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How To Lower Your Stress Level Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Lower Your Stress Level.

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Improve Your Mood Without Food

It’s another crazy day at work. The phone is ringing off the hook, yet another co-worker needs your attention, and your boss is anxious for the report that was due yesterday. So you do what anyone would do in this situation—you grab some...  Read more

8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Gym

When you’re eager to try a new restaurant, you might ask your friends for recommendations, read a good review, or check out the menu before you spend your money and time there. If you enjoy your first meal, you’ll return again and aga...  Read more

Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

Some advertisements claim that hormonal changes from high stress lead to weight gain. These ads offer products that will supposedly normalize your hormones, thus decreasing your waist size. Should you use these products? Research does supp...  Read more

Beat Stress, Weigh Less

These days, it seems that everyone is stressed. We all have too much to do and too little time to do it. Times are tough, money is tight, and deadlines are imminent.  What happens when you're stressed? You tend to eat more, sleep less,...  Read more

Chronic Stress: Something to Worry About!

Stress. We feel it in our bodies, we talk about it with our friends, and we blame it for standing in the way of our happiness.  But do we do anything about it?  Most of us think that stress is an inevitable for people who live productive, f...  Read more

Is 1500 calories too low?
Updated 9/3/2014 12:00:15 AM

I'm a 25 year old man, 5'5" at 155lbs. I want to get to 123 pounds. After reading around the web a bit including Sparkpeople, the calculator says I need to eat about 1400-1500 calories a day. I'm meticulously calculating my calories now, eliminating...  Read more

Anybody here hate the stress of tracking every mor
Updated 9/3/2014 12:09:19 AM

Anybody here hate the stress of tracking every morsel eaten?...  Read more

Figuring out the intensity level
Updated 9/1/2014 8:12:56 PM

If one is older, what if 85% of one's resting heart rate does not feel intense (or at a level 8 out of 10)?...  Read more

Extremely full plate....stressed!
Updated 9/2/2014 7:12:01 PM

My story is kind of complicated (isn't everyone's) so I'll just put a few bullet points to summarize for context. - I live in Ghana, a "developing" nation is West Africa. I have been here 6 1/2 years as a missionary/volunteer. Power outages, wa...  Read more

Depressed over lower belly pooch!
Updated 8/31/2014 9:41:26 PM

My friend commented that I was so slim in my 30s but now that I m in my early 40s, I m fat! With a lower belly pooch. I m so frustrated I could scream! I have been walking morning and evening and starting Pilates again but took a break this...  Read more

Rest!

My life has a lot of baseline stress, and the past few years have seen a lot more stresses piled on top of that. My solution has been to "prescribe" myself 10 minutes a day resting with my feet up. Even just a few minutes helps lower my stress leve...  Read more

Stress & Your Digestive System

The chronic effects of stress on the body can play a role in diabetes by altering the insulin levels in the body. Stress affects the digestive system, forgetfulness, low energy levels, depression & can cause weight gain. You can relieve stress thru...  Read more

THE WALKING WARRIORS_Sisters in Sweat

Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  Read more

6 Relaxation Techniques for Your Biggest Stress Triggers

Your son can't find his backpack (again) and your husband still hasn't fixed the leaky toilet (three weeks later). Stress is everywhere—and though you may not be able to control what causes it, you do have power over how you react to it...  Read more

Is Everyone Being Too Hard on Paula Deen?

Paula Deen's recent announcement that she has type 2 diabetes set the media ablaze with speculation and discussion regarding the role of her diet and the potentially deadly disease. Some critics claim that her high-fat, high-calorie, high-sodium...  Read more