Category: Stress

both external environmental stress, and internal emotional stress are the mother of disease and aging.”
Stress-induced psychological and physiological disorders top the list of health problems in in the world today.

April 15, 2018 Joe Brady

Learn to handle the physical and emotional effects of stress. Scientific studies have found that those who practice Mind/Body stress management techniques have more energy, improved sense of well-being and self-esteem, and less depression and anxiety.  Find fun ways to relax, be physically active, and manage the effects of stress and time pressures. 

January 28, 2018 Kim Blair Woodruff

Finding the Flame: From A Columbine Survivor’s Standpoint Sometimes people believe that peace after trauma is not humanly possible. Trauma sticks with you like that mustard stain on your shirt that will never completely go away, no matter how many times you wash it. But the question is – why do they believe that? It…

January 21, 2018 Joe Brady

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger! Instead of trying to avoid stress in our lives, perhaps we should embrace it. We need to gain a sense of mastery over life and the stresses that go with being alive. We all must choose at some point to become the hero of our own life story…

January 7, 2018 Joe Brady

If you “feel” like the stress in your life is aging you faster, it is. Research into stress and the genetics of aging find that stress can indeed accelerate the rate of aging itself. Studies have shown that when stress-related hormones are injected into young healthy rats, the hormones quickly turn the rats’ hair gray,…

October 29, 2017 Joe Brady

According to evolutionary biologist George Baker aging is defined as “the decline over time in the fitness of an organism to deal with the stress of daily life”. An ancient maxim in Chinese medicine runs “Wind is the mother of aging and disease.” Wind being the Chinese term for stress, both external environmental stress, and internal…

August 7, 2017 Joe Brady

Mind-body practices are increasingly used to provide stress reduction for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Mind-body practice encompasses activities like tai chi, qigong, yoga and other forms of mindful meditation and relaxation techniques. These kind of mind/body exercises have been shown  to impact physical functioning and improve both mental and physical health.

February 27, 2017 Joe Brady

by Joseph Brady Watch the video The molecular biology of mind/body healing. A talk by Herbert Bensen founder of the Mind/body  clinic at Harvard Medical School and author of The Relaxation Response. Life is change, and how we cope with change determines if we thrive on it or if we are overcome by it. Stress…

November 21, 2016 Joe Brady

The Art of Letting Go: Remedy for Stressful Holidays By Joseph Brady Can you worry yourself sick? You bet you can. As we head into the holiday season after a bitter election, many are dreading the political conversations with that crazy old uncle that every family seems to have. . If we don’t handle it…

November 14, 2016 Joe Brady

By Jacqui Shumway and Joseph Brady There is more to balance than not falling over, it may also keep us from falling apart. After the 2016 election and the information age sweeping us along faster and faster, stress levels are becoming greater and greater. Some stress can make you stronger biologically, but it can also…