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Stress - and burn out

I’m a tad stressed.

I suppose the good news is I am aware of it, I am aware it is affecting me negatively, I know where the stress is coming from and I am trying to do something about it. 1,021 more words


Cortisol & Stress Awareness Day

Today is National Stress Awareness Day, so it makes sense for me to write about cortisol. Cortisol is the body’s stress hormone, produced by the adrenal glands located above the kidneys. 626 more words


Don't fight a sabre tooth tiger

I always talk to my students about stressing out during an exam. Your body doesn’t know the difference between an exam and a life or death situation; if your body stresses out you go into the stress response. 243 more words


Fight or Flight

Have you ever stopped and thought about how clever the human body is? Even when you’re asleep, it still makes sure your heart is beating, your lungs are getting air and your food is digested. 448 more words



“In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Small amounts of stress may be desired, beneficial, and even healthy. Positive stress helps improve athletic performance. 132 more words

Positive Stress

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