The Health Benefits of Coffee

Drinking coffee has been linked to a reduced risk of all kinds of ailments, including Parkinson’s disease, melanoma, prostate cancer, even suicide.

#antioxidants, #anxiety-and-stress, #caffeine, #coffee, #content-type-service, #deaths-fatalities, #depression-mental, #diabetes, #heart, #parkinsons-disease, #pollan-michael, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #sleep, #willett-walter-c

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How Asian Women Are Finding Confidence Through Self-Defense

Some Asian women are learning new skills to protect themselves, bolstering their sense of agency, confidence and competence on the street.

#anxiety-and-stress, #asian-americans, #center-for-anti-violence-education, #chinese-americans, #content-type-service, #discrimination, #fear-emotion, #hate-crimes, #minorities, #self-defense, #women-and-girls

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How To Get a Better Night’s Sleep

You can overcome ‘coronasomnia.’ Experts say it just takes practice building new and better habits.

#anxiety-and-stress, #beds-and-bedding, #caffeine, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #insomnia, #mental-health-and-disorders, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #sedatives, #sleep

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Introverts Vs. Extroverts, a Family Feud

Please don’t make me stay at that party.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shyness

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Meditation Apps Want Us to Chill Out. Musicians Are Happy to Help.

Music and mindfulness have become increasingly linked during the pandemic, and artists like Erykah Badu, Grimes and Arcade Fire are teaming with tech companies to make it happen.

#anxiety-and-stress, #badu-erykah, #calm-com-inc, #computers-and-the-internet, #endel-sound-gmbh, #headspace-inc, #legend-john, #meditation, #mobile-applications, #music, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Naomi Osaka and the Cost of Ambition

Naomi Osaka has given a public face to a growing, and long overdue, revolt.

#anxiety-and-stress, #labor-and-jobs, #osaka-naomi-1997, #womens-rights

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Why Leaving the Nest Is Harder the Second Time Around

After moving back in with their parents during the pandemic, some young adults are struggling to adjust to life on their own.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #loneliness, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #youth

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Can Travel Be Fun Again?

For many people, after more than a year of the pandemic, travel feels like something to dread. But it can still mean liberation, the author and psychologist argues.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #travel-and-vacations, #travel-warnings

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Virtual Reality Therapy Plunges Patients Back Into Trauma. Here Is Why Some Swear by It.

An experimental treatment seems poised to address a dire mental health crisis.

#anxiety-and-stress, #mental-health-and-disorders, #phobias, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #veterans, #veterans-affairs-department, #virtual-reality-computers

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When Your Job Harms Your Mental Health

Naomi Osaka advocated for her well-being at work. Here’s how you can too.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #mental-health-and-disorders, #productivity, #workplace-environment

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Stimulus Checks Substantially Reduced Hardship, Study Shows

Researchers found that sharp declines in food shortages, financial instability and anxiety coincided with the two most recent rounds of payments.

#anxiety-and-stress, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #food-insecurity, #poverty, #rationing-and-allocation-of-resources, #research, #stimulus-economic, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Naomi Osaka and the Changing Power Dynamics in Sports

With relatively few words, she said a lot as she bowed out of the French Open on her terms, reflecting the growing empowerment of athletes.

#anxiety-and-stress, #celebrities, #french-open-tennis, #osaka-naomi-1997, #tennis

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Naomi Osaka’s French Open Power Move

The power balance has changed among public figures, the journalists and publications that cover them and the companies that they do business with.

#anxiety-and-stress, #athletics-and-sports, #cain-mary-1996, #coel-michaela, #french-open-tennis, #osaka-naomi-1997, #simone-biles, #tennis, #women-and-girls

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Four Lessons From Your Anxious Brain

Pandemic life has saddled us with lots of conflicting emotions. Here’s how to cope with feelings of uncertainty and make a fresh start.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Something Bothering You? Tell It to Woebot.

When your therapist is a bot, you can reach it at 2 a.m. But will it really understand your problems?

#anxiety-and-stress, #artificial-intelligence, #darcy-alison-psychologist, #depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #mobile-applications, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #psychology-and-psychologists, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #woebot-labs

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Covid-19’s Impact on America Has Just Begun

Many Americans  may never fully recover from the pandemic even if they didn’t contract the coronavirus.

#alcohol-abuse, #anxiety-and-stress, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #domestic-violence, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #income-inequality, #united-states, #yamhill-ore

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7 Podcasts to Soothe Your Back-to-Normal Anxiety

These shows will help you to navigate whatever complex feelings you’re having about the world reopening, and ease you back into society at your own pace.

