Mindfulness Techniques to Navigate the Holiday Season

Reading Time: 4 minutes Much of the end of the year (and beginning of next year) is dedicated to holiday-related activities. And while this season can be full of love and cheer, it can also be a lot to handle. From being around many people to planning for travel and gifts, it’s often hard to stop and breathe. During this time, it’s helpful to … Read More

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How Emotional Stress Affects the Body and 5 Tips to Cope Better

Reading Time: 4 minutes May is Mental Health Month, so this week we’re talking about a commonly ignored aspect of health: emotional stress. There are two types of stress: physical stress and emotional stress. Emotional stress is a result of how you respond to what you see and hear around you, and it can really take a toll if not addressed. What Happens During … Read More

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Heart Health: Dealing with Work Stress

Reading Time: 3 minutes We all experience work stress sometimes, but is yours affecting your health? Short-term stress can be helpful for getting things done and meeting deadlines, but chronic work stress—whether it comes from coworkers, a packed schedule, or fear of cutbacks or layoffs—negatively impacts quality of life, both physically and emotionally. This can, in turn, alter work performance and overall happiness with … Read More

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Managing Holiday Stress When the Season is Overwhelming

Reading Time: 4 minutes There are many things to love about the holidays: time with family and friends, gift-giving, decorations and celebrations. But there can be a downside to the holiday season that isn’t talked about as much: stress. Travel planning, buying the perfect gifts, challenging family dynamics, cooking, cleaning, entertaining, etc. can make a person want to pull their hair out! As much … Read More

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FAQ: Can Supplements Affect Blood Pressure?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yes, supplements can affect blood pressure … and so can diet, lifestyle and other facets that make up everything we do.  Here is how blood pressure works. Blood pressure is regulated by a negative feedback system. In fact, two negative feedback systems come to mind immediately: blood pressure and the thyroid hormone system. Blood pressure is naturally regulated by nerve … Read More

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