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Understanding how we create stress and let it influence our lives is fundamental to dealing with stress. In this first episode of a nine part series, join host Lane Robinson, The Stress Slayer in learning about why her approach to stress management is unique and simple and understand how we create stress in our lives.
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The American lifestyle has evolved over the last several decades to undermine the body's ability to reduce stress. This lifestyle makes us more vulnerable than ever before to stress because of the amount of chemicals that have been introduced through the food supply, prescription drugs and products and lifestyle choices we make every day without thinking. During the episode, we will recommend 3 things to do immediately to make your body more resistant to stress and add to the list as time permits. This episode is extremely important!
Counselor Mandy (Eppley) Bird speaks with author and coach Chris Saade about the importance of liberating ourselves from stress. This is critical because of the proven medical research that stress is linked to many illnesses and diseases. Mandy and Chris cover three aspects of stress: Stress of Dissemination, Profound Stress, and Failure Stress. They offer practical tools for liberating ourselves from each of these types of stress. Stress of Dissemination is when we are doing too much – trying to meet everyone’s needs. Instead, we must focus on the essential needs that must to be met. Profound Stress is when we are involved in work, projects, organizations, etc. that are opposite to our authentic nature. When we are not in harmony with ourselves, the cost is very high. When we are aligned with our heart and our authenticity we have the best chance for good health. Failure Stress is when we are not accepting our humanity and are fighting against the authenticity of life itself. Creativity happens through waves of failures and successes. Thus, we must have both of these. Failures are guiding stars to our successes. The good news is that when we liberate ourselves from stress we can experience much more joy and pleasure!
Chris Saâde is the co-director of The Olive Branch Center with his wife, Jessie Thompson, where he teaches courses on engaged spirituality. He has lead more than 200 psychological and spiritual retreats, and continues to serve as a personal Coach for individuals and couples. Chris worked as a licensed psychotherapist for 11 years in private practice specializing in depression and life transitions before migrating into the world of coaching, writing and teaching. He has written 2 books, 2nd Wave Spirituality: Passion for Peace, Passion for Justice and Prayers for Peace and Justice and 2 recordings with Andrew Harvey. www.theolivebranch.net
Being a teenager today means having to handle more stress and pressure than most previous generations. In a recent study, over 60% of teenage girls complained of feeling severely stressed. Without the proper resources and emotional tools, young women can find themselves struggling in their daily lives. By helping them identify the causes of their stress and learn effective ways to manage it, teens can significantly reduce the toll it takes on their emotional and physical health.
Professional counselor Karen Rigatti discusses some frequently asked questions:
What are the most common sources of stress for today's teen girls?
What are some of the signs of being too stressed?
What can parents do to help their teen if she is overly stressed?
How can teens learn to manage and decrease their stress?
We're going to continue where we left off last week, dealing with the ruinous effects of stress on our bodies. There is one source of environmental stress that it nearly ubiquitous, the chemicals in the plastics of bottled water and household detergents and cleaners. We talk about how to avoid them and the problems they produce. Then we tackle the deadliest form of stress, the Number One cause of death in the US and probably the world, financial stress!
I believe I am one of the few Holistic Health Practitioners that addresses this problem. But if we are going to talk about health, how can you ignore the Number One killer? How do we, the student burdened with college debt, the young family struggling to make ends meet on two salaries, the soon to be or already retired person, afraid that they will run out of money before they run out of life, make more money to eliminate the fear, worry and stress that can sicken and kill us?
To that end, we have invited Winston Thompson to host a Seminar in Philadelphia, Pa next Saturday, the 7th of November. Winston was a Corporate CPA with one of the legendary, Big Eight accounding firms in NY, Arthur Anderson. He then left to start his own tax and accounting firm. Winston Thjompson and Co.which he has grown into one of the top tax firms in Brooklyn, NY. Winston will share his expertise and his experience in starting and running a small business, even examining Franchises,in which he is also an expert, to help fledgling business owners avoid the many misteps and pitfalls so many of us make when startingn our own businesses.
We will discuss ways to prevent stress from impacting the ability to reach consensus and a successful outcome.
As usual, we will also discuss two delicious recipes for sharing. The "safe" recipe will be Pasta Primavera, and the "adventure" recipe will be Pork and Pepper Casserole.
The holiday season should be filled with fun and magic, but sometimes it can take an emotional toll on people.
Tune in and join Partners in Health and Biz talk show host Gail Dixon as we discuss the prescription for stress-free holidays.
With all the preparations, entertaining, parties, shopping and familial duties, it is no wonder people get stressed around the
holidays. Stress can cause unhealthy habits and coping mechanisms that can leave you feeling unhealthy and even depressed after the new year.
But you don't have to feel stuck and overwhelmed -- there are ways to truly enjoy yourself during the holiday and keep the holiday hoopla under control.
Call into the studio with your questions and/or comments: 347-945-7433.
As a caregiver, you may be so focused on your loved one that you don't realize that your own health and well-being are suffering. Watch for these signs of caregiver stress:
Feeling overwhelmed or constantly worried
Feeling tired most of the time
Sleeping too much or too little
Gaining or losing a lot of weight
Becoming easily irritated or angry
Losing interest in activities you used to enjoy
Having frequent headaches, bodily pain or other physical problems
Abusing alcohol or drugs, including prescription medications
Too much stress, especially over a long time, can harm your health. As a caregiver, you're more likely to experience symptoms of depression or anxiety. In addition, you may not get enough sleep or physical activity, or eat a balanced diet — which increases your risk of medical problems, such as heart disease and diabetes. On this episode of Hope For The Warriors Talk Radio we will share stress-reduction tips and strategies.
SPECIAL GUESTS: Military Veteran Caregivers, Colleen Saffron and Glenda Leary will talk about their experiences of being on the verge of caregiver burnout and how they were able to successfully combat caregiver burnout. Heather Moates will also guest appear on our show and share how she's found stress reduction, individuality and HOPE through creating beautiful wreaths and starting her own business.
Stephanie Stanfield, Ph.D., stress expert and energy therapy practitioner, shares her vast experience and research of health, healing and stress management into an entertaining and educational format.
Our guest today is Donna Lee Humble, certified lifestyle & wellness coach. She specializes in bioenergetic testing and is the Creator of the "Higher Self Care Series". Donna Lee helps holistic minded individuals achieve better health and more peace.
Donna Lee and I explore:
How is bioenergetic testing different from general cleanses and fasting?
How did the Higher Self Care Series come about?
How can it help with stress and achieving more peace?
What stress management tip can you provide our listeners that they can do right away?
How does it get any better than this?
Donna Lee has a free 3 minute video on this listeners can access at their convenience - you tube/donnaleehumble https://youtu.be/Y65vBiWz6Mo
Her website is www.biosynergybetterhealth.com.
Are you curious as to what you can do to feel more energized, be more efficient, feel happier, and have the changes you choose in your life? Spend some time with Dr. Steph and enjoy the journey to a healthier and more purposeful life!