Topic: stress

How Sick Could Stress Make You? Use This Scale To Find Out

How Sick Could Stress Make You? Use This Scale To Find Out

The Holmes-Rahe Life Stress Inventory was created in 1967, but I just happened to come across it the other day on one of my favorite health and wellness blogs, Holly Would If She Could. I didn’t even know there was such a thing, a test to measure your life stress, so I thought it would be interesting to share with Blisstree readers, especially since we’re often writing about the powerful connections between stress and health. More »

Tapping: The New Way To Deal With Stress and Anxiety

Tapping: The New Way To Deal With Stress and Anxiety

Nick Ortner is the new author of the The Tapping Solution: A Revolutionary System for Stress Free Living. It’s a progressive healing method that’s he’s been an evangelist for and has popularized with his World Tapping Summit and talks. You may have also caught his film about tapping last year, or heard about Ortner’s work from wellness gurus like Kris Carr, Christiane Northrup, M.D., and Mark Hyman, M.D., all of whom say we should get over our skepticism and give tapping a try. More »

The Hormone Diet: 5 Overlooked Reasons You’re Stressed Out

The Hormone Diet: 5 Overlooked Reasons You're Stressed Out

When you think of stress you may think of the acute stressors, like a deadline to get your taxes done, being late for an important meeting or a last minute project that your boss plopped on your desk. Some stresses are, however, more subtle—but no less detrimental to your health or feeling balanced (hormonally and mentally!). Here are a few overlooked examples of chronic stress and some tips on what you can do about it. More »