Ten 10-minute stress busters

Ten 10-minute stress busters

1. Meditation Take time away from your stressors to meditate – a sure-fire way to relax and find peacefulness. Go to a quiet place, close your eyes, block out your surroundings, ... Continue Reading →
4 Ways to cope with holiday stress

4 Ways to cope with holiday stress

Holiday stressor: A four-hour drive to Grandma’s house Sitting in a car or on a plane for long periods can cause everything from knee pain to back pain and blood clots. How ... Continue Reading →
DIY Massage for sore muscles

DIY Massage for sore muscles

DIY massage tips The day of guiltless chocolate and comfy stilettos may not yet be here, but there’s no need to go without a needed massage if you know a few simple tricks. Besides ... Continue Reading →
Does stress make you fat?

Does stress make you fat?

Stress and hormones Stress has a direct impact on our hormone levels. Stress stimulates the production of adrenaline, norepinephrine and cortisol, hormones produced by the adrenal ... Continue Reading →
Stress relief through technology

Stress relief through technology

Take itaway! It might seem contrary to conventional wisdom, but when you’re stressed, technology can help! The latest in technology can actually provide you with stress relief. For ... Continue Reading →
7 Best ways to bust stress

7 Best ways to bust stress

Laugh, and laugh some more Studies have shown that laughter lowers cortisol levels, supports the immune system, and boosts the number of cells that fight malignant cells in the body. ... Continue Reading →
No more meltdowns: Easy ways to ease holiday stress

No more meltdowns: Easy ways to ease holiday stress

Work ahead The longer you wait to get things done, from shopping to menu planning, the more stressed out you’re going to get as the holidays loom ever closer. Take it from us: ... Continue Reading →
Holiday tips for coping with difficult family members

Holiday tips for coping with difficult family members

Holidays are a high-stress time Relationships can cause turmoil at any time, but they can be particularly difficult to deal with during the holiday season, when an already overloaded ... Continue Reading →
Hoarding: When messiness causes stress

Hoarding: When messiness causes stress

Out with old — begrudgingly Out with the old isn’t always easy. Who knows when you may need that fourth set of measuring cups or those skinny jeans when you return to your ... Continue Reading →
Should you take Xanax?

Should you take Xanax?

A look at a popular anxiety medicine Increased heart rate, mind racing, sweaty palms, shortness of breath. These are all symptoms of something we’ve all felt at least once in ... Continue Reading →