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Dealing with the Stress in Your Life

Dealing with the Stress in Your Life

Stress is a common factor in our lives as Americans in our modern society. From bills to the weight of every day life, we have to deal with stresses that can send us spiraling into anxiety and pain. Stress can even cause health issues and has been one of the leading causes of heart diseases and bowel issues. That’s why it’s important to try and understand how you can deal with those stresses every day and why some people have chosen to sign up for a stress management program, teaching you the tools which how to control that ridiculous stress that

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Learning to Help Others Stress Management Program

Learning to Help Others Stress Management Program

So many people make it a goal to reduce and manage stress in their lives, and what if you could help them to reach this goal? A stress management program could easily teach you the various methods found to be most effective in reducing and managing stress on a broad level, through the use of techniques and strategies that eliminate the causes of stress and allow those suffering from stress to regain their mental and even physical health. Stress can do a great deal in harming the human body. With various triggers that can cause stress, it could be difficult

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Why stress makes colds more likely from CNN

Why stress makes colds more likely from CNN

Most of us know from experience that stress weakens our immune system. Colds always seem to strike when we’re overworked or emotionally exhausted, as do eczema flare-ups, headaches and a myriad of other health problems. Doctors long ago confirmed that the connection between stress and health is real, but they haven’t been able to fully explain it. Now, in a new study, researchers say they’ve identified a specific biological process linking life stressors – such as money trouble or divorce – to an illness. In this case it’s the common cold. Most research in this area has focused on cortisol,

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Taming Your Stress Response from Huntington

Taming Your Stress Response from Huntington

What is the human stress response and why is it important? When we talk about stress today, we are usually referring to the pressures we experience in daily life. These can be the pressures to earn a living, pay our bills, meet the demands of raising a family, live up to the expectations of people around us or care for aging parents. They can be daily pressures, such as a traffic jam, disrespectful co-workers or being asked to do things we’re not good at. They can come from the environment — poor lighting or noise — and from our minds.

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I Need to Get Rid of This Stress and Stress Management

Job, husbands, kids, pets and bills have me stressed to my max. I have never had to deal with so much chaos and I am not handling it well. Right now, it seems like everything is riding on my shoulders and I carry the weight of this family. I am the only one working and the only one with a drivers license. I have to pay all the bills, do all the errands, go to work, cook dinner and make sure the kids get homework done, get bathed and get in bed at a decent hour. I need to find

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What is Stress Management?

What is Stress Management?

By: Rod Becker Stress management refers to various psychotherapies and techniques aimed to control  one’s levels of stress, usually with the purpose to improve everyday functioning. Therefore, the word “stress” refers to  bad types of stress with negative consequences, also called distress, rather than a good type of stress that has positive or helpful consequences. Stress management involves reducing and controlling the tension that usually occurs in stressful situations, by making physical and emotional changes. How much change takes place will be determined by the desire to make a change and the degree of stress.  About Stress Stress is described

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Bringing Your Dog To Work Could Help To Lower Stress

Bringing Your Dog To Work Could Help To Lower Stress

Here’s a way to de-stress at work that we can get behind: Bring your dog to work! New research from Virginia Commonwealth University showed that bringing dogs to work could lower stress and increase employee satisfaction. The study was published in the International Journal of Workplace Health Management. “Pet presence may serve as a low-cost, wellness intervention readily available to many organizations and may enhance organizational satisfaction and perceptions of support,” study researcher Randolph T. Barker, Ph.D., a professor of management at Virginia Commonwealth University, said in a statement. “Of course, it is important to have policies in place to

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Stress Management Consulting

Stress Management Consulting

Thank you for visiting our AIHCP web blog. This category of the blog focuses on the specialty practice of Stress Management Consulting. Our blog provides our visitors and professional members and students an ever expanding platform for related articles, information, discussions, event announcements and much more. We invite your participation by posting comments, information, sharing and authoring for our blog. Please visit us often and be sure to book mark us!

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Taking Timeouts to Decrease Stress and Increase Creativity

Taking Timeouts to Decrease Stress and Increase Creativity

Written in collaboration with Neal Vahle, Ph.D. The world today is moving faster than ever. Technology has changed the way we communicate and get information and entertainment, and also the way we read, learn and how, when, where and from whom we buy products. And these changes will keep coming faster and more dramatically, causing most of us to be rushing and racing just to keep up. The result is an enormous amount of stress, tension and exhaustion, which severely decreases the quality of our health, our relationships and our work. When overstressed, we don’t sleep well, are more anxious

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Welcome to the American Institute of Health Care Professionals Blog!

Welcome to the American Institute of Health Care Professionals Blog!

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