Mindful Meditation and Stress

I personally feel that meditating is a great way to take a break from high levels of stress or anxiety. A lot of people have this misconception that in order to reap the benefits of meditation that it would require going on some kind of extended weekend retreat. According to research from Carnegie Mellon just…

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Hormones and Dark Chocolate

Okay ladies, before you go out and buy a bunch of Hershey’s chocolate bars, you will want to read this entire article! Yes, specific kinds of chocolate do have health benefits but not all chocolate is healthy. Here are some highlights about the health benefits of dark chocolate: Stressed out? A 2009 study in the…

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How Stress causes diabetes and autoimmune diseases?

I suppose it can’t be stressed enough. Learning how to manage stress in our lives is important when it comes to staying healthy. It’s important too because when we feel like the world is on our shoulders due to our work life or home life or all of the above, it triggers the flight or…

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Does worrying over getting sick make you sick?

I have told some of my loved ones about feeling this way, and they don’t seem quite to understand the concept. It’s not a good idea to worry about being sick or to take undue stress because of it. Those particular individuals will go unnamed, but they know who they are. According to a study…

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What do you do when you screw up?

It’s an interesting question, and if you are a like me, it’s hard to take it easy on myself when I forget to do something or forget to call someone. It’s hard for me to not be angry at myself when I make even the slightest mistake at work. I always would prefer to be…

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Stress at work: Be Mindful of how you breathe

We have all faced days of being so stressed out that we don’t have any idea what to do next. There are days where we all want shove our head in that box of donuts that some well-intentioned co-worker brought into work and came out with our face covered in chocolate frosting and rainbow colored…

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