de-stressing tips

Go with the flow.
Express gratitude. It's hard to pick out just one thing we love about gratitude. Research shows it can make us more optimistic
Do a guided imagery exercise. Bring on the relaxing beach shots: Experts say that the use of guided imagery, or picturing
Let's be honest: We're addicted to our busy schedules. The everyday grind has become more of a routine than a nuisance, making
You had a bad day at work, your husband forgot to pick up dinner and suddenly you're knee-deep in an all-out screaming match
Every job carries a certain -- even healthy -- level of stress. A little bit can motivate you, but a lot can wreak havoc on your health. And since you spend so much of your time at work, you're likely experiencing a lot of your stress there, too.
In the GPS Guide below, Osi Mizrahi, a Kundalini yoga teacher, shares her personal techniques fo relieving stress. See what
Sounds like a silly thing to get stressed out over, doesn't it? If you think about it, most of our stressors are silly -- but
By Lisa Kogan Sure, the climate is changing, and yes, coal is not clean, fracking is not safe, the Middle East is a powder
De-stressing is a personal experiment in discovering what makes you calm down. So in my efforts to de-stress, I'm joining some of my colleagues in making a list of a few things I'm determined to stop stressing about.
Sometimes, it can feel like everyone in your class has had a boyfriend or girlfriend before you have. Or like everyone else
There is no time of greater expectations -- or disappointment when those expectations aren't met -- than the holidays. It's a period when every blemish of your life comes under a magnifying glass: Your imperfect marriage, your imperfect children are all there rearing their ugly imperfect heads.
We're all guilty of catastrophizing sometimes. When life gets stressful, we often get needlessly worked about about every
We are in control of our health, our well-being, our mental state, our marriage, our children. Everything. It's up to us to give ourselves the best life possible. No one else can do it for us, and truth is, it's best when we can do it for ourselves. It was a powerful realization.
Yazmin is a junior at Huntley High School and a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland