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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.

Make This Labor Day Weekend a Time to Relax, Renew and Recharge

Nancy Brown | Posted 10.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

As we head into the Labor Day weekend, many Americans are looking forward to some well-deserved time off and relaxation. From a health standpoint, nothing could be better, especially if you're one of those people who make a habit of burning the candle at both ends.

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.

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.

10 Signs You're Burnt Out

LearnVest | Posted 06.02.2013 | Small Business
LearnVest

Looking back, it's obvious that my lifestyle wasn't sustainable. But back then, I wore my workaholism like a badge of honor. The way I saw it, I had an awesome job and would work as hard as it took to do well. Instead, it was a classic case of burnout.

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.