Tag: techniques

Lantern launches stress program to teach people how to manage stress, provide support

Today, Lantern announced the release of our stress track, designed to give individuals affordable access to skills and support to manage stress in healthy, effective ways. The stress track is the third emotional health track Lantern has developed to date, and will help people reach their potential in many facets of their lives. Lantern also […]

Helicopter parenting makes you miserable: 3 ways to reclaim your life to benefit the whole family

There are so many modern parenting guides for raising successful (and intelligent, moral, creative, vegan, eco-friendly, bilingual, and musical) children, that trying to navigate the child-care section at the bookstore—let alone parenting itself—can be confusing. The sheer number of parenting books highlights our concern for our kids’ well-being. But our well-intentioned desire to shape our […]

How to break your stressful commuting habits

You probably dread your frustrating nightmare of a commute. Whether you’re inching your car along in heavy traffic or packed into a train, it doesn’t take long for stress levels to rise. Research shows just how unpleasant and stressful people find commuting. In a 2004 study, over 900 employed women were asked how much they […]

Managing and relieving chronic pain with meditation: Q&A with Vajra Yoga + Meditation founder Jill Satterfield

A searing pain struck Jill Satterfield in the abdomen for the first time in her 20s. Jill’s doctors didn’t know what was causing her pain, and often speculated that there was no physical cause to her suffering. Jill felt the emotional effects of being in constant physical agony; she felt scared, lonely, and isolated. After […]

The benefits of compassion and paying it forward

Helping others may be the last thing on your mind when you’re feeling down or anxious. Showing others compassion may even seem unfair—if you’re the one struggling, it would make more sense for people in your life to show you a little compassion, right? Although seeking out social support is a critical component of overcoming […]