By Siobhan Hicks, MPH When people are stressed and trying to make certain decisions (big or small), they are more likely to postpone choices or stick with the status quo, less likely to plan ahead, and more likely to be distracted by irrelevant information.
Exercise, A Piece of the Puzzle for Depression Treatment
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Absent prescription drugs, exercise is the best way to naturally boost serotonin levels and over time, can drastically improve symptoms associated with depression.
Stress? Allostatic load? How does it affect my health?
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS The term allostatic load is a measure of hormonal and physiologic stress and it illustrates how stress can impact your body. Simply put, it is a measure of stress.
Manage Stress. Control Blood Pressure
By Jonathon Stavres PhD, ACSM-EP-C Reducing stress might not always seem possible, but it is far easier than you may think.
The benefits of Yoga
By Jonathon Stavres PhD, ACSM-EP-C Yoga has also been suggested to improve weight loss, stress, and even lipid profiles (Manchanda & Madan, 2014).
Emotional Intelligence helps eliminate barriers to success
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Improving your emotional intelligence can help you eliminate barriers that may prevent you from achieving your goals.
Ride away your stress and anxiety; there are psychosocial benefits
Sara Harper, MS A review of physical activity on an individual’s emotional state revealed that rhythmic aerobic activities such as cycling led to reductions in anxiety and depression after just one exercise session.
Are you managing your stress?
By Brandon Pollock PhD, ACSM-EP-C Research has shown that biological and psychological damage; possibly even death may occur if a person is unable to cope with stress