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  1. The Effects of Stress on Your Body

    Learn about the ways stress can affect your health.

  2. Stress Management

    Learn tips for managing stress in your life.

  3. Tips for Reducing Stress

    WebMD's tips for managing stress.

  4. Stress Symptoms

    Stress can seriously affect your body and mind. Learn more from WebMD about our response to stress, both healthy and unhealthy.

  5. Aromatherapy (Essential Oils Therapy) - Topic Overview

    What is aromatherapy?Aromatherapy, or essential oils therapy, is using a plant's aroma - producing oils (essential oils) to treat disease. Essential oils are taken from a plant's flowers, leaves, stalks, bark, rind, or roots. The oils are mixed with another substance (such as oil, alcohol, or lotion) and then put on the skin, sprayed in the air, or inhaled. You can also massage the oils into the .

  6. 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.

  7. Interactive Tool: How Well Do You Bounce Back? - What's next?

    Improving your resiliency skills does not happen overnight. Resiliency develops through gradual, small changes in your outlook on life and careful self - evaluation. Some people can begin this shift on their own, while others may find a counselor or therapist helpful. For more information, see the topic Stress Management.Copyright 2003, Al Siebert, reproduced with permission. This assessment was .

  8. Interactive Tool: How Well Do You Bounce Back? - What does this tool measure?

    Click here to find out how resilient you are.This tool measures your resiliency-your ability to bounce back from stressful situations. People who are resilient recover quickly from disruptive change, illness, or misfortune without being overwhelmed or acting in destructive ways.The tool uses the values you enter to calculate your score. The calculation is based on those personality factors-such ..

  9. Interactive Tool: How Well Do You Bounce Back? - What does your score mean?

    Your score will appear as one of the following:You are very resilient. You have the characteristics needed to bounce back from the worst situations. You are more resilient than most. You are probably able to handle most of life's challenges well.You are moderately resilient. You can deal with stress and change in your life, but you could improve.You are not very resilient. While you have some ...

  10. Interactive Tool: How Well Do You Bounce Back? - Health Tools

    Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Interactive tools are designed to help people determine health risks, ideal weight, target heart rate, and more. Resiliency quiz ...

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