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5 Strategies for Reducing Stress at Work

Even if you love your job, work can be a significant source of stress in your life. This stress can cause symptoms such as headaches, anxiety, trouble focusing, fatigue, and sleep problems. In some cases, this stress leads to changes in behavior, such as starting to use tobacco, withdrawing from social activities, and changes in eating. While it may feel like the only way…

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3 Steps for Managing Family Stress

It doesn’t take an expert to know that managing family life can prove incredibly stressful. Between shuttling kids off to several activities, keeping a clean home, managing finances, and getting food on the table, family stress can add up quickly. It’s no wonder that 79 percent of American adults report feeling stressed sometimes or frequently throughout the day. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by pressure…

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The Effects Of Stress Upon Our Sleep Patterns

Carl Nassar, Ph.D., LPC, CIIPTS Many sleep-related surveys carried out in recent years have shown that we’re not getting the amount of sleep that we ideally need. While some people can cope with less sleep than others, most are still not meeting the recommended requirements. As a result, many people may struggle to function and remain as mentally and physically sound as possible. The…

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