Tag Archives: stress

Naps: The Secret Ingredient to Health

I promise to do more afternoon napping.   What a wonderful thing.  The health benefits of napping are irrefutable. We require them of our children and yet in our society, an adult taking an afternoon nap is frowned upon.  Think of … Continue reading

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Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Parents

By the nature of my profession, I’m a caregiver.  While I have professional experience in care giving, I do have personal experience as well.  I have children and know what it means to care for their safety, health and well … Continue reading

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Current Event Stress

In each of the e-mail newsletters that we send out from Mountain Waves Healing Arts, I always include a poll to get a sense of what is on people’s minds.  This month, I asked the question about whether the current … Continue reading

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The Language of Touch

Earlier this month, I wrote about giving a loving massage to your Valentine.  In that I wrote that your intentions will be revealed through your touch.  An article this week in the New York Times illustrates some recent research into … Continue reading

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The Gift of Frankincense

As if the social and economic stress of 2009 isn’t enough, here we are in the 11 hour of the most stressful time of the year:  Christmas.  Got to get the gifts in the mail on time so they make … Continue reading

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Stress Reduces Good Decision Making

Stress, as I like to define it, is the reaction of the body to a perceived threat or expected outcome.   This response is hard wired in all living organisms – the “fight or flight” response as it is popularly called.   … Continue reading

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The Health Impact of Text Messaging

Unlimited text message plans have created conditions for doubling the number of text messages sent in just 12 months.  According to the Nielson Company, American teenagers are sending an average of 2, 272 text message per month, or about 80 … Continue reading

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