EASY HEALTHY  RECIPES FOR STRESS RELIEF
Nov15

EASY HEALTHY RECIPES FOR STRESS RELIEF

Eating a bag of chips or drinking soda may provide a temporary distraction. But while often cheap and tasty, they weaken your body and make it harder to cope with stress, therefore making you more prone to symptoms like headache and nausea. They may also trigger negative emotions, perpetuating the stress cycle. The good news is that healthy, nutritionally valuable food can have the opposite (positive!) effect. Over time, eating more...

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What Is Stress?
Nov02

What Is Stress?

  Everyone gets stressed, even your teachers! It’s not a great feeling, in fact in severe cases it makes you really sick. But do you know why your body reacts so dramatically or what causes the stress response? It has to do with that age old instinct: Fight or flight. When your body feels pressure or a threat it, no matter how real or imaginary that danger is, it goes into that mode. When you feel stressed or nervous, as...

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6 Easy and Healthy Ways to Combat Stress
Oct25

6 Easy and Healthy Ways to Combat Stress

Exercise Exercise causes your body to release endorphins which are chemicals that fight pain, help you go to sleep and make you feel more positive. It also helps you relax your mind from the day’s stress as you focus on the exercise. Don’t start out with 20 minute run, if you don’t exercise a lot already. Start with a daily walk and work your way up to daily jogs. And if that’s not your thing, find a type of...

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Easy and Healthy Stress Coping Strategies
Oct17

Easy and Healthy Stress Coping Strategies

Being a teenager can be stressful. Friends, school, relationships, and family can all lead to stress in your life. But dealing with stress isn’t about making huge changes but rather small tweaks that can help you deal with your everyday stress. Here a few coping strategies to deal with stress in a healthy way, because the more important thing is that you try to work through your stress and find healthy strategies that work for...

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5 Things You Should Know About Sunscreen
Jun20

5 Things You Should Know About Sunscreen

You Can protect Against UV Rays Even Before Applying the Sunscreen. Wear clothes. Shirts, hats, shorts and pants provide the best protection from UV rays – and they don’t coat your skin with goop. Find shade – or make it. Picnic under a tree, read beneath an umbrella or take a canopy to the beach. Plan around the sun. Go outdoors in early morning or late afternoon, when the sun is lower. UV radiation peaks at midday. Sunglasses aren’t...

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