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 […]

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 […]

Five Factors to Consider When Setting Goals

For many of us goals are an important part of our planning for the future. They motivate us, keep us focussed on our dreams and ultimate aims in life, give a clear purpose to our actions. However, there are a few things it’s useful to consider when we first start to formulate our goals. Let’s […]

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 […]

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 […]