The IRS has excluded employer-offered health insurance from taxation for the last 60 years. That's about to change.
We often think of children as carefree and innocent, but the anxieties they face can weigh them down every day. Sometimes we can see the effects it may have on their moods and overall behavior, while other times recognizing and identifying stressors might not be so obvious.
Like most people, I have struggled with loving my body over the years. When I was young, I was too thin. After kids, I was too fat. As I grow older, my laugh lines have started to leak together, and the bags under my eyes look like I’m packing for a long trip. My knees have arthritis, and I haven’t had a thigh-gap since the Dukes of Hazzard were on TV.
The key to helping kids at risk for anxiety disorders is to take action sooner rather than later, according to a new study, published this month in The American Journal of Psychiatry (paywall).
Since joining the New York Times in 1984, Nicholas Kristof has had a simple, but important, mission: bring attention to some of the world's most vexing problems.
The birth of a baby is supposed to be a joyful time of love and caregiving, but for many women and men who experience postpartum depression, it can be a time of darkness.
You might have heard this phrase before: "Sitting is the new smoking." But have you ever taken the time to realize just how much you’re not moving?
There’s no such thing as a stress-free life. Stress is your body's natural response in certain situations. So it’s important to learn how to deal with stress when it does happen; but it's also important to stop stress from happening in the first place. Because even if you can’t remove all stress, there’s no reason to add unnecessary stress. The following are ways you can reduce the amount of stress in your life.
Leighann Lord loves to text her best friends on difficult work days. They may not be able to solve her crises, but it feels good to have an audience for her complaints.
In recent years, more and more people are saying they can't stand sitting.
Insecurity comes in many forms. It can be small, causing a feeling of discomfort or uneasiness, or so big and pervasive it keeps us from healthy relationships, opportunities or adventures. When insecurity is at its worst, it can rob us of success, confidence and joy.
Most people will not admit to seeing a mental health therapist for various reasons. Whether you tell people or not, it is important to know when it is a good idea to go in. If you are experiencing any of the following conditions, you may want to consider seeing a therapist.
Weight loss isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Anita Fredericks spent years resisting meditation. She'd hear friends and colleagues describe the practice's many physical and mental health benefits, and then name the reasons why it wouldn't work for her, most importantly that she quickly grew restless during her attempts to sit still and quiet her racing thoughts.
Eating like the Mediterraneans might be a tasty way to reduce breast cancer risk, according to a study released this week.
When Giacomo Fasano took up running 10 years ago, the New Jersey writer was hoping to improve his fitness. He didn’t know he was ...