Whether it’s your first child to leave or the last one, things will definitely be different around the house once they are gone.
Your body is like a barometer that raises a red flag when stress is out of control. What’s your body telling you?
If you’ve never done any acupressure, there are so many reasons to try it. It’s easy to learn, safe, effective and costs nothing. For allergy sufferers, there are some simple acupressure techniques that can give you sinus relief. Watch this video to learn more.
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.
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Do you rarely see the surface of your desk because it’s covered with yellowing papers and post-its? Or are you one of those people who must clear your desk of clutter before you get anything else done? Researchers wanted to know what these habits say about you. What they found might surprise you. A dirty … Read More
Stress. We all have it. Daily life — getting to work on time, shuttling kids to and from after-school activities, dealing with a lack of sleep — can trigger it. So can traumatic events. The question: How do you deal with it? Start by tackling the basics, and seek medical advice when you need it. … Read More
Yoga and relaxation techniques have long been shown to help reduce physical pain and to improve mental health. Research has linked yoga and mindfulness (practicing a meditative way of thinking) to improved cardiovascular health. So, you can improve your heart health as you calm your mind. A study at Cleveland Clinic looked at the power … Read More
It’s back-to-school time again. As a mother, I find it’s one of my favorite times of the year. It’s a time of fresh starts, much like New Year’s, so why not use it as an excuse to make healthy new resolutions? Start with these tips to make this school year the healthiest yet — for … Read More
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
The stress of dealing with a chronic disease can be tough for some people to overcome. A new study finds stress management programs may help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) keep the disease from progressing. Amy Sullivan, Psy.D., a psychologist at Cleveland Clinic’s Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis, says, “I think this study exemplifies the … Read More