Tag: stress

Top 5 Back to School Stressors & How To Bust Them

  While the start of a new school year comes with excitement for some kids, (never mine!) it also comes with stress. It’s very common for kids to feel overwhelmed this time of year – especially as they navigate the challenges that crop up with a new school year. This stress can manifest itself in

6 Surprising Things That Could Be Causing You Anxiety

  Anxiety is a mental illness that disrupts daily life causing feelings of impending doom along with unwanted thoughts and unpleasant physical symptoms.  Some people are more predisposed to anxiety than others. Did you know that there are “external” factors/habits in our daily lives that can increase anxiety?  Dr. Sanam Hafeez a NYC based neuropsychologist and Teaching Faculty Member

5 Types of Holiday Blues And Ways To Help

Thank you, Dr. Sanam Hafeez, for sharing these tips with my readers.   With the holidays upon us, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush of it all. While we may be cooking, shopping, enjoying holiday events there are others, many of whom are in our very own circles, having a tougher time.

Totally Stressed Out? The Risks To Your Body

  You’re trying to get the kids off to school, you can’t find your cell phone, and you’re sitting in traffic.  Your hypothalamus, a tiny control tower in your brain, decides to send out the order: Send in the stress hormones! These stress hormones are the same ones that trigger your body’s “fight or flight”

7 Ways to Deal With Work-Related Anxiety

Whether you work from home or go to an office daily, you are always working for someone else. Your services, talents, skills and knowledge are being exchanged for money and that means meeting expectations. It also means dealing with daily triggers that create frustration. According to Dr. Sanam Hafeez, a NYC-based licensed clinical neuropsychologist, these triggers

Ways To Lessen Stress For Mothers

Mother’s lose sight of taking care of themselves.  I hope this chart provides ideas to help you take time for yourself. You are IMPORTANT!  The following information has good ideas and tips to help lessen stress for Mothers and get you back to ‘you’.  Would you like to add some mind and body tips to help

Excited For This WordPress Class!

So excited!  My new blog buddy Pepper from Pepper Scraps & UniqueHorn Designs.com (I love my new header!) has shared a class in WordPress that’s coming up in my area of Portland, OR through MeetUp.com called Portland WordPress MeetUp .  This is something I truly need. Since I made the conversion from Blogger to WordPress.org