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Using Mind-Body Practices to Lower Blood Pressure

We know that stress especially persistent stress can increase your blood pressure and have a negative impact on your health.  However, research has shown that you if you use Mind- Body Practices, you can improve your health by reducing your body’s stress response.  Examples of Mind Body Practices  that are available with the aid of […]

Best Practices in Self Care

In the past year “Self-Care” has been a buzzword for people who are suffering from being quarantined at home or have stress and anxiety from pandemic-related issues. It is a term that relates to the overall wellness of a person. What it means to practice self-care: Taking a break and doing something nice for yourself […]

Move More, Stress Less

Feeling stressed? While we can’t always avoid stress, we can do something to help: exercise. Exercise improves our resilience to stress by improving our brains hormonal response, helping ‘blow off steam’ to manage our mood, and improving sleep. Ever hear of a runner’s high? Exercise creates chemical changes in our brain that help counteract the […]

Managing Stress When Making Healthy Changes

Investing in your health by making healthy changes is always rewarding but it doesn’t mean it is always easy. Change is hard and we are human so we may slip now and again. To help increase our chance of success, we can take steps to prevent stress, and more importantly, consider how we can respond […]

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