What The Most Dangerous Job In The World Taught Me About Coping With Stress

I just got through reading some troubling news in the New York Times this morning.

62% of employees now say that work-related stress leaves them overwhelmed and overtired.

And for many of us, who bring work home from the office, the problem is even worse.

So what's going on?

Why are most of us so stressed?

I'll tell you what a major part of the problem is? lack of job security.

I remember as I was growing up, my father only had two jobs. He was a high school teacher for the earlier part of his life, and later on he went into the real estate profession.

Two jobs, and they spanned his entire lifetime!

And the one career change he made was something he wanted to do. He didn't make the change because he was losing his job as a teacher. In fact, the school district wanted him to stay.

But that's a far cry from the way things are today. In fact, the days of job stability, and working for a single employer for your entire working career are long gone.

You'll probably change jobs at least 11 times before you retire.

Downsizing, rapid business expansion and outsourcing are terms that we're all too familiar with.

Before I got involved in the health industry and started my own indoor air quality business back in 1996, I'd already held 5 jobs in 5 completely different industries.

I worked as a telecommunications technician (in the Army), as a framer, on the green chain at 2 separate lumber mills, as a farm hand and finally as an Alaska fisherman for seven years (which was the hardest and most stressful job I ever had).

Now, you may be thinking to yourself, "You must've been a problem employee".

But the fact is, nothing could be further from the truth.

I was in fact a model employee for every company I worked for, and never left a single employer on bad terms.

For example?

I began working as an Alaska fisherman in 1988. My main motivation for doing this was the money. Quite honestly, that's the only reason I took the job.

And if you've ever seen that movie "The Perfect Storm" or watched those shows on the discovery channel, you have an idea of what it's like to fish in Alaska.

My own story isn't much different and it taught me why being an Alaska Fisherman is know as "The Most Dangerous Job In The World".

The winter of 1995 had been an especially bad winter in Alaska. Fishing boats and fishermen's lives were being claimed by the Bering Sea almost weekly.

I was working on the outside deck after dark and we were in an unbelievable storm. It was the worst I'd seen in my 7 years of fishing. The kind of thing you only see in the movies.

I was scared to death!

But I had my own way of dealing with my fears. I'd never look out at the horizon when we were in a storm like this because I didn't want to see the big picture. I didn't want to know how high the waves really were. So I'd just concentrate on my job, which was to get all the fish onto the boat. As long as I did my job, and didn't look up, I could almost convince myself that the storm wasn't that bad.

While this certainly wasn't the best way to deal with stress, at the time, it was the only way I knew how.

As always, the captain was in the wheelhouse driving the boat. His job was to keep an eye on me and watch for the dangerous rogue waves that would come out of nowhere and slam into us broadside. He'd tell me if I was in any real danger.

And then it happened!

I heard the captain's thundering voice over the intercom system.

Kevin! Hit the deck!

Before I could react, I was buried under a wall of water that hurled me all the way across the deck of the boat, face first into the railing on the other side.

When the water settled, and I realized what had happened, my immediate thought was, "Thank God I'm still on the boat" The impact had knocked out my front teeth and caused serious facial damage, but at least I was still alive, and on the boat.

If that wave would have lifted me just a few inches higher, I would have been thrown right over the top of the railing into the freezing waters of the Bering Sea. And there's one thing I knew for sure. In a storm like that, there's no way in hell the captain would have got that boat turned around in time to save me. I would have died right then and there.

It was at that moment I decided my life as an Alaska Fisherman was over.

While it was a great experience, I've never regretted my decision to leave the fishing industry. I just didn't want to deal with that much stress in my life.

Decades of research has linked stress to everything from heart attacks and stroke to diabetes and a weakened immune systems, and none of us want to deal with that.

I've since found much better ways to deal with stress, and you can too by going to www.healtharticles.org

About The Author

Kevin Thompson is a national authority on indoor air quality and health issues. His free Health Articles & News Update service gives you instant access to the world's most respected and sought after health experts in 70 categories, including Men's Health, Women's Health and Children's Health just to name a few. Find out how this free service is changing people's lives and how you too can live a longer, healthier and more prosperous lifestyle... beginning today. Go to www.healtharticles.org.

