Category Archive: Stress Challenges

STRESS CHALLENGE

Studies have found that pets can help boost health in a host of ways. They can give you more opportunities to be active. And they may help keep your stress low and your… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Hot weather can make you feel sweaty, tired, and cranky. But, you can take steps to stay cool. Park your car in the shade, if you can, or get a car cover.  Take… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

The light and stimulation from TVs, phones, and other gadgets can make it harder to fall asleep. It’s better to spend time before bed doing something relaxing. You could dim the lights and… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Give your full attention to whoever is speaking to you. Try not to let your mind wander. Don’t think about what you want to say next. And do your best not to judge… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

When you’re done, review your list to see how you’re spending your free time. Ask yourself these questions: Why did I spend time on this? Did it help me reach my goals? Did… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Stress isn’t all bad. It’s just a change your body has to adapt to. In fact, there’s a name for good stress—eustress. This is when you feel excited or nervous in a positive… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Our high-tech digital world seems to give us an ever-growing volume of content. Each day we get hit with texts, email, news, and social media alerts. If folks aren’t surfing the web, they’re… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

When we feel and act on a strong desire to ease suffering in others, we are acting with compassion. And research suggests that doing so on a routine basis may be healthy for… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Massage can help you relax by lowering your heart rate, breathing rate, blood pressure, and stress hormones. A quick scalp massage can help you relax and help you feel more alert, too. Take… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Try the relaxation technique called belly breathing. Close your eyes (if it is safe to do so) and rest one hand on your stomach. Take a deep breath in through your nose—all the… Continue reading

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