Posts tagged "stress"

Check Your Vibes: 25 Ways To Calm Down Right This Second

First, take a chill pill.

Claire Hannum | November 19, 2015 - 10:30 am

Check Your Vibes: 10 Reasons You Feel Busier Than You Actually Are

We all have the same number of hours in a day, so why is it so easy to feel like we’re more overscheduled and stressed than anyone else we know?

Claire Hannum | November 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: 38 Things To Stop Stressing Over

Take a chill pill, girl.

Claire Hannum | September 8, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Check Your Vibes: 7 Ways To Survive When You’re Far Too Busy

Most of us in the Western world adhere to the Busy Myth: we believe on some level that more we complain about being “busy” to our friends, the more social cred we get. Apparently,…

Claire Hannum | June 16, 2015 - 9:30 am

Check Your Vibes: 11 Ways To Stop Being Such A Worrywart

We’re all just fine, is my point.

Claire Hannum | June 2, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Songs To Soothe Your Anxiety, According To Science (And Me)

A chill pill for your ears.

Claire Hannum | April 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

Here Are The Weird Ways We Cope With Stress

A recent stress study by the American Psychological Association put together a profile of the most stressed-out person in America: she’s a mom in her late 20s or early 30s who makes less…

Claire Hannum | February 11, 2015 - 9:32 am

The Simplest Way To Squash Your Anxiety And Feel Less Sucky

I slept for a total of four hours last night. I tossed and turned, because of a migraine, and stressed myself out about whether or not I’d call in sick… | December 26, 2014 - 11:45 am

I Can’t Run For A While, So What Do I Do Now? Advice Please!

I love the natural high of exercise. To me, it serves as a kind of pseudo anti-depressant* that puts me in an instant good mood, and I like to alternate…

Claire Hannum | October 14, 2014 - 9:00 am

Oh, Thank Goodness: Someone Finally Said Mindfulness Meditation Might Not Be For Everyone

Oh thank goodness, someone finally says that mindfulness practice isn’t for everyone. Neuroscientist Catherine Kerr studies the effects of mindfulness practice on the brain, and is a practitioner herself, but…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 7, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Figure Out If You’re An Abstainer Or Moderator To Manage Your Good And Bad Habits

One of the focuses (focii?) of Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project is figuring out how to break bad habits and moderate indulgences. Yesterday on the project’s blog, she talked about two…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 7, 2014 - 11:30 am

Girl Talk: Sometimes Carpe Diem Doesn’t Always Work Out

This January, I had a bad job interview. I performed the best I could, but they’d kept me in a room, coming in groups of two or three at a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 25, 2014 - 2:00 pm

16 Tiny Changes That Make Life Easier

Sometimes I feel totally overwhelmed at the thought of how much I want to accomplish in a given day or week, or how much growing stands between me and whatever…

Claire Hannum | June 15, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Study: Being At Home Is More Stressful Than Being At Work

Spending time at home is way more stressful than spending time at work, according to a surprising new study by Penn State researchers. This comes as something of a surprise given…

Claire Hannum | May 25, 2014 - 9:00 am

Can Anybody Actually Pass This Sleep Deprivation Test?

Try the test in this video by Richard Wiseman to see if you need to catch up on your catnaps (hint: you probably do). According to Wiseman, an easy way to…

Claire Hannum | May 13, 2014 - 3:30 pm

5 Simple Tricks To Decrease Stress

Have you been on the magic carpet ride this month? All the hectic Christmas and Hanukah rituals are over for this year, and in the wake of all the festivities… | December 31, 2013 - 1:30 pm

How To Avoid Becoming A Grinch This Holiday Season

loooove the holidays. But that doesn’t make the lead-up any less of a bitch. The older I get, the more I find how unforgiving this season can be. When I…

Claire Hannum | December 20, 2013 - 3:00 pm

How An Email Becomes A Life Or Death Situation

You’re sitting in your cubicle at work and you get an email from your boss asking you if you [insert task pertinent to your line of work here]. Your heart…

Ami Angelowicz | October 8, 2013 - 4:30 pm

A Catalog Of Thoughts I Had While Stricken With NyQuil Insomnia

Do weird things happen to you when you take NyQuil? Because they keep on happening to me and I am so over it. Last night, my boyfriend and I were…

Julie Gerstein | July 9, 2013 - 2:00 pm

4 Random Musings From A Long, Solo Bike Ride

This weekend, I went to a friend’s wedding in Los Angeles. The festivities took place at a resort by the beach. The best thing about the hotel I was staying…

Ami Angelowicz | May 28, 2013 - 1:00 pm