New research has found that educated, middle-class white people with kids—you know, the people TV wants you to model your life after—are reporting being stressed as hell trying to balance it all. Let’s investigate.
Life is chaotic; outcomes are uncertain; worrying is inevitable. In spite of knowing this intuitively, we tend to think of worrying types as ill-suited to endure the stress of living. New research suggests the opposite.
It’s the middle of the night and you know you should be sleeping, but you can’t. Something is keeping you up: Maybe a coworker tried to throw you under the bus, or your friend said something rude. Whatever it is, you can’t get it out of your head, and you need to sleep for work tomorrow. It sucks.
Apparently American parents spend more time with their kids than any other parents in any other country. I for sure thought Swedish parents - with their endless maternity and paternity leave - would win the parental hang time race but the Washington Post attests to American exceptionalism. Rah rah. So how come…
Feeling tired, stressed or a little bit grumpy? Angry at your husband/wife/pet cockatoo? Feminine odors got you down? Well, there's a centuries-old cure for all of that, and it's getting hot air blown all the way up into your laughing place in a public setting. And it only costs 50 bucks. Isn't your health worth that?
Playing with kittens is a great way to relieve stress. So says anyone who's ever played with a kitten. The makers of this YouTube video, "Kitten Therapy: The Prescription for Stress," certainly agree. They invited random totally stressed out people to enter a booth for a bit of therapy.
Basing their data on "commute times, hours worked, crime, unemployment and more," CNNMoney has released a list of America's most stressed out cities, Did your hometown make the cut? LOOK FOR YOURSELF. I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR THIS.
According to Movoto, Florida — also known as America's favorite punching bag — is the most stressed out for serious reasons like sky-high unemployment, and because 25.8% of residents are uninsured.
Welp, finally we have found something that makes all the sense in the world. According to a study, it looks like Florida is the most stressed out state in the country (with the exception of Alaska and Hawaii).
There is a new study that validates the thought that passes through our minds on Sunday nights after spending the weekend with our families: God, I can't wait to get back to the office and relax.
Parental stress can have a harmful affect on babies' development, resulting in problems with social and motor skills, according to a new study.
There's this crazy new thing happening called "people hating their jobs" that has spawned this other new thing called "Desk Rage." It's basically being really annoyed with stuff that happens... at work.
My air conditioner induces nightmares. I'm serious. If I don't sleep with it on, I wake up in the middle of the night sweating, but if I do sleep with it on, I wake up in the middle of the night convinced I'm being stalked by anti-choicers who secretly implanted a dead baby inside of my womb that I'm forced to carry…
In 2011, the National Sleep Foundation polled over 1,500 Americans and found that ninety-five percent of respondents used some form of technology in the hour before bed. That's not great, especially considering new research suggesting that all that time you spend reading Wikipedia's Unusual Deaths page in the comfort…
I realize you're probably stressed about everything in your life — and here's one more fun thing to worry yourself ugly about: When you're stressed, you're less attractive to men. I know, it's all so stressful.
Pinterest, the internet's Home For Wayward Mason Jars™, is causing serious stress for moms. Apparently ladies are feeling inadequate because their attempts at craftiness aren't as stellar as the stuff showcased on the website's homepage. Women are worried their homemade cherpumples look like dino turds, and they're…
Belonging to a choir might make you a dork — but it'll make you a chill-ass dork.
As much as we like to give teenagers a hard time for being a bunch of selfish and destructive sext bots, that fact of the matter is that teens today face more pressures than ever before and not just because of social media. Getting into college has become more and more competitive in the faltering economy, leaving…
Openly gay people are less stressed than closeted homosexuals and usually more relaxed than straight people, according to a new study which finds that being out and proud makes a person extremely chill.
Every holiday season, we're hit by a storm of friends, family, food, stress, and dumb trend pieces about how to eat during this festive time. But as hackneyed as those "How To Avoid Getting As Fat As Your Christmas Ham!" articles are, they touch on an issue that doesn't get taken as seriously during the rest of the…