Half of American Women Report Elevated Stress Levels Post-Election

November 22, 2016 admin 0

It’s clear that this year’s election has been unusually stressful for many people. In fact, the American Psychological Association published a study this August showing that the election was a significant source of stress for more than half of Americans (52 percent). But now that the election is over, it turns out Americans are still coping […]

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Water, water everywhere

November 22, 2016 admin 0

Water bottles are everywhere. It’s a relatively recent development. Whether at work, working out, watching a movie, or just about anything else, it’s as if […]

7 Reasons to Love IUDs

November 11, 2016 admin 0

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) have been gaining in popularity in the U.S.—and for good reason. They’re an effective, long-lasting, and low-maintenance way to prevent pregnancy. An IUD is a small T-shaped birth control device that is inserted into a woman’s uterus by her health care provider. The flexible plastic device sits just inside the uterus for […]

Abnormal Pap? Stress Less With This Simple Guide

November 9, 2016 admin 0

What’s worse than getting a Pap test? Getting the news that your Pap is abnormal. That phone call from your health care provider can be disconcerting and confusing, but it shouldn’t be cause for alarm — as long as you get your Paps regularly. The vast majority of Pap abnormalities are either self-correcting or are […]

Get Better Posture With These 5 Tech Tools

November 7, 2016 admin 0

If you’re sitting at a desk reading this article, stop for a second. How’s your posture? Shoulders rolled back and core engaged? Didn’t think so. Most Americans with office jobs spend the majority of each workday sitting at their desks. But while each morning might begin with good intentions and proper ergonomic alignment, hours of […]

3 Reasons to Care About Movember

November 1, 2016 admin 0

For the past several years, I’ve spent an entire month out of the year growing what I like to call my Tom Selleck mustache. Given my clean-shaven look 11 months of the year, this ‘stache takes some people by surprise, prompting questions,  conversations — and some funny looks. And that’s exactly the point of this annual adventure […]

Fear Can Be Good — In Small Doses

October 28, 2016 admin 0

Are you heading to a haunted house to get the wits scared out of you this Halloween? Or does the mere thought cause you to feel anxious instead of exhilarated? No matter which camp you fall into, you may have wondered why some people love being frightened while others detest the very idea of it. […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Need to Know

October 24, 2016 admin 0

If you experience the winter blues, you’re not alone. Many people find their mood falling as days get shorter, but the “winter” blues can occur well into the spring months. While not every person who feels depressed during this period will be diagnosed with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), it’s helpful to understand what might cause […]

8 Meditation Apps to Help You Relax

October 22, 2016 admin 0

Plugging in for the purpose of “unplugging” may seem like an oxymoron. After all, meditation is free, accessible, and portable, whether or not you have your phone in the palm of your hand. But if you’re new to the practice, apps can be helpful in several ways. Using an app to begin your meditation practice […]

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