Category: research

Mental & Physical Techniques to Reduce Stress

Preventing Stress With Meditation & Breathing Meditation and breathing techniques can be effective in reducing stress and promoting relaxation. Some of the best techniques include: Deep breathing: This involves taking slow, deep breaths in through the nose and out through the mouth. This can help to lower heart rate and blood pressure, and promote relaxation. […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Stress

Stress is something many of us become familiar with as kids, students, professionals, and parents. Here are some common questions about stress: What is stress? Stress is a normal response to certain situations and events that we encounter in life. It is a normal and necessary part of life that can help us to cope […]

Herbs That Help Prevent and Mitigate Stress

Some herbs are believed to have stress-reducing and calming effects and may be helpful in preventing and managing stress. However, it is important to note that the use of herbs for stress management should be done under the guidance of a healthcare provider or trained herbalist, as some herbs can have potential side effects or […]

What are the Health Risks of Acute and Chronic Stress?

Both acute (short term) and chronic (long term) stress pose serious issues to your wellbeing. We believe stress should not be overlooked, and are committed to reducing and helping you manage your stress. If left unmanaged, here are the negative effects of stress on your health. Acute stress and chronic stress can have negative effects […]

What is Stress, and How Can You Prevent It?

What is stress? Stress is the body’s response to challenges or demands. When we encounter a situation that we perceive as difficult or threatening, our body triggers a “fight or flight” response. This response involves the release of hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol, which increase heart rate, blood pressure, and energy levels, preparing us […]