Tip 3 for Stress Management

Journal. Research studies have shown that PTSD symptoms are reduced by a daily practice of journaling. Students pre-exam stress is also reduced by the act of journaling. Pull out a pen and give it a try! #stress #stressedout #forceofhabit...

Tip 1 for Stress Management

Exercise. The stress hormone cortisol takes about 24 hours to break down. If you exercise daily you will help to flush that out and build up the endorphins which help you feel good! #exerciseeverydamnday #stress #stressedout...

Stress Management & the Octopus

Did you know that Octopi eat themselves when they are stressed out? It’s a form of self-cannibalism and is called autophagy. That is some serious self-destruction! It is vital to learn how to manage stress – so we don’t end up in a situation of overwhelm and...

Transitions

Schools and universities are back in session. The leaves are starting to fall from the plane trees in my neighborhood. One day we need our wellington boots, the next we need sunscreen. I find myself wanting the weather to commit one way or the other. I desire the...

Stress!

(This article also appears in the Partners to Empowerment April Newsletter). How Does Stress Occur? Our bodies are cleverly designed to react to stress. When we detect a stressful event, stress hormones such as adrenaline, cause our blood to move from the brain and...