stressed out? THE BREATHING EXERCISE YOU NEED-TO-TRY

IF YOU’RE STRESSED OUT OR CAN’T SLEEP try this 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise This three-step breathing technique has shown to be effective to help you get to sleep, though it can take practice and patience. You can also use it, anytime, anywhere, to calm yourself in times of stress. Here’s what you do: 1. Breathe in […]

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4 WAYS TO STRESS LESS

DID YOU KNOW WOMEN ARE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRESS & ANXIETY THAN MEN? We’re not making this up… Yup… Research has just found that female rat brains are more sensitive to a hormone produced at times of anxiety called “corticotropin-releasing factor” (CRT). Not only are the female brains more susceptible to low levels of CRT, […]

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how to RELAX
{when you have a BUSY week ahead}

DO YOU HAVE A FULL-ON BUSY WEEK AHEAD? Try some of these simple relaxation tips below this weekend and you may just have a less stressful working week… 1. Focus on positive thoughts. It’s impossible to stop worrying entirely, but try to keep it to what’s called productive worry—ie. things you can control, like meeting deadlines or […]

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how to DE-STRESS IN 30 SECONDS OR LESS

WE KNOW RELAXING DOES WONDERS FOR OUR HEALTH… BUT IN REALITY, HOW OFTEN DOES THAT HAPPEN! {Especially this time of the year! Well, that’s where micro-meditation comes to play, a new trend that’s helping to de-stress. Micro-meditations are small bursts of meditation that we can use to tackle negative, difficult, stressful or unpleasant situations. They help us […]

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