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4 Ways Sex With Your Partner Changes When You're Stressed TF Out

ByTayi Sanusi
We all know that stress can be a huge bummer. Unfortunately, stress can also have a serious impact on your sex life and relationship with your significant other. Everyone processes stress differently. For some, sex can seem like a great way to blow…

5 Things To Know About How Stress Really Affects Your Workout & Your Motivation

ByGeorgina Berbari
Many people use exercise as a way to cope with the inevitable stress that comes with, well, being human. And while pounding the pavement or heading to the weight room is an amazing way to blow off steam, it might actually be doing more harm than…

Stressing About Stress? Study Says It Makes Women Nicer, Men Meaner

ByLaura Argintar
Finally, a scientifically-backed reason women make better bosses: we respond in way nicer ways to stress. A University of Vienna neuroscience lab found that stressed-out men, in an effort to conserve resources, become more self-centered, more…

6 Common Stress Dreams That May Be A Red Flag For Your Mental Health

ByJulia Guerra
Dreams are a funny thing. Some mornings, you’ll wake up in a fog, unable to remember anything your imagination directed throughout the night, while others, you wake up in a cold sweat trying to understand what do stress dreams mean, and what…

How Stress Affects Your Skin

ByAlly Batista
Stress is not only an annoyance, or an uncomfortable feeling, but stress can seriously affect your common bodily functions. Stress is a result of a chemical response, which can affect all kind of hormone spikes, leading to a multitude of issues. One…

Why You're The Reason You're Stressing

ByPaul Hudson
I was walking around in Chinatown over the weekend and I saw something that I found to be so ridiculous that it literally made me laugh. It’s something that you see so often in NYC that chances are you pay no mind to it. I was about to cross the…

6 Signs Your Stress Could Be Turning Into Something More Serious

ByZach Chen
Stress is an experience that everyone is susceptible to throughout the course of life. A period of intense workload, a setback, a traumatic encounter or an unforeseen circumstance can all be triggers for stress. While individual thresholds vary…

10 Ways To Reduce Stress And Get Excited About Your Life Again

ByJennifer Landis
Most of us have accepted stress as a normal part of our daily lives, but it's anything but normal. Studies show Americans feel 40 percent more stressed than they did just five years ago. High stress levels increase your risk of heart attack by 25…

6 Telltale Signs You Could Be More Stressed Than You Think

ByCamile Sardina
It is no surprise that many people in the US are still experiencing "post-election stress disorder" and specifically, "post-Trump stress disorder." And if that wasn't enough, we also have to simultaneously deal with everyday life, such as work,…

It's Time To Understand How Stress Affects Your Body And Stop It For Good

ByAlexandra Antonopoulos
It's been said by psych professionals from varying schools that the amount we worry about the amount we worry may be more harmful to us than the individual stresses themselves. I know, very meta, but the ways worrying affects the body is a serious…

Stress Eating May Not Even Be A Real Thing So We've All Been Lied To

ByHope Schreiber
Just writing the title to this post has me ordering the greasiest pizza I can find. If stress eating isn't real then what, pray tell, may I blame most of my calorie intake on? Certainly not my lack of self control! (It is my lack of self control --…

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You're Under Extreme Stress

ByAriella Sharf
With age comes stress, and with chronic stress comes potential health problems. And when you're growing up, stress isn't always easy to avoid. Minor situations can cause major stress, especially when they all begin to pile up on top of each other.…

7 Things You Can Do Every Morning To Stop Stress From Taking Over Your Day

ByElliot Caleira
Stress is an all-encompassing, paralyzing feeling that can take over your life. Therapy is one of the most effective courses of treatment for extreme stress and anxiety, but sometimes, it's not always enough to help you cope. That's where changes…

How 'Least Stressful Jobs' Lists Fail To Accurately Measure Anxiety

ByWhitney Hawkins
What if I told you that you have one of the least stressful jobs in America? How would you feel? If you're anything like the many Americans who bombarded the comments section of CareerCast’s "The Most Stressful Jobs of 2015" and "The Least Stressful…

Dealing With The Bad B*tch That Is Stress

ByMinnie Keller
Stress: the unwanted emotion that attacks at any given time and turns us into hormonal train wrecks. We want absolutely nothing to do with it, but it just keeps coming back like an unwanted girlfriend. Stress can't take a hint. Although none of us…

10 Signs You're Under More Stress Than You Probably Realize

ByTrisha Miller
Changing jobs, going through a breakup and struggling financially are some of the most common stressors for any age group. >Since these occurrences are so prevalent and a lot of people experience them, many of us assume we shouldn't feel stress or…

I Had No Idea How Stressed I Was Until I Got Shingles In My 20s

ByDemetra Gregorakis
Anxiety and stress are deadly. You hear it all the time: how you need to relax, how you need to de-stress and how you need to take care of yourself. But then, trying to find time to de-stress makes you even more stressed, and when that's combined…

