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stress

Setting Healthy Holiday Boundaries

by Jessica Malen

If you experience stress throughout the holiday season, it might be time to set some healthy boundaries to relieve yourself of the burden of over-giving. Boundaries are guidelines that set safe, reasonable and permissible limits. While spending time with loved… Continue Reading →

Taking Control of Stress

by Kelsi Karpinski

Since 1992, April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month. Stress is something that everyone experiences to varying degrees, which is why this month is extremely important. Stress can have debilitating effects on both lifestyle and physical health, so understanding… Continue Reading →

Why Taking a “Mental Vacation” Is So Important and How to Do That

by Maya Munot

Are You Taking a “Mental Vacation” Each Day? Whether your answer is yes or no to the question above, we encourage you to check out this article. You’ll learn about the importance of taking a mental vacation as well as… Continue Reading →

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

by Jen Wynn

Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much? It doesn’t matter if a blizzard is whirling around outside, some coffee fans will brave the storm to buy their favorite caffeinated beverage – even an iced frappe in the middle of winter! The… Continue Reading →

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

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 your heart – and what to do… 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 →

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