Listen up Men. Women Prefer Calm Men.

I’m reading the January/February 2011 issue of Men’s Health Magazine. Here’s an interesting tidbit I just came across.
Women prefer calm men, and can sense a man’s calm just by looking at his face, a study from Scotland found. Researchers measured levels of testosterone and cortisol, a stress hormone, in college-age men ad took their pictures. [...]

A Few Walnuts a Day Can Help You Cope with Stress

I heard this bit of information on Cosmo’s 7 Things to Know Before You Go. I tried to find the recap but I couldn’t. I’m pretty sure they got the tidbit from this article from the Los Angeles Times. The information is interesting because it shows how what you eat can really affect your mental [...]

Do You Want to Reduce Stress by 200%?

According to the May 2010 issue of Prevention magazine, the way to reduce stress by 200% is by holding hands. Participants were asked to talk about a stressful event. Some participants held their significant other’s hand before speaking. Others did not. The blood pressure readings of those who did not hold hands were double of [...]

Stop and Smell the Coffee.

For all of you coffee lovers out there, here’s something that I read in Woman’s World magazine.
Just a whiff of java helps send your levels of the stress hormone cortisol plummeting, even if you’re sleep-deprived, suggests new research.