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This BeWell article provides tips for cultivating and practicing self-forgivness. The benefits, researchers say, are numerous.
Spending time in nature can improve mental health, but people are increasingly removed from it. A new model proposes a way of bringing those benefits to more people.
Empathy isn't determined by our genes, it's a skill that improves with practice, explains Stanford psychologist-author Jamil Zaki.
A new Stanford study found that allowing fathers to take time off following birth improves the health and mental well-being of mothers.
Stanford's Abby King shares evidence-backed strategies to get people to exercise more and sit less. "You don't need fancy equipment," she said.
In a recent article, medical student Yoo Jung Kim and a co-author offer a few steps to promote a culture of well-being for trainees in academic science.
Exercise and diet are the best way to control blood pressure. Ann Lindsay describes how physicians can convince their patients to make changes.
This challenge asks participants to recognize when negative thoughts are occurring and try to diffuse them when they turn worrisome or distracting.
Learning to how to read the body language of a horse helps doctors, and future doctors learn how to communicate better, non-verbally, with their patients.
A secondary analysis of a diet study showed that low-carbohydrate dieters who consumed the most saturated fats had better levels of lipids in their blood.
A Stanford News round-up includes a host of suggestions for sticking with your New Year's — or any self-improvement goal
A wellness speaker/author calls for turning to the older members of our society for wisdom and advice.
Stanford's WELL for Life initiative is challenging you to practice the art of mindfulness for one week to promote self-care.
As part of a writer's reporting for a magazine story, she tested out new technology that's meant to keep drivers more relaxed.
A Stanford study highlights a data optimization method for health-risk assessments to lower costs and and improve diagnostic power.