How to Deal With the Stress of Long Term Unemployment

While losing a job is a jolt, the initial shock doesn’t last long before you can start moving forward. But what if that was months ago? How do you deal with the stress of long term unemployment, which just seems to sap a little more out of you every day? The longer you go without […]

A Crucial Life-Lesson: Why Is It So Important To Deal With Stress?

None of us are strangers to stress. It’s a fact of life. But do we really know how important it is to deal with stress when it happens, or the damage accumulated stress can do? Insomnia, binge eating, or pains in your neck, are only a few symptoms of chronic stress. You could be overly […]

How to Get It All Done Without Burning Out

The demands and chronic stress faced by women of this millennium can cause severe exhaustion and a lack of interest in things, wrecking not only their job performance, but also their health, happiness and relationships. That’s burnout for you! Stress-relief tips are nothing new to us, but we can only breathe deeply for this many […]

10 Ways to Use Your iPhone to Reduce Stress

For most of us, we initially purchased an iPhone or smartphone to help us stay organized, connect with others, and essentially make our lives easier. However, all too often your smartphone can actually add to your stress. It is important to take a big step back and evaluate your phone usage to see if you […]

Clearing Your Stress via Workout, Meditation and Hypnosis

Stress is something that we regularly deal with in our lives, and as long as there is a bit of it every now and then – when faced with a deadline on a project at work, when your car breaks down or a loved one becomes ill – we can cope with it pretty efficiently.  […]

When The Unthinkable Happens: How to Deal With the Stress of Losing Your Job

Losing your job unexpectedly can feel like someone punched you in the stomach. For a minute you can’t breathe, you can’t focus, and you can’t really take in what just happened to you. Words may echo vaguely in your head…words like cutbacks, layoffs, closing down. But it doesn’t make sense. Surely, there’s been a mistake. […]

4 Tips To Effectively Deal With Stress

Stress, we hear it all the time and we use it to describe people who look craggy and burnt out without even realizing what stress exactly does to these people and how our bodies react to stressful situations. When we perceive situations as threatening our nervous system reacts by releasing stress hormones like cortisol and […]

Manage Your Stress By Managing Your Time: 3 Simple Techniques

Our society places a lot of emphasis on both time and money. Some people like to say that time is money, so it’s no surprise that the issue of time weighs heavily on our minds. If you’re like most of us, you probably think that there’s never enough time to get everything done that you […]

Do You Keep Monsters in Your Closet?

Do you have fears that keep you paralyzed with stress and anxiety? There are certainly enough things in modern life for us to be genuinely afraid of, and a little fear is not always a bad thing. It keeps us from going down dark alleys at night, or into grizzly bear dens. What is it […]

Never, Ever Give Up: 3 Messages from Marathon Swimmer Diana Nyad

While most of us were firing up the barbeques or lazing around by the pool this Labor Day weekend, 64-year old Diana Nyad was in the water, but she wasn’t there for recreation. She was on a mission to fulfill her lifelong dream of swimming the 103-mile passage from Cuba to Florida. Ms. Nyad had […]