Tag: Stress

July 8, 2020 Joe Brady

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” comes from an aphorism of the 19th century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Scientists have shown that this idea is indeed built right into our biology. When you stress a bicep muscle by exercising it and then let it rest it grows stronger. Stress a bone properly and it…

June 16, 2020 Joe Brady

You can reduce stress and keep you mind sharp at the same time. According to researchers at Harvard Medical School, studies have shown that many common stress management techniques also serve to improve mental functions like memory and cognitive function and maybe even help prevent cognitive decline as we get older. In addition these have…

April 14, 2019 Joe Brady

One of the most valuable things you can do for your health and sanity in our high tech/high stress world is to take time each day to meditate. We can all learn to handle the physical and emotional effects of stress. Meditation may be the antidote to stress. Studies have found that those who practice…

December 2, 2018 Joe Brady

One of the most useful skills in the world today is to know how to simply relax. To be able to take a little vacation from the stresses of daily life is one of the best ways to keep yourself healthy. Watch the video as Harvard professor Herbert Benson teaches you how to reach the relaxation response…

September 10, 2018 Joe Brady

New research is validating an idea long held in traditional Chinese medicine that negative emotions can affect health. You can alsolearn to transform the emotions into something positive so that our response to stress can make you stronger.  Studies have shown stress from lack of control at work or from life events creates susceptibility to…

April 15, 2018 Joe Brady

Learn to handle the physical and emotional effects of stress. Scientific studies have found that those who practice Mind/Body stress management techniques have more energy, improved sense of well-being and self-esteem, and less depression and anxiety.  Find fun ways to relax, be physically active, and manage the effects of stress and time pressures. 

January 28, 2018 Kim Blair Woodruff

Finding the Flame: From A Columbine Survivor’s Standpoint Sometimes people believe that peace after trauma is not humanly possible. Trauma sticks with you like that mustard stain on your shirt that will never completely go away, no matter how many times you wash it. But the question is – why do they believe that? It…

January 21, 2018 Joe Brady

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger! Instead of trying to avoid stress in our lives, perhaps we should embrace it. We need to gain a sense of mastery over life and the stresses that go with being alive. We all must choose at some point to become the hero of our own life story…

January 7, 2018 Joe Brady

If you “feel” like the stress in your life is aging you faster, it is. Research into stress and the genetics of aging find that stress can indeed accelerate the rate of aging itself. Studies have shown that when stress-related hormones are injected into young healthy rats, the hormones quickly turn the rats’ hair gray,…