stress

Researchers have discovered that relaxing in the hot bath burned 130 calories, roughly the same amount burned during a 30-minute walk.

Don’t let stress get to you! Not only does it make you feel frustrated and anxious, it can actually cause sicknesses. Doing yoga and meditating helps me to calm my mind, but we can do more to clear our lives from unnecessary stress factors. Here are some of those small things that might be triggering […]

So many women are superwomen, juggling countless tasks, acting as the family’s all-around go-to person, and making sure that everybody stays as happy and healthy as possible. That is, everyone except themselves. Women are generally so busy doing so much that they often forget that their needs and their health are just as important as […]

The issue of blacks and weight management continues to be a problematic topic. Studies say that four out of five black women are overweight or obese, and that blacks in general are about 1.5 times more likely to be obese than whites. Now, you already know the weight gain/weight loss basics: eat right and exercise. […]

Have you found yourself spending more lone time lately? If so, you may want to invite a friend out to coffee or a movie or something. Immediately. According to new research from Brigham Young University, not having quality friends can actually be as unhealthy as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Another study showed people with […]

Everybody stresses. It’s just a fact of life. However, while a little stress can actually help keep you focused, too much of it doesn’t do your body any favors. In fact, multiple studies show that too much stress, over time, may actually lead to: Cancer Obesity Brain shrinkage Premature aging Depression Heart problems Arthritis Stroke […]

I have spent the last couple of weeks feeling slightly overwhelmed. I hope it doesn’t come across as complaining, because I am grateful for every opportunity that has come my way. The idea of juggling it all is what I’m currently tackling. I wear many different hats in my life. I am a wife, mother, […]

Not all stress can be avoided, and it’s not healthy to avoid a situation that needs to be addressed. You may be surprised, however, by the number of “stressors” in your life that you can eliminate. Learn how to say “no” – Know your limits and stick to them. Whether in your personal or professional […]

We all know that stress takes a toll on your mind and your body. It shakes up your nerves, it puts you on edge and can cause unwanted side effects, such as sexual problems, insomnia, even hair loss. Top 5 Destinations For Outdoor Lovers When most of us think of the physical effects of stress, […]

Money

Managing stress in tough economic times can be tough and unhealthy. The key to conquering stress during tough times is to gain a sense of control over the situation. Create a plan, keep things in perspective, and seek help when you are feeling overwhelmed. If you are feeling stressed by the current economic situation, the […]

Worry is made up of nagging, persistent thoughts that circle around in your head. It is “what if” statements, worst-case scenarios, and awful predictions. The act of worrying is an obsessive, habitual behavior—and one that you can give up. But before you can give it up, you must accept that the act of worrying serves […]

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