Topic: stress

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 »