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Don’t Let Stress Ruin the Holiday Season

Don’t Let Stress Ruin the Holiday Season

Despite all the joys of the holiday season, stress can take the fun out of the festivities. The average person typically has a long list of added responsibilities and activities during the end of the year, including parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name a few. For perfectionists, the need to please can really take its toll on overall well-being, and possibly even lead to a self-destructive meltdown.

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Final Exams are Near… Have no Test-Taking Fear!

Final Exams are Near… Have no Test-Taking Fear!

Students of all ages can be prone to test anxiety, particular around crucial end-of-year exams. The good news? A recent University of Chicago study published in the journal Science found that students who wrote down their test-taking fears 10 minutes prior to the exam improved their scores by almost an entire grade point.

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New Study Finds Link Between Stroke and Depression

New Study Finds Link Between Stroke and Depression

New Study Finds Link Between Stoke and Depression. A recent article posted by the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that people with depression are more likely to suffer from a stroke. According to An Pan, Ph.D., one of the lead analysts of the report, if you have depression but no other health concerns, you most likely have nothing to worry about.

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3 Sneaky Symptoms of Stress: How to Cope

3 Sneaky Symptoms of Stress: How to Cope

We all know that excessive stress can negatively impact our health. However, we may not always make the connection to stress when we begin to experience unusual symptoms. If you’re under a lot of stress, chances are you are not getting enough sleep to begin with, let alone any of quality.

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Stressed? What NOT to Do… and What to Try

Stressed? What NOT to Do… and What to Try

After a stressful situation, how likely are you to rehash the upsetting event to a friend or loved one to try and “get it off your chest” and put it behind you? While venting may be a common response to dealing with stress , new research shows it may actually make you feel worse.

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Stress Relief for Caregivers

Stress Relief for Caregivers

With the aging population growing, more and more families are feeling the stress that accompanies providing part-time geriatric support or reaching full-time caregiver status. For many adult children finding themselves in the new position of caring for their parents, the transition can be both physically and emotionally draining.

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Tips to Help Reduce Holiday Stress and Lose Weight Naturally

Tips to Help Reduce Holiday Stress and Lose Weight Naturally

Holiday stress has become so rampant that it has become increasingly hard to associate this time of the year with heart-warming traditions like caroling and nutmeg. Thankfully, there are a few things you can control by planning ahead.

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Don’t Let Depression Damper Holiday Cheer: Ways to Battle Seasonal Sadness

Don’t Let Depression Damper Holiday Cheer: Ways to Battle Seasonal Sadness

The end of the year and the holidays tend to creep up on us each year, but the stores are sure to remind us to buy presents, drink eggnog, and be merry… when all we really want to do is hide under the covers.

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Juggling Holiday Pressures with ADD/ADHD

Juggling Holiday Pressures with ADD/ADHD

Unfortunately, stress has become synonymous with the holidays – and if you or a family member has ADD/ADHD, a little simple planning is crucial to surviving and enjoying the season!

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Don’t worry; be happy- it’s good for your heart!

Don’t worry; be happy- it’s good for your heart!

While you’ve probably heard that old saying before, you also probably relate that it’s easier said than done not to stress. However, you may not have realized how worrying affects your health, especially your heart!

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