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Anxiety and Stress

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Simple Stress Reduction Techniques To Eliminate The Stress In Your Daily Life

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Everyone has stress. It is a normal part of life. You can feel stress in your body when you have too much to do or when you haven’t slept well. You can also feel stress when you worry about things like your job, money, relationships, or a friend or family member who is ill or in crisis. In response to these strains, your body automatically increases blood pressure, heart rate, respiration, metabolism, and blood flow to your muscles. This response is intended to help your body react quickly and effectively to a high-pressure situation. However, when you are constantly reacting to stressful situations without making adjustments to counter the effects, you will feel stress which can threaten your health and well-being.   According to APA’s Stress in...

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5 Subtle Signs of Burnout

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Stress is part of life and even considered healthy when at a minimal level. Positive stress gives out extra adrenaline that helps in finishing a task. However, too much stress has negative effects on your health and causes burnout. Burnout is similar to being listless, exhausted, and unable to cope especially for self-sacrifice professionals, career-oriented or overworked employees, and homemakers. Although there is no clear definition of what it is, there are subtle signs that indicate burnout: Physical Pain Over-focusing on your perceived goal leads to missing out the physical tensions that your body sends. To reach your goal, you work too long and too hard without stopping. It leads to internal pressure that builds up resulting to leg or neck pain and even headache. To ensure quick recovery...

15 Natural Remedies to Alleviate Stress During the Holidays

15 Natural Remedies to Alleviate Stress During the Holidays

Relaxing supplements and Herbs Supplements don’t have to be taken in a pill form, you can use a diffuser, teas, bath salts, lotions, and body scrubs. Some of my favorites for relaxation and stress are: Lavenders Passionflower Chamomile Rosemary Eucalyptus Spearmint Stress Related Problems  and Solutions Insomnia Magnesium: Magnesium, Sleep, and Mental Health. Magnesium is well known for its ability to relieve insomnia. One study found that it helps decrease cortisol, the “stress hormone” that can keep you up at night. It also helps muscles relax, to give you that calm “sleepy” feeling and help you unwind after a long day. Melatonin: Melatonin is meant to reset the body's internal clock — for example, it's appropriate to use the supplement to counter the effects of jet lag, or help someone...

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Supplements For Anxiety: Are Herbs And Supplements Useful?

Thankfully, discussions about mental health disorders are getting more common. They impact so many people in so many different ways, and anxiety is one of the most significant ways people are suffering. Anxiety can interfere with your enjoyment of life, it can disrupt work, impact relationships and affect your self-perception. So we had a chat with Terri Bowman from Brain Wellness Spa in Perth who says that diet can play a significant role in helping relieve anxiety, and in particular some herbs and supplements.  Here are the top 5 she recommends. Herbs & Supplements for Anxiety:   Passionflower: A natural supplement for anxiety Passionflower is said to create a calming effect in the brain. It is a herb native to the southern areas of the United States and South America and...

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6 Ways to Help Combat Stress

It is estimated that over 8.3 million Americans suffer from stress, anxiety or depression. The figure is staggering and has risen sharply since the recession that started in 2007. The problem is, is that most are not able to access the help that they need to combat these serious symptoms, either through lack of funds or because their condition hinders them seeking help. There are two types of stress that people suffer: Acute Stress Acute stress comes from a specific situation or event that has often occurred unpredictably and causes a reaction that makes you feel out of control. Having to speak in public or being involved in a near miss car accident can provoke feelings of acute stress. The stress hormones kick starts your coping mechanism: a...

Treating Anxiety and Stress with Hypnotherapy

Treating Anxiety and Stress with Hypnotherapy

Nowadays, hypnosis is used for many purposes. Most recently, it acts as a boon in treating the issues related to mental health. It is the mainstream alternative for the treatment of the patients dealing with mental health and problems such as anxiety. Hypnotherapy was in much use in the ancient times, but with the advancement in medical science and technology, there has been a new dimension added to it, and specialized treatment procedures have been added to treat patients who suffer from hyperactive bouts of anxiety disorder. What is the Trance state in hypnotherapy? In the process of hypnotherapy or hypnosis, the trance state affects the symptoms of anxiety. People suffering from an anxiety disorder can benefit from anxiety hypnotherapy. It is an alternative form of...

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6 Ways CBD Can Help College Students Deal With Stress

College students face stress at staggering rates – according to the American Psychological Association, 61 percent of college students who seek counseling say they deal with anxiety. Another 28 percent of students look for professional help because of their fears about not doing well in school. There’s a reason people say your 20s are the best time of your life – college shouldn’t be overwhelmingly stressful. If you’re a college student facing problems, you may be able to make life feel manageable with a bit of preparation and investing in things that can help promote calmness and wellness like Cannabidiol, or CBD. It’s often called life-changing because of the way it can affect the human body, and it can relieve some of the stress that...