Caregiver Stress: Caregivers Need Care Too

June 5th, 2016   •   Stress Management   •   no comments   
Caregiver Stress: Caregivers Need Care Too

A caregiver cares (either paid or unpaid) for someone (usually a family member) with an impairment with his or her daily activities. Caregiving is most typically used to address impairments related to old age, illness, injury, disability or mental disease. Caring for a loved one can be very rewarding, but it can also be challenging and stress from caregiving is common. Research suggests that women are especially at risk for the detrimental effects of caregiver stress. (1),(2).
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  1. National Alliance for Caregiving & AARP. (2004). Caregiving in the U.S. Washington, DC: Author
  2. Johnson, R.W. & Wiener, J.M. (2006). A Profile of Older Americans and Their Caregivers (Occasional Paper Number 8), Washington, DC: The Urban Institute

6 Ways for Men to Improve Their Work/Life Balance

May 8th, 2016   •   Stress Management   •   no comments   
6 Ways for Men to Improve Their Work/Life Balance

Most men (myself included) find it challenging to juggle the competing demands of their job and personal lives. Every man wants to do the best for his family and at the same time further his career, let alone his personal health and recreational goals. Unfortunately, many work for companies or organizations that are highly competitive and seem to demand 100% of their employees’ time. If you find yourself in this situation, then help is at hand. read more

Shouldn’t Things Be Perfect?

March 9th, 2016   •   Psychology, Stress Management   •   no comments   
Shouldn’t Things Be Perfect?

The desire to be perfect traps and burdens many individuals in their lifes. Perfectionism can imprison you with unrelenting stress and lead to stress-related conditions such as Adrenal Fatigue. Are you someone who always wants to do things perfectly? Is nothing ever good enough for you? Are you constantly judgemental? If you have answered “yes” to all of these questions chances are you are a chronic perfectionist. read more

Getting laid off ??? 10 Steps To Take Charge of Your Life

January 25th, 2016   •   Stress Management   •   no comments   
Getting laid off ??? 10 Steps To Take Charge of Your Life

You’ve been called into a meeting at work where the CEO outlines the budget forecast for the following year. It’s not good; the company needs to downsize in order to remain profitable and this means that people’s jobs are on the line. Your job is on the line. What should you do next? Where will you go? Why now and why you?
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Do You Want a More Peaceful and Compassionate Life?

December 19th, 2015   •   Stress Management   •   no comments   
Do You Want a More Peaceful and Compassionate Life?

The Dalai Lama is the renowned leader of Tibetan Buddhism and the political leader of the country of Tibet. He was born, Lhamo Dondrub, in 1935 in a small village in Tibet and was chosen to become both the spiritual and secular leader of the country. He was forced to escape from his home country of Tibet when the Chinese invaded in 1959. Since that time, the Dalai Lama has offered the world words of wisdom to help expand their spirituality and improve conditions for all those who inhabit the planet.  read more

Adrenal Fatigue and Negativity: How To Stay Positive In a Negative World?

November 24th, 2015   •   Stress Management   •   2 comments   
Adrenal Fatigue and Negativity: How To Stay Positive In a Negative World?

We have touched base upon the importance of a healthy and nutritious diet as part of your recovery plan from Adrenal Fatigue, but feeding your mind with positive and empowering thoughts also plays a great role in your overall health. You are not only what you eat and absorb through your stomach, but you are also what you think and consume through your mind!
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