Blogs about Stress/Stress Management

UPDATE: "A Knock on the Door, An Ability to Help"

On a day in 2012, a boy knocked on my door and asked, "Do you have work for me?"  I replied "No" but feeling as though work was not the ultimate goal he was after, I brought him back to provide help and the true answer to what he needed slowly came out.He was determined to save his mom and his home.  

Prayer for courage!

Dear readers, fans, and stronger living enthusiasts, Isn't it hard to do the things we want to do even when we KNOW deep down that it is in our best interest? Example #1- making time to think, clear our minds, clear our schedule for a morning or afternoon to get caught up, reflect, relax, write a blog post, etc.Example #2- visiting with a true friend, going for a walk, getting coffee or food, etc.Example #3- exercising to feel better mentally and physically, leading to more patience, healthier diet choices, etc, etc. 

3 Ways Successful And Fit Women Slay Their Day

 After a long day at work, the last thing you want to do is spend your evening cooking dinner or schlepping to the gym for an hour on the elliptical. You are tired, hungry and stressed, and all you want to do is collapse on the couch and catch up on Netflix.

7 Ways To Fight The Holiday Stress

  The holidays are just around the corner, and it’s time to party it up, and most of us are totally stressed. Why not try out my 7 Ways To Fight The Holiday Stress right now?

7 Minutes to Melt Stress

 

Creating Your Own Reality

Creating Your Own Reality 

Drunk, With More Alcohol, Driving Away...

On Memorial Day evening, my daughters and I stopped at the grocery store.  In the checkout line, the man ahead of us was purchasing a 12-16 large cans of alcohol and doggy treats, joking with the cashier and bagger, and floundered in his wallet for the right amount of cash.  Oh my goodness, that man is so drunk!

Want to get Healthy? Take a Nap!

Centuries ago, it was common for people to sleep 8 to 9 hours each day. But now, only about 25% of Americans get 8 or more hours of sleep. "The foundations of good health are good diet, good exercise and good sleep, but two out of three doesn't get you there," -- Dr. Anne Calhoun, neurology professor, University of North Carolina. Eating healthily and getting plenty of exercise are not enough to make up for the danger that sleep deprivation poses to your health.

Stop Counting Calories

Keep it simple; do not stress over every tidbit that goes into your mouth. What happens when we worry and stress? Cortisol rises for self preservation. Acutely, that is a good thing; chronically, a raised coritsol level will cause weight gain.Get your hormones under control with the healthy choices most of the time. Did you read that correctly? Make healthy choices most of the time as opposed to all of the time. Now you need to be honest with yourself to be sure you are following a healthy lifestyle.

Is Stress Management the Key to Being a Health Business Owner?

People love to talk about the freedom and flexibility that comes with being a small business owner. You get to set your own schedule and don’t have to answer to anyone. But the people who dwell on these things don’t know much about what it’s actually like to be a business owner. The title comes with lots of stress – and most small business owners do a poor job of managing it. For all intents and purposes, this has created a health crisis in the business world. The Stress Problem