Archive for the ‘Stress’ Category

How to Tell Others No

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

If you find yourself frequently agreeing to things that you would rather not do, you may suffer from high levels of anxiety. You can reduce your stress levels without feeling guilty if you practice saying no more often. When you choose the right times to tell others that you will not do something, you may […]

Tips for Naturally Overcoming Depression

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Life can be difficult, and it is easy to become overwhelmed by the negative influences that you face on a daily basis. This constant stream of stress and bad news can cause depression, and you may find that it is hard to start thinking positively again. If you are struggling to overcome your depression, then […]

Less Is More

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

In today’s society, people seem to be focused on getting their hands on as many things as possible. They want more money, bigger houses, faster cars and nicer clothes, and they feel like a failure if they don’t reach these lofty goals. No matter how much they have, they keep looking for more, and this […]

College Students and the Habit of Frontloading

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

College students often enjoy social events that allow them to take a break from their classes and studies, and many of these events include large amounts of alcohol. Some students attempt to increase their levels of intoxication by consuming alcohol before each occasion. This is known as frontloading, and it can have dangerous consequences. Why […]

The Link Between Affection and Stress

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Stress is everywhere, and each person copes with it differently. Some people seem to be able to go through life without worrying excessively or sweating about little details. Others experience a great deal of emotional distress whenever they encounter the changes and problems of life. There are many factors that determine how a person responds […]

Overcoming the Effects of Abuse

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Overcoming the Effects of Abuse Many people who have been abused or bullied suffer in silence as they try to avoid anger, criticism, insults and resentment from others. They make choices that are designed to meet the approval of others rather than trying to fulfill their own goals and wishes. They live in fear of […]

The Conversation You Need to Have With Your Spouse

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

When two people start dating, they talk about all sorts of things; music, hobbies, sports, favorite foods, movies, religion, family and parents, careers, and of course, sex. However, there is one topic that never seems to get any attention until it is already a problem in the relationship. Money is the one thing that sabotages […]

Vacation Time is a Necessity

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Most of us consider a weekend getaway to be a vacation. However, research suggests that individuals who do not take at least two full weeks off from work each year have an increased risk of heart disease and women, in particular, are more susceptible to depression. All over the world people take vacations spanning from […]

Making the Most of College with an Undecided Major

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Ideally, by the time an individual graduates from high school, he already has a plan for his college path. While he may not have decided on a specialty, he at least knows he wants to pursue an education in law, medicine, technology, or some other field for which he has a passion. However, not everyone […]

Hidden Dangers of Inadequate Sleep

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Everyone can agree that sleep problems are a hassle. Individuals who do not get enough sleep or do not sleep well experience difficulty focusing and performing well on daily tasks at work or school. Moreover, they often lack the energy to do the things they enjoy. However, many people are unaware that poor sleep is […]