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Stress Management Techniques, Stress Relief and Stress Reduction from MindTools.com

Stress Management Techniques, Stress Relief and Stress Reduction from MindTools.com
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How to Stop Worrying Undoing the Worrying Habit Once acquired, the habit of worrying seems hard to stop. We're raised to worry and aren't considered "grown up" until we perfect the art. Teenagers are told: "you'd better start worrying about your future". If your worries aren't at least as frequent as your bowel movements, you're seen as irresponsible, childish, aimless. That's a "responsible adult" game rule. Ten Affordable Ways to De-Stress Whether you’re an ad executive who’s busy negotiating and closing deals all day, or a paralegal helping your firm prepare for a huge case, your professional responsibilities can be overwhelming and stressful. Learning how to manage stress and channel it through positive means is vital, not just for a successful career, but for your happiness and well-being too. If you don’t take time to unwind, constant stress can lead to a number of physical and psychological problems, like poor concentration, depression, back pain, and weight gain.

How office plants can fight stress and other workplace nasties Opinion Posted Humans have built high-rises since ancient Roman times, but it wasn't until the 20th century that they became the default work space for a significant slice of the world's workers. While these buildings are certainly efficient, they can cause real health issues. 100 Benefits of Meditation image from All Posters There are so many advantages to meditation. When I first originally thought of this post, I indeed wanted to make it 100 benefits long (think big right!), however, I wasn’t sure I could find more than perhaps 20-25 benefits.

Eight in 10 Americans Afflicted by Stress Story Highlights Four in 10 U.S. adults (41%) say they lack the time to do all they wantA similar proportion (44%) frequently feel stressed WASHINGTON, D.C. -- About eight in 10 Americans say they frequently (44%) or sometimes (35%) encounter stress in their daily lives. Just 17% say they rarely feel stressed, while 4% say they never do. Although stress is common, just 41% of U.S. adults say, in answer to a different question, that they lack the time they need to do things they want.

100 Ways to Nurture Yourself & Demanding Joy - StumbleUpon Probably the most important component to demanding your joy is learning to take excellent care of yourself – mind, body, and spirit. Think of caring for yourself as if you were your own child – giving to yourself at least as much as you give to others. You are worth it! Like joy itself, self-nurturing comes in many little bits. Here are 100 of those bits for your consideration. This is not a checklist – only a list of suggestions. How to Release the Stress stored in our Bodies Do you spend much time sitting in front of a computer, on a plane, in a car? If so your hips may be locked up which effects your ability to dance, but worse than that it may be causing you undue stress and fear. The Psoas Muscle, is a long muscle located on the side of the lumbar region of the vertebral column and brim of the pelvis, that is also known as the “muscle of the soul”. It is one of the largest muscles in the body and it is a place where we often store stress or trauma that can literally influence our mood and our outlook on life. We recently explored in depth just how much fear can inhibit our ability to think clearly thus creating an unhealthy perspective that can harm us and those around us.

What is Depression What Is Depression? Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad. But these feelings are usually short-lived and pass within a couple of days. When you have depression, it interferes with daily life and causes pain for both you and those who care about you. physical Effects of Stress - general Psychology Constipation, diarrhea and high blood pressure are some of the physical effects of stress. To know more about physical and psychological effects of stress, read on... Stress is defined as the body's response to overdose of anxiety. Anxious thoughts that cross our mind before attending a job interview or giving an important examination, gives rise to stress.

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