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  1. 5-Minute Stress Fixes

    By Tara Rummell Berson Go from keyed-up to calm with these easy tactics. Whether you're anxious about the hectic holiday season, frustrated by an endless list of chores, or upset over an argument with a loved one, you don't have to let stress get the best of you. All you need is five minutes to esca

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  2. 6 Surprising Stress Fixes

    By Catherine Guthrie Simple, field-tested strategies you can use right now You know what stress looks like: The sun rises; so do you. Your child suddenly remembers that he needs cupcakes for the school party. The dog's gotten sick in the living room. Your spouse leaves for work in a huff after a pre

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  3. Instant Stress Busters

    by Lisa Goff How to go from crazed to calm     Yesterday, I stormed out of the drugstore without waiting for my prescription. True, the elderly woman at the front of the line was painstakingly paying for her order in nickels. But it was obvious that stress was getting to me. Our bodies are hardwired

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  4. How to Cope With Tax-Time Stress

    Spring is the season when the cherry trees and cottonwoods bloom. For Barbara Halpern, spring is also the season when her workweek blooms to 80 hours or more. Accompanying those long work hours are the colds, migraines, dizziness, and weight swings that plague Halpern and her colleagues at her small

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  5. Workplace Wellness

    Health conditions such as ADHD, addiction, depression, anxiety disorder, and sleep problems can indeed exact a staggering toll on the business budget. In the U.S., where depression affects nearly one in 10 people, the estimated cost of this disability in missed work days, medical expenses, and prema

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  6. The Pet Prescription: Is It for You?

    For many pet owners, having a dog or cat fills their lives with companionship and affection. But having a pet may do much more. Evidence is mounting in support of a "pet prescription" for many things that ail you.   Research has shown that when dog or cat owners were asked to perform a stressful ari

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  7. Beating Holiday Stress

    The holidays really are the best of times and the worst of times. Our tidings of comfort and joy can so easily be devoured by the insatiable stress to do it all, be it all, and buy it all. And that stress is nothing to ho, ho, ho about, either. It increases your risk of illness and even death. One s

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  8. Staying Healthy in Times of Stress

    Studies show people with medical conditions such as heart disease, mental illness, or other chronic diseases are most vulnerable to the negative consequences of stress, but healthy people are also at a risk. The link between stress and heart-related problems has been widely studied, and researchers

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  9. Stress and Gender

    Nov. 6, 2000 -- Susan Sellers' life is harried; so is her husband Mitchell's. Together, the couple run a demanding and rapidly growing furnishings business in Santa Monica, Calif., and share responsibility for Eli, their 2 1/2-year-old son. Their days are long and pressured, and both feel the strain

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  10. Working Solutions to Stress

    July 17, 2000 -- Your spouse just walked out. You can't stop drinking. Your son committed suicide. Where do you turn? More and more people struggling with such crises are going to their employers -- not just for sympathy, but for professional advice. Fifty-six percent of companies with more than 100

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