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With months of preparation on the line, pageant week has the potential to send your stress levels through the roof. It’s so important to know how to cope with your stress to avoid excess tension in your body and to keep your focus on stage.  Yoga has been used for centuries to promote a sense of calm and to relieve stress. Not only is it good for your mind, but it’s great for your body.   Stress causes your body to release a hormone called cortisol. According to LiveStrong.com, this hormone…

With months of preparation on the line, pageant week has the potential to send your stress levels through the roof. It’s so important to know how to cope with your stress to avoid excess tension in your body and to keep your focus on stage. Yoga has been used for centuries to promote a sense of calm and to relieve stress. Not only is it good for your mind, but it’s great for your body. Stress causes your body to release a hormone called cortisol. According to LiveStrong.com, this hormone…

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Where Stress Gets Stuck in the Body—And How to Release It

In a new video collaboration, Lauren Roxburgh teams up with a medium, meditation leader, and author Jill Willard to help us manage stress depending on how we react to it in the body.

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LOOK: This Is Your Body On Anxiety

This is why we meditate - You Body on Anxiety - Long-term stress and anxiety can also alter the body's metabolism, which could lead to weight gain and possibly obesity. One study found that the constant release of cortisol in the bloodstream can reduce insulin sensitivity, and other recent research also discovered an association between adults who suffer from anxiety and physician-diagnosed ulcers.

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By Jacob Devaney Taking time to unlock the ‘muscle of the soul’ Do you spend much time sitting in front of a computer, on a plane, in a car? If so your hips may be locked up which effects your ability to dance, but worse than that it may be causing you undue stress and fear. The Psoas Muscle, is...

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Revisiting the David Nutt debate: Is it possible to rank different drugs by the harm they cause? Please share. Thank U. Alison Myrden Federal Medical Marijuana Exemptee in Canada http://www.AlisonMyrden.com/ Retired Law Enforcement Officer Speaker for LEAP Law Enforcement Against Prohibition http://www.leap.cc/

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Tweet Tweet We all have to deal with stressful situations. Not all stress is bad for you. This infographic from the Back Store covers various types of stress and how you can de-stress:

Tweet Tweet We all have to deal with stressful situations. Not all stress is bad for you. This infographic from the Back Store covers various types of stress and how you can de-stress:

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How to Reduce Stress with Tapping (Emotional Freedom Technique). Video blog with Gabrielle Bernstein. I watch and complete the tapping exercise on my lunch hour - it really works.

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Physical symptoms of anxiety---Chronic worry and emotional stress can trigger a host of health problems. The problem occurs when fight or flight is triggered daily by excessive worrying and anxiety. The fight or flight response causes the body’s sympathetic nervous system to release stress hormones such as cortisol. These hormones can boost blood sugar levels and triglycerides (blood fats) that can be used by the body for fuel. The hormones also cause physical reactions.

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