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How to Reduce College Stress

How to Reduce College Stress

Most students experience significant amounts of stress, but with all of the activities and responsibilities that fill a student’s schedule, it’s sometimes difficult to find the time to try new stress relievers to help dissipate that stress. Here are some of the following compiled list of stress relievers that are most appropriate for students: relatively easy, quick, and relevant to…

Creating Financial Freedom

Creating Financial Freedom

Financial freedom is most commonly defined as the point at which your assets (stocks, bonds, real estate, etc.) produce enough income to cover your baseline expenses. Do you have any long-term financial goals that motivate you? Anything that gets you out of bed each morning and get you closer to your dream life? From a young age, most of us…

First Responder Work Stress

First Responder Work Stress

When you have experienced a traumatic event, you may have faced some strong emotional or physical reactions. Sometimes emotional aftershocks or stress reactions appear immediately after the traumatic event, while some may appear a few hours or a few days later. Most take weeks, months, or even years before stress reactions appear. These horrible events of critical incidents and chronic…

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…

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…

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…