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How To Minimize Holiday Stress

With all of the extra demands and expectations we place on ourselves during the holidays, it’s easy to get “stressed out.”  Follow the tips below to help ease holiday stress and help you enjoy a meaningful and happy holiday season: … Continue reading

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3 Reasons To Disconnect From Digital Technology

While it may be the norm for many, being connected 24/7 to your computer, laptop, smartphone or iPad comes with a price.  Here are three good reasons to take breaks from digital technology. 1. Recharge from job stress – According … Continue reading

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Unhealthy Ways Of Coping With 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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What’s The Worst Kind Of Stress?

According to the latest research on stress, the most harmful form of stress is not the result of major life crises – the death of a spouse, divorce, the loss of a job – as once believed.  While the stress … Continue reading

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When Is Eating To Relieve Stress A Problem?

According to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), one in four Americans turn to food to help alleviate stress or deal with problems.  However, turning to food in an attempt to relieve stress is an unhealthy behavior … Continue reading

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Share Responsibilities to Ease Holiday Stress

Stress experts say holiday stress can become overwhelming when you try to do it all.  One way to lighten your workload and ease holiday stress is to share the responsibilities of the holiday season with the entire family.  Follow these … Continue reading

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Tips to Decrease Holiday Stress…and Increase Holiday Joy

Nearly half of all women in the U.S. experience heightened stress during the holidays and they are less likely to manage that stress in healthy ways, according to a national survey by the American Psychological Association.  If you are prone … Continue reading

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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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Tips To Decrease Emotional Overeating

According to the American Psychological Association’s 2009 Stress in America survey, almost half of Americans (48 percent) reported overeating or eating unhealthy foods to manage stress.  Many people use food to fill emotional needs, contributing to overeating and being overweight. … Continue reading

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Best Ways To Bust A Bad Mood

What’s the best way to break out of a bad mood?  According to renowned, mood expert Robert Thayer, Ph.D., moderate exercise, listening to music and social interaction are the top-three ways to bust a bad mood. Move your body A … Continue reading

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