Blogs about Stress/Stress Management

Put Self-Care on Your To-Do List

Creating more personal time tops the list of goals many people want to accomplish. Juggling demands of work, family, and household make it difficult to find a few minutes of uninterrupted, relaxing “me” time. When you’re tired, stressed, and pulled in too many directions, it’s hard to give your best to all you must accomplish.Focusing on your personal well-being helps you stay energized and productive. Aim to make self-care a priority:

3 Ways/Methods to deal with bad news... :-(

The Next Time You're Mad, Go Exercise!

Exercise and anger, what do they have in common?Well, they have a lot in common.What do you do when you get mad? Do you yell or scream? How about punch a hole in the wall or punch  someone? Well, I'd hate for you to punch someone, so, let's hope that is not the case.Just like exercise can help many other things, it can help you manger your anger.Here are four reasons why exercise and anger have a lot in common.

Common Weight Loss Myths

I have people approach me almost everyday seeking my advice about losing weight, or they have started started a diet and exercise regimen, but seem to have reached a plateau in their efforts.  I know the topic of weight loss is always a confusing one.

How to Relieve Stress at Work l 6 Stress Relieving Exercises

 

Struggling to get by...get connected.

Good morning folks, Thanks for hanging in there! For fighting the fight. For being positive when you'd rather tell the world to take a long hike off a short pier. My name is Tanner and I’m in your corner. I'm here to tell you it's worth it. I appreciate and respect what you're doing. Please leave a comment (praise or prayer), if you can hear me now! 

5 Essential Benefits of Taking Multivitamins

Maintaining a tip-top shape and fit body can be a challenge to everyone. You will need patience, discipline, and determination in order to achieve a healthy lifestyle. It might take a lot of time and effort before you can obtain your fitness goals, still there are a lot of ways to make it happen. 

Gimme a hug!

So a long time ago I heard that you need 11 hugs a day to be healthy. I thought this to be interesting and to make sense but didn't know why. Today in my news feed I was hit with the why. A hug (and I mean a real heart felt hug) releases oxytocin (yes like the drug they give women in labor to move things along). Oxytocin has an anti-anxiety affect. It may also increase empathy (connecting with others) and emotional intelligence which may make us happier. Go get your hugs! Tanner ShultzFunctional Fitness- For Stronger Living

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.