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Eliminating Stress Through Positive Thinking

by Marnie Bii March 2nd, 2017| Mind & Body, Stress
Positive reinforcement does wonders when training canines or teaching kids how to cope with difficult tasks. The use of positivity gives people and animals a boost in confidence and pride in exchange for a job well done. Although it may seem impossible at first, you can even use positive
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Improving Your Sleep Hygiene to Reduce Stress

by Marnie Bii February 9th, 2017| Mind & Body, Stress
When you're having a difficult week, it's likely that you start deeply ruminating about past and upcoming events as soon as your head hits the pillow. Unfortunately, disruptions in your quantity and quality of sleep can worsen stress, landing you in a never-ending cycle of worry. You can keep
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Lower Noise to Reduce Your High Stress Levels

by Marnie Bii June 26th, 2015| Mind & Body, Stress
You likely already know that you should limit exposure to loud sounds to protect your hearing. However, did you know that constant noise at acceptable levels can also harm your health? Although the noises do not have an effect on your hearing ability, the sustained sounds can activate your
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3 Types of Face Masks That Can Relieve Stress

by Marnie Bii May 29th, 2015| Mind & Body, Stress
After a long, stressful day, you might just want to sink into a hot bath to relax and put the stress behind you. If you do not have time for a luxurious bath, you can mimic the stress-relieving effects of that rest time using a face mask. The cool,
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Exploring the Role of Fear and Anxiety in Stress

by Marnie Bii May 1st, 2015| Mind & Body, Stress
When faced with a difficult task, it's easy to allow overwhelming feelings of fear and anxiety to take over. Instead of completing the task at hand, you may spend a lot of time ruminating about these fears and anxious feelings in an unhealthy way. Soon after, you may feel
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3 Awesome Ways Yoga Melts Away Stress

by Marnie Bii April 3rd, 2015| Mind & Body, Stress
Yoga directly addresses all of the mechanisms that allow stress to run out of control. With yoga, you must control your breathing, focus on movements and work out all of your excess energy. While you hold each pose, your yoga instructor will regularly remind you to keep your breathing
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Exploring How Dehydration Makes You Feel Stressed

by Marnie Bii January 9th, 2015| Mind & Body, Stress
If you feel constantly stressed, you might just need to drink a whole lot more water. After all, if you exercise regularly, you likely need more than the recommended eight glasses of water a day. When you don't fulfill that requirement, your body starts to feel incredibly stressed. Physical
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Practicing Mindfulness for Stress Relief

by Marnie Bii December 12th, 2014| Mind & Body, Stress
Without actively figuring out what's really bothering you, blame often falls on minor frustrations that happen throughout the day. You might not even realize the bigger problem that's coloring your perceptions of the world until you blow up about something unimportant. Practicing mindfulness can reduce stress by allowing you

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