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7 Habits of People Who Don't Stress Over the Little Things

Some lucky people are actually born with personalities that make them worry less, but what about the rest of us? The good news is there are proven ways to combat too much stress and its harmful effects on our bodies and minds. Don’t sweat it! You can adopt some of these simple stress busters, too.

5 Easy Ways to Give Your Brain a Boost

Stay sharp—and combat the aging process—with these five proven habits.

How to Tell How Much Sleep You Really Need

Here’s the bottom line: How much makes you feel good?

1 Change That Improved My Sleep, Boosted My Mood, and Mellowed Me Out

One Real Simple editor has the bright idea of going under mood lights.

3 Stress “Relievers” That May Be Keeping You Up at Night

Here’s a hint: Binge watching "Orange Is The New Black” probably isn’t helping.

5 Secrets to Deep Sleep

When it comes to getting beneficial sleep, quality can be as important as quantity. Here, expert advice for nabbing a restful and restorative night.

What Does Your Favorite Color Say About You?

If your clothes could talk, here’s what they would reveal.

3 Treatments to Help the Severely Shy

The more you socialize, the more socially confident you become. But what if you can’t even bear the thought of showing up?

True Story: I Used to Be a Wallflower

Hate mingling? Dread public speaking? Help is here! Try these confidence-boosting strategies.

10 Dating Dilemmas, Solved

Love is a battlefield. So whether you’re binding up your kids’ wounds or navigating your own dating land mines, arm yourself with this smart advice.

7 Tips to Keep You Calm

The unflappable mom, the level-headed friend, the colleague who sails through tough projects, no sweat. How do they keep calm while you carry on like a maniac? Get the scientific secrets to staying cool.