Category: Stress

If there are two words that could easily represent our life today, they might be ‘stress’ and ‘getaway’, the latter being an effort to put the former to rest, even if for a little while. But how about getting away from stress without having to actually get away from what is in fact our life?

Caffeine’s Effects on the Human Stress Axis

INTRODUCTION Caffeine is one of the world’s most widely used drugs. Surveys in the U.S. have shown that approximately 80% of adults regularly consume caffeine, averaging two to three cups of coffee a day...

Stress and Your Healing System

Stress interferes significantly with the perforrnance of your body’s healing system. Stress stimulates and activates your sympathetic nervous system, which initiates the fight-or-flight response. Recall that when the fight-or-flight response is activated, adrenaline is...

Stress – the silent killer

IF YOU LIKE DETECTIVE STORIES, YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE THIS. Back around 2000, a story came out about how the population of gray tree frogs in many American lakes was being decimated. The general...

Helping Others Deal with Stress

Chris had always been a friendly, well-liked kid. He was a member of the student council, swam backstroke on the swim team, and sang in the school chorus. He had a younger sister with...

Best Practical Ways to Reduce Your Stress Level

Get organized. Disorganization frequently leads to stressful situations when you can’t find what you need or miss deadlines and assignments. Here are some tips: Pick out what you’re going to wear the next day...