Handling Stress

10 Surprising Tips for Managing Stress

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Ann Pardo, M.A., L.P.C., B.C.C.

Did you know that taking a different route to work or sleeping on a new set of sheets can also help alleviate stress? Try some of these unusual techniques the next time you need to clear your mind or calm yourself down.

Anxiety: Why It’s Different Than Stress

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

Stress and anxiety may seem like interchangeable terms, but each has important nuances. Learn about the differences and your options for helping you feel calmer and more in control.

Chronic Stress and Your Body

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Ann Pardo, M.A., L.P.C., B.C.C.

Acceptance and perseverance are solutions some often turn to when faced with chronic stress. This is the way it is. I just have to keep moving ahead. While “toughening up” may be one way to reconcile a constant barrage of stress in your mind, your body can’t be fooled.

Combatting the Effects of Stress

Written by 
Teresa Dumain
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Param Dedhia, M.D.

Becoming more aware of stress’s connection to certain health concerns can help raise your awareness of them and encourage you to do what you can to tame them while getting your levels under control.

Decoding Your Stress

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Ann Pardo, M.A., L.P.C., B.C.C.

You’ve likely used some version of the word “stress” more times than you can count. But stress has become a catch-all name for all negative emotions. Pinpointing exactly what is bothering you makes it easier to find a solution that will help make things better.

Type A Stress Relief

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Ann Pardo, M.A., L.P.C., B.C.C.

If you are someone with a type A personality, there’s a good chance you are also someone who lives with stress. Try these tips to find a stress management technique that suits your temperament and actually taps into certain aspects of your personality.