April is National Stress Awareness Month, which typically coincides with tax season, a notoriously stressful time of year for many. This year, the added stress of the coronavirus compounds the “normal” April stress. While it’s obvious that feeling stressed is unpleasant, it is also important to … [Read more...] about Simple Exercises for Combatting Stress
I was researching the topic of “stress free” during the holidays and came upon a 13-week holiday challenge. I began to chuckle, for we are only weeks away from Christmas. I didn’t have 13 weeks to figure out how to: be a better wife and mother, run my three businesses, manage the most beautiful … [Read more...] about Living Stress Free During the Holidays
We all know that certain types of constant stress in our lives are not healthy. But did you know that recent evidence indicates the physical changes associated with stress may contribute to the leading causes of death – heart disease and cancer? In addition, stress can create and/or exacerbate many … [Read more...] about How Does Massage Reduce Stress?
“I was so stressed out, I thought I was going to have a stroke!” How many times have you heard someone say a version of the expression above? While it may often be said in jest, researchers have shown that the statement above may not be far from the truth. According to the American Heart … [Read more...] about How Stress Affects Stroke Risk
Many things can contribute to your stress levels, such as holidays, work or everyday life. Stress in small amounts can be helpful because it temporarily increases energy production through your adrenal glands. Your body is not meant to be under chronic stress, however, and it can have serious … [Read more...] about Avoiding Stress Eating