Posts Tagged ‘women’s stress’

Wedding stress survival strategies

Rain is forecasted for the day of your outdoor wedding. Your flower girl may have the measles. Your soon-to-be in-laws want to double the size of the guest list. What else can happen?! The days and weeks leading up to the happiest day of your life may also be filled with the most stress. Even…

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Surprising strategies to save your heart

The statistics are shocking but real: according to the American Heart Association, 43 million American women are affected by heart disease, and it is the leading cause of death among women. For too long, women have taken the “bikini approach” to their health, worrying about cancers of the breast and pelvic area. Yet heart disease…

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The hidden connection between stress and your weight

If you have been struggling with your weight, you have plenty of company. About two-thirds of North Americans are overweight or obese. Losing weight is not easy. There are many factors that affect our weight including dietary choices, activity level, hormones, genetics and even stress. The connection between stress and weight gain may come as…

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New Year’s 911

The countdown to New Year’s Eve has begun. Wouldn’t you prefer to start 2014 feeling great instead of rundown? As difficult as it might seem, try to maintain your healthy lifestyle habits during these last few weeks of the year. Get up a little early if necessary to exercise, and compensate by going to sleep…

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Secrets to successfully juggling a busy life

Hectic schedules are a reality for most people. We wake up thinking about what we need to accomplish during the day, and lose sleep because our minds are busy planning tomorrow’s agenda. Between careers and taking care of the house, finances, family and extended family, it can all become overwhelming. If not well managed, your…

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Self-care strategies for busy moms

Being a mom is one of life’s most rewarding roles and it also comes with unique challenges. Whether you work or stay home, your schedule is likely to be over-booked, you probably have very little time for yourself, and my guess is that you’ve become adept at multitasking. All of which means that you know…

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