[email protected]

In The News:

Stress management tips for event planners: Dr. Rajeev Gupta  BW BusinessworldThe best stress management plans usually include a mix of stress relievers that address stress physically and psychologically, and help to develop resilience ...
Water stress: why integrated management matters  UN EnvironmentThe last two years have been difficult for residents of India's eastern city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu State. Monsoon rains have failed for two years and the city ...
Why stress is dangerous - and how to avoid its effects  BBC NewsAre we really more stressed than ever before? Mithu Storoni explains how modern life may have amplified our anxiety, and the best ways to reduce its impact on ...
How to calm anxiety: 8 tips and tricks  Medical News TodayThere are many ways to calm anxiety. Tips include deep breathing, drinking less caffeine, and trying other relaxation strategies. Learn more here.
Stress management: how to cope if you're feeling stressed  NetdoctorWe cannot always avoid stress or even change the situations that cause it. What we can do, however, is learn to deal with stress more effectively. But causes ...
Mental health experts share tips on stress management  Times of IndiaThe ratio of youth suffering from mental health is increasing year on year.
Got Back to School Stress? Try Miracle-Minded Management!  Thrive Global5 Tips on Turning Anxiety into Grace Okay, so we're getting close to a new school year. Some kids are anxious. Some teachers are anxious. And some parents ...
5 Ways That Employers Can Proactively Improve Workplace Stress Management  iAfrica.comGiven the fast pace and scale of change in our modern world, chronic workplace stress is on the rise. Digital disruption, global market fluctuations.
9 Ways to Handle Job-Related Stress From Dawn to Dusk  EntrepreneurAll evidence points to the fact that workplace stress is an epidemic, and it's only continuing to worsen. According to data compiled by the Centers for Disease ...
Stress Management Tips – Managing Stress by Cultivating Good Habits  Thrive GlobalManaging stress is a part of life. There is no way around it, over it or under it. Feelings of Stress can be an inspiring pressure. If we are under pressure from a ...
New Detailed Report on Stress Management Supplements Market Expanding Massively by 2026 Profiling Key Players Ion Labs Inc, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd  Health GazetteStress management is a growing problem worldwide that worsens the health care structure and adversely affects working hours, resulting in loss of revenue for ...
Stress Management: The Basics  Thrive GlobalIt seems like every day we hear news about the growing danger of stress in our lives. Click-bait headlines, news articles, and blog posts tell us stress causes ...
Stress Management – How to Reduce, Prevent, and Cope With Stress  Thrive GlobalIt may seem that there's nothing you can do regarding your stress level. The bills aren't most likely to quit coming, there will certainly never ever be more hrs in ...
Simple yet efficient stress management tips  Thrive GlobalWe all deal with stress on a day to day basis, so it's important to find the right ways to unwind and eliminate any health problems. Stress is not something that ...
Stress Management Supplements Market Increasing demand with leading players to 2019-2026|Interhealth, AlkermesPlc, Allergan Plc, Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Eli Lilly and Co., GlaxoSmithKline Plc, H. Lundbeck, Merck & Co., Pfizer  Market Report GazetteMarket Report Gazette provides latest industry trending news, news *service*, IT & Technology news helps businesses connect with their target audiences in ...
4 Powerful Tips For Stress Management  Thrive GlobalStress affects your working ability whether at home or in office. You would need an immediate solution to it.
How To Deal With Stress & Practice Mindfulness Techniques To Change Your Perception | Dr. Cynthia Ackrill  YourTangoWhen the ups and downs of life start making you feel stressed out, try using some of these mindfulness techniques to change your perception and deal with ...
The Advantages of Stress Management  Thrive GlobalAs I have actually said in several previous posts, stress can be one of the most devastating feelings we can have. This is not just psychological stress and Stress ...
Yoga for de-addiction and stress management  Times of IndiaAt the convocation hall of Punjab University, several experts and yoga enthusiasts gathered to talk about yoga. The event had a special stress on the topic of ...
Stress Management Tips and Other Resources for Overworked Appraisers  Appraisal BuzzReal estate appraisers are no strangers to work stress. Many own their own businesses and work for themselves from home—which has its upsides and ...
Business Stress Management Tips that Every Entrepreneur Must Follow  Thrive GlobalThink what is going on right, make a to do list, line them up according to priority, take a short break, take a deep breath and take care of your health.
5 Stress Management and Relief Tips  Thrive GlobalStress is usually caused by unmet expectations, commitments made that you locate difficult to leave, biting greater than you can chew, assumptions that others ...
More Than 180 Children Benefit From Stress Management Camps  Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information ServiceMore than 180 children from Kingston and St. James benefitted from a summer programme in the HeartMath pilot project, organised by the Ministry of National ...
Is work stressing you out? Here are 9 ways to deal with it  Economic TimesAre you suffering from stress at work? What you feel is real, but you also have the power to alleviate your suffering. Heres how.
