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Managing Stress to Break Bad Habits
Stress is an everyday part of life, but could it be hurting you more than you know? If you are trying to break a bad habit, especially an addiction, the answer may be yes.
Stress, Empathy and Positive Behavior
If your teenager is having trouble coping with stressful situations, it can have an impact on how well they treat others.
She Works Hard for Her Money
It's no secret that not having enough money to live day to day can increase parents’ anxiety. But is an insecure financial situation enough to cause someone to have an anxiety disorder?
Childbirth Fears and Long Labors
The discovery that you're carrying a child inside you brings along a range of emotions. For about 5 to 20 percent of women, those emotions include a fear of childbirth.
Break Out the Dr. Seuss, Mom!
Perhaps one of the only things more difficult than being a mom is being a single mom. With all the parenting falling on one person, how can moms relieve stress? Play with their kids.
New Mom? Tell Us All About It!
Becoming a mom brings along all kinds of new responsibilities, emotions and stresses. Sharing these experiences with others can be one way to cope with the changes.
Parental Conflicts Create Child’s Problems
A child’s first glimpse of the world is through his or her parents. These early experiences will significantly shape who he or she become later in life, and marital problems may have long lasting negative effects.
Multi-tasking Makes Us Feel Good
Media multitasking is becoming ever more popular but some studies have shown that our cognitive abilities may be reduced by it. If multitasking actually reduces productivity, why are more and more people doing it? A new study suggests that the cause may be emotional. Students self-reported that they felt higher levels of emotional satisfaction after media multitasking despite being less focused. You may work and study more effectively without multi-tasking. "There's this myth among some people that multitasking makes them more productive," said Zheng Wang, PhD, assistant profess...
Achy Breaky Heart: The Story of Stress
Coronary Artery Disease is a major cause of death in the U.S., affecting many more men than women. Stress has been linked to increased heart disease in women, but not men. New information may tell us why.
Husbands of Breast Cancer
Men taking care of their wives during breast cancer treatment undergo a significant amount of stress and anxiety. In fact, it could cause men’s health to decline - even years after the completion of cancer treatment.