Top stress management techniques

  Learn how to cope with stress by eating healthy and taking a closer look at your nutrition.   “The right diet is crucial for managing stress,” says health coach and wellness blogger Nic Makim. “Eat regularly and consume yoghurt and low-fat milk to boost your calcium levels and settle your nerves. If you have an intolerance to dairy, make sure you’re getting enough calcium and magnesium from other food sources. Chamomile tea is an age-old tonic to relax and soothe – you may also want to consult a naturopath about herbal support to help…

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The Only Music That Really Eases Stress and Pain

Stress is absolutely everywhere. Even when you feel like you’re thriving in one or more areas of your life, there’s always going to be stress somewhere else. One way that people choose to reduce stress is by listening to music, specifically, putting their very favorite tunes on repeat. Listening to the favorite hits does make people feel better. But research has found that your favorite music may not be the best choice to ease stress and pain. Listening, Fast and Slow Even if faster tunes makes you feel better or…

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10 Stress Relieving Teas You can Brew at Home After a Long Day of Work

Whether you are a successful business person or a full time student, whatever you call “work” is no doubt a tiring and stressful thing. Sometimes the most stressful part about a job can be the commute or the endless emails, and other times it’s putting up with a frustrating boss. For those of you who have to travel a long way to work, have to work to support a family, or who have to balance multiple jobs and work, too, sometimes a nice bath and a cup of tea is…

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Treatment options for coping with stress and anxiety

Everybody has moments of anxiety, deep worry and high stress; here are a few treatment options available during those times. Counselling   The good news is that treatment for anxiety – for those that seek it out – is usually successful. Your first port of call is your GP to discuss your options and receive a referral to the best psychologist or counsellor, for your needs, in your area. “The most recommended psychotherapy for anxiety disorders is cognitive behavioural therapy,” says Rudy Nydegger, psychologist and author of Dealing with Anxiety…

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When and How to Make Stress Good for Your Body and Mind

Today, more than ever, we are experiencing record levels of stress at work, home and in our everyday lives. We are bombarded with messages from the media telling us that, as a society, we are more stressed than ever before. Sitting in commuter traffic is making your blood levels rise. Thinking about your credit card debt makes you break out in a sweat. The state of the economy has you concerned, and you’re anxious about losing your job/ partner, health or any other important thing in your life. What’s more,…

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How Robby Takac from the Goo Goo Dolls and Other Artists Deal with Stress

When it is your job to create art and entertainment everyday people, it can be downright stressful at times to push forward. Sometimes pressure comes from the business end, as commercial expectations must be met. Sometimes pressure comes from a deadline or tough timeline. And sometimes pressure comes from within. Regardless of where that stress comes from, a positive approach is often key to finishing the task at hand. To learn more about how some very creative people stay both positive and productive, I spoke to seven artists on behalf…

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How Robby Takac from the Goo Goo Dolls and Other Artists Deal with Stress

When it is your job to create art and entertainment everyday people, it can be downright stressful at times to push forward. Sometimes pressure comes from the business end, as commercial expectations must be met. Sometimes pressure comes from a deadline or tough timeline. And sometimes pressure comes from within. Regardless of where that stress comes from, a positive approach is often key to finishing the task at hand. To learn more about how some very creative people stay both positive and productive, I spoke to seven artists on behalf…

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5 Simple Ways to Get Rid of Stress and Relax Completely

When was the last time you had a quality time dedicated to relaxing? The modern age we are living in forces us to spend more time at work, and since one day has only twenty-four hours, the contemporary “average Joe” chooses to renounce relaxing time in favor of work. Stress is on the rise for the past decade, and according to several statistics, around 80% of workers today are exposed to this condition. Of course, there is an option to avoid stressful situations, but rather often, this is not possible.…

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7 Secret Techniques to Cope with Stress at Work

In this day and age, almost everybody experience some stress at work. In fact, unhealthy working is the main reason for stress these days. If you feel like work stress is getting the best of you, here are some great tips, to help you deal with the pressure! 1.Take breaks Most workplaces allow their workers regular breaks throughout the day. In fact, studies have shown that taking breaks can actually boost productivity levels. So, if you ever feel pressured to skip your breaks, just remember that your time may actually…

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7 Stress Busting Tips To Move Home Painlessly

No one likes dealing with the hassles of moving, and as someone who has had to move twice within the past year, I can definitely understand what a pain it is. But just like everything else, moving can become much easier (and cheaper) if you prepare properly and do not just wait until the last minute to cram everything into some boxes. Here are some tips which you should use to make moving relatively stress-free. Know how you’re going to move Will you be moving your stuff out yourself or will…

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