<![CDATA[STRESS HEALTH LIFESTYLE<br />​ - Blog]]>Fri, 26 Feb 2016 11:08:20 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Great article on how stress affects your mind and body]]>Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:44:48 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/great-article-on-how-stress-affects-your-mind-and-bodyWe all know stress is bad for us but do you really understand the effects to your body. Here is a great video by Ted Ed, an Emory Univ professor that goes more in-depth. Check it out: ​http://www.mindful.org/how-stress-changes-the-brain-and-body/]]><![CDATA[Information from the National Institute of Health]]>Thu, 24 Dec 2015 00:48:17 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/information-from-the-national-institute-of-healthLearn more about a special division from the National Institute of Health called the National Center of Complementary and Integrative Health solely focused on the study of holistic health such as stress and relaxation techniques. Sign up for their newsletter to get the newest info and get tip-sheets like this:
https://nccih.nih.gov/sites/nccam.nih.gov/files/Get_The_Facts_Relaxation_Techniques_02-06-2015.pdf]]>
<![CDATA[Stress Awareness Day!]]>Thu, 05 Nov 2015 00:06:57 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/november-04th-2015Did you have any idea today was National Stress Awareness Day? Did you even know it existed? Hopefully your day was filled with stress triggers but if it was here are some suggestions to relax tonight and be more mindful check out this great news article published today:


http://www.cityam.com/227974/today-is-national-stress-awareness-day-here-are-six-tips-for-keeping-calm-when-work-stress-gets-too-much




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<![CDATA[Stress Tip!]]>Tue, 27 Oct 2015 21:26:39 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/stress-tipOne great tip to control stress is to develop healthy boundaries. This can be achieved by being self-aware, knowing your limits, and realizing you can't please everyone. Read more on http://www.habitsforwellbeing.com/3-ways-to-create-healthy-personal-boundaries/?mc_cid=8ccb5ccb8f&mc_eid=53716fa8d2]]><![CDATA[Can your phone help you de-stress? Yes!]]>Tue, 20 Oct 2015 04:47:36 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/can-your-phone-help-you-de-stress-yesAlways have to have your smartphone or tablet close? Try one of these two great apps available for both Android and IOS: 1) Calm or 2) Breathe. Both are designed to help you take a much needed break from your hectic day and they are FREE. Have you tried one of these or do you have a fave app that you use to relax? Comment and let us know...]]><![CDATA[Affirmations... Key to manifesting a stress-free life?]]>Sun, 18 Oct 2015 18:27:57 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/affirmations-key-to-manifesting-a-stress-free-lifeAffirmations are basically positive phrases that are meant to uplift but also help us manifest the life we want. One of the Queens in this technique is Louise Hay. Follow this link to watch one of her videos about her affirmation meditation app:
https://www.facebook.com/louiselhay/videos/10153792065889750/
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<![CDATA[Is your workplace STRESSING you?]]>Sun, 18 Oct 2015 04:48:34 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/is-your-workplace-stressing-you
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The American Institute of Stress states, workplace stress costs companies $300 billion per year through absenteeism, worker turnover, and other costs. Read More to figure out how to make your workplace less stressful and more mindful...
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<![CDATA[Stress Reduction Tip]]>Sun, 18 Oct 2015 04:38:02 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/stress-reduction-tipNew research supports the benefits of yoga and meditation. 

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<![CDATA[Your stress now can affect you later in life...]]>Sun, 18 Oct 2015 04:28:43 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/your-stress-now-can-affect-you-later-in-lifeAn article published in 2013 in Psychological Science states that dealing with daily stressors negatively can cause "increased risk of psychological distress and mood disorders later in life."

Other research also shows how you deal with your stress now can predict many chronic health conditions 10 years down the road... 
 
Read the full article here

Learn more about health conditions that have been linked to stress
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<![CDATA[Your perception of your stress can KILL you]]>Sun, 18 Oct 2015 03:52:11 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/your-perception-of-your-stress-can-kill-youA new study in the European Heart Journal has found that people who were very worried that their stress level affecting their health actually have a HIGHER risk for heart attack.

This is the first study to focus only on a person's perception in relation to stress's effects on the body.

Read more at Perception of Stress]]>
<![CDATA[Stress raises the risk of Alzheimer's]]>Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:16:45 GMThttp://stresshealthlifestyle.weebly.com/blog/stress-raises-the-risk-of-alzheimersDr. Todd Golde recently published a study in The EMBO Journal which states that Stress causes the brain to release a hormone that increases production of a protein linked to Alzheimer's disease.

This hormone, corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF),  increases the production of beta-amyloid, which has been linked to the development of Alzheimer's disease. His team is now working on a treatment that would block the release of the stress hormones linked to beta-amyloid.

Read more about this study on Medical News Today]]>