Relax Your Way to Weight Loss

  You know you’re stressed! You can feel it in every pore....more
So ture JenniferBoyatt. Slowing down and reducing stress are key for #health, #happiness & ...more

5 Ways to Reduce Stress in Everyday Life

Life is stressful! According to the American Psychological Association, Gen X-ers (ages 34 to 47) report the highest of the most recent four generations. I may not be in that age group yet, but why should I wait? Many people I know already believe the burden of stress they bear is proportionate to their age.That's why I put together a few ways to get rid of stress. I did so by pointing out some key triggers in everyday stress....more

Mommy stress is different than other kinds of stress

I've spent most of my Mommyhood as a working Mom. I know the pain of leaving your baby with virtual strangers at a daycare, the difficulties in working from home with a sick child and letting go of your work self to transform back into Super Mom....more

There’s a Hole in My Bucket, Dear Liza, Dear Liza

undestanding mental illness: If you ever went to camp as a child, singing delightfully an...more

Looney-June: Surviving my Most Stressful Month of the Year

June is Crazy Time here in the land of the Hotel Bassemonte.  Sorry Baby Jesus, but the births of two of my daughters, my wedding anniversary, Father’s Day, and the End-of-the-School-Year-Palooza make December seem like a sleepwalk in the park. We cap off the month by flying across the country for an extended visit with family and friends.It’s just 30 days of parties, presents, and packing. Or 30 days of me trying desperately to hold onto my sanity....more

Infertility, Stress, and Inner Narrators

   I’m sorry everybody, I thought I would be feeling better today. It turns out that, nope, I feel worse. Apparently the cancelled cycle hurt more than I expected. I definitely don’t feel any relief this time, I just feel disappointed. I also feel sad....more

Get Outside: 3 Activities To Relieve Stress

Did you know that nearly 84 million Americans spend about 90 percent of their time indoors? People are finding themselves disconnecting with the outdoors and, as a result, are becoming more overweight, depressed and stressed than usual! (After the jump: Suggestions on how to destress outdoors - plus proof on why they work.)...more

Streamlined and frantic free...

My eyes popped open at the sound of my husband's alarm.5:15 a.m.What?Panicked, I looked at my own clock. What had happened to my 4:30 a.m. alarm?"Not on Aqua Zumba day!" I whined. Loudly....more

7 Herbal Remedies To Help You Deal With Your Stress (INFOGRAPHIC)

Nowadays, people are stressed for a multitude of reasons and don't always know how to deal with it. We have so much going on in our busy lives that we seldom take the time to relax and think about our health. We want the quick fix, but the miracle cure isn't always available....more

Tips for Transitioning from College - Welcome to the Real World, Ladies!

Preparation is key to succeeding in anything you want to do. If you are nearing the end of college and getting ready to make your debut in ‘real life,’ it would behoove you to give this transition some serious thought before you are thrust out into the world....more