Tag: "Stress"

Stressed Woman
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Negative Emotions Begone!

For the most part, I consider myself an optimistic person. Most days the sun is shining, the birds are chirping and I am happy to be alive and experiencing whatever comes my way. But I would be lying if I said that every day is a perfect, happy day. Like everyone else, I have days […]

BH4BP #73 - Stressed? Meditate On This!
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BH4BP #73 – Stressed? Meditate On This!

As you all know, today’s fast paced world can be very stressful.  It pulls us in a million and one directions, and we’re always rushing to meet an unending string of deadlines and the expectations placed on us by our employers, friends and even our families.  I know that it can often be hard not […]

BHTV #19 – Laughter Is Contagious, But In A Good Way!
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BHTV #19 – Laughter Is Contagious, But In A Good Way!

Since this show comes out 6 days before Halloween, I want to wish those of you that celebrate Halloween, an early Happy Halloween! To commemorate what I consider a fun occasion full of costumes, trick or treating and for those that enjoy it, scary movies; I’m dedicating this show to something fun, happy and pleasurable.  […]

BH4BP #61 – Music Tames The Savage Health Issue
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BH4BP #61 – Music Tames The Savage Health Issue

Did you know that the right music can give us energy, boost creativity, lift the spirit, make us more alert, lessen anxiety, decrease stress and pain and even aid in digestion and sleep?  Plus, used correctly, it can be a really effective mood boosting tool. The affect that music has on us is quite profound.  […]

Massages for Fun and Health
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Massages for Fun and Health

Jennifer made a Saturday massage appointment at her local spa in anticipation of the next few weeks at work.  She knew that it was going to be a very stressful stretch because of some impending deadlines and critical meetings.  A long massage would be the perfect outlet to reduce her current stress, muscle tension and […]

Financial Stress: The Piggy Bank is Half Full!
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Financial Stress: The Piggy Bank is Half Full!

Photo by matze ott via Flickr Are you staying up at night worrying about your investments, about whether you will lose your job or how you are going to pay your bills? Are you feeling depressed, anxious or getting headaches?  Do you find yourself overeating, unmotivated or withdrawing from others? If this sounds like you, […]

BH4BP #32 - Dealing With Stress: Part 2
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BH4BP #32 – Dealing With Stress: Part 2

Photo by HaPe Gera via Flickr Today’s episode is the second part of a two part series on stress. Last week on show #31, I discussed what stress is, how it effects our health, some unhealthy coping strategies and I covered the first of six healthy stress management techniques, which was exercise.  Now, on this […]

BH4BP #31 - Dealing With Stress: Part 1
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BH4BP #31 – Dealing With Stress: Part 1

Photo by Y0si via Flickr Today’s episode is the first in a two part series about stress.  Now is an appropriate time for this topic because these are tough and stressful times for many people.  Unemployment is up, home foreclosures are high and the stock market is way down.  Some people have lost their jobs […]

It Doesn't Stop When the Workout's Over...
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It Doesn’t Stop When the Workout’s Over…

Getting the body that you want isn’t something that can be done in 30 minutes a day or even an hour. Most people think that they are done once the workout is over. That’s just not true. Working out is an important part of being healthy. However, there are three other key components to getting […]

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BH4BP #3 – Job Stress and Debt Stress

In this week’s show, I concentrate on the topic of stress, especially related to work and being in debt. I start off discussing what stress is and how it can be damaging to our bodies. I reference an article from the American Institute of Stress when talking about this topic.