How to use chakra stones

Main image courtesy of Time Global. If you’ve felt a little off balance lately, perhaps it’s time to actively work to balance out the flow of energy in your body. The seven chakras are important centers of energy, and when they are blocked, it can lead to issues that can affect us physically and emotionally.

How to avoid being in a relationship

When it comes to dating, it’s important to take risks and make yourself vulnerable. Vulnerability is an important part of being human. The more we open up to our partners, the greater our relationships develop. But it’s often difficult for people to feel emotionally exposed in fear of being rejected or judged. That said, vulnerability

How to make a stress ball

A stress ball is a fun and malleable toy that’s a great tool for portable stress relief. Both adults and children can squeeze the toy in their hands, moving their fingers around to relieve muscle tension, stress, and to exercise the hand. Beyond being a toy, stress balls may help make you feel relaxed and

How to stop biting your fingers

About half of all kids and teens bite their nails. Many don’t grow out of it, either. If you’re an adult who bites your nails, you may have done it when you were younger and just never stopped. It could be your parents’ fault: Scientists aren’t sure if nail biting is genetic, but kids whose

How to deal with dating anxiety

Sign up for Scientific American’s free newsletters. «> Anxiety disorders are the most common psychological disorder in the US, affecting 18 percent of the adult population. Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is the third-most-common psychological disorder, affecting 15 million men and women in the US. The DSM-5 defines social anxiety as the “persistent fear of one