How to Relieve the Stress of Insomnia

We all have nights we can’t sleep. But if you repeatedly have trouble sleeping, or feel the stress of being too tired to sleep, then you might be suffering from insomnia. Insomnia may be caused by stress, or happen when we feel fine. Still, even if we feel relaxed at bedtime, we can easily become […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Stress Can Take It’s Toll On Your Hair And Skin

If you are stressed out, you might not know it but the pressure is impacting your hair and skin in a negative way. While most people think that stress can affect the heart, the brain and the nerves, it actually manifests itself on the outside of your body as well. Stress Releases Cortisol When you […]

Common Health Problems That Can Be The Source of Your Anxiety and Stress

The most important fact of life is that sometimes, life will be difficult. It offers several kinds of pitfalls and problems that do little else besides cause stress. Long term stress brings mental, physical and social complications. You want to reduce as much stress as you can, and soon. While no one can predict or […]

Stress – Five Ways To Make It Work For You

Only 50 years ago, the word stress was a noun used by physicists to mean elasticity or the result of external force upon an object; only scientists and engineered cared. Now the word seems to be one of our very favorite verbs due to the ground-breaking research done by Hans Selye about 50 years ago. […]

How to Cope with the First 6 Months of Divorce

The first six months after a divorce can be one of the most difficult times of your life. Figuring out how to live the single life again is challenging and emotionally draining, but you can do it. Here are a few things to consider when you’re trying to get your life back on track. Don’t […]

Emotional Contagion: 4 Ways to Limit The Spread

Bad moods infectious? Negativity spreads faster than the flu? Once we stop to think about them, we know how true these statements are, but all too often, we find ourselves trapped in the disappointments of the day, the week or the month…and we breathe out the contagion of anger, frustration, and sheer negativity on whomever […]

Can You Inherit Stress?

Most of us recognize that growing up in a stressful home can cause us stress as children. It seems logical that we learn how to deal with stress by watching how our parents cope. Even the best parents have to face stress in their lives. How they overcome their own struggles and the wisdom they […]

7 Ways Stress Is Breaking Your Body Down

Stress often produces physical symptoms, such as tension headache, muscle aches or stomach pain. But chronic stress can lead to severe conditions that actually breakdown the body. The overproduction of the stress hormones adrenaline, cortisol and noradrenaline can cause many parts of the body to deteriorate. Additionally, when the brain triggers the “fight or flight” […]