How to Release Stress to Promote Self-Healing

When you aren’t feeling well, what comes to mind first?  Going to the doctor?  Taking medicine? If so, you can count yourself amongst the majority, who have grown up with these common responses and beliefs.  Sometimes going to the doctor or taking medication is just what you need to do.  However, it’s important to understand […]

Dealing With Stress is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

When we’re overburdened and dealing with stress everywhere we turn, we might cope by looking at some moment in the future, and believing if we can just make it there, then all our stress will disappear. But as one kind of stress fades away, another always seems to be there to replace it. The causes […]

Life’s Most Stressful Word

You’ve got a lot to do. The world is asking you to do it in less time, so you can do even more. There’s an insane pressure in all this busyness that’s pushing you to the edge. Yet, what if it’s not all those demands “out there” that are doing it to you? What if […]

Putting Your Brain On Pause

What if you had a remote control for your brain and you could change the channel or press the pause button whenever you needed a break from feeling stressed, angry, or overwhelmed? What if this remote was like the one in the movie “Click,” except instead of pausing what others are doing, you could pause […]

How to Deal With Stress and Anxiety in Your Everyday Life

Do you find yourself wondering how to deal with stress? You’re definitely not alone. We all deal with stress in our everyday lives, and for some of us there is just no avoiding it. The only thing we can do is learn how to minimize it by developing good coping skills. The following are some […]

Do You Really Want to Stop Worrying? 3 Signs That You Don’t

Do you feel like you’re in a state of constant worry? If so, then you know that it’s not exactly a good feeling. In fact, it can be downright anxiety-provoking. In extreme cases, excessive worry can lead to fatigue, depression, and physical health problems. Given all of these negative effects, why would anyone want to […]

How Money Worries Can Lead to Depression and What You Can Do About It

Few people are feeling good about the state of the economy, but if you’re experiencing true money worries, then you need to be mindful of your emotional health. If you’re not careful, these financial concerns can turn into serious health problems, including depression. Read on to find out how money worries can lead to negative […]

Striving For Stuff: The Stress of Over Acquiring

The Rat Race is so named for good reason. Modern life can put us on a fast track to nowhere, if we let it. We work harder, faster, and longer hours…so we can buy stuff to make us feel better for working so long and hard. And we wonder why we’re always dealing with stress. […]

It Takes a Village to Beat Depression, So Why Are You Doing It Alone?

Trying to beat depression? Here’s a clue: depression and isolation are best buds. If you’re down in the dumps, then you probably haven’t felt like going out and socializing lately. I get it, I do, but if you really want to nip this depression thing in the bud, then it may be time to re-think […]

Stressed and Depressed? You May be Exhausted

 Whatever happened to rest? In our 24/7 world, rest is sneered at, a sign of weakness, an indulgence, a flaw. Some of us carry our stress as a badge of honor, to show how hard we work. Inside, though, we may be crying for sleep, and dreaming of a new support group, where we can […]