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The author, not pictured, limited herself to two social plans a week from Monday to Friday.

I limited myself to seeing friends 2 times a week, and it had a surprising effect on me

As a New Year's resolution last year, I decided to limit myself to just two evening plans a week. It wasn't easy, but it has taught me something.

This $86 weighted blanket has hugely impacted the quality of my sleep — here’s why it’s worth the internet hype

The YnM Weighted Blanket is cheaper than others. Most importantly, it did seem to improve the quality of my sleep.
Agricultural engineers are well-compensated while tending to work in low-stress environments.

33 high-paying jobs for people who don’t like stress

We found 33 jobs with annual salaries over $75,000 that also offer a relatively low-stress work situation.
If you're experiencing colds more than three times a year, you might want to re-evaluate some of your habits.

7 reasons why you’re getting frequent colds

It's common to occasionally come down with a cold but if you're consistently getting them, it might be worth figuring out why.
Are you stress eating?

21 sneaky signs you’re stressed — even if you think you aren’t

From a weak immune system to a low sex drive, here are the ways your body is telling you you're stressed.
The idea that everything we do must fuel the path to our ideal self-image has permeated millennial culture to a fault.

Millennials consider themselves the ‘burnout generation.’ Here’s how an expert suggests they cope with it.

A new article from Buzzfeed suggests burnout is a millennial-specific issue, but an expert says burnout can actually happen to anyone at any age.
Does your employment contract have a clawback clause?

People who feel drained after work might blame it on overflowing inboxes and endless to-do lists, but there could be a more insidious factor at play

Work stress has a lot to do with "surface acting," or hiding your real feelings in an effort to please coworkers and clients.
A lot of people get married in autumn.

10 easy ways to squash pre-wedding jitters

Weddings are notoriously stressful, but you want to be able to actually relax before the big day. Here are things to ease pre-wedding jitters.
Crying is how we release a whole range of emotions.

Crying once a week can reduce stress, according to a Japanese professor who calls himself a ‘tears teacher’

'The act of crying is more effective than laughing or sleeping in reducing stress,' he said.