Blogs about Stress/Stress Management

Using Holistic Methods for Stress Reduction

While the world is moving at very fast pace, stress can be counted amongst one of the most common behavioral trait of humans on Earth. Being busy and running to make both ends meet, we often tend to overlook our mental and physical health.

Being a Mentally Tough Runner (or whatever you love to do!)

HAVING A STRONG MIND COULD HELP YOU REACH THE FINISH LINE. If you're looking for an edge in your next race, look no further than your own head. Sure, having a strong body is important; however, at a certain point, you may not be able to control how far or how fast you can run. But you can always control how you mentally approach those miles. Use this four-step process, developed by a Navy SEAL Commander and member of the Nike Performance Council, to become a mentally tougher runner.

Aftermath – Stress Management

It’s been almost two months since my husband passed away, and I am becoming an expert at stress management, at least for my own stressors. 

Think like a Champion

Think like a ChampionThis month, I have been reading “How Champions Think In Sports and in Life”, by Dr. Bob Rotella, a well-known sports psychologist.  The book explains that a successful life is based on how you perceive yourself.  Wow! If you take a hard look at that factor, it can be an intense review.  But, let’s keep it a bit lighter for the beginning of 2016.

Understanding and Overcoming Low T

Jason Ferruggia is of the most knowledgeable and respected fitness guru's in the industry. Feel free to check out his website listed below, followed by my post addressing the common concern of hormone imbalances and proper remedies. Jasonferruggia.com -POST BY TYLER RICE- As Jay noted, sleep is crucial for recovery, both mentally and physically. Personally, I have seen great results from supplementing with Isatest: improved sleep, quicker recover, increased stamina and additional strength gains.

New Year’s Resolution or Creating a New Habit?

As this year comes to a close and we are ready to begin the New Year, most of us vow to make major changes in the coming weeks.  We attempt to live a healthier life, without taking the time to reflect on what that “healthier life” will look and feel like.  We think we need to change everything at once, but the fact is this is not realistic and we find our willpower depleted after a few weeks and give up. 

Holiday Blues!

This time of year it’s all too common to find people that are depressed. The reasons can range from loss of a loved one or loss of a job. Even feeling alone and having no money.  

THE BEST EXERCISE YOU'RE NOT DOING

 This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your buck in and out of the gym. This weeks exercise is crocodile breathing. Steve Irwin would be proud.

Healthy For The Holidays-a gift from me to you

It's a crazy time of year! Celebrations, shopping, food, food and more food! Sometimes the last thing we think about is ourselves. It's times like these when focusing on your well being is vital. I am not suggesting a full out detox but just small ways to keep yourself sane during the holiday season. Here are 6 easy SMALL things you can do during this busy time of year. 1) Take an Epsom salt bath: nothing fancy just 1-2 cups of plain Epsom salts to a warm tub. Ok if you want to indulge a bit add 10 drops of your favorite essential oil.

Pilates as a Metaphor for Life

Pilates is a method of exercise that is synonymous with core strengthening, but is that all that is really involved?  Joseph Pilates originally intended for his method to become a way of life.  Let’s take a look at what makes a Pilates session different from most other forms of exercise and how this can carry over into our daily life.Breathing