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How to Stay Calm When You Know You'll Be Stressed
TED
You're not at your best when you're stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking but potentially helping you survive, say, being attacked by a lion. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin thinks there's a way to avoid making critical mistakes in stressful situations, when your thinking becomes clouded — the pre-mortem. "We all are going to fail now and then," he says. "The idea is to think ahead to what those failures might be."

Managing Stress
Lee Memorial Health System
We all have daily stress but health experts say there are quick ways to minimize your stress throughout the day.

Beating the Holiday Blues
Lee Memorial Health System
"Holiday blues really is just the period of time during the holiday where there's more expectations and more pressure and people start to remember childhood holidays and times where we're supposed to be happy. Everything's supposed to be joyous and its not," says Dr. Oman Rieche, Director of the Behavioral Health Center for Lee Memorial Health System.



How to Stay Happy and Healthy through the Holidays?
UCLA Health
Learn how you can manage stress and stay healthy during the holidays.

Are You Stressed?
Lee Memorial Health System
Unlike our diet and exercise, stress can be difficult to control. “Stress, especially the unexpressed stress, that we constantly have in our life that we sometimes don’t even recognize or can identify. It’s just that feeling of anxiety or nervousness,” said Joanna Salerno, a massage therapist.