Recipes to Help Reduce Stress

Prolonged stress is created when you feel unable to deal with the problems you are facing. Your mental health is affected as is your enjoyment of life.

Common stressors usually come from money problems, work issues, or unhappy relationships. Too much stress can have a negative impact on how you think, feel, and behave and may even lead to clinical depression.

What Is Stress?

All of us have experienced stress at some point in our lives. We can feel anxious when meeting new people, going to a medical appointment or speaking in a public forum such as weddings or funerals. …

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How to Deal With Modern Stress

Under stress, the brain’s blood flow to the hemispheres is unequal, and this makes you have more worry thoughts.

By: Dr. Carol Kershaw and Dr. Bill Wade

We live in a world of information overload.  The words “breaking news” flash across the screen of your smart phone multiple times a day telling your brain that you are in immediate danger and to Pay Attention.  Add to this reality the fact that the country is seriously divided politically and that more people are frightened about their immediate and long-term security, physically, economically, and emotionally than for generations.  When you hit overload, …

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Understanding Stress

Once you have lowered your stress level, there are techniques you might want to try that will help prevent it from building up again.

Stress is a fact of daily life and is the result of both the good and bad things that happen. Too much stress can cause serious health concerns, but there are many ways of dealing with stress that can reduce your risk.

Because everyone is different, there is no single way to cope with stress. However, there are a number of approaches you can try to deal with short and long term stress.

* Identify

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What is Stress?

Severe stress triggered by a life-threatening event or other traumatic situations, can cause flashbacks that play like a broken record in the mind.

By: Dr. Balasa Prasad and Dr. Preetham Grandhi

What is Stress?

Stress is the emotional discomfort we often feel when things do not go as planned in our lives or a deep mental anguish triggered by adversity. Stress is the nemesis of three elements we all need—peace of mind, good health, and the spirit of freedom. Whether stress results from day-to-day burdens, an addiction, a phobia, conflicts at work or with family members, or the seeming …

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Permission to Feel

Link Between Emotions and Physical Symptoms

The link between the mind and the body in the field of medicine has been well established — from the placebo effect to the evidence tying stress and suppression with physical aches and pains.

By: Tal Ben Shahar

Imagine Main Street if we didn’t rein in our emotions. Rude comments tossed at a passersby who fails to meet our unrefined esthetic sensibilities; obscenities running wild each time our expectations are frustrated; an uninvited growl and then a leap at a sexual object walking past. The rules of the jungle — the product of impulse, impatience, and untamed power — would …

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Resolutions, They’re Not Just for the Other Guy

New Year's Resolutions

Regardless of the specific issues that you need to address, do it now, don’t wait for another December 31st to arrive. Make a resolution every day of the year.

By: David Desmond

As we conclude yet another year of greed, gluttony, and sloth and teenage girls replace their now completed High School Musical 3 calendars with twelve months of images from the movie Twilight, it’s pretty much a universal truth that feelings of guilt and dissatisfaction will inspire us to try to change our ways — yet again.

New Year’s resolutions tend to be predictable, touching on

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5 Bone-Headed New Year’s Resolutions Mistakes

New Year's Resolutions MistakesIn order to keep New Year’s resolutions, all you need to do is eat right, exercise, and spend your money wisely. And you’ve probably succeeded at one point.

By: Noah St. John

We’ve been told to make New Year’s resolutions, but most people don’t realize why New Year’s resolutions almost never work.

For years, I’ve been teaching people the secret “success code” that happy, rich people unconsciously follow. Many people come to me after spending 10, 20, even 50 thousand dollars on every other success training system out there with little to show for it – then watch as they

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Stress, Anxiety and Depression


A little bit of stress isn’t always a bad thing but being over-stressed may cause a range of health problems including headaches, upset stomach, high blood pressure.

By: Anne Wolski

Looking after your feelings and emotions is as important as taking care of your body. Most of us take care of our physical health far better than our feelings.

Stress is a normal reaction to what is happening in your life, and it can be caused by good, as well as bad events. A little bit of stress isn’t always a bad thing; but being over-stressed may cause …

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