The school year often brings stress as students and families wrestle with heavy homework loads, busy schedules, and other challenges that come during the months when school is in session. The following resources from About.com' experts can help you to decide what to do to manage this stress.
National Relaxation Day provides a unique opportunity to focus on stress relief. However, you don't need to wait for August 15th to celebrate--here is how to make any day a "relaxation day."
Fitness trackers are here to stay, and are great tools for tracking fitness as well as for becoming motivated to maintain those fitness-inducing habits. They can also be great for stress management, though. Learn how to use your fitness tracker to relieve stress, and maintain greater overall wellness in the process.
Happiness Happens Month provides an opportunity to focus on creating greater happiness in your life. Learn what resources you can use during the month of August, and find ways to be happier year-round.
"Exercise With Your Child Week" brings you an opportunity to bond as a family, get in shape, and even relieve stress in the process. Find out how to make the most of this week, and create lasting benefits from the experience.
Happiness and smiles can lead to greater productivity. Learn how to cultivate a more positive outlook by creating and maximizing positive feelings in your life. You can relieve stress in the process!
Clutter in our surroundings can lead to mental and physical stress. Here's how to take advantage of "Simplify Your Life Week," or any week, and proactively simplify your life and your mind.
Attitude is everything, it's been said. Here's a look at how the way we respond to surprises can reveal more about our attitudes and what causes us stress than we may realize. You may be surprised!
Meditation has been proven by study after study to carry strong benefits for resilience and stress management, yet it's sometimes a challenging habit to begin. Why should you make the effort? Here are some reasons and resources to get you started, even if you feel that meditation may not be for you.
Chocolate can actually be a useful stress relief tool. And it can also become a barometer for depression. Learn more about the role that chocolate can play in your health.