If we allow stress to run rampant, our stress hormones remain unchecked and at some point, even the smallest setback will trigger the fight or flight reaction. We no longer decide with logic, and are not really thinking at all, simply reacting, and often in a bad way.
One of best and easiest ways to increase the recovery space and reduce the feeling of stress is sleep. Maybe you are not like your favorite pet who can bury its face in a stack of pillows, but you could use today as a way to regulate some tension and start your week more relaxed. Relaxation is a practice, and one that you have to agree to in order for it to help. Perhaps you should try a nap today, it might be the perfect weather for a long morning in bed and whatever you have scheduled can surely give way for a few minutes of stress management.
Has Stress Played a Large Role in Your Life?
Even with all of the best ways to combat stress, there are still many of us who look in the mirror in the morning
You know that it should not be this way, but every time that you approach the holidays you worry. And while many other hosts and guests are worrying about the the food that they will be serving or the appreciation gifts that they will be bringing, you find yourself worrying about something completely different.
Every year that goes by bring more wrinkles, less tone, and, unfortunately, more weight. And while you know that you should be able to move past these superficial concerns, when it comes to a large family gathering you cannot dismiss the fact that you want to find a way to look your very best.
This year, however, you have vowed that instead of simply worrying, you are also going to take action. In fact, you have an appointment set up to talk to a doctor about the