stress

7 Non-Destructive Ways to Cope With Stress

Stress brings out the worst. Not just the worst behavior (such as being more irritable with others), but also the worst choices.

If I’m stressed, my first response is to reach for comfort food. Cookies, cake or chocolate, and the more, the better. This soothes in the moment, but I always regret it after the food …Continue Reading »

racing mind can't sleep

How To Calm Your Racing Mind So You Can Sleep

You long for sleep, but you can’t calm your racing mind. You may even feel tired before going to bed. But as soon as your head hits the pillow, it happens again. You’re wide awake. You can’t stop thinking. It’s the worst.

I regularly speak to groups about the necessity of sleep for prevention of burnout, management of stress, improvement of …Continue Reading »

resentment

What To Do When You Feel Resentment

Do you frequently feel resentment about your life or your circumstances? Perhaps there is someone who frequently takes advantage of you. It leaves you seething each time, but you feel helpless to do anything about it.

Or maybe, like me, you’re not very good at speaking up about things that need to change. Too often, I …Continue Reading »

Is Hypoglycemia Causing Your Anxiety Symptoms?

Do you frequently experience anxiety symptoms such as nervousness, trembling, or runaway emotions? Do you also frequently experience symptoms of hypoglycemia? The two may be closely related.

My first memory of “hypoglycemia” happened when I was in my early thirties. I was shopping for groceries. One minute I was fine, then the next I felt lightheaded, weak, anxious, …Continue Reading »

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