Stress Is An Everyday Reality. How Do You Cope?

Stress can be a healthy response to daily demands and boost the body's performance, but what happens when the pressure becomes a consistent problem? High stress can drive up a person's blood pressure and weaken the immune system, contributing to chronic pains like headaches and back problems. Meanwhile, behaviors like smoking, alcohol use and overeating are [...]

By |2018-08-29T13:20:12+00:00August 29th, 2018|Daily Life|

Busting Holiday Stress: Newsmax Health

“Studies show that our appetite for sweets increases quite dramatically when we experience chronic stress which makes the holiday season prime time for expanding your waistline,” Dr. Heidi Hanna, executive director of the American Institute for Stress, tells Newsmax Health. “Don’t deprive yourself of the occasional treat but practice eating slowly, calmly and mindfully.” Busting [...]

By |2018-01-17T10:08:59+00:00December 11th, 2017|Daily Life|

June 2017 Issue of Contentment Magazine: Measuring Stress

Inside this issue: Seeking Clarity for Stress, by Dr. Heidi Hanna, PhD, FAIS Measuring Stress: A review, by Alan Ruth, PhD, FAIS How Can We Measure Stress in the Future?, by Edmond Hallberg, EdD, FAIS Assessing the Stress in Your Organization, by Jim Porter, FAIS READ NOW   The American Institute of Stress produces [...]

By |2017-06-28T11:02:51+00:00June 26th, 2017|Daily Life|