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Articles: Stress Management

6 Restorative Exercises to Relieve Stress and Help You Slow Down

Living in today’s world can feel very overwhelming with our daily to-do list that never seems to end. You cross one thing off only to add two more tasks to complete. As a single working mother, I know how hard it can be to take a breath between all the busyness. “Self-care” is a popular […]

How to Combat Stress Eating

Disclaimer: the intent of this article is to give proactive suggestions to women to help prevent seeking self-comfort from food during occasional increases in chronic stress. For a list of behaviors that may indicate the need to consult with a professional regarding emotional eating, please see the bottom of this article. Cookies and wine are […]

How You Cope With Stress May Be Hindering Your Fitness Progress

It’s no secret that chronic stress doesn’t do us any favors—least of all when it comes to our fitness. Not only does it contribute to widespread inflammation and fat retention, and increases in catabolic hormones that break down those hard-earned muscle gains, it also saps your energy, resolve, and mental health. In short, chronic stress […]

Women and Stress: How To Deal

In Women And Stress: What Stress Looks Like, I discussed four of the most common ways that high stress affects a woman’s body. In this article, you’ll learn about three more ways you may be stressing your body without even knowing it, and exactly what you can do about it. The rise in your heart rate from reading […]

Women and Stress: What Stress Looks Like

You know stress is bad – causing everything from heart attacks to grey hairs – but in our culture of busy-ness, stressed out is how most of us feel more often than not. What Stress Looks Like You probably have far too many evenings that look like this: meet girlfriends for a quick catch-up or […]

4 Tips for Managing Your Stress Effectively

What would you say if I told you that there are four simple things you can do to look better, feel better, and be healthier overall—and none of them have anything to do with nutrition or exercise?  Would you believe me?  What if I told you that you could have all of those benefits if […]

How I Stopped Getting Sick

I used to get sick a lot. As someone who loves to move, an inevitable case of cabin fever would always kick in, and I would start going a little crazy. Every time I found myself holed up, yet again, I always wondered how could I possible keep getting sick so frequently. I train intelligently, […]