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  1. City Birds Are Disturbingly More Disheveled Than Country BirdsJust like Marcus Aurelius would have predicted.
  2. Rejoice, Nature-Haters — Cities Can Be Soothing, TooNeurotic people may find bustling urban environments less stressful than tranquil places.
  3. Why Minorities Face More Health Problems From Work StressA new study shows that less education means less secure employment and more stress — which can be deadly.
  4. sleep
    The New Year’s Resolution You Should Have PickedNot getting enough sleep has a trickle-down effect that can screw up everything else.
  5. wellthy
    Easy Ways to Start Meditating at HomeHow to calm your brain for free.
  6. stress
    The Science of Us Guide to Holiday De-stressingThree simple ways to chill out and feel better — holiday craziness be damned.
  7. work life
    This Company That Went Email-Free for a Week Might Be on to SomethingEven temporary breaks from your in-box do your brain and body a lot of good. 
  8. women in the workplace
    Another Reason to Be Nice to Waitresses and NursesAnd nurses, and other women in service jobs — their health may depend on it. 
  9. stress
    How to Recover If Reading the News Is Stressing You OutPolitics, plane crashes, food-safety scares — what to do when it all gets to be too much. 
  10. am i dying
    Why Is My Eyelid Tormenting Me?The mysterious but common eye twitch, explained.
  11. stress
    How Moms and Daughters Help Each Other De-stress Through TouchPhysical contact matters. A lot.
  12. stress
    Reducing Stress Is Probably Not the AnswerStress is inevitable, and you may as well embrace it, Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal argues. 
  13. inquiring minds
    Why Is Popping Bubble Wrap So Satisfying?An important investigation, following the news of the classic product’s change in design. 
  14. time
    Two Easy Ways to Feel Like You Have More TimeDeep breaths.
  15. fears
    It’s Possible to Be Scared to DeathExtreme stress on the heart is not so good. 
  16. stress
    Stress Can Be a Very Useful ThingRecalling the benefits of feeling under pressure can change the way you react in a stressful situation.
  17. Stress-Eaters Probably Don’t Even Enjoy Stress-EatingWorking hard for your reward doesn’t necessarily increase your enjoyment of it. 
  18. mood elevators
    Find Your Happy Place in the ShowerHot, but not bothered.
  19. relationships
    Everyday Stress Can Poison a RelationshipThe cost of having too much on your mind.
  20. stress
    Everyday Annoyances Will Kill Us All Death by a thousand tiny hassles.
  21. anxiety
    6 Tips for Fighting Anxiety, 1 of Which Is Really ImportantBasically, it comes down to breathing.
  22. How to Stop Stressing Over Small TalkHint: Don’t make this about you. 
  23. mindfulness
    Meeting the Bare Minimum for Meditation Sounds HardTwenty-five minutes a day, three days in a row. Who has the time?!
  24. Casual Sex May Be Good for YouIf you have positive views about casual sex, casual sex will make you feel better about stuff.
  25. Nightline Host Dan Harris Explains How to RelaxThere’s a difference between thinking a problem through and obsessing over it.
  26. Dudes, Chill Out: Stress Hurts Your SpermAnxious men had “misshapen” little swimmers, according to this study.
  27. Does Stress During Pregnancy Really Cause Autism?Worry may consume many moms-to-be, but the evidence on whether it could harm their fetuses is decidedly mixed.
  28. Three Facts About the Psychology of TrafficWe don’t even realize how much we hate sitting in our cars.
  29. mindfulness
    Mindfulness Meditation Could Help Stressed-Out SoldiersMeditation could help counteract the mental toll of combat.
  30. workplace drama
    Office Stress Is ContagiousSo please calm down.