3 Reasons Adult Coloring Can Actually Relax Your Brain

It’s the latest craze. Where you might expect to see children, you find adults. They sit with colored pencils in their hands, bent over the swirls and intricate patterns of coloring books. Yes, coloring books. This is a world they escape into, and it’s become a popular form of relaxation.

Do You Want to Lose Weight? Learn to Relax

One way to fight excess weight may surprise you. Besides clocking in time with a tread mill, it turns out we also need to do the opposite: learn to relax. Experts say managing stress effectively doesn’t only help with weight loss, but it makes us healthier overall. According to Mladen Golubic, MD, PhD, Medical Director … Read More

5 Best Ways to Deal With Stress During a Crisis

Contributor: Jane Ehrman, MEd Health Educator with the Center for Lifestyle Medicine Whether you face problems at work, troubles with your loved ones, or issues at school with your children, they all share something in common: stress. When we are faced with a crisis, no matter whether it’s related to family, health, finances, work or a … Read More

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Need Relief From Job Stress? Go Online

Now you can go online to reduce your job stress. And a new study shows that it works. Internet-based stress management programs (ISM) in the workplace will effectively reduce stress for a sustainable period, says a new Cleveland Clinic study. The study even suggests that reducing stress using ISM is as effective as managing stress … Read More

Psyching Out Kids’ Pain

It’s no secret that chronic pain during childhood can take a heavy toll on youngsters and their caregivers. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Gerard Banez, PhD., Director of the Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. Pediatric psychologists can teach children to play a role in their own pain … Read More