Articles About Stress

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    JUL 15, 2022

    Trouble focusing? Try these tips to build attention span.

    If you’ve been struggling to focus, you’re not alone. Human attention spans are getting shorter* — and it’s not hard to see why. ... Read More >

    TOPICSAttention SpanMental Health and WellnessmindfulnessStress

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    MAR 17, 2022

    Headache or migraine: Why it’s important to know the difference.

    Traffic. Bills. Juggling work and family. It can all lead to stress — and headaches. ... Read More >

    TOPICSMental Health and WellnessmigrainespreventionStress

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    NOV 12, 2021

    Stressed about seeing family for the holidays? Here are 7 tips to help you cope.

    Whether it’s the fear of another political argument with your uncle or feeling the absence of a loved one who passed — family holiday parties can be a stressful experience. To help you tackle some of these tough situations, Leigh Miller, LCSW, a therapist and social worker at Kaiser Permanente, shares tips on how to cope with 7 difficult — but common — family stressors during the holidays. ... Read More >

    TOPICSMental Health and Wellnessself-careStress

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    AUG 09, 2021

    Does social media make you feel lonely? Here’s why and how to avoid it.

    Social media can be a fun and easy way to connect with friends and loved ones near and far. But if you’ve ever scrolled through your Instagram or Facebook feed and felt lonely, down on yourself, or unhappy as a result, you’re not alone. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellnessself-careSocial MediaStress

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    FEB 09, 2021

    7 surprising ways stress can affect your body

    Everyone experiences stress, but not everyone experiences it in the same way. While stress may be best known for taking a toll on the mind, sometimes physical symptoms are your body’s way of telling you that your brain is under too much stress. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and WellnessStress

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    NOV 10, 2020

    The gift of you: 7 self-care tips

    ‘Tis the season of giving — from buying presents to making home-cooked meals to spending quality time with loved ones. But this time of year can also be stressful — and stress can take a toll on your health. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and WellnessStressStress Management

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    MAY 21, 2020

    7 tips for managing coronavirus anxiety and stress

    As the situation around the coronavirus continues to evolve, we’re living life differently and learning as we go. Stress levels were high before the COVID-19 pandemic, but now they’ve skyrocketed. We all need support. Now is a time to be kind to each other — and to ourselves. Practicing self-care is more important than ever ... Read More >

    TOPICSCORONAVIRUS & COVID-19Mental Health and WellnessStress

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    NOV 01, 2018

    Reduce stress this holiday season

    Dinners, holiday parties, cookie baking, shopping, traveling … ‘Tis one of the busiest and most stressful times of year! But don’t worry. We’ll help you ditch any anxiety you may have — so you can fully enjoy the festivities. Here are 5 ways you can ease your mind and stay healthy. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFlu shotHolidaysStresstravel

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    JUL 17, 2018

    Minimize your back-to-school stress in Georgia

    Starting the school year in August can be jarring after the relaxed vibe of summer. And the new routine can result in an uptick in stress for everyone — from students and parents to metro Atlanta commuters facing heavier traffic again. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBack to SchoolGeorgiarelaxationStressStress Management

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    JUL 17, 2018

    The ABCs of back-to-school health in the Northwest

    It’s time to put away the beach towels and take out the backpacks — a new school year is just beginning. To help your child make a smooth transition, remember these ABCs of back-to-school health. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBack to SchoolNorthwestpediatric healthStress