Stress can cause many health problems. One of the most debilitating is mild to severe stress-related pain in certain areas of the body or all over the body. It can range from headaches to joint and muscle pain, chest pain, and more. Continue reading Stress-Related Pain: What is it? and What do you do for it?
There are some people who will tell you that they thrive in stressful environments. Stress pushes them to succeed. Others seem to crumble under its power. They are stressed out all the time. So, what is the truth about stress? Do you have a stressed-out brain?
Stress is the body’s response when it faces a threat, whether perceived or real. It causes your heart to pound, and adrenaline to course through your veins muscles tense, ready to act, and your brain is on high alert. This stress response still lingers, and in truth, it’s wreaking havoc. Continue reading Your Stressed-Out Brain
The leading cause of early aging is cognitive decline. As your brain ages, the capacity to learn, retain, and apply new learnings in life dies. Your cognitive ability includes attention, language, reasoning, memory, and knowledge. We need healthy neurons to maintain cognitive function.
Here are eight ways to improve your cognitive ability. These tips will provide your brain with exercise and expand your potential. Continue reading 8 Ways to Improve Your Cognitive Ability
Confidence is the key to life’s success – whether that success is in business or personal relationships. When you lack confidence, your success will be limited because it takes a certain amount of courage to go after what you really want in life. Sometimes, stress or anxiety may kick in and take away your confidence. Don’t let it. Here are some tips to keep you on the right track. Continue reading Don’t Let Stress Take Away Your Confidence
Chronic stress takes a toll on virtually the entire body. Usually, the first place stress is noticeable is in your brain. Specifically, your cognition suffers. According to Wikipedia, cognition is “the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.”
So, having stress can affect your thought process, making you an inefficient worker. However, you can do things to restore your mental prowess.
Suffering from the cognitive deficits resulting from chronic stress? Read on and see how you can reduce chronic stress burden and reclaim your brain. Continue reading What You Can Do to Limit Chronic Stress and Loss of Cognitive Abilities
Your world is full of stressors and while a short burst of stress here and it is normal and a part of life, chronic stress is another matter. Exposure to long-term stress can alter your genes, increase inflammation in the body, and cause a wide variety of serious health issues that affect the body and mind. Coping with chronic stress is a constant struggle for many people. Continue reading 11 Unhealthy Methods of Coping with Chronic Stress
When you hear the word stress or see it written before you, you know what it is, right? However, if you were to define it, you would probably find that your response differs from thousands of others. The official definition of stress, as per the National Institutes of Health is “how the brain and body respond to any demands.” The response is your body’s defense. Continue reading 7 Healthy Methods of Coping With Chronic Stress
Stress is something that seems unavoidable in today’s fast-paced world. While the human body is built to adapt to and handle short-term stress well, it is not able to handle the effects that stress can have on someone’s body. It is important to be able to reduce stress. Continue reading 5 Ways to Reduce Stress in Your Life
“But you look fine.” How many times have you heard this? I’ve heard it a lot. People can’t see that you have fibromyalgia, so they don’t understand what it is or the symptoms that go along with it. Or they just think you are making up your fibromyalgia pain. “It’s all in your head.”
This blog post can be beneficial to those who suffer from fibromyalgia, as well as for those with loved ones or those that just want to know a little more about it. Continue reading How to Cope with Fibromyalgia Pain
How well did you sleep last night? Me? Better than the night before. And the night before, and…you get the idea. Which came first? The chicken or the egg? Or should I say, the stress or the lack of sleep? It could be either. Stress and sleep go hand in hand.
It’s a vicious cycle that can cause mental distress and even wreak havoc on your physical well-being. Believe me, I know! I’ve been there. And I’m still working on it. Continue reading 7 Rules to Reduce Stress and Improve Sleep