Stress Relief Advice and Tips

Stress. It can be increasingly overwhelming in today’s non-stop, always-on-the-go lifestyle. From finances and job worries to the everyday responsibilities of raising a family, stress can seem utterly inescapable. While you probably can’t eliminate ALL your stressors, you can learn ways to manage them. We’ve gathered advice from top experts to help you stay calm and carry on.
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More Sleep & Less Sugar: Secrets to Leading a Great Sex Life

What's the connection between lack of sleep, too much sugar, and lack of sex drive?

Does Emotional Stress Cause Disease?

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Stress Relief in 60 Seconds or Less

Reduce your stress in a minute (or less) with some simple tips.

Stress, Sleep Deprivation & Social Jet Lag

Stress, sleep deprivation and social jet lag are doing a number on your body.

Health Secrets that Affect Your Bottom Line

Working hard takes a toll on your body. Learn how to take control of your health and boost productiv...

Stress Management through Brain Training

Train your brain to better handle stress.

  • More Sleep & Less Sugar: Secrets to Leading a Great Sex Life

  • Does Emotional Stress Cause Disease?

  • Stress Relief in 60 Seconds or Less

  • Stress, Sleep Deprivation & Social Jet Lag

  • Health Secrets that Affect Your Bottom Line

  • Stress Management through Brain Training

Life's Too Short... so make the most of it! Try something new, eat something healthy, grow something beautiful, hug someone you love, move around a lot, and be kind to yourself. Melanie Cole, MS brings you the best tips from lifestyle and fitness experts to the best and brightest medical professionals.

Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

From the Show: Life's Too Short
Summary: Make the most of your dates to find your mate.
Air Date: 3/5/19
Duration: 11:54
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: John Gottman, PhD
Dr. John GottmanWorld-renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, John Gottman has conducted more than 40 years of breakthrough research with thousands of couples.  His work on marriage and parenting has earned him numerous major awards and he is the author or coauthor of over 200 published academic articles and more than 40 books, including the bestselling The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. Dr.Gottman’s media appearances include Good Morning AmericaTodayCBS This Morning, and The Oprah Winfrey Show, as well articles in The New York Times,RedbookGlamourWoman’s DayPeopleSelfReader’s Digest, and Psychology Today. Cofounder of the GottmanInstitute with his wife, Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, John is also Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he founded The Love Lab and conducted much of his research on couples.
What conversations should you have with your potential mate to know your love will last a lifetime?

If conversations start out harsh, the relationship will often break down into loneliness and unhappiness for both parties.

Conversations where each partner discusses the positive things they need tend to go smoother.

You don’t have to hook up with your clone. In fact, someone a little different from you makes it interesting. You can learn from each other.

Here are the topics that make a date easy and enjoyable, while giving you the information you seek quickly:

  1. Trust
  2. Conflict
  3. Sex and intimacy
  4. Work and money
  5. Family and children
  6. Fun and adventure
  7. Sacred beliefs and values
  8. Dreams for life
Discussing the history, experiences and preferences with each of these topics will help both of you see if this is a relationship worth pursuing.

Listen as Dr. John Gottman joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share how to have the conversations for a lasting love.
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