Americans haven't felt this intensity of stress since the 2008 recession, according to the APA's research. After that period, stress levels held steady or decreased annually until 2020.
40+ Solutions to Help Alleviate Stress
Today is International Stress Awareness Day and we're marking the occasion by rounding up practical, simple solutions to help you cope with life's stressors. This has been a challenging year, to say the least. From the pandemic to the election, civil unrest, and more, stress levels have skyrocketed and we hope these expert tips will help you unwind (at least a little bit).
Here are 11 suggestions that can hopefully help distract you from soul-crushing Election Day anxiety.
We've talked to experts about what qualities to look for in a mindfulness app, and reviewed several apps that offer some form of mindfulness education.
There are ways to use technology without eroding your mental health, all while growing closer to friends and family. And when you need to, you can step away from devices without wrecking your life.