If hearing news about politics, world crises, natural disasters, and crime heighten your sense of anxiety and stress, you may have what some experts refer to as “headline stress disorder.” Researchers have found that all that bad news can wear on your sense of well-being, making you more likely to worry and imagine worst-case scenarios […]
When Ron’s wife died from cancer at the young age of 37, it forever changed him. A driven, corporate executive, Ron decided to rethink his priorities and live more simply. So he quit his job and became a consultant who was paid on an hourly basis. That eliminated his 70-hour workweeks and provided him with […]
We’re living in the age of anxiety. People now report being more worried about stress and anxiety than any other heath concern, including obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Sounds like it’s time to find a way out of the overwhelming stress spiral. Imagine this: You’re at the doctor’s office for an annual checkup. Excitedly, you […]
There’s a simple stress buster that everyone has access to, something you can do whether you’re at work, at home, or on the road. You can do it first thing in the morning, at any time of day, and even in the middle of the night. It’s one of the fastest, most effective ways to […]
Does anyone ever have enough time to prepare for the holidays? It seems like the season for carols, Christmas decorations, and gift giving arrives long before anyone is truly ready. And after a few rushed, jam-packed weeks, it’s all over, leaving you with little to show for it except credit card bills and a few […]
Research has found that the risk factors for financial trouble also serve as risk factors for physical health problems. It shouldn’t come as a surprise: If you’re always worried about money, it’s going to take a toll on your body, mind, and spirit.
In one 2010 study of 30 spousal couples, wives who described their homes as “unfinished” or “cluttered” reported more depressed moods and experienced shifts in levels of cortisol production, which have proven detrimental to long-term health.
Leah Lambart has suffered from migraines for as long as she can remember. But five years ago, soon after she left her full-time job to stay home with her 2-and-a-half-year-old son and 4-month-old daughter, her headaches became debilitating, kicking off a cascade of stress-related health problems. “I wasn’t taking great care of myself,” Lambart says. […]
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