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Leading a Healthy Lifestyle Despite Stress

Leading a healthy lifestyle requires adjusting our attitudes about stress. Stress is unavoidable. But we have a choice about how to deal with it. Work, money and family all create daily stress. More global issues like politics and terrorism can also add to our stress levels.   But, research studies

A Healthy Lifestyle is One That Controls Stress

A healthy lifestyle has to include stress control. The research showing the negative effects of chronic stress on the body is overwhelming.   A Healthy Lifestyle Keeps Stress Under Control A new study conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital provides more evidence about the role of stress in causing heart disease.

Weight Loss is Undermined by Chronic Stress

Weight loss can be undercut just by being chronically stressed. Many studies have identified a link between chronic stress and weight gain. It does damage in two ways. Stress causes excess fat storage and weight gain. Stress also causes our bodies to burn fewer calories and to crave junk food.

How to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Are you wondering how to reduce stress and anxiety? Try “forest bathing.”   Forest bathing is a therapeutic type of "moving meditation" which is popular in Japan and has recently caught on in the U.S. In fact, in 2013, North America got its own chapter of the International Society of

Wondering How to Reduce Stress: Try Taking Your Vacation Days

Feeling frazzled and wondering how to reduce stress? Are you one of the many employees who leaves paid vacation days on the table every year? I have good news! With more and more recognition of the long term health impacts of chronic stress, some employers have abandoned the “work till

How to Reduce Stress While on Vacation

Looking for some tips on how to reduce stress during your upcoming summer vacation? Vacations are supposed to be a time to chill out and ratchet down the stress level. Often they are anything but. Most Americans don’t even take all the time off they’re entitled to.  “No doubt about