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Manage Stress and Manage Your Health

Stress happens, especially these days. (One in two U.S. adults reports that COVID-19 has negatively impacted mental health.) While you may feel too busy to de-stress – you can decide to take back your “me time,” one moment at a time. Reduce stress for a healthier version of you.

Videos to Help You Stress Less

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How does stress affect the body?

Stress can have lasting effects on your health and well-being. These health effects impact some groups disproportionately – women, for example, are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression compared to men.

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Stress, Mental Health and Your Heart

Stress can have surprising effects on your heart health – and mental health. The mental health implications loom large, especially for some groups. Did you know that only one in three African Americans who need mental health treatment receives it?

Science meets self-care on the Live Fierce / Atrévete a Vivir podcasts

We are women. Strong. Determined. Fierce. These two podcasts bring us together to take a stand for our health. This fun and dynamic series features podcasts in English and Spanish. They're hosted by American Heart Association Executive VP of Marketing and Communications Katrina McGhee – who is also a longtime professional coach -- and Lili Gil Valletta, co-founder and CEO of the cultural intelligence firms CIEN + and Culturintel.

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Together Tuesdays™ is the easy way to satisfy your craving for connection.

Grab your favorite people and grab a quick meal together once a week. Nothing fancy, please. The conversation matters way more than the food. Refuel. Reconnect. Repeat each week.

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Feel Great by Doing Good

Yes, giving to the American Heart Association can help save lives from heart disease and stroke. It can also make you feel good - and may reduce your stress, too.

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