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Laurel Mellin

University of California, San Francisco


Stressed Out By Shutdown Chaos? 4 Evidence-Based Tools To Help You Cope

The stressful political climate worsened with the shutdown of the federal government. And even though a break may be in sight, even the uncertainty adds stress. A neuroscientist offers ways to cope.


Reeling From The News? Train Your Brain To Feel Better With These 4 Techniques

The relentless news cycle has many people feeling overwhelmed and stressed, wondering how to calm their lives and stay healthy. Here are some tips from neuoscience that may help


How to Deal with Election Anger? Try a Little Tenderness

This election season has brought more anger and name-calling than any in recent history, and it has affected many of us. Here are some ways you can ward off some of the stress associated with it.