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How To Lower Stress Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Lower Stress.

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Being in Love

When I was newly home from graduate school and working my first full-time job, finding a husband and starting a family seemed to be the next expected step in the progression toward adulthood. I was looking forward to having someone to share my life w...  Read more

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

Chronic Stress: Something to Worry About!

Stress. We feel it in our bodies, we talk about it with our friends, and we blame it for standing in the way of our happiness.  But do we do anything about it?  Most of us think that stress is an inevitable for people who live productive, f...  Read more

Beat Stress, Weigh Less

These days, it seems that everyone is stressed. We all have too much to do and too little time to do it. Times are tough, money is tight, and deadlines are imminent.  What happens when you're stressed? You tend to eat more, sleep less,...  Read more

Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

Some advertisements claim that hormonal changes from high stress lead to weight gain. These ads offer products that will supposedly normalize your hormones, thus decreasing your waist size. Should you use these products? Research does supp...  Read more

how to tone troubled lower body
Updated 12/18/2014 1:31:26 PM

I have been working out 4-5 times per week for two months and eating healthier and fewer calories. I lost about 12 lbs in the first 5-6 weeks, but have totally stalled the last month. I am becoming discouraged by the scale, but more so that I am not...  Read more

I am eating low-carb high-fat but I cannot change
Updated 12/17/2014 10:28:42 AM

I am eating low-carb high-fat but I cannot change my goals percentage to raise the fat amount in spark people. Does anyone know how to do that?...  Read more

Lower Back Issues & an Injured Shoulder - Exercise
Updated 12/17/2014 5:41:25 PM

Hi. I have bulging discs, spurs and severe bone degradation in my thoracic and lumbar region, plus I have also torn a tendon in my right shoulder. I won't be having surgery on my shoulder for at least 3 months. My physiotherapist has told me I need t...  Read more

Stress over the past few months makes me want swee
Updated 12/15/2014 8:35:19 PM

Stress over the past few months makes me want sweets. How can I change my stress cravings to something healthier?...  Read more

I am looking for weighs to stop eating when stress
Updated 12/15/2014 6:21:20 PM

I am looking for weighs to stop eating when stressed. I have lost sixty lbs and have gained ten back since summer. My daughter was in hospital for a few weeks and now my mother in law has cancer. I find i rely on food and liquor when i am stressed....  Read more

basket are my best friend

Getting organized helps lower stress in your life go through house whenever you have time and get rid of all that stuff you don't need. What is left decide how you want to store these items. I have a small house with little storage space so decorativ...  Read more

breathing

taking time to sit proper, breathing deeply, holding breath, and exhaling slowly helps blood pressure, burns calories, lowers stress. bodybuilders of "the day" also believed this expanded the upper rib cage, causing the chest to sit higher,good for g...  Read more

THE WALKING WARRIORS_Sisters in Sweat

Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  Read more

You Snooze, You Lose: Sleep More to Weigh Less

We all know how important quality sleep is to our health, but most of us tend to get less of it as we grow older. Stress, lifestyle issues and the hormonal fluxes of menopause can all disrupt our sleep quality and quantity, and the effects may b...  Read more

Contest Closed: $140 Fit & Fresh Food Storage Gift Sets

This contest is now closed. Be sure to check the blog for a new contest next week. The generous folks at Fit & Fresh have provided two gift packs full of high-tech and low-stress food storage containers each worth almost $140! The gift packs include:...  Read more

Plans To Keep Myself Busy And Lower Stress

I was so very busy today, working on items on my "to do" list. I attended my Friday Weight Watchers meeting (I'm down 1.8 pounds this week!) and finally have lost a total of 25.4 pounds! 224 After my meeting, I took a bag of "too big for me...  Read more

Starting the Journey to Lower Stress

My biggest stress factor is that I am falling behind in school. I am currently taking college course through Kaplan University; I am trying to obtain my Bachelor's of Science Criminal Justice Juvenile Corrections. I started these classes a ye...  Read more