Jul 22, 2014 — An NPR poll finds that stressed-out American adults commonly feel that their appearance contributes to their anxiety. But how do teens experience stress over their appearance?
Jul 17, 2014 — Too stressed to get seven hours of solid shut-eye tonight? Prepare to be even less resilient tomorrow. Stress disrupts sleep, which feeds depression, anxiety — and more stress, scientists say.
Jul 16, 2014 — Socializing topped the list of stress reducers for those dealing with a great deal of stress, according to an NPR poll. Prayer, meditation, exercise and playing with pets were also common responses.
Jul 15, 2014 — Moms who worked full time reported significantly better physical and mental health than moms who worked part time, research involving more than 2,500 mothers found.
Jul 12, 2014 — Meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg says we can't always change difficult circumstances, but it is possible to change the way we experience them. That can start with a simple exercise.
Jul 12, 2014 — On Friday, Dr. Lynn Bufka, a licensed psychologist with expertise in treating anxiety and stress, came to NPR to answer questions online about coping with stress. Here are some highlights.
Jul 10, 2014 — Simply watching, reading or listening to steady news coverage of a traumatic event can be as stressful as experiencing the event in person, research suggests.
Jul 9, 2014 — What are the biggest sources of stress in Americans' lives? How does stress affect us? What do we do in response? Ask our panel of experts about our recent poll and get stress management tips.
Jul 9, 2014 — A racing mind and a pounding heart aren't all bad — the stress response can help humans and other animals deal with the unexpected. So what makes a vital system, which evolved to help us, turn toxic?
Jul 8, 2014 — People under stress are more likely to have health problems, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. That's true for caregivers, too.