#ackerman-drew-1974, #anxiety-and-stress, #armchair-explorer-radio-program, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #headspace-inc, #loewentheil-kara, #mcinerny-nora, #millar-aaron, #podcasts, #puddicombe-andy, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #radio-headspace-radio-program, #santos-laurie-r-1975, #sleep-with-me-radio-program, #terrible-thanks-for-asking-radio-program, #the-happiness-lab-radio-program, #this-is-actually-happening-radio-program, #unfck-your-brain-radio-program

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Now Playing at Theaters: Anxiety, Paranoia and Sometimes Elation

Total escapism will have to wait, though, as we get used to watching movies with sparse, socially distant crowds and abundant rules.

#alamo-drafthouse-cinema, #anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-reopenings, #film-forum, #ifc-center-manhattan-ny, #movies, #paris-theater-manhattan-ny

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Wellness Challenge: Give Yourself a Break

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #empathy, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Our Collective, Violent PTSD

It will take more than legislation for our communities to deal with the effects of the pandemic.  It will take people listening to one another.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #firearms, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #united-states-politics-and-government

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If You Plan to Visit Aging Parents, Bring a To-Do List

During quarantine, medical, financial and household issues may have cropped up. Preparing before your visit can ease tensions and get to what you really want — a joyful visit.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #elderly, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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What It’s Like to Be in India’s Covid-19 Crisis

Fear, grief and boredom pervade the lives of those contending with the country’s severe outbreak. Their solace: family, friends and their own efforts to help others.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #deaths-fatalities, #hospitals, #india, #oxygen, #quarantines, #shutdowns-institutional

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Scientists Drove Mice to Bond by Zapping Their Brains With Light

The study, a tour de force in bioengineering, comes after two decades of research on brain-to-brain synchrony in people.

#animal-behavior, #animals, #anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #cell-journal, #light-emitting-diodes, #nature-journal, #nature-neuroscience-journal, #wireless-communications, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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No, People Are Not Returning Pandemic Dogs in Droves

Despite alarmist headlines, the happy truth is most people are keeping their newly adopted pets, animal welfare groups say.

#abandonment-property, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animal-behavior, #anxiety-and-stress, #cats, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dogs, #petpoint, #pets, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Needle Fear Is an Underrecognized Vaccination Challenge

Want to increase vaccination rates? Address adults’ fear of needles.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fear-emotion, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Family Caregivers Feel the Pandemic’s Weight

Early studies reveal the toll that lockdowns, isolation and stress have taken on those who care for older Americans.

#alzheimers-disease, #anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dementia, #depression-mental, #elderly, #home-health-care, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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In Crisis? Lemonada Media Has a Podcast for You.

“No One Is Coming to Save Us,” about child care issues, exemplifies the indie company’s blueprint for creating feel-good stories about feel-bad issues.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-personal-profile, #cordova-kramer-jessica, #grief-emotion, #lemonada-media, #no-one-is-coming-to-save-us-radio-program, #podcasts, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #riviera-gloria-1974, #wittels-wachs-stephanie

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‘In Treatment’ Is Back. How Does That Make You Feel?

Pandemic tensions led HBO to make a new version of the therapy drama, which stars Uzo Aduba and aims to reduce stigmas about mental health care.

#aduba-uzo, #allen-joshua-screenwriter, #anxiety-and-stress, #hickey-john-benjamin, #home-box-office, #in-treatment-tv-program, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #ramos-anthony-1991, #schuur-jennifer, #television, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

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How Do I Know if My Teen Is OK?

In the pandemic, many of the traditional measures that indicate a teen is thriving have been rendered irrelevant.

#anxiety-and-stress, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #teenagers-and-adolescence

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Wellness Challenge: A Self Check-in for Mental Health

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #emotions, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Filling Your Summer Calendar? Slow Your Roll.

Are you completely vaccinated and eager to pack your schedule to the brim? Ease up, Turbo, downtime is good for you.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Need a Pandemic Reset? Try This 10-Day Challenge

Studies show that moments of disruption offer a unique opportunity to set and achieve new goals. The 10-day Well challenge will help you get started.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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How MDMA and Psilocybin Became Hot Investments

Psilocybin and MDMA are poised to be the hottest new therapeutics since Prozac. Universities want in, and so does Wall Street. But some researchers are wary about this going too far.

