Some of your physical ailments could be linked to plain old-fashioned stress. Headaches? Backaches? Diarrhea? The flu? Stress does more damage than you think.
Combating stress and achieving a better balance isn't easy, but studies show that it will be better for you -- and your children. Learn how caring for others begins with caring for yourself. See more »
When looking at the high level of stress among Americans today, Occupational Psychologist Cary Cooper suggests it may be the lack of control that impacts stress levels most. Learn how a lack of control can impact stress levels. See more »
Research shows that stress during pregnancy can affect the unborn child's response to stress later in life. Learn how our earliest experiences influence our ability to manage stress. See more »
Human contact and affection can be powerful stress reducers. Learn how intimacy and affection can counter the harmful effects of stress. See more »
At its most basic level, stress is a survival mechanism, an evolutionary adaptation to a world filled with life-threatening dangers. But while the body's responses to stress helped our ancestors survive, they may be doing us more harm than good. See more »
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