How To ‘Stress Relief’ Easily?

Steam bathing provides a cardiovascular workout without stress or strain on your joints. You heart rate will speed up 50-75% in a 20-minute steam bath. This goes a long way to speeding up your metabolism, thus helping you burn fat. It is about the same as going for a long walk. Some people are under the conception that steam baths raise your blood pressure. While this is true, it also expands your blood vessels to compensate. Stress Relief In today’s fast-paced world, we are rarely able to take time for ourselves, to relax, and just let our bodies rest. It has been proven time and time again that stress plays a huge role in our physical health and metal well-being. …

How Teens Cope With Stress

Being a teenager can involve a lot of juggling. Trying to manage demands at school, home and from friends can seem stressful-even overwhelming at times. To help teens handle stress and stay focused, parents should encourage their teens to budget their time, eat and sleep well, exercise, and ask for help when they need it. The recent winners of the Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the College Board, explored both positive and negative ways of responding to stress. Natalia Nazarewicz of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Aman Prasad of Pocatello, Idaho, conducted the two studies. Nazarewicz surveyed more than 1,000 high school students in the Oak Ridge area on the practice of deliberate …

How Stress Increases Productivity?

Stress is an unavoidable consequence of life. As Hans Selye (who coined the term as it is currently used) noted, “Without stress, there would be no life”. However, just as distress can cause disease, it seems plausible that there are good stresses that promote wellness. Stress is not always necessarily harmful. Winning a race or election can be just stressful as losing, or more so, but may trigger very different biological responses. Stress Increases Productivity Increased stress results in increased productivity, up to a point. However, this level differs for each of us. It’s very much like the stress on a violin string. Not enough produces a dull, raspy sound. Too much tension makes a shrill, annoying noise or snaps …

How Stress Causes Hair Loss?

The problem of thinning hair may be caused by a genetic predisposition that comes from a family history of thinning hair. Health problems such as Hyperthyroid or Hypothyroid conditions; medications such as chemotherapy, any hormone replacement medications including birth control pills are culprits often overlooked. It is normal to shed some hair each day as part of this cycle. However, some people may experience excessive (more than normal) hair loss. Hair loss of this type can affect men, women and children. Are you Stressed? Thinning hair can also be attributed to stress and trauma that can cause constriction of blood supply and poor vitamin assimilation to the scalp and hair. Or, simply from poor nutrition and diet that can include …

How Stress Can Make You Fat

If you are like most people you’ve probably gone through difficult periods in your life, if you have, you may have noticed that you put on weight, even if you were actually eating less. The fact is that stress can make you fat. Here’s Why… Research scientists have discovered that the hormone cortisol, loves stress and basically the main job of cortisol is to degrade your muscles and cause you to put on weight. It is impossible to stop cortisol from being released from your body and it would be unwise to do so. However there are a few things that you can do to help keep cortisol levels in check and under control. So What Is Cortisol? Cortisol is …

How Stress and Anxiety are Connected to Tinnitus

Stress can cause many problems and exacerbate others, including Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears. Many individuals suffer from this malady and can deal with it on a daily basis until stress levels rise and then the Tinnitus becomes significantly worse. Of course, there are many different reasons why an individual may develop Tinnitus, but stress and anxiety can intensify the effects of the ringing in the ears. Because of this individuals with Tinnitus need to manage the stress in their lives to minimize the effects. In general, when an individual suffers from tinnitus the body feels as if it is being attacked at all times. So, the effects are never-ending and the body ultimately responds in a physical way …

How Do You Stop The Stress And Worry?

I recently attended a dinner where a franchise owner of a fast food restaurant spoke. The owner had been in business for several years, 25+, and told of some of the trials she encountered along the way. She was a very engaging speaker and I enjoyed it very much. After she spoke it was question time. A person in the audience was the owner of a one-year old hair salon. Her question was, “How do you go home and not take the stress and worry of the business with you?” The speaker’s answer was, “you always take it home but something that would help is to turn off your cell phone.” Well, I agree with what she said about turning …

How do stress balls work?