Lam Research Adds Global Wafer Stress Management Solutions to Portfolio for 3D NAND Scaling  GlobeNewswireFREMONT, Calif., Aug. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lam Research Corp. (Nasdaq: LRCX) today announced new solutions to help customers increase chip ...
Stress, Anxiety Health Benefits  HealthlineResearchers say short-term stress and anxiety can be beneficial by boosting performance, bolstering your immune system, and warning you of danger.
7 Tips for Managers to Help Employees De-Stress  Workforce ManagementKnowing how and when to help employees navigate stressful relationships and projects is a critical component of a manager's role in helping to foster a ...
Pimple on the finger: Causes and treatment  Medical News TodayMany things can cause a pimple-like bump to develop on the finger, such as a wart or atopic dermatitis. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about ...
Unleash Your Productivity: 5 Stress Management Tips for Entrepreneur  Thrive GlobalEntrepreneurs are often stressed with growing their business and succeeding in it. They are so caught up in their work that they are no longer aware about ...
Stress Management – 5 Tips to Avoid Hidden Stress  Thrive GlobalWhat is hidden stress? Hidden stressors can include blood sugar swings, food intolerances, chronic infections, environmental toxins, and often even things we ...
Millennials are the most stressed demographic in America; study finds  WSPA 7NewsGREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – On Friday, August 23rd, from 7:30 a.m. to 12 Noon at Serendipity Labs, Dr. Ann Holland and Liz Parker will be teaching ...
Go for holistic wellness for your body, mind and soul  The New Indian ExpressHolistic healthcare is a 360 degree approach involving processes to optimise the mind, body and soul connection.
Kerala policemen suicide: Work pressure of policemen in focus  The New Indian ExpressThe need for urgent government intervention to address the tremendous occupational pressure among police personnel has been debated for long.
Growth Promoting Seed treatments and Abiotic Stress Management for Higher Yield - A Seed World Innovation Webinar  Seed WorldBiostimulants are getting a lot of attention in the marketplace. Learn how biostimulants can be used as a seed treatment and at critical stages of crop growth in ...
Morris County Caregivers: Free Nine-Week "Stress Busting'' Program Starts Sept. 19  Hopatcong Lake Regional News9-week program designed to help family caregivers manage their stress and cope better with their lives.
STONE: Is work-related stress bringing you down?  Odessa AmericanThe very backbone of our country is made up of millions of hard working men and women who provide countless services in a variety of industries, day in and ...
Global (United States, European Union and China) Stress Management Supplements Market Research Report 2019-2025  Honest VersionTrusted Business Insights presents the Latest Study on Stress Management Supplements Market 2019-2025. The report contains market predictions related to ...
Spotlight on FFSC programs and classes | Local  DC MilitaryThe Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, officially opened its first location July 16, 1979 in Norfolk, Virginia. Today ...
Former Seattle police chief John Diaz to lead King County detention department  King CountyKing County Executive Dow Constantine names former Seattle police chief John Diaz as permanent director of the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention.
Global Stress Management Supplements Market 2019 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2025  EIN NewsThis report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies.
Manage stress now and live a stress-less life  Rolling OutWe all manage stress differently. Therefore; it is important to understand your triggers and how to effectively manage stress when it arises.
NJ Launches Nation's First Law Enforcement Stress Management Program Amid Police Suicide Rise  Daily VoiceAmid a nationwide rise in police suicides – including 37 in New Jersey in just the past three years – the Garden State's top lawman announced the creation of ...
Beat back-to-school stress  The Sheridan PressCourtesy photo — Metro Creative Connection | Students who are stressed before school begins are encouraged to visit their schools early, bringing their parents ...
Chanting: A 20-minute exercise to turn around the life  Times of IndiaLife in the 21st century has become quite fast-paced and unpredictable.
Aerobics can improve your brain health, claims science  Times of IndiaThe benefits of doing aerobic exercises are known to all. The workout improves your heart health, burns calories and builds muscles. But as per science, this ...
Anna Dorovskikh's unorthodox pathway to professional cycling  VeloNewsFour years after she took a spin class in college, Anna Dorovskikh has blossomed into an aspiring pro racer on the Amy D Foundation team. In her last semester ...
WKU police hold introductory program for freshmen men  wnky.comBOWLING GREEN. Ky. – WKU police is working with new college students this week at M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan. Thursday was the first day of *content* sessions for ...
TV tonight: meet the real-life Mavericks of the RAF’s flight school  The GuardianTom Cruise is returning in a Top Gun sequel next year, but until then, here are the British versions. Plus: dog-training for babies. Here's what to watch this ...
The Baxter International Foundation and Direct Relief Launch Program to Improve Diabetes Care in Underserved Communities  Business WireThe Baxter International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), and the global humanitarian organization Direct Re.
It may not be harmful to me  Times of IndiaRecently I read a report, which says that after 9/11, the sales figures of the pharmaceutical industry has grown by 20% in America. The primary cause of ...
