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Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 5 – Stress and Your Body)

HELLO!Allow me to introduce myself; I’m your ADRENAL gland. You might have heard of me. I’m one of your STRESS glands. I might be small, but If I must say so myself, I’m pretty important! My job is to prepare your body to survive stressful situations, like running into a tiger. That’s when I kickContinue Reading “Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 5 – Stress and Your Body)”

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Get A Grip on Stress! (Part 4 – Chemical Stress)

WARNING! The following article identifies common sources of chemical stress. Unfortunately, these chemical stressors may be some of your favorite foods, beverages, personal care products, and medications. All I ask is that you DON’T SHOOT THE MESSENGER! I’m only sharing what I’ve learned from years of observing, reading and doing countless hours of research. IfContinue Reading “Get A Grip on Stress! (Part 4 – Chemical Stress)”

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Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 3 – Physical Stress)

Look down at your hands. See them? That’s all you’ve got…two hands. Two hands to do your household’s daily tasks. Tasks that are usually done by four hands. Tasks like cooking, cleaning, laundry, taking care of the kids, yard work, home maintenance, walking the dogs, washing the cat, etc. It’s overwhelming and sometimes you feel like giving up, but you don’t. Because youContinue Reading “Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 3 – Physical Stress)”

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Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 2 – Emotional Stress)

OK!  It looks like everybody is  FIRED UP to fight off any stress that comes your way.  But before the “Wonder Women” of the Homefront United Network can defeat stress, you need to know who your enemy is.  Here are the facts: 1. Stress is everywhere. 2. There are 3 kinds of stress. (emotional, physical,Continue Reading “Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 2 – Emotional Stress)”