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
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
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
Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... Read more
Sometimes when we miss a workout, we know full well that we are just making "the dog ate my homework" types of excuses that wouldn't fool anyone—not even you! But then there are the times when we have a valid reason for skipping a... Read more
Stress.. Dealing with stress is hard. It's been a rough summer and had a lot of anxiety about taking teacher certification tests. I had my hair fall out and I was eating more. Gained 15lbs over the summer. Gotta get it back off! Back to Sparkpeople!... Read more
I can really tell when I am stressed at work I want to eat junk food. On my way home tonight I thought abt stopping at fast food because I was so stressed from my job today. Happy to announce I didn't stop.... Read more
Boy has the stress started! Working full time, back into my school work starting again (practically full time), everyday life with bills and now officially planning a wedding too! Is it just me or am I crazy! Lol... 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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A friend and I tried an adult workshop that uses coloring as stress-reduction. What a blast. It's so easy to clear your mind when you're focused on artwork. I need to use this more with my science students !... Read more
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