Tagged: stress

Find Your Quiet Place

Noise pollution is among many factors that can trigger your body’s stress response, which can negatively impact your health. If you deal with chronic stress, or just want to take some time to calm yourself, find a place without a lot of noise. Here are some possible locations where you can find your quiet place.

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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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How to Have a Worry-Free Vacation

Recently on a morning news show, the hosts reported on what they would do and not do on vacation. Not surprisingly, many of the group stated that they would do “as little as possible.” Next, they said, “all fun, no healthy food, and no exercise!” As much as it was understandable, these TV personalities were […]

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The Power of a Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle does more than affect your physical appearance. Making healthy choices every day will also increase your chance at longevity and strengthen your emotional health.

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Are Your Holiday Expectations Realistic?

So we are off today with our list of things we hope to accomplish by year’s end! Buy some groceries for a special meal, some last minute packages to prepare for the mail, and some treats for a get together with neighbors! Does this sound like something that you are doing just about now?! But […]

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The Science Behind Trying New Things

It’s not easy to break out of your regular routine. Having a steady, consistent schedule is like chilling in your favorite sweats on a lazy day; it’s comfortable. But it’s also a little predictable, and can make you miss out on fabulous life experiences. That’s why trying new things is important.

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10 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Day

This time of year can be both amazing and stressful. So, I’d say it’s time for a little positive thinking and inspiration to improve your day! How are we going to accomplish that? By having a “to do” list for elevating your spirit!

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Summer Survival Tips for a Stay-at-Home Parent

As a mother of a 2 year old boy and a 6 year old girl, my life is constantly being pulled in different directions.  It is an endless quest to find balance and order especially when school is out and schedules become irrelevant.  This is my 3rd Summer as a stay-at-home parent with two children and […]

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