Tag archive for "stress"

Health and Wellness

An Unexpected Way to Reduce Your Stress and Improve Your Health

No Comments 10 January 2013

Learn how forgiveness and letting go of negative emotions can literally reduce your blood pressure, improve sleep, and even relieve sinus infections. From Unconditional Forgiveness: A Simple and Proven Method to Forgive Everyone and Everything by Mary Hayes Grieco.

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Recipes

Unique Homemade Gifts for the Holidays

1 Comment 21 December 2012

By Kristin Sidorov We’ve all been there: Standing in a crowded store in December, panicking about finding the perfect gift. With limited resources, time, and brain cells over the holiday season, shopping for loved ones can quickly become a huge stressor that puts a damper on your holiday spirit. Handmade presents are always cherished, and giving food is unquestionably one of the best ways to show your love.

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Health and Wellness

How to Keep Your Immune System Strong at Any Age

No Comments 16 November 2012

Sometimes the immune system goes awry. That happens when immune cells get confused and think healthy cells and other tissues are really the enemy. They attack perfectly healthy cells in a sort of friendly fire known as an autoimmune disease. Immune cells might attack healthy cells in your joints, causing rheumatoid arthritis. In cases like these, the body has to get its story straight.

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Health and Wellness

5 natural cures for common skin conditions from Death Drops author Chrystle Fiedler

5 Natural Cures for Common Skin Conditions

No Comments 17 January 2012

By Chrystle Fiedler Author of Death Drops: A Natural Remedies Mystery Your skin reflects the health of your body. It will show if you are allergic to foods or cosmetics, a new lotion, bubble bath, or laundry detergent. Stress can show up on your skin, too. Start by changing what you suspect is the cause.

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Diet and Fitness

Learn Why Stress Makes You Fat with Tips from Dr. Oz

Learn Why Holiday Stress Can Make You Fat

No Comments 02 December 2011

Are you reaching for the eggnog already? Is muffin top making you miserable before you even get to the holiday party buffet? It could be time to de-stress, the best diet not on the market. Learn why stress makes you pack on the pounds, from YOU Stress Less: The Owner’s Manual for Regaining Balance in Your Life by Dr. Michael F. Roizen, MD, and Mehmet C. Oz, MD.

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Health and Wellness

Giuliana Rancic was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and plans to go back to work soon but how does a cancer diagnosis affect your ability to earn an income?

How Breast Cancer Affects Your Career

No Comments 20 October 2011

E! News host Giuliana Rancic recently shocked her fans with news that she has breast cancer. As she recuperates from surgery with plans to get back to work next week, we wish her the best. And we'd like to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special segment on how a cancer diagnosis can take its toll on not just your health, but your bank account, too. These questions will help you determine if and for how long you should take a leave of absence.

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Health and Wellness

Can your daily coffee prevent depression and lower your stress levels?

Can a Cup of Coffee a Day Keep the Blues Away?

2 Comments 05 October 2011

By Kristin Sidorov Attention coffee lovers: your daily pick-me-up may have a whole new meaning. According to a new study, women who drink caffeinated coffee are less likely to suffer from depression. Not only that, but the more you drink, the lower the risk. Before you race to your local Starbucks, get the facts.

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Diet and Fitness

Wipe out Stress with the Yoga Cure

No Comments 30 September 2011

We all hear that yoga is good for us, but is it really for everyone? Here are simple reasons why it can help you stress less and how to get started. From YOU Stress Less: The Owner’s Manual for Regaining Balance in Your Life by Dr. Michael F. Roizen, MD, and Mehmet C. Oz, MD.

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Diet and Fitness

Should college students fear the Freshman 15 or is it just a myth?

The Freshman 15: Is It a Myth?

1 Comment 02 September 2011

By Kristin Sidirov Going away to college can be a challenging experience. Teens, uprooted from home with unsure footing in their new world, begin trying to discover just who they are. While many students find the transition liberating, it can also be intimidating to handle the pressures of academic life—and those emotions can be a perfect storm that leads to the infamous Freshman 15.

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Diet and Fitness

How to work out when you

How to Workout When You’re Sick, Sore, or Just not Feeling It

1 Comment 16 August 2011

By Kristin Sidorov We’ve all been there: Suddenly one of life's little hassles pops up out of nowhere and ruins your best laid plans of sticking to your workout routine. Maybe you had one too many drinks last night, had to work late, or you're still hurting from that ambitious bike ride you took this weekend. How can you overcome the urge to bail on the gym?

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Health and Wellness

Swearing is good stress relief according to some studies

WTF? Dirty Words Are Good for Your Health

3 Comments 09 August 2011

Ah, #$@! it. We all know cursing is a social landmine, but sometimes—when you bang your elbow, are having a bad day, or maybe even had a teensy bit too much to drink—you unleash a blue streak that could cause the heavens to weep. But is it as good for your health as say, a long, mind-clearing run, meditating with the Dalai Lama or brain-calming exercises?

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Health and Wellness

How to tell if you have psoriasis or just a skin rash

How to Tell if You Have Psoriasis

2 Comments 27 July 2011

Although it's a widespread medical condition, psoriasis seems to have flown under the radar of buzzed-about medical conditions--until recently, when reality TV star Kim Kardashian was diagnosed with the autoimmune skin disease.

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Health and Wellness

Learn the truth behind fertility myths

Fertility Myths, Debunked

1 Comment 06 July 2011

Trying to get pregnant can open you up to a world of undue stress, anxiety, and heartache. Without the proper information, it's all too easy look for answers in the wrong places and begin believing any number of unfounded reasons for your struggle with fertility.

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Diet and Fitness

Stay fit while working with simple exercises you can do at your desk

How to Avoid Workplace Weight Gain

1 Comment 23 June 2011

A new study confirms the rather obvious relationship between an increase in desk jobs and the U.S.’s rapidly rising obesity rate. But while it's easy to target less "work" at work as a problem, it's more important to determine what you can do to stop packing on the pounds while sitting at your computer.

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