10+ Best Articles on Stress
The most useful articles and videos on stress from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Stress Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on stress by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Make Your Body Produce More 'Happy' Hormones: Naturally Boost Dopamine and Serotonin
- How to Recover from Work Stress, According to Science
- A Better Way to Think of Stress, According to Science
- Here’s how you can handle stress like a lion, not a gazelle
- Persistent Stress: What Every Productive Worker Needs to Know
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How to reduce stress with the 2:1 breathing technique
Debbie Lyn Toomey, RN, BSN, CIPP explains how to reduce stress with the 2:1 breathing technique. For more stress reducing tips and to learn more about Debbie...
Madhumita Murgia: How stress affects your brain
Stress isn't always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you're playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it's continuous, it actually…
Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
What is ...?
New to #stress? These articles make an excellent introduction.
What Is the Dissociative Mind?
When we face overwhelming stress, disconnecting can be a coping skill.
«Dissociation happens because the person is engaged in an automatic activity and is not paying attention to his or her immediate environment.»
How to ...?
How to Deal With Work Stress and Recover From Burnout
These evidence-based strategies can help you achieve healthy work-life balance
How to Recover from Work Stress, According to Science
To combat stress and burnout, employers are increasingly offering benefits like virtual mental health support, spontaneous days or even weeks off, meeting-free days, and flexible work scheduling.…
«In a nutshell, getting some nature into your workplace makes you more happy and energized at work.»
How to Tell Whether You're Stressed or Depressed
Stress and depression have a lot of overlapping symptoms, but the treatment is different.
«Stress is something that is phasic for most people. You have a stressful period and you come out of it,»
How to Help Your Memory When Stress Is Taking Its Toll
If you’ve been extra forgetful lately, you are not alone. Chronic stress, as well as anxiety and depression, can cause forgetfulness, confusion and difficulty concentrating. But before you resign…
How to Feed Your Brain to Combat Stress
The right diet can fuel your success and happiness.
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Seven Ways to Have a Healthier Relationship With Stress
A new book by renowned stress researcher Elissa Epel explains how stress affects our bodies at the cellular level and how to manage it better.
Here’s how you can handle stress like a lion, not a gazelle
It’s all about being able to see the daily nerve-racking events in your life as challenges — instead of threats — and stress expert Elissa Epel PhD explains how we can all start t…
«Because we have more of a “predicting brain” than a “reality brain,” that means we may be responding to something we predict or believe will happen, rather than what is happening.»
Make Your Body Produce More 'Happy' Hormones: Naturally Boost Dopamine and Serotonin
The secret to a happy brain starts with these four stress-fighting hormones.
«Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that plays a role in mood, but it also helps regulate other functions in your body like digestion, sleep»
A Better Way to Think of Stress, According to Science
The “synergistic mindset” is about making unavoidable stressors work in your favor.
«Students who watched the training session exhibited a lower stress response based on heart rate and other physiological measures.»
We’re Treating Stress, Anxiety and Depression All Wrong
The best remedy for mental health conditions is obvious but rarely prescribed
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on stress.
The Hidden Toll of Microstress
Microstresses are small moments of stress that seem manageable on their own — think a vague, worrying text from your teen flashing on your phone while you’re in a meeting, the appearance of a…
Persistent Stress: What Every Productive Worker Needs to Know
Most people love a challenge—and the jolt of stress that comes with it. But persistent stress at work? Here's how to eliminate it.
Proper Breathing Brings Better Health
Stress reduction, insomnia prevention, emotion control, improved attention—certain breathing techniques can make life better. But where do you start?
The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease
How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to PTSD.
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