10 hrs ago
Just too much stress
As the holidays draw closer, your mind can start spinning with all of the items on your to-do list, and stress that results from trying to do it all - and doing it perfectly - can take a toll on your health.
22 hrs ago
Mental health benefits of massage, Treat anxiety & depression through Spa
Good mental health can be defined as a balanced, healthy approach to life that is reflected in ones attitude.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Just for the Health of it: Finding a healthy balance
Lifts weights. Work large muscle groups. Do intervals. Eat vegetables, lean proteins, healthy fats and good carbs.
Stress: Facts, figures, coping strategies, and dangerous toys, too
Seems there's an awful lot of nail biting going on out there, confirmed by the American Psychological Association finding that nearly 75% of survey respondents experience unhealthy levels of stress.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
West Seattle Herald
Take Two #104: Stress Saves Lives
Happy post-turkey day, everyone! I hope your Thanksgivings were satisfying and that Black Friday found you well rested and untrampled.
Rein in holiday stress: Tips on how to enjoy the season
While stress can be good - it motivates and spurs us to take action - it "can also be a bad thing if you have too much of it in your life," said Bethany Brandvold, medical fitness specialist with Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D. "In the last 100,000 years or so of human existence ... survival depended on the ability to successfully flee or ... (more)
National Public Radio
School Stress Takes A Toll On Health, Teens And Parents Say
Colleen Frainey, 16, of Tualitin, Ore., cut back on advanced placement classes in her junior year because the stress was making her physically ill.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Caring for the Caregiver - Where is the 5K run?
As "National Family Caregiver Month" draws to an end, I am struck by the paucity of community events to recognize the millions who dedicate countless hours and undying energy to caring for aging or ill parents.
PTSD fears for Navy crew in asylum operations
The former commander of Australian forces in Afghanistan has raised fears that Navy personnel involved in operations to combat people smuggling are at risk of developing post-traumatic stress.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
PTSD symptoms may cause obesity in women
Laura D. Kubzansky and colleagues from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston analyzed data from a large observational study conducted between 1989 and 2005, which looked at 54,224 participants.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The holidays can bring more than thanksgiving and holiday cheer. Winter holidays can bring holiday depression and stress.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Philipine Reporter
HEALTH: Harnessing Stress
Stress has become a fact of life, and for some, the daily norm. Although occasional stress can help improve our focus and performance, living with chronic stress can backfire by causing anxiety, depression, and serious health problems.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Sex therapist offers tips to keep things merry this holiday season
Is it the season of cheer - or a season to fear? A casual 2010 survey of Facebook users found the two weeks before Christmas to be the second most common time for ending a relationship, behind Spring Break.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Comparing In-Person to Videoconference-Based Cognitive Behavioral...
Clare S Rees, PhD School of Psychology and Speech Pathology Faculty of Health Sciences Curtin University of Technology Kent Street, Bentley Perth, Australia Phone: 61 8 9266 3442 Fax: 61 8 9266 3442 Email: Background: Cognitive-behavioral therapy has demonstrated efficacy and effectiveness for treating mood and anxiety disorders.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Your child could have stress too
In this age of cut-throat competition, sky-high goals and inexplicable personal and professional pressures, the urban adult is prone to facing high stress levels.
Aromatherapy Options Becoming More Advanced
Aromatherapy, which uses essential oils or dry herbs to alleviate common ailments, can be controversial since its effectiveness is sometimes questioned.
7 Reasons Why Laughing Makes You More Productive
The above quote is worthy of a good LOL, but it also speaks volumes about laughter and the workplace.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Washington Post
House member questions TSAa s a SPOTa screening program
The case for and against a controversial $900 million airport security program was neatly summarized Thursday in an exchange between Transportation Security Administration head John S. Pistole and Rep. Mark Sanford .
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Huffington Post
4 Cliched College Essay Topics To Avoid
It's that time of year: deadlines for college applications will be here before you know it.
4 Reasons Why A 30-Minute Exercise Makes You Happier
To the untrained eye, regular cardiovascular exercise helps to build muscle mass and develop greater levels of physical stamina.