Tagged: managing stress

Centering Strategies for Stress Relief

During the pandemic, life has become stressful in ways we could not have imagined. Worries about getting sick, loneliness and isolation, and depression have piled on to make this a time we all wish would soon be over. But that may not happen as quickly as we would like, and, going forward, we will continue […]

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How to Know if Your Stress is Good or Bad

Many of us perceive stress as unhealthy, but stress isn’t necessarily always a bad thing. Stress can be healthy when avoiding an accident or meeting a tight deadline. We all feel stressed at times, but each person fights stress in different ways. It’s important to understand what kind of stress you are dealing with, and […]

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7 Tips to Calm Yourself Down

Do you feel like you’re always on edge, stressed, or overstimulated? Finding ways to calm yourself down can be tricky. Too much of any type of stress (chronic or acute), can be very overwhelming. So, here are some tricks that you can use to take the edge off: Close Your Eyes Shutting your eyes gives your […]

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Take a Minute to Breathe

Breathing is one of the best ways to unwind, relax, and lower stress levels. Taking a minute for some mindful breathing several times a day will help clear your mind and relax your body. Let’s explore why breathing techniques are used to relax you and improve your health.

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How To Handle a Midlife Crisis

We’ve talked a bit this month about “aging gracefully.” On the face of the topic, it’s easy to narrowcast the conversation toward older audiences, where it might be appropriate to discuss strategies for continuing to age gracefully once you’re already there. However, there are some natural road blocks and challenges that will inherently arise on […]

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10 Facts About Stress and Diet

Everyone handles stress differently. Some people will eat less during that time, and others will eat more. Although there is no way to avoid stress and strain, there are ways to minimize the effects these pressures have on your mental and physical health. You can adjust your dietary habits to help you cope better. Some […]

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