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Stress Management and Relief

In today's hectic world, stress management is necessary to help maintain optimal health. Learn about effective stress management techniques as well as the impact of stress on your health from our team of Emaxhealth reporters.

Some members of PTSD Soldier Families Also Show Becan to Show Stress Symptoms

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Stress and depression are contagious. Physicians working with soldiers who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) note that some members of these soldiers’ families also began to show symptoms associated with these conditions over time, despite the fact that they never served in the army.

5 Reasons Why Stress is A Silent Killer According to Research

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Stress has been called a silent killer for good reason. Stress is a faceless, deadly nemesis that crouches in the shadows ready to spring at the first sign of weakness. Stress is a predator that stalks vulnerable victims, and chronic stress can kill for many reasons. Perhaps the most frightening aspect of stress is that this predator preys on your lifespan.

Why This Sleep Study Tip Helps High Achievers to Fall Asleep Faster

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The high achiever tosses and turns in bed as they face the enormity of tasks they face the next day. They wonder how they are going to get it all done and then yet another task pops into their mind. Now they’re sure they are going to forget something. Does this scenario sound familiar? New research shows that this tip will help anyone, especially high achievers, to fall asleep faster every night.

Top 10 Natural Resources for Healing Adrenal Fatigue

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In my journey through adrenal fatigue, I have healed and continue to heal. It can be overwhelming to know where to start once you find out that your adrenals are close to burn-out. That is why I am sharing my top 10 favorite resources with you today that have all acted together to heal my adrenals. Addressing your lifestyle is another crucial factor in recovering from adrenal fatigue. You can read my post on that here.

10 Pieces of Healing Wisdom To Those Recovering From Adrenal Fatigue

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Adrenal fatigue is a long, exhausting road. I’ve been walking it a long time, but it has taught me invaluable lessons about living my life. I’ve had to learn to listen to my body instead of telling my symptoms to go away. Here are 10 healing pieces of wisdom I want everyone recovering from adrenal fatigue to know.

5 Anti-Inflammatory Habits to Practice in 2018 According to Research

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There are a variety of factors that increase inflammation including stress and the Standard American diet, and inflammation-related disease is on the rise. As we jot down our resolutions for 2018, we should be proactive in implementing some if not all of the habits on this list in our daily lives to avoid the terrible consequences of an inflamed body and mind.

The One Herb That Calms Holiday Stress Naturally

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With all the hustle and bustle, the Christmas season and all the holiday stress it brings is undeniably the most stressful time of the year, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Instead of reaching for wine, or more coffee, which can cause a jittery effect, all can be calm and bright with Melissa, or how she’s more commonly known -- lemon balm.

How to Stop Stress Eating; Feeding Your Body and Not Your Emotions

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Everyone eats for comfort now and then. Maybe it is when you’ve had a stressful day at work, or at home with the children. Maybe it’s after an upsetting argument with your significant other. Perhaps you’re most likely to stress eat on the days when you are particularly hormonal. Whatever the case, emotional eating can quickly derail your health goals, or even cause you to gain weight.

Wake Up And Energize Plus 9 Other Key Benefits Of A Cold Shower

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If you are like most people, you probably enjoy the comfort of a nice warm shower or bath. That’s great. There is nothing wrong with that. Waking up with a cold shower can in fact help energize you, inside and out, and bring other benefits making the temporary resistance worthwhile. Once you get use to it, using cold water even at just the end of the shower, can be a welcome experience with many felt benefits.

My Children and I Were Silent for Five Minutes. Here's What Happened When We Began to Practice Mindfulness

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A house full of children is a house full of chaos. With our tablets and phones, Netflix and Minecraft, with our Amazon Echo, our radios and TVs, with a barking dog and sibling squabbles we are constantly in a state of massive over-stimulation. One day last month, it became abundantly clear to me that I had simply had ENOUGH.

How this mom deals with stressful situations naturally

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Everyone one of us has faced a situation that has given us anxiety, maybe even to the point to consider it a phobia. As moms, we still have these fears, but we must try even harder to get through what is causing this anxiety from our children, our spouses, and most importantly, ourselves. Some common phobias can include public speaking, doctors, or even heights. Personally, a phobia of mine has been the dentist. Today, I had a dentist appointment and I to face my fear so to speak. While facing a fear is a feat for anyone, here are five ways to help in any situation that may cause you or anyone else anxiety.

How I Coped When Tragedy Struck 10 Days Postpartum

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I was on Cloud 9. Nine days prior, I had the birth of my dreams. A fast, hard labor at home. Fifty-five minutes start to finish and I delivered our beautiful baby girl at home. It truly was a dream. We were all so enamored with this beautiful baby girl; the first girl in 35 years in my husband's family. Her two big brothers, her daddy and I just loved her so much. We were adjusting to becoming a family of five and having two babies under a year old. Our oldest just adored his sweet tiny baby sister and he had never been happier in his entire life it seemed. When, out of nowhere, our life took a crazy, indescribably scary turn for the worst.

How a Naturally Messy Mom Learned to Let Go of Perfectionism and Find Joy in Keeping Her House "Clean Enough" - The 85% Principle

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Are you naturally a messy person? Do you find yourself more often than not in a state of chaos around your home? Do you have dishes in your sink? Dirty laundry in the floor? Spots on the bathroom mirrors? If I were to ring your doorbell right now, would you answer? I am all too-familiar with this scenario, because I, too, am a naturally messy person. Keep reading to learn how I changed my way of thinking, and now manage to (mostly) stay on top of my household chores.

3 Essential Oils That Keep Cats Off Furniture Naturally

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There are many essential oil benefits, but did you know one of them is altering the behavior of your cat? If you have had enough of your cat climbing on furniture or counters, you can rest easy knowing there's a natural remedy that will work effectively and safely in keeping your cat at bay. You can control your kitty's behavior naturally and instead lure them to the places you want them be using these essential oils.

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