With deadlines looming, family obligations, a to-do list as long as your arm, and difficult life situations consuming your attention, the stress can make you feel like you’re constantly fighting something – and as far as your body and brain are concerned, you are!
The way we cope with stress matters, so here are a few tips to keep in mind to help mitigate the negative effects on both body and mind. Continue reading “6 Practical Tips for Combating Stress”
If you’ve been searching for effective nutritional supplements to help with stress, you’re not alone. One study estimates 8.3 million Americans suffer from chronic stress, which can create long-term negative impacts to your health. This list includes:
• Anxiety and depression
• Sleep disorders
• Other mental health issues
Continue reading “9 Best Vitamins to Help Reduce Stress”
Everyone knows that too much stress is bad for your health. Still, many of us leave little room to relax in our busy lives. Relaxation and stress management are required for good health and need to become part of the daily routine. Relaxation allows for improved digestion, detoxification, body repair and restocking the body’s reserves. Research continues to support the beneficial effects that come from relaxation: reducing anxiety, managing pain, decreasing symptoms associated with various health conditions, and overall disease prevention. Continue reading “Relax – It’s Good For You”
With the COVID-19 pandemic, our new reality has brought an unprecedented amount of challenges, concerns and pressures to our daily lives. If you are lacking energy, feeling exhausted juggling all of the many demands and responsibilities right now, you are not alone. Understandably, stress is causing a greater amount of emotional, mental and physical burnout. Finding healthy outlets and effective coping strategies is so important to your health and well-being. Continue reading “Feeling Exhausted? 7 Herbs and Nutrients to Help Increase Energy”
Self care is important for overall health. By taking time to take care of ourselves mentally, physically and emotionally, we can feel rejuvenated and ready to tackle our goals. This has probably never been more true than during this pandemic, as COVID-19 has increased feelings of stress and anxiety in many people.
A recently published review summarized some of the adverse psychological effects of quarantine, including post-traumatic stress symptoms, confusion and anger. Continue reading “10 Ways to Promote Self Care”