Topic: stress

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 »

Complaint Free April: Why It’s Easier For Me To Complain Than Do Something About My Health & Weight

Complaint Free April: Why It's Easier For Me To Complain Than Do Something About My Health & Weight

If you’ve been following my dear colleague’s Complaint Free April posts, you know the deal: Carrie, and now plenty of readers and ourselves, are attempting to stop complaining so much, as it winds up just increasing stress and frustrations. Even though it may make us feel better or even help us bond with others, it’s still not a healthy way of releasing stress. Unfortunately, I definitely have a bad habit of complaining versus doing — especially with regard to my health. More »

Got Stress-Induced Stomachaches?

Got Stress-Induced Stomachaches?

I am the type of person who gets stressed out when she can’t fix a problem right away or would rather work all night than wake up with things not totally done the next morning. I feel constant fear of letting people down, feeling irresponsible and making mistakes; as a result, I get a rather remarkable number of stomachaches. So what can help this neverending cycle? More »