Relax More, Stress Less

Learn the secrets to balancing your life—and reducing stress.

More Stress-Free Tips

How to Worry Less

To calm 6 of the most common fears, use these strategies.

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Learn to cope with nighttime disruptions―no pills required.

Easy Yoga Workout

No time to exercise? This 15-minute routine can be done at home or on the road.

13 Signs That You Need More Free Time

Always racing from one task to the next but accomplishing very little? Follow these simple tips to make your busy schedule more manageable.

How to Slow Down and Enjoy Life

Sometimes it seems as though days have two speeds: hurried and breakneck. Want to learn how to hop off the roller coaster? Five savvy experts who know all about the fast track—including a website founder and a race-car driver—share their strategies.

A Guide to 6 Types of Yoga

Don’t get in a twist over which type to choose. This guide will help you find a practice—whether you’re looking for muscle tone or peace of mind.    

Manage Your Stress

Feel as if you’re about to snap? Learn what causes stress, along with proven strategies for controlling it.

The Two-Week Stress-Less Plan

Feeling overwhelmed? Stop stress in its tracks with this 14-day relaxation regimen.

5 Ways to Cope With Uncertainty

According to Dante’s Inferno, Limbo is the first circle of Hell. And you know why: It’s not easy to face an ambiguous future. So lean on these smart strategies, courtesy of experts ranging from a brain scientist to an Olympian.

10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

Need help managing your worries? Follow this psychologist’s advice.

5 Everyday Dangers Not to Worry About

Real Simple asked a host of experts—from an arachnid specialist to a meteorologist—to put your worst nightmares to bed.

How to Stretch at Work

Sitting in the same desk chair for hours is a recipe for sore muscles. Take a few moments each workday to relieve your body’s tension with this video’s fast desk stretches.


Just Breathe

Relax in an Instant

You don’t have to check into a spa to unwind. For stress relief, weave these six mini-breaks into your day. 

5 Quick Relaxation Techniques

When the going gets tough, chill yourself out.