Families need schedules and structure in this at-home period amid COVID-19. But they also need a little leeway.
A good night of solid rest will make days spent at home all the more tolerable.
Spending time in natural spaces—sitting, walking, thinking—goes a long way in improving mood, focus and underlying health.
Build an inner dialogue that imbues your life with strength, confidence and grace.
The trick: You have to commit to it at least twice a week to see results, study finds.
You can't change your body's biological response to stressors, but you can change your behaviors.
Learn to improve your resiliency in the face of adversity—and improve your focus on the here and now.
Meditation and other mainstays of holistic living lower stress, which can ward off disease and improve the likelihood of a long and healthy life.
Alongside its central role in the biomechanics of labor and delivery, oxytocin helps strengthen the mother-baby bond.
Chronic noise exposure can lead to threefold risk of heart attack, stroke or some other major cardiovascular event.
Some moms find music leads to less pain and more serenity during pregnancy and childbirth. Should you add tunes to your birth plan?
Smelling a romantic partner's clothing can make women feel calmer and lower cortisol levels.
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