Psychology & Psychiatry

To stay positive, live in the moment—but plan ahead

A recent study from North Carolina State University finds that people who manage to balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to weather daily stress without succumbing to negative moods.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Strategies for working through daily stress

Stress affects most Americans at one point or another. Although some people are genetically more susceptible to the stressors of daily life than others, most could benefit from learning how to lower that stress before it ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How daily stressors take a toll on long-term health

Everyone experiences stress, but how a person responds varies. For some, stressors are viewed as challenges to overcome, whereas others may see them as threats and give up or shut down when faced with a stressful situation. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping others dampens the effects of everyday stress

Providing help to friends, acquaintances, and even strangers can mitigate the impact of daily stressors on our emotions and our mental health, according to new research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Being positive amid daily stress is good for long-term health

Relax. Breathe. It's all small stuff. When faced with life's daily challenges, adults who don't maintain a positive outlook have shown elevated physiological markers for inflaming cardiovascular and autoimmune disease, according ...

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