Stress

Detox Your Time

Perhaps a better title would be,  “Detox your life”…  Or even, “Time for a do-over”.  Because what I am writing about today is cleaning up the trash.  Starting over.  Getting rid of all your time vampires; those people or those distractions you have that are sucking your life away. WAKE UP!  Get angry – because you were fooled that your…
Read more

Torpedoes happen

So, we found ourselves an “A Player” for our team to serve at the front desk.  And I have to say that I was truly excited to have some fresh energy to add to our team and use this as an opportunity to really hone our procedures and customer service.  Our interview process is pretty fierce, and not taken lightly….
Read more

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

February is American Heart Month.  Funny how it has to be specified as American Heart Month, but if you notice the statistics for heard disease, you’ll understand why.  Cardiovascular disease as a whole (meaning heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure too), it the number one killer of Americans.  Not only does this preventable lifestyle disease break families cause untimely death,…
Read more

Regifting Your Holiday Stress

Chronic stress affects functions at all levels, and what is particularly worth noting as we wind our way through a review of this topic is that regardless of the system under consideration” – Meaney, M. PhD 2001. Our stress response whether chronic or acute is the same. Imagine you’re out for a walk and a lion attacks you – HUGE…
Read more

The Stress of Stress

This last Monday I was fortunate to give a talk to a group of patients about the effects of chronic stress. I knew that those attending obviously came due to the large amount of stress in their lives. I would also gather that each probably knew at least one thing they could have been doing already to lower their stress….
Read more