• Is your Relationship Causing You Stress?

    Perhaps nothing is as important in our lives as our relationships with other people. It has often been said that a happy family is the key to success. Much of our joy comes from our memories of Thanksgiving dinners around the dining room table or Christmas presents exchanged in the family room. But it is...

    The Right Rx for Stress

    It might happen each time you go in for a routine medical visit. Your anxiety begins during the drive over to the doctor’s office. It intensifies as you sit in the waiting room. You find you can concentrate on neither the television nor the magazine in front of you. When you’re ushered into an...

    Dieting Your Way to Stress Management

    You may notice that you reach for the potato chips when a television program becomes particularly frightening. Or you grab the crackers at work when you learn that you’ll have to handle a new project. You may also nibble on candy bars when you’re having difficulty controlling your children....

    Release Stress with Reiki – What is it and does it work?

    Stress is an evil six letter word that can be so harmful to your health. Work can be stressful, traffic jams can be stressful, raising a family can be stressful, and sticking to a strict budget can be stressful. Stress causes headaches, muscle aches, irritability, insomnia and a broad range of other...

    When Marital Breakup Happens

    You had high hopes for your marriage. Your first meeting was ideal-at a local church picnic. Your courtship was a dream-many moonlight walks along the riverfront. Your wedding day brought tears of joy to your eyes. But then tensions began to arise and the marriage fell apart. As a result, you are now...

    The Stress of Death

    You can recall clearly the day your father took you for your first bicycle ride. It was a crisp autumn day and the sun was shining on your brand new Huffy. You remember his hand gently guiding your bike along the road that ran by your apartment building. You even recall his smile as you began steering your...

    News Junkie Stress

    Perhaps you’ve been watching CNN religiously for its coverage of the war in Iraq. Or maybe you spend hours glued to Fox News for its take on the U.S. Supreme Court nomination process. You might surf the Internet, hunting for news. Your radio might be turned to talk radio throughout the day. You may...

    Are Your Kids Stressing You Out?

    Remember the first time you saw your first-born child? You might have been amazed at her eyes, or mesmerized by the perfection of his hands. You might have dutifully recorded the first smile, the first laughs, the first steps, the first dance. He or she became the most important individual in your life....

    Stress at the Mall

    It’s a malady that tends to strike around holiday time-although it can theoretically happen at any time of the year. You find yourself in a sea of people making its way through your local shopping mall. The crush of the crowd makes you feel claustrophobic. You run from store to store, vying against...

    Stress and the First Year of Parenthood

    The first year of parenthood is a memorable time. You’re getting to know your baby and becoming acclimated to your role as a parent. You learn how to feed your baby, how to clothe him or her, and even how to medicate your baby. Every few weeks, you check with your pediatrician’s office to chart...

    Imagining Your Way to Stress Reduction

    It might have begun with a picture in your mind’s eye of a sea shore at dusk. You pictured the large blue waves rolling over the shoreline…the pristine sand in the foreground…the sun gently setting in the west. You might have imagined sea gulls gently flying past and children building sand...

    Reading: The Pleasurable Escape

    It can take us to exotic lands, with powdery white beaches and clear azure skies. It can take us back in time-even to prehistoric days-or forward to the Big Brother world of the 25th century. It can fill our eyes with tears or make us laugh aloud. Reading opens a window to the world, giving us a vision of...

    Music: Sound Stress Reduction

    Music–It is the soundtrack to our lives. You might have driven your first car while the Go-Gos blared on the radio. You may remember singing “Memory” at your high school graduation, or you might have had the organist play “Ode to Joy” at your wedding. You may remember the first...

    Making the Grade in Handling Stress

    Just three months ago, you were standing on stage, receiving your high school diploma. The thrill of completing your high school education seems like a distant memory, now that you are completing your first month at college. While you were excited about starting classes, you never anticipated the amount of...

    Ending Vacation Stress

    It’s the time that you’ve been waiting for all year long. You have an uninterrupted two weeks away from work. While it should be a time of non-stop relaxation, the idea of your vacation is already beginning to stress you out. You wonder if you’ll return from your trip more frustrated and...
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