal with it. But when is stress a threat, and what can you do about it? Test your knowledge in this quiz.


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You and Fibromyalgia: How to Take Charge

Tags: anxiety, chronic pain, depression, fatigue, fibromyalgia, stress

Myths abound about fibromyalgia, a condition marked by chronic pain, fatigue and anxiety. The pain is real, but it can be controlled. Here are the facts.