Don't Hug Your Dog - Research Shows It Stresses Them OutDogs may help ease our own stress, but new research suggests that we shouldn’t hug them, because it stresses them out.
Ex-Palo Alto Teacher Seeks Less Homework To Lower Student Stress, Prevent SuicidesSince 2009, ten students in Palo Alto have taken their own lives. A coalition of different groups in Palo Alto is proposing some dramatic changes to reduce student stress levels.
Wednesday Is 'Random Acts Of Kindness' DayWednesday is Random Acts of Kindness Day, and before you cynics sneer, you should know that there’s something in it for you, too, including better mental and physical health.
Teens With Too Many Facebook Friends Linked To Higher Stress LevelsThe more Facebook friends a teenager has, the more stressed out they likely are, according to a new study.
Stressed Out? These 3 Apps Can Help Calm NervesA growing number of websites and apps are now offering help with stress, anxiety and other common mental health issues.
Teachers Turn To Meditation To Help Stressed Out Students At Palo Alto High SchoolPalo Alto High School sits right across the street from Stanford University, and the expectations of the kids who attend can be high.
5 Simple Exercises That Lower StressLooking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of "The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days."
5 Ways For Caregivers To Relax And RejuvenateYou work hard as a caregiver, but let’s face it; we all need a break from time to time. It can be tough to recharge your batteries when you are looking after your parent, especially on those days when you are exhausted from life’s other mental and physical drains.
Could Being A Bridesmaid Strain A Friendship?A UK study shows wedding stress to be the biggest factor in the demise of friendships.
Study: Too Much Homework Can Make Your Child SickA new study found that too much homework is bad for children's health. Researchers at Stanford say hitting the books for three or more hours a night won't necessarily make a child perform better in school, but it can make them sick.
SPCA's Wag Brigade Bringing SFO Travelers A Little Puppy LoveStressed out travelers at SFO will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy...
HealthWatch: Are You Running Toward Injury?One of the most popular activities in the Bay Area is running. But are we running wrong? In other words, are we running in such a way that our technique puts our bodies at higher risk for injury?