St. John man finds solitude at 2,000 feet with powered parachute  The Topeka Capital-JournalST. JOHN — In today's hectic world, finding a place of solitude is essential for peace of mind.When Brian Brown, of St. John, needs a break from the daily stress ...
Valley study shows promising results for Latinas emotionally coping with breast cancer  Fresno BeeWomen in Visalia, California, participated in a program for stress management in Latinas with breast cancer. Nuevo Amanecer seeks to improve the quality of life ...
Registration underway for Fit for Life classes  Tusco TVDENNISON – Trinity Hospital Twin City is welcoming registrations from community members who would like to learn how to make healthy lifestyle changes ...
Botanica Day Spa Celebrates National Relaxation Day with Giveaway and Stress Management Awareness Campaign  PR WebLeading Clearwater spa announces spa day giveaway contest developed to promote self care and raise awareness for National Relaxation Day on August 15.
Insomnia tied to higher risk of heart disease and stroke  Science DailyData from more than a million people found that genetic liability to insomnia may increase the risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke. Among ...
Mary Kom Says Gaming & E-Sports In India Has Many Positives, Gives Skilled Players A Boost  India TimesGaming isn't necessarily a universal hobby, but it is one that people of all ages partake in. And yet, it's gained a bad reputation over the years thanks to isolated ...
NJIT's Rising Scholars program aims to acclimate freshman to college  NJBIZNJIT will introduce the Rising Scholars mentoring program this fall to help navigate the college experience and paid employment through federal work-study.
First responders find comfort from job pressures in local stress management team  wpta21.comALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WPTA21) – The emotional strain of being an emergency responder can be powerful and unsettling. Local police officers, firefighters and ...
ANALYSIS: The heat is on… and stress management is the key  RAIL magazineWhy does hot weather still pose the same challenges for our railway, and what is being done to improve things? GARETH DENNIS explains.
87% of workers believe a 3-day weekend is better for stress-relief than a longer vacation  CNBCA survey from Cornerstone finds 87% of workers prefer 3-day weekend vacations over extended time off. Here's how to perfect the mini-vacation to keep work ...
Future Leaders impress in Atlanta  Royal GazetteA seven-strong group of schoolchildren have attended an international leadership programme at a school in Atlanta.The pupils, from the 2018 Future Leaders ...
Global Dairy Herd Management Market is expected to be valued more than 3.99 Billion By 2025  The Market-News 24The Zion Market Research published a new 110+ pages industry research “Dairy Herd Management Market By Application (Health Management, Calf ...
An Education on Meditation  Patch.comAn Education on Meditation - West Deptford, NJ - RCSJ Advisor Shares Meditation Techniques to Help Reduce College Stress.
Ontario Releases Sexual Education Curriculum | Halton  inhalton.comAfter years of hand wringing and teeth gnashing over the reportedly age-inappropriate health and physical education curriculum in Ontario, the province's ...
Native American health provider expands services  The Business JournalA provider of health services for Native Americans in the Valley will expand its scope of operations to include primary care with help from a recent grant.
LSC Communications Celebrates Opening of First Onsite Healthcare Center in Crawfordsville, Indiana  Business WireLSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) announced the opening of Crawfordsville Family Health Center, the company's first onsite medical facility offering hea.
Variety donates $1500 to Field of Heroes commemoration  Marianas VarietyMARIANAS Variety donated $1,500 to the fourth annual Field of Heroes commemoration on Saipan, Tinian and Rota. The annual event is organized by the Tan ...
Brand development key to success in CBD game  NutraIngredients-usa.comBrand development expertise will be a key differentiator in the rapidly evolving CBD space, one stakeholder says. Cindy Blum is the head of branding, marketing ...
Stress, Depression & Anxiety: An Escalating Epidemic For Professional Black Woman  BlackNews.comDr. Adwoa Akhu, an expert in stress management, shows women of color how to stop running on empty so they can think, feel, and live better, with increased joy ...
The global stress testing solutions market at a CAGR of almost 21% during the forecast period  PRNewswireNEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Stress Testing Solutions Market: About this market This stress testing solutions market analysis considers ...
UGA-Tifton conducts research to help dairy cattle deal with heat stress  Times-EnterpriseGeorgia's summer heat can make it hard to do almost anything outside and, for dairy cows, that includes producing milk. Heat stress is inevitable in the ...
Support Our Finest  Western Queens GazetteWe easily support our Finest in their shining moments, but should also support them in their darkest hours. The recent uptick of suicides among NYPD officers is ...
Emergency workers 'too busy' to flag traumatic events and missing out on peer support  ABC NewsEmergency *service* workers and volunteers fear their mental health is not being adequately monitored after attending traumatic jobs, due to a lack of funding and ...
More than Just a Place to Exercise - Ole Miss News  Ole Miss NewsOXFORD – The University of Mississippi's new South Campus Recreation Center will provide a state-of-the-art facility where students can lift weights, rock climb ...
