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6 Non-Invasive Ways to Help Treat Your Anxiety and Stress

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Many people of all ages do because stress and anxiety are common, and multiple things can trigger these physical and mental responses. There are a variety of ways to cope with anxiety and stress so that it doesn’t impact the quality of your life. Behavioral experts are sharing some tips for non-invasive methods of treating these …

How to Survive a Busy Holiday Season While Keeping Your Sanity

The holiday period is filled with fun, family…and lots of stress.  While everyone else is posting pictures on social media of their family sipping hot chocolate by the fire dressed in their Christmas pajamas, busy families that have spent all year running from soccer game to band concert to board meeting end the year in a frantic search for the …

Stressed and Can’t Sleep? 5 Strategies to Catch those Zs

Sleep forms a crucial part of our health and well-being, yet many of us find it hard to get a good night’s sleep. Millions of people around the world struggle with insomnia every day. Thankfully, there are several strategies that you can use to catch those z’s. Here are the five best strategies for getting better sleep when stressed out. …

Why Moving Is So Stressful (And 8 Things You Can Do About It)

When you’re moving, the first thing to keep in mind is that the amount of stuff you have to move is usually much greater than you think. You may be used to moving yourself, which can be more stressful because there are so many things. Secondly, you’ll need to sort through all your items and decide what should go where, …

5 Tips for Reducing Everyday Stress

Physicians encourage patients to reduce stress in their lives. However, while some pressure enables us to keep mentally alert and move toward healthy goals, excess stress can turn to overwhelm and depression. Thus most mental health professionals recommend their clients work toward lowering their stress levels.  Furthermore, stress reduction can have other implications beyond assisting people in  achieving better mental …

How to Cope With a High Stress Job

Stress is a necessary part of the working world, and some forms of stress can even be a healthy addition to your career. However, when you are working a high-stress job it’s easy to let the pressure of your working life get to you from time to time. Here are some top tips for how to cope with a high-stress …

Why Are So Many Twenty-to-Thirty Somethings Developing Depression?

Depression, also known as major depressive disorder, is a mental illness characterized by extreme sadness, irritability, brain fog, and loss of interest in formerly pleasurable activities. There are many symptoms of depression, many of which arise in young adults in their twenties and thirties. The average age for developing depression is in the mid-20s. Although it can be hard to …

The Science Behind Why Stress Management Is So Important to Health

Stress — far too many people have too much of it. While it originates in a need for self-preservation, it can turn against you, wreaking havoc on your physical and mental health. Recent scientific research implicates stress exacerbates the symptoms of nearly every disease. It can also drive maladaptive behaviors that negatively affect your health. Fortunately, science also illuminates fact-based …

Here’s How Stress Impacts Your Mental Health

Stress is common to every human. Starting from disciplining your child to managing finance, and maintaining challenging relationships with your loved ones, stress becomes inevitable. While a little bit of stress is absolutely fine but too much stress can lead to both physical and mental illness adversely. To prevent stress from affecting your body, you need to know the reasons …

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Noise Pollution

    Noise Pollution – the psychological damage Noise pollution is “a modern plague,” declared Louis Hagler, MD, and Lisa Goines in a 2007 Southern Medical Journal paper that summarized dozens of scientific studies. “Our society is beset by noise, which is intrusive, pervasive, and ubiquitous; most important of all, it is unhealthy.”  I live in a leafy suburban area about 30 …