Stress & Anxiety

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5 Breathing Exercises to Reduce Stress & Improve Sleep

What if there was a way to decrease stress, ease anxiety, improve sleep and boost your mood — and you could do it anywhere, at any time? How about also helping to relieve COPD and blood pressure problems? Interested? You’re in luck, because this already exists. It’s time to introduce breathing exercises into your daily routine. What Are Breathing Exercises & … Read More

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Cannabidiol, or CBD, Benefits for Pain, Mental Illness & Anxiety

The use of medical marijuana continues to be an emotionally and politically charged issue. Although cannabis oil preparations have been used in medicine for millennia, the concern over the dangers of abuse led to the banning of the medicinal use of marijuana in the 1930s. Only recently, marijuana and chemically related compounds have come back to being considered of therapeutic value. … Read More

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The 5-Step Approach to Effective Guided Meditation

Meditation has been described as being like “exercise for your brain.” And while basic forms of meditation can be really simple — for example, focusing on the sensations of your breath for a period of time — meditating is not always easy to actually do. This is especially true for beginners, which is where guided meditation can come in handy. … Read More

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Tired and Stressed? You May Have a Qi Deficiency

As important as it is to comprehend the meaning of qi in order to fully understand Chinese philosophy as it pertains to health, there isn’t a literal equivalent in the Western world or an easy way to explain what it represents. In the U.S. and other Western nations, qi is much like what we think of as bodily “energy,” which is why … Read More

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Always Stressed? Here Are 8 Natural Stress Relievers to Try Now

Stress: We all deal with it, yet we know how much better off we’d be — both physically and mentally — if we could only get it under control and find stress relievers that really work. While stress can be a positive, motivating factor at times (such as when you’re under pressure to perform well at work or to ace … Read More

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Is Stress Sabotaging Your Diet and Fitness Goals?

Note from Dr. Axe: Here’s an article from my good friend Dr. Alex Loyd, author of the new book Beyond Willpower: The Secret Principle to Achieving Success in Life, Love, and Happiness. Enjoy his message about how to heal both mind and spirit. At any given moment, every one of your trillions of cells is either in growth or stress mode. … Read More

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Chronic stress - Dr. axe

10 Ways Chronic Stress is Killing Your Quality of Life

Stress. It’s an awful word and a worse feeling, isn’t it? The thing is stress isn’t all bad. Without it, we wouldn’t be motivated to protect ourselves or perform. A certain level of stress helps us to adapt to our environment and pushes us to excel. The stress that is worrisome is chronic stress, and it can affect you negatively … Read More

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16 Ways to Bust Stress -Dr.Axe

16 Ways to Bust Stress

Stress is a part of everyday life. Without it we would never get off the couch, never worry about our work efforts, what our kids are up to, never put out the fire or avoid the car that veers into our lane! The degree of stress that we encounter on a constant basis in modern society, however, has reached epidemic proportions. … Read More

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