Category: Stress Reduction

Stress Management Tips for Children

Stress is a natural part of a child’s life. Children are very vulnerable to the stress in their lives. Children usually do not know that stress can make them sick, nervous, depressed, angry or withdrawn. Parents need to begin talking to their children at an early age and teach them how to develop awareness of…
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Avoid the Heat Stress this Summer

Prolonged exposure to heat can cause illness and even death. You can experience summer heat stress, heat rash, and heat exhaustion when you’re outdoors and even when you’re indoors (specifically areas without proper ventilation or cooling systems). There are certain conditions that can be very dangerous for your health such as when there are high…
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The Most Dangerous Hour of Your Life

Do you know which hour of your day is the most dangerous? Your daily commute is more stressful than what police officers experience in training. An article in the New England Journal of Medicine found that being stuck in a traffic jam more than doubles one’s chance of experiencing a heart attack in the subsequent…
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Water is a Great Stress Reducer

Drinking a glass of water is a simple way to reduce your stress. When you experience stress, refresh your body right away by sipping some water. This is especially true during this summer heat. Every organ in your body must have water to facilitate your mind and body functions. When you are stressed your organs…
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Ward off Summer Stress with S.E.L.F. Love

During the summer season, women continue to juggle their many demanding roles. Summer can be a time of increased stress for a variety of reasons; children are out of the structured environment of school, summer vacation, summer camps or summer school. These numerous other demands are heaped on an already stressful life where we feel…
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Reduce Your Travel Stress

One of the reasons people go on vacations is to lower their stress, but there are many obstacles that can get in the way. Travel scams are one example, and it can contribute to financial and travel stress. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. households spend only three percent of their annual expenditures…
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4 Simple Ways to Relax

Surrender to serenity during this month. It is time to immerse yourself in relaxation. Most of us live stressed out lives. We live as if relaxation is an unattainable goal or something we do only when our work is finished. We treat relaxation like a luxury. The art of relaxation is essential for our mental,…
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Incorporate Eco Therapy Into Your Summer

Your children have spent this past year in school, developing their left-brain (logic and mathematics). Spend time this summer helping develop their right-brain, and let their creativity blossom just like the flowers around us. Being outside will give your family a better connection to nature and teach them invaluable lessons about life and themselves. Keep your…
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Summer Travel Stress Tips

Traveling during the summer can be very stressful. Factors affecting summer travel include intense heat, increased number of people at vacation sites, costs, and the pressure to make this precious time special. Listed below are a few tips to help make your summer travel experience less stressful. Have your offense ready  Root yourself in stress…
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Cats and Their Owners Can Reduce Stress Together

We tend to think of cats as independent creatures, but humans have a bigger influence on these furry-friends than you might think. When our habits and stress negatively impacts our cats, it’s our jobs to help boost their health. A recent study published in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior found that cats adopt their pet…
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