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Mindfulness

What Is Your Stress Response?

Before you answer, let me define stress first. As I looked up definitions of stress in first few online dictionaries they didn’t seem right. Fourth choice on Merriam-Webster seems to describe stress in the context I am talking about:  “ 433 more words

Growth

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Feeling stressed, anxious, worried, angry lately?

To the brain and body, it is like a loud alarm is going off inside! The brain’s ability to think clearly and problem solve, is limited. 127 more words

Mindfulness

Can Breastfeeding Ease the Effects of Racism and Discrimination?

The Summer of 2016 will go down in history as a particularly awful one in terms of gun violence in the U.S. Black men and police officers were shot. 1,790 more words

Breastfeeding

Quick Stress Relief - There's an APP for That!

I am taking a brief departure today to address stress. In the last two weeks, I’ve had a surge of clients making last minute appointments to cope with feelings of elevated anxiety and stress over the current political climate. 603 more words

Coping

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

Exercise

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

Health