What you can do: Learn to practice diaphragmatic breathing, which helps reduce stress and calm your nervous system.
What you can do: Talk with hospital staff before you go in; take the time to find answers to any questions or concerns you have.
What you can do: When stress strikes, get on your feet and clear your mind with this easy form of walking meditation.
What you can do: Start an exercise program you can actually stick to.
What you can do: Remember the ways that healthy behaviors lower your risk of disease—but focus on the more immediate payoffs, like happiness, pleasure, and energy.
What you can do: Use your bicycle for short trips or commuting, and get the benefits of exercise without thinking of it as exercise.
What you can do: Use the S.M.A.R.T. method for making and keeping new year's resolutions that will improve your health and well-being.
What you can do: Get as much light as you can, but also use exercise, nutrition, and other strategies that will ease seasonal depression.
What you can do: When you feel overwhelmed by a crisis, get in touch with the reserves of confidence and wisdom that will help see you through.
What you can do: Make the positive outweigh the negative, express appreciation often, and follow five other key strategies for a strong marriage.