#Stress

5 Ways To Cope With Anxiety That Accompanies Chronic Illness

5 Ways To Cope With Anxiety That Accompanies Chronic Illness

For many people, fear and chronic illness are simultaneous experiences. The stress of having sickness or pain that lingers over a long period of time can add up, causing you to experience anxiety. Fortunately, you do not have to endure this fear alone and can employ several strategies that help....

Hypnosis:  A Natural Way to Relieve Stress

Hypnosis: A Natural Way to Relieve Stress

If you'd like to do something proactive to reduce the level of stress in your life - and hopefully improve your health - mind-numbing drugs or drastic lifestyle changes are not your only options. Many people have found a better way: The safe, natural, relaxing power of hypnosis and self-hypnosis....

Sugar Addiction And Chronic Illness

Sugar Addiction And Chronic Illness

No doubt about it, we are a nation of addicts and sugar ranks right at the top of the list. While sugar addiction is the most prevalent, widely practiced and legally accepted addiction in our society, few of us understand it and fewer still know how to manage it on a life-long basis....

Put Your Body First When You Live With Chronic Illness

Put Your Body First When You Live With Chronic Illness

The amazing thing is that when we do act according to the body's needs, when we put our bodies first, we tend to make decisions that are better for us and for our loved ones. We tend to behave in more appropriate, effective, and socially positive ways, and our lives often tend to improve....

Self - Healing Basics

Self - Healing Basics

Through this article I explore some very basic methods that can be used to relieve tension, stress, and depression, as well as sharpen intuition, clear the mind, and increase energy. These methods can be used by anyone to help restore a general sense of well-being....

Coping with the Stress of Chronic Illness

Coping with the Stress of Chronic Illness

Stress is a part of everyone's life whether they have a chronic illness or not. Stress happens when changes we are not in control of occur. Having a chronic illness only intensifies the situation....

Living with Chronic Pain

Living with Chronic Pain

Fifty million Americans have pain; chronic pain, lasting six months or longer and 25 million Americans experience short-term pain from injuries or surgeries annually. Women tend to experience daily pain, miss work because of pain and develop conditions that cause chronic pain. If you experience pain with your chronic illness, as most of us do, you may not always want to complain to your physician....

5 Steps To a Healthier You

5 Steps To a Healthier You

Balance in all things is critical to maintaining health, not only physical health, but emotional and spiritual health as well. In the hectic drive of today's world, many women forget to take care of their most important asset, themselves. In an effort to help woman of all ages learn to take care of and nurture themselves, here are 5 easy ideas you can use to bring balance and harmony into your life....