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Sleepless Nights Can Up Your Anxiety Levels

If your anxiety levels are through the roof, you may want to check your sleep quality.

By Lara DeSanto
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6 Ways to Beat Your Psoriasis Stress

It’s not always easy to tell if anxiety is causing your skin flare-up—or if your symptoms are wreaking havoc on your emotions. Learn how to stop the psoriasis stress loop for good.

By Sabrina Skiles
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A Super Fun Way to Blow Off Steam After Work

Tough day at the job? Stress relief may be a digital game download away, says new study.

By Stephanie Stephens
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Girl, Get Out of Your Head

It’s like Girl, Wash Your Face, but applies so easily to women with chronic illness. So, basically, it’s a page-turner, and your new mantra.

By Mary Shomon
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Being Too Hard on Yourself May Threaten Your Mental Health

Carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? You could be risking full-blown OCD or anxiety.

By Lara DeSanto
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When Work Stress Makes Psoriasis Worse

One woman shares how she overcame an office bully -- and emerging symptoms of psoriatic arthritis.

By National Psoriasis Foundation
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Multitasking and Stressed? It Shows in Your Eyes

Overworked, overwhelmed, overtired? If so, the size of your pupils may show it, according to a study examining the effects of multitasking on mental health.

By Diane Domina
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The Bonds Between Siblings Help When Parents Argue

Strong bonds between siblings can help reduce stress and offset the negative effects of unhealthy, destructive parental relationships, according to a recent study.

By Diane Domina
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How Hobbies Can Reduce Stress in MS

Having an artistic outlet can help reduce stress and raise self-esteem for people with MS.

By Nancy Monson
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How to Stay Fit During Stressful Times

When stress hits, it can be easy to put fitness goals aside for a while. Follow these few simple rules to make sure you don’t get sidetracked.

By Lisa Gulley