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Thoughts on Perceptions and Attitude

In a previous post, I described the experience of a person walking through a dark parking lot followed by a man. The body’s natural stress response was initiated as she perceived she was in danger. She raced to her car … Continue reading

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Stress Management

In response to many of the comments I received after the post about the effects of stress on the mind and the body, I have decided to dedicate this post to stress management. If applied, many of these principles can … Continue reading

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Social Support: Help is on the Way

Years ago, there was a comprehensive study done by the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General. Part of the study included how World War II troops responded to the intense stress of battle. Soldiers who felt “group identification” or “group … Continue reading

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The Power of a Good Night’s Sleep, Consistently.

Everyone has experienced how good it feels to wake up after a good night’s sleep: refreshed, alert, and ready for whatever the day brings. On the other hand, we all know what it feels like when we don’t get enough … Continue reading

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The Impact of Stress on Health

It’s been a long day of work, once again you have left just after the sun has gone down. With a sigh you begin to make your way across the parking lot to your car. As you step out of … Continue reading

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