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Overcoming an eating disorder

Overcoming an eating disorder

Any of a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits, such as anorexia nervosa. Recovering from an eating disorder can be difficult but is most definitely possible. If you or someone you know is trying to overcome an eating disorder, you might find that other physical and emotional issues stress can come up during the process.…

Anxiety of becoming independent

Anxiety of becoming independent

Everyone gets anxious from time to time. If an anxiety is interfering with many areas of your day-to-day life like schoolwork or relationships, it’s possible that you have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders can make you feel nervous a lot of the time in different situations and for maybe long periods of time. Becoming independent is a big decision. It…

4 ways to Lower stress for maintaining a peaceful home!

4 ways to Lower stress for maintaining a peaceful home!

Creating a stress-free and soothing home environment can mean hiring a contractor to install serious soundproofing or a spa-worthy steam shower — pricey upgrades that are likely to add property value. But just as often, it’s about simple things you can do without laying out a cent. Pray before you leave your room each morning. I simply can’t create a…

The Benefits of Power Napping

The Benefits of Power Napping

Many of our highest achievers benefits from taking a brief time-out from the stressed day and taking a power nap. Our parents and babysitters may have been onto something when they encouraged us to nap — even in adulthood, brief, regular napping seems to be good for you in a variety of different ways, according to recent studies. While our fast-paced…

Why Moms Need Friends for Stress Relief

Why Moms Need Friends for Stress Relief

Motherhood can bring amazing rewards, as any mother will tell you. However, it can bring a good measure of stress, leaving many moms exhausted and even at an increased risk of depression. That’s why self-care for mothers is especially important. And although mothers often think of the need for their children to have healthy social lives, one of the greatest…

Owning a pet can reduce stress!

Owning a pet can reduce stress!

When thinking of ways to reduce stress in life, usually techniques like meditation, yoga and journaling come to mind. These are great techniques, to be sure. But getting a new best friend can also have many stress relieving and health benefits. While human friends provide great social support and come with some fabulous benefits, but benefits of furry friends: cats…

Understanding the causes and effects of stress

Understanding the causes and effects of stress

We all experience stress in our daily lives from different sources: jobs, relationships, and finances. And whether you’re dealing with a daily stressor, chronic stress, or a major life illness, stress can take a significant toll on you both physically and emotionally. How do you know when you’re dealing with a level of stress that’s unhealthy for you? How stress…

6 Reasons Why Exercising is Good for You!

6 Reasons Why Exercising is Good for You!

Physical activity provides an array of benefits. Research has shown that regular exercise among people is associated with improvements in muscle development, bone strength, heart health, mental health, and academic performance. Helps Prevent Diseases Our bodies were meant to move — they actually crave exercise. Regular exercise is necessary for physical fitness and good health. It reduces the risk of…

How to take trust to the next level in the relationship

How to take trust to the next level in the relationship

Relationship is a commitment and respect between two people. Relationships require a lot of work and a lot of communication, but it can still be hard to understand what the other person is thinking. If you’ve been spending a lot of time with someone and you think you might be developing a romantic relationship, the thing is, trust plays a…

7 Ways To Handle Stress!

7 Ways To Handle Stress!

1. Your support network Social engagement is the body’s most evolved strategy for responding to stress so it’s no surprise that people with a strong network of supportive friends and family members are better able to cope with life’s stressor 2. Your exercise levels. Your physical and mental health is intrinsically linked, so the better you take care of your…