Balance your mental and emotional health

Even though a small amount of stress can be good for you, multiple daily challenges can take a toll on your physical and emotional health. Stress can contribute to high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. To reduce stress, make time to move more, eat well, connect with others and explore new things. Making simple changes can boost your mood, help prevent long-term diseases and improve your immune system.

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Overwhelmed by anxiety?

Everyone worries sometimes. But people with anxiety disorders have excessive worry they can't control. Learn about the types of anxiety disorders and treatments that can help.

Linda Hubbard, L.M.F.T. By Linda Hubbard May 16, 2022
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Identifying signs of anxiety and depression

When people struggle to cope with stressful situations, depression and anxiety become more noticeable. Learn how to identify the symptoms, and get coping tips.

Jolene Hanson LICSW By Jolene Hanson May 4, 2022
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8 tips for coping with a serious diagnosis

Receiving a serious health diagnosis is a moment you likely will not forget. Follow these tips to lower anxiety and improve your coping after a difficult diagnosis.

Christopher Schimming MD By Christopher Schimming April 18, 2022
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Cognitive overload: When processing information becomes a problem

Every day, your brain takes in information through multiple sources. When there's too much to process, you may feel cognitive overload. Learn how it can affect you and how to counter it.

Christopher Schimming MD By Christopher Schimming March 18, 2022
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What words of wisdom work for recovery?

Words of wisdom can help you achieve and maintain a level of serenity during a recovery journey. Many sayings are easy to remember and can be impactful when you put them to use in your life.

Siri Heille CNP By Siri Kabrick March 8, 2022
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Feeding your feelings

Emotional overeating can lead to unhealthy eating patterns. Learn the difference between emotional and physical hunger, and how to break the cycle.

Amanda BassettSwanson LICSW By Amanda Bassett-Swanson February 22, 2022
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Kindness in action brings healthy rewards

Kindness is more than feeling grateful. Learn how intentional acts of kindness can positively impact your life and create a happier, healthier you.

Sarah Strahm, N.P. By Sarah Strahm January 27, 2022
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Making New Year's resolutions that stick

Many New Year’s resolutions are health related. Turn your resolution into action by going beyond a simple promise. Find out how to set SMART goals to start the journey to live a healthier life.

Gabriel Berendes MD By Gabriel Berendes December 21, 2021
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Is having a sense of belonging important?

When you feel supported and not alone, you can better cope with difficulty in your life. Boost your sense of belonging with these 5 tips.

Angela Theisen, L.C.S.W. By Angela Theisen December 8, 2021
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Personally speaking: Women, self-care and well-being

Women often put the health care needs of others before their own. In this webinar, two Mayo Clinic physicians discuss the importance of preventive and self-care, and share an inspirational message.

December 3, 2021
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9 tips to fend off holiday stress

The holidays are a time for family and cheer, but it can be overwhelming as well. Follow these 9 tips to keep holiday stress in check.

Peter Reisner, M.D. By Peter Reisner December 3, 2021
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Women's health: Can holiday stress lead to a heart attack?

It's easy to get caught up in the stress and chaos that accompany the holiday season. Can the stress impact your heart health or contribute to a heart attack? Two cardiologists weigh in.

Niti Aggarwal MD By Niti Aggarwal December 2, 2021
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