Monthly Archives: April 2012

Americans Engage in Unhealthy Behaviors to Manage Stress

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), too many Americans engage in unhealthy behaviors such as comfort eating, poor diet choices, using alcohol or smoking to help deal with stress. While common, these unhealthy coping methods may give temporary relief … Continue reading

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Is Compulsive Spending Creating Problems in Your Life?

According to a Stanford University study, 17 million Americans or 6% of the population are compulsive spenders or shoppers.  Researchers from the University of Florida reported that the average compulsive spender is carrying $23,000 in debt (not including a home … Continue reading

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