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Try These Positive Stress-Management Techniques

by Megan Van Hoet

Regardless of age, gender, race and socioeconomic status, stress affects everyone in some degree. Personal, cultural, technological and physical stress can take a toll on your daily routines. However, not all stress is bad. We can experience eustress, or positive… Continue Reading →

Make Your Mental Wellbeing a Priority

by Jessica Malen

Mindful Ways to Ease Stress and Why Not to Ignore Your Mental Wellbeing Many of us tend to ignore our mental wellbeing. This month, we’re encouraging you to take a more active role in how you feel – and have… Continue Reading →

Five-Senses Mindfulness Exercise

by Megan Van Hoet

Stressed out? Can’t stop worrying or thinking about something? Can’t focus? Feeling upset? Sometimes we feel like we’re caught in a tornado of thoughts and emotions. The exercise below is a quick and easy method for feeling more centered on… Continue Reading →

How Stress Could Be Affecting Your Heart (+ 13 Heart-Smart Tips)

by Jessica Malen

World Heart Day is Sept. 29, 2019. This year we can all make a promise, to ourselves and those we care about, to look after our hearts. Read on for holistic heart tips and learn how stress could be affecting… Continue Reading →

Counterbalance Anxiety With Balanced Nutrition

by Jessica Malen

If you’re coping with anxiety or other stress disorders, it’s important to know that the food you eat can drastically affect your mood. There are certain foods you might want to avoid and others you could incorporate into your life… Continue Reading →

Chronic Stress and the Love of a Good Dog

by Tom Ersin

When it was over, we left through a back exit designed especially for newly mourning pet owners, so we wouldn’t have to face those happy humans in the waiting room whose animal loved ones were still with them. When Fido’s… Continue Reading →

Excess Stress Might Affect How Our Bodies Digest Healthy Food

by Jen Bucciarelli

Rampant stress can wreak havoc in our bodies. In surplus, stress has been known to facilitate internal changes that can sometimes lead to illness. But a recent, small, exploratory study suggests stress can also impact healthy eating. Published in the… Continue Reading →

4 Mini Challenges for a Healthy Holiday Season

by Jen Bucciarelli

A Mini Challenge is a small achievable action that supports your overall health and wellbeing. This winter, see if you can accomplish the four Mini Challenges below – one for each week of the month. We wish you and your… Continue Reading →

Let’s Feel Merry and Bright This Holiday Season

by Kim Bielenda

The holiday season is upon us. This means a time for joy, celebration and reuniting with family and friends. While this may be true, the holidays can also bring increased stress and anxiety. Long, chaotic shopping trips, multiple obligations, lack… Continue Reading →

Forgiveness Can Be a Great Stress Buster

by Maya Munot

Did you know that continually nurturing grudges and negative feelings of resentment can keep your stress levels high and come at an emotional and physiological cost like premature death? All it takes to bring those stress levels down is forgiveness. Forgiveness is… Continue Reading →

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