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The Physiology of Stress - An Introduction

Stress, we’ve all experienced it. Everyone can remember a time when life got a little (or a lot) too hectic. Maybe you’ve over committed yourself and don’t have time to finish all of your tasks. 1,267 more words

Chronic Stress

Mindfulness and Food

Mindfulness and food are two things that should go together, but for me are very difficult to put together. Just tonight, a local studio/office that focuses more on eastern medicine, posted on Facebook that they are holding a one hour workshop on chewing. 456 more words

Lowering Stress: Unwind with Mindful Meditation | Body Ecology

Stress originally was a survival mechanism. “Stress is the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change.” Hans Selye coined the term “stress” in 1936. 1,516 more words

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Stress Less Ness

Some years back, grocery stores used to have coin sorting machines. You could dump all your loose coins into a receptacle. The coins would drop and be funneled into separate slots and, within minutes, you would have stacks of pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters that you could remove and roll. 575 more words

Balanced Living


So, summer is coming very rapidly to an end. In about 1 month or a little less, the kids will go back to school and I will go back to work. 518 more words

Chronic Stress and Self-Regulation

The physiological stress response is more complex that we might have initially assumed. The stress response is not simple a nebulous sensation of malaise within the body (although it certainly can feel that way). 871 more words

Chronic Stress

Summer Mindfulness

It’s the 4th of July weekend and I have been out of work for 2 weeks now. I have to say that I am using this time to really enjoy life. 393 more words