Map Of The Most Stressed States In US Will Probably Stress You Out More

ByAlexandra Strickler
Stress. Ugh, don't you just get an uncomfortable knot in your stomach when you read that word? It affects all of us, but unfortunately, some of us are more afflicted by it than others. A new study published by WalletHub has categorized each of the…

10 Simple Ways To De-Stress That Cost You Absolutely Nothing

ByNiki McGloster
For the most part, I suck at stress management. Once something overwhelms me, it takes copious amounts of relaxing green tea and a revitalizing boxing class to calm me down. No matter how much I try to eliminate stress altogether, there's always…

6 Signs Stress Is What's Stopping You From Having Good Sex

ByPen Generation X
The jury has long been out on stress. I shudder at the thought of it, and even the stats send chills down the spines of any health-conscious individual. Seventy-seven percent of individuals in the US attest to “regularly” experiencing the physical…

If You're Stressed Out, Try Making This One Simple Change In Your Morning Commute

ByAnnakeara Stinson
When I worked in an office, there was a period of time that I started getting really anxious at the prospect of going to work in the morning. Things were really busy, I had a lot going on in my personal life, and pretty much the last possible thing…

Don't Let It Kill You: How To Turn Stress Into Your Friend

ByJoseph Milord
As a professional, when it comes to helping people deal with the type of straining pressure that can result from life's hardest times, Kelly McGonigal has experienced a change of heart over the past few years. "My goal as a health psychologist has…

These 8 Apps Are Exactly What You Need To Conquer Stress And Anxiety

ByBrenda Savoie
Are you stressed out? The right question would be: Who isn't? Stress has become a regular part of a person's life. You're stressed about the way you eat. You're stressed because you couldn't take yoga class yesterday. Your friends don't understand…

11 Ways Millennials Can Tackle Stress Through Acknowledging It

ByTess Woods
I know what you’re thinking. No one can “avoid” stress. And while this is true, stress comes in many different forms. Some are moderate, some are detrimental and some are necessary. A recent Ted Talk by Sharon Bergquist highlights the physical…

You Can Seriously Reduce Your Stress By Doing These Two Things

ByLeigh Weingus
April is Stress Awareness Month, and if you're like nearly half of the American population, you can probably relate to having way too much stress in your life. Yep, stress is a big problem. And, it seems to come from every direction. Work is busy,…

9 Tips For Managing Stress When You Get To College

ByValerie Teh
We're often told that college is the best time of our lives. We think it's all “eat, sleep, rave, repeat,” and somehow we will end up with brilliant degrees at the end of it. I hate to break it to you, but that's just not how it works.…

This Is How Stressful It Actually Is To Live In A City Rather Than The Suburbs

ByJulia Guerra
As someone who was born and raised in the suburbs of central New Jersey, I had dreams of relocating to the heart of Manhattan for as long as I can remember. But, fast-forward to the present day, and you'll find me comfortably sitting in my quiet and…

5 Amazon Products Under $10 That Will Melt Your Stress Away In No Time

ByImani Brammer
Stress is lethal, and more importantly, it's silently lethal. Oftentimes, you're the only one who knows what you're going through. With that said, there has to be a way that you can swear stress out of your life, but at an inexpensive price, right?…

4 Absolute Truths To Keep In Mind Whenever You're Stressing Out

ByGood Mornan
There is something that we must all reconcile: life happens whether or not you plan for it. Life does not wait for you to make decisions — it moves forward regardless of what you want. There is a solution to every problem and people allow situations…

Here's How Stress Can Change Your Body Beneath The Surface, According To Experts

ByCaroline Burke
Stress is an everyday part of life, but that doesn't mean it's any less frustrating when it completely derails an otherwise perfect day. Whether you're stressing yourself out over a new relationship, a fight with a friend, or a totally crammed work…

7 Things People Who Don't Get Stressed Do Differently, So Take Notes

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Balancing the many daily aspects of life as a human being can be a tall order. From work, to friendships, to finding enough time to Netflix and chill, the grind of it all can easily be cause for much stress. And yet, there are definitely people in…

Stop Stressing. It’ll All Be Over Before You Know It

ByPaul Hudson
One life — that is all you get. One chance to make something of yourself and to enjoy, nothing more, nothing less. So the question is: Are you getting all that you possibly can out of life? Is your life filled with happiness, joy, smiles, laughter…

Easy Tips To Deal With Your Stress So You Don't Burn Out

BySierra Jiminez
Stress can do some crazy things to the body. Whether you've recently gone through a pretty serious trauma or you're just overworked at the office, the act of being stressed is enough to make you feel like you want to rip your hair out. Sometimes you…

