Stress Relief

Stress can have major negative impacts on your health. Let us help you beat your stress with these articles and tips.

According to the American Psychiatric Association, anxiety disorders are a group of related conditions that share features of excessive and persistent fear. Fear is a natural response to an imminent threat; however anxiety occurs when there is anticipation and worry about a future threat. It is estimated that 30 per ce…

No matter where you are in life, the fall season rarely fails to provide a variety of avenues into new experiences. First days of school, getting back to work, moving in, growing up, moving on… The condition of our physical body is a direct reflection of the ways in which we use them. So, amidst (what seems to be) the…

1. No Arguing at the Table Make this a ground-rule that you send to your family members ahead of time. Focus on the joy and positive interactions. 2. Include Daily Exercise It’s a good time to get a head-start on New Years goal #1 – exercising and losing weight. What better way than to exercise…it’s like giving yoursel…

Whether you are a parent of a young child or of a college student, back to school is an important transition for you and your children. It represents a meaningful challenge for the child: academically, socially and emotionally. The “back-to-school” transition can be prepared for proactively and my article below incorpo…

When I was asked to write an article about the stress of Christmas shopping and the busy holiday season in general my thoughts went back to a different era to my growing up years on a farm in the beautiful and peaceful Shenandoah Valley in the State of Virginia. My father, an architect, and my mother, the quintessentia…