Category Archives: Stress Relief

Could Ecotherapy (Being in Nature) Relieve Your Stress?

Nature:  Free and Easy Cure to Anxiety and Depression Did you know that most Americans suffer from nature deficit disorder?  A typical American spends 80-90% of their time indoors- and sadly too much of that time is spent sitting.  The … Continue reading

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Stressed about Money? Focus on this…

As the new year starts. many of us are looking at holiday bills and worrying about money. Anxiety and stress about money can cause anxiety attacks, sleepless nights and depression. Continue reading

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Is Lack of Boundaries Stressing You Out?

You Must Set Limits on Your Time and Energy Mary’s mother demanded enormous amounts of her time, even though she was perfectly healthy.  Instead of declining all the requested visits, Mary spent way too much time with her mother, ignoring … Continue reading

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Reduce Stress with the 5 minute Rule

As I speak around the country to CEO’s, leaders and managers, I am often asked what quick things can be done to reduce stress.  One of my favorites is the 5 minute rule. As you look around your workspace, what … Continue reading

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Protect Your Family’s Health with this Beverage

It’s cold and flu season in the US, and having had pneumonia myself over the past few years, I wanted a powerful immune system builder.  After much reading, I’ve come up with a hot drink that I love and that … Continue reading

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It’s National Hug Day!

Celebrate National Hug Day “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” Virginia Satir We all need to be touched.  Babies who are not … Continue reading

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Stressed?- Here’s an Instant Reliever

You can never have too many…. The Astonishing Power of Breath Try this. Hold your breath for as long as you can- until it almost hurts to let it out. Unless you are a professional athlete or extreme yogi, you … Continue reading

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Could Stress Actually Be Good?

New Research May Change How You Think About Stress Most of us know that stress is bad for us. It’s epidemic, costing business and industry in the US $300 Billion annually.  80% of all doctors’ visits are stress-related. And yet … Continue reading

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Stress-Free Relationships at Work

In today’s dog eat dog world, you will go farther faster by cultivating positive relationships at work. Use these tips to build rapport and create a better work environment. Continue reading

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Surviving Winter Stress

About 1/2 of all Americans report feeling depressed in winter. Seasonal affective disorder can cause energy loss, grumpy moods and carb craving. Here’s how to beat the stress of winter! Continue reading

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