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Do You Have a Pleasure Deficit?


By Jacquelyn B. Fletcher


Last Tuesday a series of things happened that made me realize I am experiencing a pleasure deficit. First, I had a lunch with some really groovy folks. Jocelyn Hale, the Executive Director of the Loft Literary Center, Dennis Cass, the author of the hilarious and fantastic book Head Case, and Pilar Gerasimo, Editor-in-Chief of Experience Lif ... Continue reading Do You Have a Pleasure Deficit?

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Holiday Stress: It's Not Just for Parents Anymore


Heather MacLeod, LICSW
Children's Physician Network


It's no secret that holidays can be stressful for adults: Family gatherings, elaborate meals, holiday shopping... It's often something we look forward to, only to suffer utter exhaustion when it's all over. So how can families help kids from becoming stressed and over-tired in the midst of all ... Continue reading Holiday Stress: It's Not Just for Parents Anymore

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Best Stress Busters


By Stacey Colino

What's the very best way to beat stress? Of course, the answer is not the same for everyone. But if anyone knows how to reduce stress effectively, it is the country's leading health authorities. We've asked some of them to share their very best practices for decompressing.



Treat Yourself to a Soothi ... Continue reading Best Stress Busters

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Finding Patience When You Need it Most


By R.J. Jackson


We've all been in stressful situations that often catch us off guard and make us feel instantly out of control. And if you have kids, it's probably a daily occurrence. It's moments like these that test our ability to be calm, compassionate and patient. Here are stories about real women who learned to be patient during trying times and are the be ... Continue reading Finding Patience When You Need it Most

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Mood Makeovers: Top Tips To Help Boost Moods Naturally


Stress can come from anywhere at anytime. It can stem from career anxiety, family tension or even the day-to-day pressure of trying to balance everything simultaneously. While stress is actually a natural reaction for everyone, when it persists, it can feel overwhelming and take a toll on our well being.


All too commonly, these times are when we are least thought ... Continue reading Mood Makeovers: Top Tips To Help Boost Moods Naturally

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10 Stress Management and Memory Improvement Tips

stress.jpgby Alvaro Fernandez
Copyright (c) 2007 SharpBrains


Our society has changed faster than our genes. Instead of being faced with physical, immediately life-threatening crises that demand instant action, these days we deal with events and ... Continue reading 10 Stress Management and Memory Improvement Tips

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Focus on You

By Julia Tolliver Maranan

If you feel swamped with stress, you're not alone. According to a National Women's Health Resource Center survey, more than 90 percent of the 681 respondents believed they faced moderate to high stress levels every day -- and fewer than half said they always felt capable of dealing with it. Left unresolved, chronic stress can lead to (or worsen) all k ... Continue reading Focus on You

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Take Time to Rest, Relax and Enjoy


By Kris Aoki

The sun rises on a new year and as moms we have great expectations of starting this year off differently. Whether it is to lose the five, okay ten pounds left from having a child or if once again we make the promise not to yell at our kids so much or even have the 'selfish' thought to find time for ourselves. I think the answer to the other items on our T ... Continue reading Take Time to Rest, Relax and Enjoy

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Simple Flawless Skin

By Julia Tolliver Maranan

If you're like most people, you want your skin to be radiant and healthy from head to toe. But, with hectic mornings and exhausted evenings, most of us don't have time to add one more thing to our skin maintenance routine even if it is good for us.
Thankfully, experts say you can have the clear, healthy, glowing skin you desire by maki ... Continue reading Simple Flawless Skin

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Men Want Steak; Women, Cake


By Karen Barrow

What's your ultimate comfort food? A huge ice cream sundae dripping with hot fudge or a juicy, tender T-bone steak?

A new study, published in Physiology and Behavior, confirms the old stereotype: women tend to comfort themselves with sweet-tasting foods when they are feeling down. But it also reveals that men prefer meat as their comfort food. An ... Continue reading Men Want Steak; Women, Cake

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New Year's Resolutions: How to Make 'em so You Don't Break 'Em: Energy Express

By Marilynn Preston

As 2006 comes to a close, many of us open our minds to making changes in 2007. And research shows most of those changes have to do with living a healthier lifestyle: "I want to start exercising every day!" "I want to lose weight!" "I want to stop being angry; start eating breakfast; back off the booze; bicycle to work; worry less and enjoy life more." It's ... Continue reading New Year's Resolutions: How to Make 'em so You Don't Break 'Em: Energy Express

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Relief for Tired Moms


By Kristyn Kusek for Your Baby Today

"No doubt about it, being a mom is exhausting," says Martha Davis, Ph.D., author of The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (Harbinger, 1995). Feel like you can't squeeze a single drop of energy out of your sapped self? Try these "feel better fast" tips:

ENERGY STRATEGY: Diet





The Best Stress Reducers for New Moms

By Kristyn Kusek for Your Baby Today

Motherhood doesn't come with a manual, which means you'll be doing lots of on-the-job training. Figuring out what works and what doesn't whe ... Continue reading The Best Stress Reducers for New Moms

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