Articles in the category Stress

Are You Getting an ESA Dog? Here are the Health Benefits

Pet lovers will quickly tell you of the joy and unconditional love they get every day from their pets. The feel-good-combination is capable of warming the heart of even the most cold-hearted person you know. Moreover, it is for these reasons that mental health professionals now acknowledge that emotions and the resultant release of endorphins […]

Using Mindfulness to Get Through the Holiday Season

The holidays can be an exciting time to catch up with loved ones and take a much-needed step back from hectic schedules and busy lives. But the celebratory season is also a period in which many experience depression and anxiety. Whenever possible, those dealing with mental illness should always seek professional help. People are also […]

The Children Come First: How To Deal With A Child Custody Battle

Sometimes the best laid plans go astray and you find yourself facing a child custody battle that you never expected to go through. When things are in disarray, it’s more important than ever to be organized and prepared for the worst. Before you go any farther in fighting for the right arrangement for your child, […]

Simple Changes to Reset Your Life After a Catastrophe

When things get tough, sometimes you have to make a change to get back on track. A reset gives you the time and space you need to return to a healthy, successful life. Making a few simple changes might shift your perspective and help you move on from the catastrophe you experienced.

10 Unexpected Uses for Medical Marijuana

Most people know that medical marijuana has been used for many years to help sufferers of chronic pain to get relief, but what other medical benefits are there for using this natural drug? Here are 10 unexpected uses for medical marijuana that you may not be aware of. 1. Skin Problems Our skin has large […]

Practice Mindfulness Meditation and Protect Yourself from Chronic Diseases

Mindfulness meditation has been touted as an antidote to stress, anxiety and depression. And science has backed it up with evidence showing that people who practice meditation on a regular basis produce less of the stress hormone cortisol and more of the happy hormone serotonin in their bodies. Mindfulness meditation brings us into a balanced […]

Holiday Stress: 5 Tips to Cope with It

As soon as the malls start playing Christmas carols, we can’t help but feel our spirits lift. Yet we also dread the anxiety and stress that come with every holiday season ever since we turned adults. It’s the time for drawing up our gifts list, meeting relatives we sometimes wish we didn’t have to and […]

9 Ways To Relax Without Paying For It

For a lot of people these days, finding ways to relax without paying for it is a challenge. Relaxing has to be watching a movie, going on a vacation or pampering the body at a spa. But these things cost money, and end up stressing you out especially if you’re on a tight budget. 

How Blogging Can Help Reduce Stress and Improve Wellbeing

Documenting your thoughts is no longer limited to journals and diaries, there are so many ways to go online. Creative and expressive writing provide a number of benefits that help to relieve stress and alleviate negative emotions. While journaling and diarizing thoughts is a wonderful personal experience, blogging has the added advantage of allowing writers […]

Should You Buy Into the Adult Coloring Book Craze?

Adult coloring books have been around for a long time, but it wasn’t till around 2012-2013 that they became commercially successful. 2015, however, was the year the adult coloring book craze spread all over the world. Did you know that about 12 million adult coloring books were sold last year? 12 million! And it doesn’t […]