Stressors are the external events, including pressures in people's lives, such as divorce, marriage, children, and work and money pressures. The experience of stress, however, is related to how you respond to these stressors. READ MORE

Here’s How to Help Your Kids Break out of Their Pandemic Bubble and Transition Back to Being With Others

Whether just comfortable at home or nervous about leaving, kids may need extra support to get back out there.

Family & Caregiving

Service Dogs Can Help Veterans With PTSD – Growing Evidence Shows They May Reduce Anxiety in Practical Ways

The love and companionship veterans feel from simply being with their dogs is helping make their PTSD easier to manage

Self-Care & Mental Health

US Has a Long History of Violence Against Asian Women

Harmful stereotypes of Asian women in American popular culture date back to at least the 19th century

Self-Care & Mental Health

Boxing Is Helping Me Rage Out My Grief After Losing My Pregnancy and My Father

When tragedy struck, my go-to exercises like yoga and Pilates fell short. Boxing was the unexpected perfect fit.

Real Women, Real Stories

As Death Approaches, Our Dreams Offer Comfort, Reconciliation

One doctor's research finds that over 80% of his patients had end-of-life experiences that seemed to entail more than just strange dreams. And they always increased in frequency near death.

Family & Caregiving

I Had An Eating Disorder for 20 Years Before I Knew Anything Was Wrong

Now I'm learning to nourish my body instead of depriving it

Real Women, Real Stories

Women of Color Spend More Than $8 Billion on Bleaching Creams Worldwide Every Year

Bleaching the skin is common. It's also potentially life-threatening and harms women's self esteem.

Your Wellness

My Heart Attack at 43 Was Terrifying. Then It Changed My Life for the Better.

I was a healthy, active woman with no family history of heart disease when I had a heart attack

Real Women, Real Stories