#alternative-and-complementary-medicine, #anxiety-and-stress, #depression-mental, #ecstasy-drug, #lsd-lysergic-acid-diethylamide, #mental-health-and-disorders, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #psilocybin-mushrooms, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #research, #start-ups, #venture-capital

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‘You’ve Lost Your Sparkle’: What to Do When Burnout Hits

Dr. Yumiko Kadota, a surgeon in Sydney, and the author of “Emotional Female,” on stress, burnout and toxic work environments.

#anxiety-and-stress, #books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotional-female-book, #kadota-yumiko, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #race-and-ethnicity, #women-and-girls

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5 Tips for Taming Back-to-School Anxiety

After months at home, some children may feel anxious about going to school or camp. Here’s how to smooth the transition.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-reopenings, #education-k-12, #education-pre-school, #parenting, #psychology-and-psychologists

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Pharmacies Are Entering the Mental Health Market

Call it the ultimate in ‘retail therapy.’ Now you can shop for mental health services at CVS, Rite Aid and other national chains.

#albertsons-inc, #anxiety-and-stress, #cvs-caremark-corporation, #drugstores, #mental-health-and-disorders, #rite-aid-corporation, #shopping-and-retail, #walmart-stores-inc

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Teens Are in Crisis. So Are Their Parents.

As hard as it is to be a teen today, it’s draining being the parent of one.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #families-and-family-life, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #teenagers-and-adolescence

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How Food May Improve Your Mood

The sugar-laden, high-fat foods we often crave when we are stressed or depressed, as comforting as they are, may be the least likely to benefit our mental health.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #content-type-service, #depression-mental, #diet-and-nutrition, #food, #happiness, #mental-health-and-disorders, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #psychology-and-psychologists

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Post-Covid, the Weight Loss Industry Wants You to Diet

Don’t worry about the “quarantine 15” or pay for expensive diet products. Take small steps and make healthier choices instead.

#anxiety-and-stress, #diet-and-nutrition, #obesity, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #weight

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Plan Your Life Again, but Keep It Simple

Even as we are optimistic about re-emerging from this crisis, plotting the future can feel daunting or even downright impossible.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #happiness, #optimism, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Many Families Torn Apart at the Southern Border Face a Long and Uncertain Wait

Some parents are opting to try, once again, the dangerous trek north to rejoin the children who were kept in the U.S. by the Trump administration.

#american-civil-liberties-union, #anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #guatemala, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-emigration, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #psychology-and-psychologists

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The Brain Will Bounce Back From Covid

The mental health toll of the pandemic is real. But many will recover.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders

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Teenagers Are Struggling, and It’s Not Just Lockdown

“My school is giving too much work,” a 10th grader wrote during the pandemic. “At first, this was just a break from school, but now all I feel is stress, anxiety and pain.”

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-reopenings, #education-k-12, #mental-health-and-disorders

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How Post-Covid Small Talk Could Be Deeper and Better

As we emerge from social isolation, there are ways to make our conversations richer and deeper. 

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #grief-emotion, #loneliness, #memory, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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How to Beat Burnout — Without Quitting Your Job

We’re all feeling a little fried at work and home. But there are ways to stay sharp and recharge.

#anxiety-and-stress, #burnout, #content-type-service, #labor-and-jobs, #languishing, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #workplace-environment

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After Thoughts

18 plans and proposals for when we emerge from the pandemic.

#anxiety-and-stress, #autism, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hodgkins-lymphoma, #music, #parties-social, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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How to Recognize and Treat Perimenopause Symptoms

We break down the signs, causes and treatment options for five common symptoms.

#anxiety-and-stress, #estrogen, #menopause, #premenstrual-syndrome-pms

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Eating Disorders in Teens Have ‘Exploded’ in the Pandemic

Here’s what parents need to know.

#anorexia-nervosa, #anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #eating-disorders, #mental-health-and-disorders, #national-eating-disorders-assn, #parenting, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #weight

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A 4-Year-Old Child Is Not a Problem. And Expulsion Is Not a Solution.

There is an effective approach to breaking the preschool-to-prison pipeline.

#anxiety-and-stress, #education-k-12, #education-pre-school, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #teachers-and-school-employees

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The Pandemic Shrank Our Social Circles. Let’s Keep It That Way.

You don’t need to rekindle your friendship with your kid’s soccer teammate’s father if you don’t want to.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #friendship, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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