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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…

Four tips to better your relationship.

Four tips to better your relationship.

Four Tips to Better your relationship- Having a healthy relationship with your partner is about more than attraction, it requires respect, trust and open communication. The secret to getting what you want is to know what that is. With everything going on in the life of the average couple, it’s easy to forget the small gestures that keep a relationship…