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Religion During Adolescence Linked to Better Health in Young Adults

People who are spiritual as kids and teens are less likely to have certain health problems than young adults without regular religious habits.

By Diane Domina

5 Guided Imagery Apps

Research has shown that 10 minutes of guided imagery can improve mood and reduce anxiety. But sometimes you need a little assistance. Here are five guided imagery apps to start with.

By Eileen Bailey

Getting Sleep With Migraines

For Julie Ryan, compromised sleep worsened her migraines. Mindfulness, CBD oil, and changes in sleep habits got her back on track. Learn more about sleep and migraine.

By Julie Ryan

8 Yoga Positions to Relax in 10 Minutes

This simple yoga sequence, including eight easy positions, can reduce anxiety and stress in a flash and can be done almost anywhere.

By Amanda Page

Mindfulness and Anxiety: What Research Tells Us

There is a growing interest in mindfulness, but what is it, exactly? And does it help with anxiety? We clarify the research on this popular practice.

By Rachel Zohn

Building Resilience a Step at a Time

Practice these three guidelines to practice emotional resilience and grow stronger over time.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Mindfulness for Sleep After a Stressful Day

Your imagination can be a powerful tool when it comes to promoting relaxation and sleep.

By Martin Reed

10 Must-Read Anxiety Posts You Missed This Year

The top HealthCentral posts of 2017 in anxiety, including news, lifestyle tips, phobias, and meditation techniques.

By Eileen Bailey

Mindfulness Tips for Teachers (and Everyone Else)

Practicing mindfulness techniques before the holidays can elevate our stress-management skills.

By Isaiah B. Pickens, Ph.D.

The Benefits of Meditation for Thyroid Patients

Meditation is an effective technique for establishing a mind-body connection and managing stress.

By Mary Shomon