Monthly Archives: July 2008

16 Ways to Beat Stress

It’s common for the frazzled to seek comfort in a stiff drink, a cigarette or a pile of junk food. But after the immediate gratification, too much of any of those vices can actually increase stress, studies show.

So long, stress

After Chris Noble injured his back two years ago helping to unload a freight truck at the electronics store where he worked, the former college track athlete suffered docked wages, chronic back pain—and overwhelming stress. Earning two-thirds his former