Stress is an inescapable fact our lives and can manifest itself regardless of one’s age, gender, or lifestyle. It affects our rational thinking capabilities and prevents us from enjoying our natural disposition, which is to be happy. There are many stress relieving techniques that have evolved over time; these include yoga, aerobics, and even comedy clubs. These techniques, although effective, have the drawback in that they are all time-consuming, require a schedule, and can be carried out only in certain places. An excellent alternative to these stress relieving techniques is the stress ball (or stress relief ball). These palm-sized balls come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are recommended as stress busters by various health organizations and fitness …

How to Gain Stress and Anxiety Relief

Here are several ways to obtain stress and anxiety relief: Do You Know What’s Causing It Some people don’t even know that what they’re feeling are general symptoms of stress and anxiety. They simply believe that they’re overly tired and one night of complete rest is sufficient for them to get back on their feet. You should know what the common symptoms of stress and anxiety are and most of them have already manifested, it’s highly possible that you are indeed suffering from this condition. If so, the next thing you should do is to determine what caused it then make the necessary adjustments to alleviate the situation. Are You Ready for Lifestyle Changing Effects? There’s a good possibility that …

How Thriving on Stress Benefits You

Thriving on Stress can be very harmful to everyone without some kind of guide to help them stay in control. Stress is in our everyday life regardless of who we are. Relive stress and learn to stay in control before it takes over your life. Stress will take control and lead us to many illnesses causing us pain, to make poor decisions and depression that could become extremely risky. With a guide, we can learn how to stay in control and relieve pain, and illness before it is too late. There are different ways that we can use guides to benefit us. One guide is to set goals to help us make better decision on the way we live and …

How To Live Stress-Free By Saying “NO”

We all know the adage, “A mother’s work is never done.” In fact, this could become a modern-day mother’s theme song since we all have overbooked schedules and everybody wants something done yesterday. We teach our children from a young age that it is impolite to say the word, “No,” which was a lesson we learned in childhood, too. Now as adults, it is increasingly difficult to say, “No,” to anyone for fear of being rude or being seen as unreliable. Mothers need to learn that saying, “No,” as an adult is not rude. Rather, it is a sign of someone who is in control of her life and her schedule. She knows what she is capable of accomplishing and …

How To Know If You Are Stressed; Reading The Signs

Today’s world surely produces more stressed out people than in decades past. The growing demands of family, career, and finances converge to render us overwhelmed by stress. How to know if you are stressed varies depending on the person involved. What may produce stress for one person may be just considered typical everyday activities for another. Listening to your body closely is the best way how to know if you are stressed. Stress produces a variety of physical and emotional manifestations that are hard to miss if you are vigilant. One way how to know if you are stressed is to examine how you are sleeping. If you have trouble falling asleep, are restless once asleep, awaken often in the …

How to Keep Stress Out of the Car

We’ve all experienced it: it’s morning rush hour, you have five minutes to get to work, and you are stuck in traffic because of a major accident on the highway. The stress of being late for work makes your blood boil or it’s the evening rush hour, and you’re late to pick your child up from day care. You narrowly avoid an accident because of a careless driver. Your stress level is through the roof. Driving is a major source of stress. Between traffic congestion, construction delays, road rage, and accidents, being in the car has never been less enjoyable, or more nerve-racking. Another cause of stress is in the cost to maintain your car. There are insurance, astronomical gas …

How To Improve Sleep By Reducing Worry And Anxiety…

Perhaps you’re someone whose mind is always busy. Do you think about the events of your day as you wind down for the evening? Do you worry about your family, your job, your finances, and what tomorrow will bring? Sometimes it’s difficult to empty your mind of all these details long enough to fall asleep. This can lead to tossing and turning as your mind fights sleep. There are several ways that you can reduce the worry about situations and events in your life long enough to allow you to rest and fall asleep. The key is finding a process that works for you. The goal is to clear your mind and consciously realize that tomorrow is the time to …

How To Identify Stress And Anxiety?

Every human being is an emotional being. The levels of emotions may be high or low. But when that level is disturbed, you have stress and anxiety. The dividing line between these two negative tendencies is very thin. Your anxiety may be due to stress or your stress may be due to anxiety. Every stress and anxiety has a root cause to it. And the symptoms are the by products of such causes. The first symptom of stress is that you are not a normal person, when you are seized with it. Your face will indicate what you are! They say the face is the mirror of the man. Your emotions will be disturbed and it will show up on …

How To Handle Stress?

A friend popped this question to me- I’m tired of being sensitive and freaking out now and again with stress. I’d like to be able to work and sleep and do the other things i need to do with steady progress. It gets all messed up when I’m not steady. i get upset easily… then i lose my focus and balance… can’t concentrate though i try to get back to my focus… i lose my sleeping routine and schedule. i hate it. The question is not clear but I am sure you get the meaning. Many of us have this problem. Sudden stress derails us for weeks and throws all our plans haywire. How to deal with this kind of …