Locked Out: How to Keep Your Cool During Unexpected Stressors

Locking yourself out is something that can happen to anyone, no matter how careful or diligent they are. You never know when you will lose your key, when the door will lock behind you or when you will suddenly find yourself outside of your house or your vehicle. Here are some tips on how to […]

How Friends Make the Best Medicine

Is it possible that having close connections to good friends, old and new, is good for your health? Research suggests that if you cultivate a strong inner circle of friends—people you can count on through thick and thin—you may indeed gain an abundance of health benefits. Not only do strong friendships make you feel happy […]

How to Cope When Your Spouse is Depressed

Living with a depressed spouse can be extremely stressful for the partner and other family members. Communication is impacted, the couple’s social life suffers, and feelings of satisfaction with the marriage decrease. Here are fifteen ways to cope and keep your sanity and bearings when your spouse is depressed: 1.  Know what you’re dealing with. […]

How to Clear Your Money Blocks

In the search for a holistic lifestyle, sooner or later one faces the challenge of “right living”, where work and wealth are in harmony with our physical, mental and spiritual aspirations. Wealth is so often seen as simply possessing money, perhaps splendid amounts of money.  Yet across the spectrum of spiritual teachings, mentors and inspirational […]

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 […]

How to Breathe To Relax and Reduce Stress

So many things in our modern urban lifestyle contribute to stress and tension that it can actually increase our stress levels by just thinking about what we need to do – in addition to already overfull schedules – in order to maintain our health and a reasonable quality of life. Stress is a part of […]

Armchair Stress Busters – Five Ways to Beat Stress Without Leaving Your Chair!

If you are feeling stressed and have a few minutes to spare try one of these quick-fire stress busters to make you feel better. You don’t even have to leave the comfort of your armchair! 1. Call a friend. Your friends are only a phone call away, so pick up the phone and give them […]

Choose Your Foods and Choose Your Moods

The holidays can be a time of moods that go up and down. It’s easy to assume that changing moods are the result of what happens to you, or worse yet, just something that comes over you without any explanation whatsoever. Wouldn’t you like to have a way to choose how you feel? A way […]

Five Ways to Help You Relax and Relieve Stress

Regardless of how good your life is, chances are high that you have some source of stress in your life that may make it difficult for you to relax. Sometimes the stress can become overwhelming when it comes from sources such as your job, marriage, children and other personal issues. Stress is truly bad for […]

How Does Stress Cause Hair Loss?

It is well-known that chronic stress has a number of health risks.  What may be less understood is how stress can cause loss of hair.  While it is normal to lose as many as 50 to 100 hairs a day, excessive hair loss and thinning of the hair due to stress only adds yet more […]