Tension and stress are normal parts of life. They push you forward, drive you toward your goals, and help you to achieve greatness. But what happens when stress gets out of control? It turns to anxiety—a potentially debilitating condition that can cause severe impairment in serious cases. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S. According to a ... Continue Reading
Better Stress Management for a Chaotic Life
Practical stress management advice for dealing with negative stressors. Stress--people often talk about how "stressed" they are. It even seems as if it is a badge of honour to be "stressed". Even teenagers are using the term--'School is so stressful'. So how do we learn the skill of handling or managing this mountain of stress that occurs so frequently in our lives? I guess ... Continue Reading
Why Am I So Anxious??!
A patient asked me the other day: “Why do I get so anxious? I get anxious about everything--my work, my kids, my health. Even if I’m waiting for something good to happen, I get anxious waiting. Why do I so often feel anxiety?" Anxiety is one of the #1 symptoms patients have and is a leading cause of illness. When we’re anxious it has immediate and multiple detrimental ... Continue Reading
ShenTrition for Longevity and Stress Relief
You probably think you're doing everything you can to stay healthy: you get lots of sleep, keep a healthy diet, exercise regularly, but one of the important things to do is Relax! Stress has a bigger impact on your health than you might realize. Most people think of "stress" as a modern problem - the end result of dealing with fast-paced work lives, traffic jams, and busy ... Continue Reading
Stress: A Friend Or Foe?
Are you often tired? Do you have problems sleeping? Are you eating too much or too little? Are often angry or irritated? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, you are most probably stressed out. Stress has been always with us since the early days of human evolution. Stress is not necessarily a foe because it allows us to adapt to the various elements in the ... Continue Reading