Planning Tips for a Stress-Free Summer Wedding

Spring is well on its way (we hope!) and having said that, so is wedding season. With the promise of long summer days and starry nights ahead of us, the tensions are mounting as the day on which you pledge to share your life with your Prince Charming is getting closer. You need to know […]

Managing Your Child’s Separation Anxiety

Leaving an unhappy, scared child is difficult for both the parent and child. The stress, angst and sadness a child may feel when a parent leaves is known as separation anxiety. Though separation anxiety is challenging, parents with enough patience and understanding can help their child successfully work through it. Triggers A variety of things […]

Six Strategies for Coping with the Blues

Some mornings I wake up and there’s no denying it—I’ve got the blues. It’s as if an internal weather front has unexpectedly moved in. I may not even be by myself when the blues descend on me, but they always make me feel isolated; it’s part of their “flavor.” (The blues is to be distinguished […]

What to Do If Stress Is Robbing You of Sleep?

Insomnia is a condition that is described as the inability to fall asleep or remain asleep. It is an inability to get the amount of sleep you need to wake up feeling rested and refreshed. Insomnia is probably the most common sleep complaint in the world. It can be acute, lasting for just a night […]

Walk Your Way Out of Depression and Anxiety

In his long essay, Walking, Henry David Thoreau wondered if the chores that keep women inside, without the freedom for long walks, were a source of unhappiness for them. There is certainly medical evidence that exercise helps beat depression and anxiety. And walking outside is said to lift the spirits more than walking on a […]

How to Treat Anxiety? Get Uncomfortable!

It sounds counterintuitive, but it’s true—doing uncomfortable things on purpose can not only help you treat your anxiety, but eliminate it permanently. Of course, learning how to deal with stress and anxiety won’t be easy. No one likes to feel uncomfortable, but isn’t anxiety itself uncomfortable? When you think about it, you have two choices: […]