stress during the holidays

Managing Stress During The Holidays

If you are in recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction, managing stress during the holidays is crucial to avoiding a relapse. Although the holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, a packed schedule, family conflict, financial problems, or seasonal depression can lead to anxiety and stress. This, in turn, can…

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Breathing Exercises for Stress

Dealing with everyday stress is a problem we all face, but some manage it better than others. Nevertheless, there are some excellent exercises for stress that will help you cope. Oceanfront Recovery can guide individuals through some general stress management techniques and some breathing exercises to help you deal with stress. Stress Management Managing stress…

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What Are the Main Causes of Stress?

People universally do not like stress. Their bodies do not like stress, even if it is a normal part of life. Over time, society has moved toward a space where it is expected we deal with huge amounts of stress every day, which is causing our bodies and brains to react in a fight-or-flight response,…

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Does Stress Increase Stroke Risk?

There is a connection between stress and stroke risk. Conventional wisdom said that stress leads to stroke, but it is more difficult to prove that one clearly causes the other. A growing body of research seems to show a link. Studies Show One study from the University of Michigan found men who were more physiologically…

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What is Chronic Stress and How Do I Learn to Cope Better?

Chronic stress is a prolonged feeling of stress that keeps impacting your health in a bad way. It can be caused by the everyday pressures of balancing family and work or by traumatic situations. To help manage stress, you need to know what causes it and how it impacts the body. Chronic Stress Chronic stress…