10 ways to focus on parents' health during back to school  9News.com KUSAWhen the focus is on kids going back to school, it's important to think about mom and dad.
These Podcasts Will Get You Ahead at Work  ThrillistEveryone loves a good podcast. Spending 20 minutes to an hour or more listening to your favorite hosts discuss intriguing topics can make any car ride or a long ...
That's a wrap  Clay Today OnlineGREEN COVE SPRINGS – Chris Padgett will step away from the backdrop of flashing blue lights and yellow crime scene tape next week. He won't have to ...
Integrative Pet Vet: Stress response in dogs can influence behavior and health  Glenwood Springs Post IndependentEncountering stressful situations is a normal part of life. Response to stress is key to addressing and managing day-to-day activities. Small amounts of short-term ...
New Study Finds 49% of Americans Report Post-Vacation Spending Guilt  StreetInsider.comAlmost half of Americans spend beyond their budgetary means on vacation, with many suffering from guilt, stress, and financial consequences, according to a ...
Declining vaccination rates put Texas in danger of measles outbreaks, study says  UPI NewsAt current vaccination rates, a simulation estimates that measles outbreaks of more than 400 cases could occur in Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth.
It's Called 'Stress Management' for a Reason  EntrepreneurConsider these tools for reducing the daily stress of being an entrepreneur -- like choosing whether to let stress get to you.
How to avoid unnecessary stress with HIPAA and litigation requests  Health Data ManagementWhile many areas of HIPAA compliance result in confusion and misinterpretation, responding to document requests from parties in litigation is one that has been ...
Stress task force offering help to struggling Ohio farmers  Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag NetDairy farmers grapple with slumps in milk prices while the cost of feeding their cows keeps rising. For crop farmers, prices for corn and soybeans remain low, and ...
Valley Health Launching A Weekly Walk With A Doctor Series  Ridgewood, NJ PatchValley Launching 'Weekly Walk With A Doctor' - Ridgewood-Glen Rock, NJ - Three local doctors have created a weekly walking series that combines exercise ...
Labradoodle trains to one day work with first responders as therapy dog  The ColumbianLocal first responders will soon have a four-legged method of coping with high-stress calls.
8 Stress Management Books For Men That Are Actually Useful  FatherlyIn an increasingly stressful world, we need as much help managing their stress as they can get. Here are 8 stress managment books for men that can help.
Navy announces FY-20 General Military Training requirements  DolphinPENSACOLA, Fla. - The Navy announced fiscal year (FY) 2020 General Military Training (GMT) requirements via Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) ...
EIOPA’s consults on its stress testing methodology – a game changer for the (re-)insurance sector?  JD SupraOn July 22, 2019, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published a discussion paper on methodological principles of ...
Stress Management Tips to Manage Mental Health  Thrive GlobalTo manage stress, identify triggers, avoid unnecessary tension, take control of situations and accept the things you cannot change.
The Importance Of Stress Management For Leaders -Maggie Webber  BW BusinessworldMaggie Webber - The best leaders in both large corporations and small to medium sized enterprises, are invariably more highly regarded for their emotional ...
AI can read your emotions. Should it?  The GuardianAdvertisers, tech giants and border forces are using face tracking software to monitor our moods – whether we like it or not. Tim Lewis. Sat 17 Aug 2019 11.00 ...
Stress Symptoms, Signs, Causes and Management; Know How It Can Affect Your Health  Krishi JagranStress is not always bad. In small doses, it can help a person perform under pressure & motivate him or her to do the best. But when a person is continuously ...
3 Resources to Beat Stress  Duke TodayFeel stressed? You're not alone. Nearly 79 percent of Americans report feeling stressed sometimes or frequently during their day, according to a 2017 study by ...
Know The Cause Of Your Stress To Be Able To Manage It Better: Says Lifestyle Coach Luke Coutinho  NDTV NewsBelieve it or not, the amount of stress you take has a direct impact on your health. Following a healthy diet plan and exercising regularly are important ...
How to improve stress management methods in 2019  Open Access GovernmentDarren Hockley, managing director DeltaNet International, provides some top tips on how to boost your stress management methods.
Stress management: Are you heading towards a burnout?  Gulf NewsBurnout is becoming a common condition and needs to be taken seriously, say experts.
How Effective Is Stress Management For Mental Well Being?  Thrive GlobalLife is just too short to worry and get stressed. Feeling stressful is quite common that we all experience in some aspect of our life, but the real problem arises ...
Learn to manage stress – because there’s no winding down  PhillyVoice.comWhat's a guy to do? How best does a 50- or 60-something man manage the overlapping stress of career and life? Are there any strategies from our 30s and 40s ...
How to Manage Stress When It's Affecting Your Health  Next AvenueDiana Zwinak, 53, was a teacher in a rural district outside Chicago when she developed Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune disorder where antibodies Two ...
Global opportunity for stress-management products, according to Euromonitor International  Nutritional OutlookA consumer trends survey published by Euromonitor International shows that a majority of consumers are concerned about their mental well-being, and looking ...

