Tag Archives: stress

8 Ways to Stay Sane on the New York City Subway

According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, over 1.6 billion people took the New York City subway in 2011, making it one of the top 10 busiest subway systems in the world. While the public transportation system is one of the greatest perks of living… read more >

Migraine Relief Without Drugs

In part one of this series, we explored what migraines are and some treatments for acute migraines. Migraine drugs each come with their own set of potential side effects—some of these are minor, but some can be quite serious. For many patients, prescription drugs… read more >

The 411 on Migraines: What Is a Migraine?

It begins as a throbbing pain on one side of your head. Light and sounds become unbearable, then your vision starts to blur. Most people suffer from some kind of headache at least occasionally, but migraines can be a crippling ailment that are often… read more >

5 Health Hazards of an “Always On” Lifestyle

Technology has multifaceted benefits. Your smartphone can keep you connected with friends and family, find you healthy dining options nearby, and entertain you with games, music, and videos. Unfortunately tech has a darker side, too. Being plugged-in or “on” all the time can take… read more >

Do You Have ADHD and Not Know It?

We often hear people make off-handed remarks about “being so ADD.” Is it possible that they actually are? Though it’s one of the most common childhood disorders, affecting 9¬†percent of American kids between ages 13 and 18, can you really make it to adulthood… read more >

5 Mindfulness Exercises from Camp Grounded

Just because you’re a “grown-up” doesn’t mean you’re too old for summer camp. At least, that’s what the crew behind Camp Grounded believes,¬†and they have quite the following to prove it. Over three weekends in June, hundreds of campers gather in Anderson Valley, CA… read more >

8 Steps to De-Stressing for Working Parents

No one is a stranger to stress in our modern world, but working parents face several unique stressors specific to juggling parenthood and career. The first is sleep deprivation, an issue that all parents–particularly parents of infants–are familiar with. Then there’s the stress that… read more >