Posts by annika_oss:
There are so many different opinions about what to eat, when to eat, how to eat, why to eat and countless variations of diets, weight reduction programs, vitamin supplements and so on.
To complicate the issue, food not only is required for nourishment but accompanying our food choices are deep-seated feelings and memories. We use food for all types of celebrations but we also can use or abuse it to numb feelings, or escape – almost like a drug.
There is no need to create crazy “food rules” for yourself but I believe if we know more how it works biologically it can be easier to deal with the diet issue. Read the rest of this entry “
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How did that headline sound to you? Can August be a good month? Vacation time is over and organizing for the fall can make August one of the toughest times of the year. That is both for business matters and in private life. So how would it be possible to make August the best month of the year? Read the rest of this entry “
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Money! Taste that word!
Did you get a positive or a negative feeling? Or maybe both at the same time? Money is a big stressor to many people. Most people feel and think they have to little and it is a life-long struggle to keep the inflow in line with the needs for the outflow.
Today we will look at 3 ways to get control. It is not about a quick fix but some things that will be rewarding in the long run. Read the rest of this entry “
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There are many methods we look to during high stress situations to find our calm, our inner peace, our relaxation. There is no right or wrong way to relax. Here are four of the basic methods for you to consider and utilize in your daily life. Read the rest of this entry “
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Sleep is one of the greatest gifts that we can give ourselves.
So much of our physical and mental well-being relies on the amount of restorative sleep we are able to get. Our energy reserves, creative abilities and clarity are all strengthened when we experience the recommended 7-9 hours of rest in an evening. However, studies show that less than 40% of people get the full-recommended amount. Between work (and work stress), familial responsibilities and financial burden, sleep can seem very low on the priority list for a lot of people. They don’t realize that the problem is a vicious cycle – stress causes lack of sleep and lack of sleep creates more stress. Goodness! Read the rest of this entry “
Are you living your dream?
Are you doing the job you always wanted?
Do you wake up every day with the desire to be productive in your chosen profession?
Our choice in career says a lot about who we are as a person. I have a lot of different interests from music to food and even sewing – but my love for writing and helping people is the strongest of them all. That love has helped me create a job where I can focus all of my energy into being the best resource for others possible. Read the rest of this entry “
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Chaos is defined as complete confusion with synonyms that include mayhem, disruption and turmoil. There are many sources of chaos in our as many circumstances and events are beyond our control. Here are 3 common sources of chaos and some ways that you can learn to deal with them. Read the rest of this entry “
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Stress is not limited to work – it is about your whole life situation.
Unlimited stress leads to disease. That is the inevitable worst case scenario.
Last week I showed that stress is grades on a scale from normal “healthy” stress to severe disease – read it here.
We saw that some stress is part of normal life. Today I will talk about what happens in your body and life when you stress too much. Read this and you might want to do something about it. Read the rest of this entry “
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Today a lot of people say that they are stressed out.
And some people even say they are depressed because of all the strain they feel. Do you know what stress is and what is the difference between stress and depression? Read the rest of this entry “