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 […]

3 Ways of Helping Children Cope With Stress and Deal With Feelings

Life is not always as simple and easy for children as one may think. Children need to meet the harsh demands of school on top of their personal and social lives. In addition, many parents also send their children for supplementary classes for enrichment purposes and attempt to discover their children’s talents by having them engaged in […]

Lessons From My Dog Shadow In Handling Stress

Only I and Shadow, the mostly black and gold mellow looking guy lying down on the floor next to the Doberman, witnessed Ally’s sudden death-it took less than ten seconds. I have deduced, after obsessively pondering everything that took place that night, as well as a few of the signs that had presented themselves for […]

The Link Between Stress and Weight Gain

Stress will always be a natural part of your life, but if your under stress to much it can have some really damaging effects on your health one being weight gain. What is the link between stress and weight gain though? The answer is cortisol. Cortisol typically works to fix any imbalances in your body […]

7 Ways For Women To Be Happier At Work

Everyone knows someone (and maybe it’s even you) who needs a little happiness boost at work. Most of the time, the unhappiness comes from your own choices and beliefs about the situation at your workplace. This article will dispel all your false assumptions and behaviors that keep you feeling trapped and unfulfilled at work. Now […]

Appreciating Art As A Tool To Calm Your Stress

Throughout time, art has been used to capture beauty and wonderful moments that could be appreciated by others for centuries.  Remember the last time that you were at a museum and looking at a painting that had captured your attention in a positive way.  The result you realize is that you are feeling calm and […]

Dealing With Stress and Anxiety? Make Something with Your Hands.

We’ve all experienced “being in the zone”; that space where we are so totally engrossed in what we are doing that all distractions disappear. When we are dealing with stress and anxiety, I truly believe one of the fastest ways to find our zone is to make something with our hands. Whether you build a […]

How to Deal With the Stress of Trying to Do it All

We live in a “do-it-yourself” age. When you’re trying to deal with stress, though, trying to do it all can do you in. I am not simply talking about the stress of trying to balance a job, keeping a home going and raising a family. That’s plenty as it is. But even with all that, […]

How to Deal With the Stress of Others

There are plenty of stressed-out people in this world, so it’s not a stretch to guess that there’s someone in your life that is constantly on edge, too. While you might not realize that his or her stress is rubbing off on you, it’s probably happening. Blame it all on your brain, as your body’s […]

The Secret To Change

Are there things that you want to change?  We all say things like “I want to feel better, I want to look better, I want to have less stress in my life, I want this or that.” Yet when it comes to making actual changes, boy do we dig in our heels!  As a business […]