By Kristen Dold | April 24, 2017
Dwelling on dumb mistakes is part of what's kept us alive.
By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. | June 23, 2016
Self-care isn’t a list of activities. Take a bubble bath. Take a walk. Take a dance class. Practice yoga. Get a manicure. Get a massage. Meditate. Listen to music. Light candles. Sleep in.
By Jennifer King Lindley | June 2016
You've heard all the buzz about mindfulness lately - and for good reason. In an increasingly frenetic world, our attention is constantly pulled in 30 directions at once. You’re reading to your toddler when your phone’s sudden ping signals a possible work crisis.
By Patty Onderko | March 22, 2016
It’s time to move on from your missteps. Use these 4 tactics to let go of negative experiences and live happily in the present.
By Erin Olivo |December 6, 2015
Mindfulness can help teachers reduce stress and boost confidence.
By Mirel Ketchiff | June 2015
Though you may swear it’s the case at times, you’re not held hostage by your emotions. New research has figured out ways to naturally engineer positivity and make the good feelings last.
BLISS IS SOMETHING PEOPLE are wired to feel only fleetingly, which explains a lot about our propensity for stress.
Originally aired on 3/16/2015
Dr. Erin Olivo explains why controlling everything can actually cause stress for control freaks, not relieve it, in this Truth Tube segment from The Dr. Oz Show.
Sasha Brown-Worsham | February 27, 2015
The first time I really lost it as a new mom was about an hour after bringing our newborn daughter home from the hospital. My husband had driven 30 mph on the way back from the hospital, me in the backseat with my hand on my new baby’s head.
By Charlotte Anderson | February 23, 2015
As babies, we’re fascinated with our bodies—we can spend hours just checking out our toes. (Wow, there’s so many of them! And they fit in my mouth!) And as children, we confidently attempt handstands and skateboard ollies, and launch into impromptu dance parties, having fun and not thinking much about our appearances.
By Sandra Bienkowski | February 2015
Wise Mind Living: Master Your Emotions, Transform Your Life
With lifestyle skills and mindfulness-based exercises, you can change the way you deal with fear, anger, shame and sadness to experience better health and increased fulfillment in your life, author Erin Olivo writes in Wise Mind Living.
By Ysmay | December 29, 2014The Christmas holiday is over, and the New Year is finally upon us. Most people spend this time reflecting on the previous year and making plans for the year to come. We all have things we want to change, and the New Year seems the perfect time to do so.
By Lisa Esposito | December 19, 2014
Gifts, parties, family feasts and champagne countdowns – who doesn’t love the holidays? But for a lot of people, anxiety piles up with the presents, topped by a bright red bow. If your stocking is stuffed with holiday stress, these mental health tips can help.
By Gwen Moran | November 26, 2014
It's the time of year where we feel like you should feel thankful, but it turns out that gratitude is actually good for you. As we slide into that time of year where we’re encouraged to give thanks and be grateful, it’s a good idea to take that advice to heart.
By Rebecca Tolin | November 7, 2014
Maybe you started yoga for exercise. Then, your mind shifts. Your stress lifts. You’re nicer for no particular reason. If only you could be on your sticky mat 24/7.
Visualize your stressful thoughts
Your coworker just threw you under the bus. Your husband forgot to walk the dog. When it's that kind of day, try thought diffusion, "a sort of visual mindfulness meditation, a way to sweep out whatever is buzzing around unhelpfully in your head."
By Christopher Elliott - August 25, 2014
"Safety first" may be the American travel industry's unofficial slogan, but for some travelers, it's more like "Me first!"
That's never been more apparent than now, during the dog days of summer, when passengers struggle to find a little comfort in their overcrowded hotels and uncomfortable flights. And when they don't get it — watch out!