What Are You Doing To Help Curb Your Stress?

Stress is extremely common in today’s world. In fact, according to a recent Gallup poll, nearly eight in ten Americans report that they are either frequently or sometimes stressed in their everyday lives, while only four percent of respondents stated that they are never stressed.

With April being Stress Awareness Month, it’s important to bring to light how widespread stress is for people in this world, and also talk about ways that you can help curb the stress in your life. High levels of stress can have lasting effects on our body, including high blood pressure and heart issues, not to mention the mental health problems that could come along with it as well.

How To Help Ease Your Stress

Managing stress is a very important task to take on in your life, and the first step in doing so is recognizing and acknowledging what exactly is causing it. From there, you need to identify strategies around that stress-causing issue that will help you manage it better.

Additionally, you need to take care of yourself when stress is continuing to build up, and no, that doesn’t mean you have to take a vacation every other weekend.

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The Key To Get Better Sleep and Manage Stress: Inositol

You don’t have to suffer. Your COVID-fied stress coupled with the everyday stressors of adulting is manageable. So stop berating yourself for a low resiliency to the pressures of your world. You can’t always control what the world throws at you, but you can and should work to improve your attitude and response to what is thrown.

You Can Quiet Your Mind & Strengthen Your Resilience

Inositol is a nutritional powerhouse. It’s not a vitamin because your body can produce it, but that doesn’t stop many people from referring to it as vitamin B8.

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You Don’t Have More Stress; You Have Less Resiliency

Today’s world includes different stressors than that of yesteryears but not more. 

Life is not more stressful than those who survived a world when wars drafted sons, telephones didn’t leave home, and a trip to the bathroom meant a dark, cold walk to the outhouse that may or may not be housing a raccoon for the night. What is different is the modern world’s response to stress. 

If pharmaceuticals worked, mental health cases wouldn’t rise

The number of mental health issues–

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Chronic Stress: Admit It Exists & Disarm It With Consistency

April is Stress Awareness Month. According to Healthline and other health experts, “stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to life experiences” that “can be beneficial to your health” for immediate, short-term situations. The issue, Healthline points out, is “if your stress response doesn’t stop firing, and these stress levels stay elevated far longer than is necessary for survival.”

Symptoms & Consequences of Chronic Stress

What are the symptoms and consequences of chronic stress,

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Tis’ the Season to be Stressed: Fa La La La Laaa La La La La

Do not underestimate holiday stress.  

Although Halloween and Trick-or-Treat paid a visit in October, most people do not overly stress about a holiday that asks for one day of celebration and leaves a trail of happily-exhausted children in its wake. Now November, on the other hand, is a different story. Lists for Santa find their way to penny-strapped parents. Expectations of homemade deliciousness like Grandma made fall upon shoulders. The desire to create moments worth remembering take hold, while remembering those who no longer sit at the Thanksgiving table tear at hearts.

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Teens, Stress, & Anxiety – Turning a Mess into a Masterpiece

Their cries are silent but visible.

According to a 2017 National Institute of Mental Health report, an anxiety disorder is present in 38% of female teens and 26.1% of male teens. Experienced infrequently, anxiety is a normal response to stress. The concern arises when feelings of anxiety occur more often than not throughout a six-month period. Psychologists refer to this as chronic stress. The constant presence of anxiety in teens alters the emotional and physical framework in which they previously thrived. Anxiety affects teens emotionally (irritability,

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3 foods connected to poor mental health in teen girls

In January 2019, researchers in Iran published a study in the Tehran University Medical Journal, showing a connection between diet and mental health.

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Marmite and vegemite may improve anxiety and stress

In early 2018, Australian researchers published a study in the Journal of Functional Foods, showing a connection between anxiety and stress levels and the consumption of yeast-based spreads (such as marmite, vegemite, promite, and aussiemite).

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10 drug-free ways to eliminate stress

Stress is how our body deals with things it sees as threats. It’s how we prepare to run away from or confront danger. Unfortunately, many things that trigger stress in our lives today aren’t things that we can fight or flee.

If stress continues, it can become chronic and can lead to other problems, including anxiety, depression, and even physical ailments.

You can take some practical steps to prevent, combat, and cope with stress, as well as maintain physical and mental health.

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Stress in pregnant mothers may lead to low birth weight in their babies

Researchers in India recently published a study in the International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics, showing a connection between stress of pregnant mothers and the health of their newborn babies.

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