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How Stress Management Therapy Can Help

How Stress Management Therapy Can Help

Stress Management Therapy  Stress management therapy in it’s various forms, has the potential to do a lot of good in people’s lives. This is because stress can adversely effect our overall health for long periods of time, and have a large detrimental impact on our health during the course of our whole lives. Many illnesses and ailments can be traced back to stress as a significant underlying cause. Increased stress levels can be a contributing cause or exacerbating factor to heart disease, irritable bowel syndrome, high blood pressure, frequent colds and many other illnesses. Not only does stress effect us

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Combating Nursing Stress

Combating Nursing Stress

Like many other career fields there is a degree of stress that you can withstand and when the level of stress goes beyond your threshold, it leads to burn out.   Nursing Stress is no different and can seriously affect the quality of care a patient can receive.   There are ways to combat nursing burnout as stated by Luanna Banghart in her article from Nurse Together: Nursing Stress: Burn out or boredom? Reasons to find a new challenge in a current or new position: You find yourself getting bored; your learning curve has been met. It’s time to find a new

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Stress Management: An Inexpensive Necessary Modality for Nurses from Nurse Together

Most nurses, as most people, often pay little or no attention to the cumulative effects that chronic daily stress has on their bodies, which materially affects their ability to care for themselves and, in turn, relate to and care for their patients, until it is too late. Chronic daily stress also creates a significant threat to the emotional health of nursing staff, and since the degree to which a nurse is emotionally healthy affects the extent to which he or she can meet job expectations, hospital administrators, as well as the individual, must find modalities to manage these threats. Doing

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Looking into a Stress Management Program

Looking into a Stress Management Program

About four years ago I lost my family due to a divorce and a bitter battle of property and houses in various states that eventually led to tearing us all apart. As devastated as I felt and how I was, I was determined to get my life back and track and to help with re building my own business and life to make something of myself again. I began to look into finding a local stress management program as recommended by my now ex wife and my children as well, as they could all see what a downward spiral I was

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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