Articles about Stress


3 big things I learned from a new stress management course on LinkedIn

A new, online stress management course taught by an integrative neuroscientist and executive director of The American Institute of Stress on LinkedIn Learning taught me that stress isn't always a bad thing. In fact, there are ways to use it to your advantage.


6 tips for staying calm the next time you fly in the wake of the Southwest Airlines flight

The recent news of the Southwest Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday may make even the calmest flier a bit anxious for their next flight. However, not flying isn't really a choice for many of us. In 2016, U.S. travelers took 458.9 million domestic business trips and this is expected to reach 478.2 million by 2020. But there are certain things you can do to calm your nerves (even if it is only slightly) that you may want to keep in mind for your next trip.


This is how much the happiest workers in America make

Recent LinkedIn Learning research shed light on people in the yearly income bracket who like their jobs the most. Surprisingly, 81% members of the $51,000-$75,000 pool said they have "job satisfaction," the most of any category. But this wasn't even the highest amount of income surveyed. 

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Do you get the ‘Sunday scaries’? 5 ways to banish them

As the clock ticks ever closer to Sunday evening, you might recognize a sinking feeling in your heart. “Ugh, another day at that dreaded place!” is what your mind tells you, as you reluctantly get yourself ready for the new week at work.

The Whole Human

5 tips on how to de-stress just in time for National Stress Awareness month

Most people experience stress at some point in their life, sometimes after a sudden traumatic event or just simply dealing with everyday life.

The Whole Human

The states where the most (and least) stressed people live

Personal finance site WalletHub ranked which states had the most stressed-out people by looking at factors from hours worked per week to personal bankruptcy rate to share of adults getting adequate sleep.


Olympic champ Chloe Kim on the secret to facing challenges head on

This is how she conquered the halfpipe.

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5 ways to unwind and ward off burnout

Can you actually prevent burn out?


4 out-of-the box ways to lower your work stress, according to science

We know all about the tried-and-true ways to reduce our work stress.


3 easy things you can do to relax and unwind from stress

While your job might encourage you to keep going all the time, it’s always healthier to stop and figure out a way to restore your own sanity.

Career Advice

What does it feel like to be fired from Google?

I feel qualified to answer this question because I was fired from Google this April, after five years working there.


The signs and symptoms you may be a workaholic, and how to break the habit

We all take pride in our work, but some people find it difficult to draw a line between their professional and personal lives. Here are the signs that you might be a workaholic.


How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic.


How to meditate at work when sitting still is impossible

Sometimes, the thought of sitting quietly and clearing our minds can feel like an impossibility. Here's how to meditate when you can't sit still.


4 ways caffeine keeps you from realizing your potential

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. Lowering your caffeine intake is one of the easiest ways to get there.


How writing a five-minute to-do list can help you fall asleep more quickly

We already know that writing a to-do list can help us hold ourselves accountable during busy work days. What you may not know is that your nightly to-do list can also be a way to cure your insomnia.


This is how to be productive without being miserable: 8 proven secrets

You can be more productive without turning into a robot. Here are the 8 secrets to get you there.


This is how to worry productively

Here's the science of how to manage your inner worrywart and use it as a productive force for good. Just follow these tips.


5 daily habits to increase your creativity and decrease your stress levels

With these 5 daily rituals, you can turn yourself into a more productive, less stressed worker.


Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

Sticking to your comfort zone means sagnation. Here are some of the best things to do that may make you uncomfortable and will lead to future success.


If you’re stressed, new study says to think of yourself as someone else

To put your problems in perspective, it helps to give yourself some objective distance. Here's a new technique with scientific backing.

Office Life

Four important ways to chill out after a tough day

A clear mind is stress-free.