Why Engaging In Work You Love Could Save Your Life

You probably know that having a toxic job that stresses you out and sucks the soul out of you isn’t exactly good for you. As a physician who has experienced work stress myself, as well as witnessing it in my patients, it’s obvious to me that work stress is poisonous and can translate into physical symptoms. You know this already. Anyone who has ever gotten a migraine after a deal went bad or stiff shoulders after the boss criticized him can attest to that.But did you realize that work stress can actually kill you?...more

Book Reviews Of A Layman’s Guide To Managing Fear

By: Stanley Popovich   Here are just a small sample of  book reviews of Stan Popovich’s popular book “A Layman’s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods” For more information about Stan’s helpful  book and to read Stan’s free mental health articles please go to http://www.managingfear.com/  If you know of anyone who could Stan’s valuable information on fear, anxiety, stress, depression, and addiction please send them to his w...more

How Stress Can Sabotage Your Success With Good Health

I posted this article on stress when I first launched the Paula's Healthy Living website. It's one of my favorites so I wanted to share it with our new readers....more

Is that really me?

I was standing with my back against a brick wall and talking to a colleague. The dressing room mirror shone in the afternoon light and I could see my reflection as she asked, “You ok? This whole thing is aging you. It really is, I mean you can see it,” and she motioned at my face as she shook her head. The whole thing was so over the top it felt like a bad sit-com....more

Hugs and Champagne

I’ll admit that I am having a bad day. Like, a really bad day. One of those two anxiety pills kind of ones.It’s this time when, while I don’t normally wish I had boyfriend, I do right now. Maybe not even a boyfriend. Just someone to put their arms around me, tell me it’s all going to be OK and kiss me on my forehead. Someone who will text me during this terrible day with a smiley face. Someone I can turn to when everyone else is turning to me....more

New study shows acute stress is good for your brain

Finally, some good news about stress! A new study from the Univ. of CA, Berkeley has found that acute stress (not chronic stress) can help your brain rise to the occassion. As one of the researchers put it: "Some amounts of stress are good to push you just to the level of optimal alertness, behavioral and cognitive performance."...more

Weekend? What Weekend?

I was dreading this weekend. I really was. Jam packed with activities and obligations, it wasn't going to resemble the traditional 48 hour breather. Not one bit. Read on......more

Weekend? What Weekend?

I was dreading this weekend. I really was. Jam packed with activities and obligations, it wasn't going to resemble the traditional 48 hour breather. Not one bit. Read on......more

Feeling Overwhelmed? Take an "Instant" 3 Minute Break...

 http://myemail.constantcontact.com/The-Happy-Wednesday-Broadcast---Enjoy...  Joanie WinbergCEO of the National Association of Divorce for Women and ChildrenCertified Human Behavior Consultant, Divorce Mentorjw@joanwinberg.com508.947.2750...more
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