Stanford Medicine researchers showed that five minutes a day of breathing exercises can reduce overall anxiety and improve mood.
The more that people do "contemplative practices," such meditation, the longer they abide by shelter-in-place guidelines, new study shows.
Anxiety is common, but if unchecked it can be harmful. Certain skills can help individuals manage anxiety, but if it persists or is severe, seek help.
Two animated videos from Stanford Medicine aim to help people around the world who are struggling to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stress in 2020 seems worse than ever. Stanford's Andrew Huberman discusses ways to reduce stress, such as different breathing patterns.
Practicing meditation can alleviate mental stress and anxiety on college campuses, especially during the pandemic, Stanford experts say.
Body image is a key part of well-being, yet many of us have a conflicted relationship with our bodies. A Stanford Medicine psychologist offers guidance.
Stanford Medicine writer-in-residence Laurel Braitman discusses the mental health benefits of storytelling for health care workers.
As news of COVID-19 continues to dominate headlines, Stanford psychiatrist offers tips on handling the day-to-day disruptions to our lives.
Forgiving others for past hurts can improve your health, says Fred Luskin, founder of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects.
Psychiatrist Jacob Towery discusses how to practice self-care and how it can benefit both individuals and the people around them.
Counselor Mary Foston-English offers tips for managing relationships and maintaining peace when stress accompanies holiday celebrations.
How much are private sector companies doing to improve the health of their employees, consumers, communities and the environment? Are they investing in their neighborhoods? …
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.