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SharecareNow Names Top 10 Online Influencers in Stress

Join a Twitter Chat @SharecareNOW 
Friday, Dec. 14, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST 
Are You a Stress Addict? Clear the Noise to Uncover a Happier You 
Be #Calm&Cool This Holiday Season

Atlanta and San Francisco – December 10, 2012 – Need a little stress reduction this holiday season? Check out SharecareNow’s newly named Top 10 Online Influencers in Stress for some everyday tips and inspiration on everything from family time overload relief to feeling calmer, and getting more done—gracefully. During the holiday season, 69% of Americans are stressed by “lack of time,” 69% by “lack of money,” and 51% over the “pressure to give or get gifts,” says the American Psychological Association.

Coming to the rescue, SharecareNow’s Top 10 Online Influencers in Stress; they’re active on Twitter, Facebook, video and blogs:

  1. Gretchen Rubin – Happiness-Project.com
    New York Times bestselling author and leader of The Happiness Project movement
  2. Ashley Turner, MA – PositivelyPositive.com
    Yoga-meditation instructor and blogger, psychotherapist, mind-body expert
  3. Margarita Tartakovsky, MS – PsychCentral.com
    Associate editor at PsychCentral.com, featured writer for Weightless and blogger
  4. Elizabeth Scott, MS – Stress.About.com
    Wellness coach and stress management writer for About.com
  5. Judy Martin – Forbes.com
    Emmy® award-winning journalist, blogger for Forbes.com and founder of WorkLifeNation.com
  6. Daisy Sutherland – DrMommyOnline.com
    Founder and CEO of Dr. Mommy Online, an online resource for busy women and moms.
  7. Eliz Greene – EmbraceYourHeart.com
    Founder of EmbraceYourHeart.com, who survived a heart attached at age 35 while pregnant with twins.
  8. Amanda Enayati – TheChart.blogs.cnn.com
    Contributing writer for CNN Health; cancer survivor and mother of two.
  9. Paula Davis-Laack, JD, MAPP – PsychologyToday.com
    Lawyer turned positive psychology practitioner on Psychology Today, Huffington Post blogger and founder and CEO of the Marie Elizabeth Company
  10. Elisha Goldstein, PhD – HuffingtonPost.com
    Clinical psychologist and creator of the Mindfulness at Work program

 

Plus, twitter chat live #Calm&Cool with Sharecare influencers and experts:
When: Friday, Dec. 14, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST
Where: @SharecareNOW
Why: Are you a Stress addict? Clear the noise to uncover a happier you.
Be #Calm&Cool this holiday season!

Who: Judy Martin@judymartin8
Elizabeth Scott, MS @elizabethscott
Paula Davis-Laack, JD, MAPP @pauladavislaack
Dr. Patricia Bloom @ MountSinai
Dr. Dinah Miller @ HopkinsMedicine

Methodology: To be included in the SharecareNow 10 – Stress list, individuals must have demonstrated a consistent impact on stress-specific conversations online over the past year. Top influencers have an active online presence across multiple interactive channels – including Twitter, Facebook, video and blogs – and address everyday inspiration, tips and motivation as well as stress symptoms, treatment and care. Influence is measured and quantified through a proprietary algorithm based on more than 70 individual metrics, including relevance, syndication, presence and reach. A downloadable version of the SharecareNow 10 – Stress list can be found here: http://www.sharecare.com/static/sharecarenow-stress-top-ten-infographic. Additional information, including full bios and the methodology behind the influencer list, is available at http://now.sharecare.com.

 

About SharecareNow, powered by WCG

SharecareNow, powered by WCG, was developed in partnership with Sharecare, the health and wellness social media platform, and WCG, a market-leading digital communications agency. Sharecare Now, powered by WCG, is an online platform developed to access real-time analytics on various health topics, conversations and influencers, and to use these insights to meaningfully impact the conversation through strategic engagement. The platform allows health and wellness professionals, organizations and brands to leverage the most accurate data, solutions and best practices to participate in the social service of expert health and wellness content and communities.

About Sharecare

Sharecare is a health and wellness social media platform that connects people with top-ranking experts, ranging from doctors and specialists to hospitals, healthcare companies and health-conscious consumers. The power behind the site’s unique Q&A format is its collective wisdom, providing health-seeking consumers with answers reflecting multiple expert perspectives — greatly simplifying the search for quality information. Created by Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz in partnership with Harpo Productions, Sony Pictures Television and Discovery Communications, Sharecare allows people to ask, learn and act upon questions of health and wellness, creating an active community where knowledge is shared and put into practice — simply said, sharing care. Launched in 2010, Sharecare is based in Atlanta, GA.

 

About WCG

Founded and led by chairman and CEO Jim Weiss,  WCG is focused on integrated business solutions in the areas of innovation, change and growth for the world’s leading companies and brands. WCG serves clients through a network of offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Austin, Los Angeles and London. For more than a decade, WCG’s seasoned professionals have specialized in providing analytics, content, engagement and strategy to a diverse set of clients across the consumer, technology, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.