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Health and Stress

Push the Pause Button on Adrenal Burnout

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Chronic, unremitting stress takes a heavy toll on our health. Over time, it can lead to burnout of the adrenal glands, making it impossible for your body to respond normally to the stresses of life, leaving you feeling tired and crummy most of the time.

Addressing Workplace Stress: A Comprehensive Wellness Imperative for Individuals and Their Organizations

Megan Cleghorn | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Megan Cleghorn

Identifying the most pronounced sources of stress in your life is rarely difficult. Understanding how multiple sources of stress in your life act in concert to create your own individualized risk and resiliency profile is more complex.

Joe Robinson: The Social Antidote to Public Health Enemy #1

Joe Robinson | Posted 08.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

The stress epidemic has gone uncontested for too long. We can change that by becoming a nation of first responders, creating a social movement of people who reach out when someone is in need, who talk and listen, not look the other way, who can be Stress Lookouts and Disrupters.

'But I Didn't Know I Was Stressed'

Joe Robinson | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Stress is always the forgotten health hazard, with no social or political constituency to champion it. Let's make stress prevention a normal, covered service and insure that everyone has the tools to avoid adaptation to self-destruction.

Navigating Work Stress From The ER, Bed And Beyond

Judy Martin | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Judy Martin

Now in the healing process, and as an advocate for managing work stress in a conscious way, I wanted to share a few lessons that I learned. First, work-life flexibility and acceptance are the greatest keys moving forward when sudden acute health care issues arise.

Three-Quarters Of Your Doctor Bills Are Because Of This

Joe Robinson | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

There seems to be a trend here. Illness and stress. Spending wild amounts of money and stress. The culprit behind so many of our health problems is staring us in the face. Want to cut chronic diseases and health bills? Start with stress, the crisis at the heart of the health care crisis.

Mark Hyman, MD: 5 Ways To Never Be Stressed Again

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The operative word here about stress is that it is a perception, also known as a thought or point of view. There are objective stressors, to be sure. But how these affect us determines our body's stress response.

6 Little Things I Must Stop Stressing Over (And 1 Huge Thing)

Lily Avnet | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Lily Avnet

De-stressing is a personal experiment in discovering what makes you calm down. So in my efforts to de-stress, I'm joining some of my colleagues in making a list of a few things I'm determined to stop stressing about.

7 Things I Stopped Stressing About

Laura Schocker | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Schocker

Despite being a stage-five worrier, I try to keep my anxiety in its proper perspective. But after researching and writing a piece published earlier this week about what stress is doing to your body, I realized I still have a long way to go when it comes to handling the ever-present stress in my life.

Stress 101: Eat Well, Sleep More And Move Around A Lot

meQuilibrium | Posted 04.29.2013 | GPS for the Soul
meQuilibrium

The moment of the internal negotiation -- the point at which I weigh my two options -- is an important teachable moment. I wish that in those moments, I had the ability to step outside of the situation and reexamine the tradeoff I had formulated.