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Ways to Relieve Stress: Becoming Zen, Happy and Healthy

February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Ways to Relieve Stress: Becoming Zen, Happy and Healthy

By Betty Murray Stress is the new fat. It’s a nationwide epidemic rivaling that of obesity. Stress doesn’t can lead to emotional disorders, hypertension and heart problems, headaches and even obesity. While stress in and of itself isn’t a bad thing (as it helps us meet deadlines, perform athletically, etc.), prolonged stress is bad for your […]

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Ways to Relieve Stress: Becoming Zen, Happy and Healthy

February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Ways to Relieve Stress: Becoming Zen, Happy and Healthy

By Betty Murray Stress is the new fat. It’s a nationwide epidemic rivaling that of obesity. Stress doesn’t can lead to emotional disorders, hypertension and heart problems, headaches and even obesity. While stress in and of itself isn’t a bad thing (as it helps us meet deadlines, perform athletically, etc.), prolonged stress is bad for your […]

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Avoid Losing Weight during the Holidays

December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Avoid Losing Weight during the Holidays

By Betty Murray We all respond to stress in different ways. For some, stress is a contributing factor to weight gain, but for others, prolonged stress, or even stress from a single traumatic event can result in weight loss. The holiday season is a particularly stressful time for many people. Finances, loss of a loved one, […]

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Dealing With the Stress of a Busy Life

September 25, 2014 0 Comments
Dealing With the Stress of a Busy Life

By Betty Murray We live in a culture of “busyness.” It affects every aspect of our lives, and even the lives of our children. With a new school year comes more activities for our kids that have to fit into an already busy schedule. Whether it’s studies, sports, hanging out with friends, family obligations, or other […]

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Reduce Stress with HeartMath Heart-Focused Breathing

November 9, 2012 0 Comments
Reduce Stress with HeartMath Heart-Focused Breathing

By Betty Murray When the stress and anxiety sets in, how do you cope? Exercise, food, alcohol, sleep, meditation — all of these are common coping mechanisms for stress. Many of these are not however healthy methods of coping with stress. If you turn to food or alcohol to reduce stress, you are setting yourself up [...]

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