Tag Archives: stress management

Stay stress-free in the New Year

Tips for managing stress in the New Year

Identifying what causes your stress is the first step in managing it. One helpful tool I recommend is starting a stress journal. Ask questions like: What caused the stress? How did you feel physically and emotionally? How did you react…

Mental Health

Looking for the perfect way to unwind from holiday shopping?

Holiday shopping can take a toll on your body.  Many of us will find ourselves exhausted from last-minute holiday shopping which tends to create stress that frequently leads to numerous body aches and pains.  I can’t think of a better…

Have a healthy blue holiday: Consider a refinance and reduce stress

My long-lost relatives will come for me one day. These long-lost relatives will be fabulously wealthy. When this happens, I’ll never have to pay another bill, I’ll live in a mansion rent-free, and I’ll never have to work again, much…

 

Honestly: Study shows that lying is harmful to your health

I was 6 years old when I got caught in a terrible lie. I had not only stolen a small figurine of a dog that belonged to someone else, I had lied about doing it. I was punished, had to…

#WellnessWeds: How to Relieve Your Work Stress Without Overeating

It’s hardly news to anyone that work can create stress and that stress and weight gain are connected. Some days work isn’t so stressful, other days it’s overwhelming. When those days do occur, how many times have you found yourself…

Fitness

The Stress Hormone: How Cortisol Affects the Waistline and How to Beat It

Have you ever heard that being stressed out can lead to weight gain? Unfortunately, it’s true. Cortisol is commonly known as a stress hormone, produced in the adrenaline gland, that is released in the body when it is stressed. Cortisol…

Fitness

 

Are Working Moms Really Healthier and Happier than Stay-At Home Moms?

As a working mother myself, my first reaction to this question is no, working moms aren’t happier and healthier than mothers who are, in my opinion, privileged to stay at home and raise their children. My thoughts are that stay-at-home…

7 Stress-Management Tips for the New Year

Traffic, loud noise, workload, too many commitments, not enough time in the day — these are examples of stressors or things that cause us stress. Everyone has some level of stress, good and bad. It is how we handle ourselves when…

Supermoms and Depression: Do Working Moms Have it Easier Than Stay-At-Home Mothers?

Being a pregnant, full-time working mom of almost two now, I know what it can feel like to be overwhelmed and exhausted. I also wish I could term myself a “Supermom” who does everything, and everything perfectly, because I know…

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