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 […]

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 […]

5 Tips For Accomplishing Your Good Intentions

One of life’s under-rated stressors is battling with your good intentions. You want to eat healthy, lose weight, save money, spend more quality time with your family, take time to meditate and exercise, help out at church, clean up the basement, the list can get quite long. . . yet all the other tasks and […]

Feeling Stressed-Out? Let Your Higher Self Do The Work!

What do you do when you are feeling stressed-out and you aren’t sure what to do? For example, when you have bills that you don’t know if you can pay, a relationship in which you feel repeatedly disrespected and undervalued, a health crisis in which doctors and other experts are giving you conflicting advice, or […]

Manage Stress and Take Control of Your Space

A short while ago I went to see the fabulous saxophonist Kenny G play at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. I’ve seen him twice before, the first time at the large Manchester Arena and the second time at a somewhat smaller venue. It was his first visit to this particular hall and I was interested […]

Is Your Stress Causing Health Problems?

Even if it is not visible to the common eye, an overwhelming amount of people experience stress on a day-to-day basis. Stress is not only a “feeling,” it’s actually a body’s physiologic response to a threat. This response often includes an increase in cortisol and adrenaline in the blood stream. It also constricts blood vessels […]

How to Always Overcome the Burden of Stress

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” ~ Thomas Edison If there’s anyone who knew everything about never giving up and continually trying just one more time to achieve any goal and not let stress drag him under, it’s surely Thomas […]

Take a Break and Manage Stress

Recent research has highlighted how important it is to take a break at regular intervals throughout the day. When a 3 month survey was undertaken at Sheffield University involving 850,000 people they found that responses, rapid perception and decision-making was better, more effective when people avoided cramming intensively and applied a looser, more relaxed approach. […]

Best ways to Manage Stress

Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. This pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. People have different ways of reacting to stress, so a situation that feels stressful to one person may in fact be motivating to another. Many of life’s demands can cause stress, […]

7 Simple Tips For Successful Stress Management

Why be stressed when you don’t have to? We all feel stressed from time to time, but the important thing is to know how to manage stress in a healthy manner to minimize its impact. Here are 7 quick, effective, and simple stress management tips: 1. Take breaks – It’s easy to start feeling stressed […]