Why You Stress Eat and How To Stop

Food triggers both a chemical reaction and an emotional response, all to try to help you feel better and to take away your stress — but it doesn’t actually work in the long term. A psychologist explains why stress eating happens and shares recommendations for putting an end to it once and for all.

Person stress eating potato chips while working on computer.
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What Is Passive Stretching?

When you use an outside force like a partner, towel or fitness strap to help help with stretching, you’re doing a passive stretch. An expert explains how to do passive stretching and how just about anyone can do them.

woman on stomach with arms behind her being held by partner to assist her in passive stretching of arms and back.