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 […]

Stress Relief Haven – How Does Gardening Help?

A few years ago, a friend of mine gave me some flower seeds and suggested I plant them on my balcony. Up until then, the balcony had been more like a place for keeping the bicycle and other bulky things, but that little bag of seeds seems to have changed everything. Since then, I have […]

Procrastination – The Power of (RE) Commitment

Making the right commitment is key to our success! As you may have experienced first hand something almost magical happens when you first commit to a certain goal. The energy seems to flow, you feel excited and the momentum is strong. Making the right commitment simply creates focus. A (laser) focused mindset together with (laser) […]

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 […]

Moving with Kids: How to Minimize Stress and Make It Fun for Everyone

Moving can be stressful for everyone in the family. There are home sales, new jobs, boxes, furniture, and utilities to consider, not to mention the loss of all your connections to your old neighborhood. But no matter how much stress you are under, your kids may have a harder time, and you may be dealing […]

Resolve Conflict Gracefully With 3 T’ai Chi Secrets

It seemed like an innocent little comment, but the other person took it totally the wrong way.  Soon you’re engaged in a full-blown argument.  You’re dead-set on defending what you said and proving the other person is making a big deal out of nothing. Conflict like this is inevitable.  We each live, at least to […]

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 […]

Form a Habit of Forgiveness to Beat Depression and Stress

If you are depressed or under stress, does the mention of forgiveness sound like old news? Do you think, yeah I did that, and I still feel under siege? Well, what we all sometimes forget is that forgiveness is not a onetime remedy. One good bout of forgiving our past does not inoculate us against […]

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 […]