Historians first started recording the use of coffee somewhere in the mid-1400’s, possibly in the Ethiopian area of Africa and it spread into Arabia and around the Mediterranean into today’s Europe and finally into the Americas. Even then its use was met with controversy. To consume or not consume seems to have always been the question… condemned by rulers and religions as addicting and too stimulating, then again touted by rulers and religions as enlivening and enlightening…
What? Is that even possible? Thanksgiving, Christmas Parties, New Year’s!
Three huge holidays in a row really set us up for major stress…
and they are back to back to back. In a way, it’s good that we can get all of the stress over with all at once.
So, let’s look at some strategies.
It really is all about our outlook
If you are fortunate enough to have a large and loving family, share the chores.
Gone are the days of “going to Grandma’s house” who lovingly had the ava
We all have stress in our life, that's a given. So how do we diminish its strong power to affect our health, energy levels and emotional stability.
Although Stress is 99 times out of 100 seen as a negative thing that we would like to avoid at all cost, you may want to makes friends with it.
Continue reading as I attempt to prove my point by convincing you to grab hold of your stress and learn how to spend time together in relative peace. Here we go: Stress is how the brain
Now that you have asked yourself those important 10 questions that I suggested in my last blog post called "Too Much Cortisol? These 10 Questions will tell you", let’s talk about what you can do to reduce your Cortisol levels. Pray or Meditate
–To most Americans this almost seems like a punishment. Maybe it comes from having to sit in a corner when we were little. Actually though, 10 minutes or more of quiet time helps us enormously. If we haven’t done this in a long time, w
We Americans are an interesting bunch. We work more hours and take less time off than any other nation on the planet. We love work, it’s our identity and the more stress we feel, the better we feel about ourselves. Yet all of the stress that we put ourselves under comes at a huge cost. Cortisol - what is it? It’s a steroid hormone that is produced from cholesterol by our adrenal glands in the adrenal cortex. It’s our body’s response to stress and low blood-glucose concentrati