Setting Goals - Topic Overview
Your plan is to improve your health. Two types of goals can help you do this: long-term and short-term. Long-term goals A long-term goal is not something you can do all at once. It’s the goal that inspires you and that will show how far you've come when you complete it. It's usually a goal you hope to reach in 6 months or a year. A long-term goal could be to walk for 1 hour 3 times a week. ...
Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behavior - Preparing For Your Appointment
A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Anger and Hostility.
Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behavior - Home Treatment
Tips to help you control your feelings of anger or hostility.
Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behavior - Topic Overview
Anger signals your body to prepare for a fight. This reaction is commonly classified as "fight or flight." When you get angry, adrenaline and other hormones are released into the bloodstream, then your blood pressure goes up and your heart beats faster.
Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behavior - Prevention
To prevent anger and hostility: Seek nonhostile ways to resolve conflicts. Arguing is fine, even healthy, as long as it does not turn violent. Teach your children that anger is not a solution. Give your children consistent love and attention.
Managing the Stress of Chronic Disease at College
WebMD provides tips to college students on managing the stress of a chronic disease.
Stress can seriously affect your body and mind. Learn more from WebMD about our response to stress, both healthy and unhealthy.
Learn about transcendental meditation, including how it's taught and its possible health benefits.
Alternative Therapies and Pregnancy
WebMD helps sort out which alternative therapies can be helpful and which could be harmful during pregnancy.
Guided Imagery - Topic Overview
What is guided imagery?Guided imagery is a program of directed thoughts and suggestions that guide your imagination toward a relaxed, focused state. You can use an instructor, tapes, or scripts to help you through this process.Guided imagery is based on the concept that your body and mind are connected. Using all of your senses, your body seems to respond as though what you are imagining is real.