If you're regularly greeted by a warm, sloppy embrace, a heedless leap to a landing into your arms, or an unadulterated, adoring gaze, you might be a pet owner. Owners of pets from cats to canaries know the day-to-day benefits four-legged or feat... Read more
Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind.
People of all age... Read more
It’s a vicious cycle people with chronic pain know well: Pain causes you stress and stress exacerbates your pain. While everyday evidence points to a connection between stress and pain (and vice versa), research is also highlighting this connec... Read more
If you’re looking for a new way to jazz up your fitness routine, why not try dancing? With the popularity of TV dance shows these days, there’s never been a better time to put on your dancing shoes. Why should celebrities have all the fun... Read more
SparkPeople's Experts do their best to live a healthy lifestyle. But just like anyone else, they like to indulge in guilty pleasures now and then. What indulgences do they enjoy most? Find out!Chris Downie, Motivation Expert and SparkPeople Founder&q... Read more
i need help. please provide me with some suggestions for healthy eating at work. the easiest snack to grab from the desk is full of salt and sugar and very unhealthy. i need something to tide me through the day in between meals. any suggestions?... Read more
A best friend of 20 years just went thru detox ror heroin addiction. in fore closure for his house no $ at all. Ther are no low cost Rx centers in our county. I hate seing hhim suffer. I have gained 2 lbs. i think from pure stress. I need to take... Read more
Well, it's that time of the year again! While I look forward to Christmas every year, it's also a stressful time for me money wise!
This is because of all the cosmetics and fragrances sets available only at Christmas time! I keep stressing over... Read more
ugh. I just need to vent this and put it all out here...maybe get a bit of feedback.
Long story short: The past 2 years have been very stressful. We've moved 2 times, acquired more debt, I've had to start working in a job I don't really love... Read more
I found this site a while ago, but I drifted away pretty quickly and was always too shy to post. I made some awesome progress with my weight loss this summer alone, but as the year started up again I completely derailed my progress... Read more
Stress can drive me so batty that I make bad decisions that compound the stress instead of relieving it. Traditional stress relief methods don't always work, but just a five minute prayer can lift the mountain of stress off my shoulders quickly.... Read more
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
Stress comes in infinite forms, and this time of year, it's hitting us on all sides. Be pro-active and take steps to reduce your stress level, integrating some of these products into your daily routine. Whether you give these to someone you love... Read more
Girlfriendology founder Debba Haupert made her debut as a guest blogger on the dailySpark in September. Now that girlfriend guru is back, with plenty of good advice culled from interviews and chats with her own girlfriends. Are you stressed? Worried... Read more
1. Keep a daily journal.
2. Write down your dreams and nightmares.
3. Meditate and/or pray.
4. Take naps.
5. Give yourself rest breaks.
6. Draw (or do another visual art).
7. Dance by yourself.
8. Sing in the shower or car.
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I'm at the point that exercise is helping with stress relief. That is really nice. When I walked out of Zumba both last night and today's lunch time class I felt like "wow, I really needed that". I feel a million times better today than yesterday... Read more
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