What Is a Health Coach? 5 Things to Know

What Is a Health Coach

You may have heard the term health coach popping up lately. Health Coaches often fill gaps that doctors, dietitians and nutritionists do not have the time or resources to fill. A health coach may have training in nutrition, wellness and mentoring, and they can often help you find the best healthy lifestyle for you. Here […]

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3 Ways to Help Kids Handle Stress

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Let’s look at ways to help kids handle stress. While we do not often think of stress and anxiety as it applies to kids, children are just as susceptible to the effects of stress as adults. Between school, after school activities and social pressure, kids can also suffer from anxiety and stress. Here, 3 ways […]

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The 4 A’s of Stress Management

The 4 A’s of Stress Management

In the first part of our stress management blog, we suggested simple tools to help identify and moderate your stress. In today’s blog, we will discuss the 4 A’s of stress management: avoid, alter, adapt and accept. When reacting to stressors, remembering the 4 A’s and choosing one to apply to the scenario on hand […]

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Tools for Family Stress Management

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Let’s talk about family stress management. It might seem that there’s nothing you can do to manage the sources of stress in your life. However, stress is a powerful emotion that puts your mental and physical well-being at risk. Learning to manage stress is an important part of any healthy lifestyle. The next two blogs […]

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3 Reasons to Try Yoga For Stress Relief

Reasons to Try Yoga For Stress Relief

Have you considered Yoga For Stress Relief? Fall is nearly here, and with the change of seasons can often come new stressors and responsibilities. If you are finding yourself overwhelmed by stress this season, it might be time to give yoga a try. Yoga can offer us tools to manage stress, and help us learn […]

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How Stress Effects Kids: How Yoga Can Help

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Let’s look at how stress effects kids. Stress is a natural part of life, and short-term stress is an essential part of normal development. What we call stress is the body’s response to something it perceives as a threat. When kids experience short-lived stress, it gives them the opportunity to develop the skills and resilience […]

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Anxiety and Stress: 3 Ways Meditation Can Help

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Let’s look at ways meditation can help with anxiety and stress. Anxiety affects approximately 40 million Americans, and meditation, along with therapy and medication, can be a helpful to address anxiety and stress. Anxiety and stress have concrete effects on the physical body, triggering the release of stress hormones and impacting parts of the brain. […]

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Does your child have trouble sleeping after a divorce?

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Does your child have trouble sleeping after a divorce? Every year, more than 1 million US children experience the divorce of their parents, and shared custody and traveling between 2 homes can make it difficult for kids to maintain a consistent sleep schedule. Sleep problems can include everything from thumb-sucking and bedwetting in younger children, […]

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5 Ways to Help Kids Reduce Stress

Help Kids Reduce Stress

Let’s look at ways to help kids reduce stress. As a parent, you are probably well aware of the many stressors that your kids face. From pressure to do well in everything from school to sports to after school activities, today’s kids have a lot on their plates. Today, we will identify 5 actions you […]

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