Tag Archives: stress

Health: As You Think, So Are You

Danger, worry, anxiety and stress activates the “fight or flight” mechanism of the sympathetic nervous system. In fact, we’ve all experienced it numerous times in our lives. It doesn’t even have to be actual physical danger. If you’ve ever had … Continue reading

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Stress: Powerful Breathing Technique

Stress affects us all. There are lots of effective ways to deal with stressful thoughts and situations. Prayer and EFT are two of my very favorite. But there are times when you need to calm down, very quickly, in the … Continue reading

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Sugar and Inflammation: My Experience

When I work with clients, regardless of whether they are trying to lose weight, normalize blood sugar or cholesterol, dealing with arthritis and joint pain or some other health issue, inflammation is at the root of it. Chronic inflammation has … Continue reading

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Sleep, Stress, and Weight Loss

Sleep is intricately tied to health and to weight loss, but perhaps in a way you didn’t realize. Besides adding to stress, depression and irritability, poor sleep habits have been linked to obesity, diabetes, reduced growth hormone release and increased … Continue reading

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Health: Is Anxiety Inherited

We inherit many traits from our parents. You may have your parents’ eyes or build or tendency to carry weight in your hips or belly. You can have a genetic propensity toward developing certain diseases, although that’s not set in … Continue reading

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Stress Relief: Tea to the Rescue

Worry. Stress. Anxiety. Insomnia. They all seem to feed into each other, don’t they? There’s a rather delicious and simple daily habit that may just help you calm down and get a good night’s sleep. Tea! In this case, green … Continue reading

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Trouble Losing Weight: Pick your Poison

I’m sure I don’t have to convince you that stress is harmful to your health. An article in the Huffington Post said it this way: “Stress is a factor in five out of the six leading causes of death — … Continue reading

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