Three Tips for Forgiveness: A Key Factor in Anger Management

Elizabeth, 32, cried during anger management class as she told... Read More

Ease Your Stress ? Change Your Life!

Feeling stressed? Who isn't!! In today's society, feeling "stressed out,"... Read More

Stress and Your Immune System: 10 Ways to Relax and Rejuvenate

Stress seems to have become a constant factor in today's... Read More

Five Easy Ways To Bring Family Time Into Your Day; Balancing Work And Family Stresses

The pace of life seems to quicken every year. More... Read More

Minimize Stress in Your Life

Use these simple tips to minimize stress in your day... Read More

Stress Management--Getting the Better of the Daily Grind

There are many kinds of daily grinds. In the U.S.... Read More

Stressed? Go on a Quick Getaway

Did you know that taking a short trip, such as... Read More

The 3 Rs of Taking a Vacation Without Leaving Home

This summer, get away, without going away. Take a mini... Read More

Anger Management: Is It Finally Time To Forgive?

In order to free ourselves from the pain of anger... Read More

Over 35 Ways of Controlling Stress: Absolutely Necessary to Control Smoking and Weight!

* Play Romane's stress control seminar recordings, and read "The... Read More

How To Stress Less and Smile More-The Six Fundamental Steps To Improved Health

More than two-thirds of visits to doctors' surgeries are for... Read More

Those Deceiving Emotions

Deceiving? You bet they are. How? Without your even knowing... Read More

Five Steps to Stress Relief

So, you've recognised that you are suffering from stress and... Read More

Are YOU Controlling Stress So Stress Does Not Control YOU?

Have you recently moved or started a new job? Do... Read More

Squeeze To Relax!

This heading may seem like a contradiction in terms. How... Read More

Are You Worried? 4 Steps to Peace of Mind

A friend has this quotation on his office wall: "I... Read More

How to Say No and Let Go of Stress

It was one of the first words you learned to... Read More

Minimizing Stress

Understanding StressStress has been called "the invisible disease". It is... Read More

Stress Management: Are You a Diamond or a Lump of Coal?

"Do you want to be a lump of coal or... Read More

Stress Management Techniques

Self-Care Strategies:Substantial breakfast daily Regular sleeping habits (minimum of 7... Read More

Can You Say Yes To Less Stress

A little stress is good for us until it becomes... Read More

Stress And How To Avoid It

Everyone knows that stress isn't good - that it can... Read More

How To Avoid Stress By Staying in The Present Moment

The future is nothing but a fantasy or a daydream,... Read More

Army Ranger Reveals How to Control Corporate Stress

"Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into... Read More

Stress Management: Declare Your Freedom From...

1)Excessive worryNo, I'm not saying "don't worry, be happy."Well-used worry... Read More