5 Foods That Will Help You Relieve Stress Before Bedtime

ByMarquaysa Battle
If there is one thing most people have experienced, it's stress. We're either managing it with a commitment to self-care or being run by it and trying to hold on, and it's all very normal. In fact, the American Psychological Association conducted a…

The Positives: 6 Ways To Trick Your Body Into Benefitting From Stress

ByDanny Coleman
You know the feeling: sweaty palms, dry mouth, tightness in the gut and huge armpit stains. But do you know the worst part about stress and anxiety? When you think about how it’s killing you. The funny thing is, the more we think about all the…

5 Ways To Deal With The Inevitable Stress That Comes Along With Your Relationship

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Stress is gross. In general, stress does a lot of terrible things, all of which just generally make us miserable. Stress in a relationship, though, is even worse. When you and the love of your life are having a difficult time and under a lot of…

7 Things You Can Do At Your Desk That Will Help You Relax Immediately

ByAngela Mujukian
You're still processing the fact that Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States while sitting at your desk. You need to relax stat and take a breather. Or maybe it's Monday morning, and you're sitting at your desk and contemplating…

6 Ways To De-Stress And Stay Calm Right Before Finals Week Hits

ByRobert Parmer
We are on the cusp of what's quite possibly the most anxiety-ridden week of the year for college students. For many students, finals week is a time of absolute frustration and dread. Summer is just on the horizon, but there's still so much work to…

How To Stop Stress From Ruining Your Relationship, According To An Expert

ByCandice Jalili
Even if you didn't learn about it in your physiology class back in high school, I'm sure you know what stress is. But a lot of us (myself included) are not quite sure how to deal with stress when it inevitably makes its way into our…

6 Powerful Traits Of The Woman Who Lives A Stress-Free Life

ByLauren Boudreau
All people experience stress at some point in their lives. We know excessive stress is bad for the soul as well as the body, but telling people not to stress out in 2015 is like telling them to find the meaning of life. Let's face it: Our society is…

Carry These 5 Crystals Around With You For Less Stress & More Peace In Your Life

ByGeorgina Berbari
Stress is, unfortunately, an inevitable part of life. And while everyone has their own ways to cope with uninvited anxiety, something you may have never thought of is instilling a sense of calm through the power of healing crystals. There are a…

This Is How Much Weed You Should Smoke If You’re Trying To Relieve Stress

ByAlexandra Strickler
Marijuana can be a fickle little drug. For some people, a few hits will transport them into a state of pure bliss and relaxation, while for others, just one puff might send them into a downward spiral of anxiety and paranoia. Given its (mostly)…

How To Combat The Natural Urge To Eat When You're Stressed, According To An Expert

ByImani Brammer
Here's the thing: Stress eating is natural, and it's nothing at all to be ashamed of in any sense. What's not OK, however, are the usual feelings that come after you engage in some serious stress eating -- more stress, because food probably wasn't…

5 Tiny Things You Can Do In The Middle Of The Workday To Feel Less Stressed

ByEmma Moore
Most days are the sum of little actions. And when you have a trying day, it can feel like every tiny, stressful thing in your life has piled up and is about to topple over on top of you. While many of us deal with stress through exercising,…

Science Says Your Least Favorite Workout May Actually Help You Handle Stress Better

ByCaroline Burke
The benefits of cardio exercises like running aren't exactly new information. It's obviously great for your physical health, and it can even help your mental health with all those feel-good endorphins. But what you probably don't know is whether…

Scientists Can Tell Why You're Gaining Weight Just By Looking At Your Hair

ByCamille Theobald
The first thing you usually notice about someone is their hair. Hair can tell a lot about a person, and Lady Gaga even has a song about it. What you may not know is, scientists can identify how stressed out you've been and if that stress is the…

Kinky, BDSM-Style Sex Can Help Relieve Stress, New Study Says

ByCandice Jalili
It turns out that kinky sex you've been having can do a lot more than get you off — it can actually help relieve stress. How? A new study conducted by researchers over at Northern Illinois University found that BDSM sex (you know, "50 Shades"…

These Are The Best Types Of Tea For Reducing Stress, According To Science

ByCaroline Burke
Everyone has their own set of rituals they like to turn to when they're feeling stressed. For you, it might be homemade chicken noodle soup, or it could be watching season after season of Friends until your laptop battery runs out. One especially…

8 Fierce, Powerful Songs Guaranteed To Get You Through A Stressful Work Day

ByNiki McGloster
For me, music is life. My many iTunes playlists are perfectly curated to carry me through any crappy day. I queue up Tom Misch's "Memory" when I want to quiet my thoughts. When a bad date gets me down, Brandy's "Never Say Never" album is my…

The 5 Stressful Stages Of Applying To A Summer Internship

BySydney Engelhardt
With summer just around the corner, the weather is warmer, people are happier and life seems, in all aspects, better. Well, that's until you realize you should have started applying to summer internships yesterday. With this realization, you will…