I Got 'Brain Surgery' from a Doctor Whose Card I Found on the Street
I had an hour-long immersive experience in an attempt to relax. But what was I really paying for?
The Introspective Parts of Our Brains Are Getting Out of Shape
Researchers call it "hurry sickness": The more we overload our schedules, the more we strengthen the task-oriented network of the brain.
A Short Run May Help You Focus Better Than Meditating
Moderate exercise translates to immediate benefits for brain functioning, a new study shows.
How to Actually Relax on Vacation
Do vacation right, and you’ll feel less stressed, tired, and dissatisfied, and more happy and energized when you return.
Give Yourself a Brain Massage With 10 Straight Hours of Ocean Footage
A new YouTube video brings serene "oceanscapes" to you.
Your Sunday Meal Prep Is Actually a Form of Therapy
Why your mundane Sunday activities are so damn comforting.
Shabbat Is an Underrated Way to Destress
Wine, weed, and unplugging—your ancient Jewish guide to modern-day stress relief.
Sleeplessness Gives You the Cognitive Abilities of a Drunk Person
You can get through the day—but expect to kind of suck.
Want a Break from Comey? Here Are 10 Soothing, Trump-Free Videos
Because today is a lot.
I Stressed Myself Out By Having the Most Relaxing Day of All Time
Relax? Don't do it.
I Took a 'Gong Bath' to See if It's a Better Way to Chill Than Gorging on Netflix
TV binging is apparently not a good way to relax, so I got a guy to bang a symbol over my head instead.
I Went to America's First Beer Spa
Unsurprisingly, it's in Oregon.