What You Should Stop Stressing About Right Now and Why, #1 Your Weight

I wanted to do a 10-part series on the things that we stress over but really shouldn't.  Over the next five weeks, I'll cover Ten Things You Should Stop Stressing About Right Now and Why. I'll post one every Monday and one every Thursday. (Yes, I'm getting started a little late, but why put my … Continue reading What You Should Stop Stressing About Right Now and Why, #1 Your Weight

How Stress Affects the Body

So I recently saw this awesome infographic on the Secrets of the Fed website. I know the site can be a bit provocative, but you really can't argue about this image. Every time I see something about the negative consequences of stress, it reminds me to stay focused.  I'm minimalizing and slowing down for a reason. … Continue reading How Stress Affects the Body

Managing Stress and Anxiety: Pills or Positive Affirmations?

A couple of weeks ago, my doctor suggested I see a psychiatrist for anxiety.  Why? I had to go to urgent care because I was unable to breathe.  After a chest x-ray, EKG, and a myriad of blood tests I found out that nothing was wrong with me. I was just anxious and having a … Continue reading Managing Stress and Anxiety: Pills or Positive Affirmations?