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How To Lower Your Stress Level Resources

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

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

The Stress-Pain Connection

It’s a vicious cycle people with chronic pain know well: Pain causes you stress and stress exacerbates your pain. While everyday evidence points to a connection between stress and pain (and vice versa), research is also highlighting this connec...  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

low carb help
Updated 4/13/2014 1:33:13 PM

Hi Everyone:) I have been trying to do low carb again and I feel like I'm having no luck with it. When I first did the low carb diet I was 19 and lost 30lbs in 3 months and done it a couple of times in my early 20s and did great. I'm 35 now and can't...  Read more

My A1c levels are down!
Updated 4/15/2014 9:01:49 AM

Hi everyone! A year ago, I was quite a few pounds heavier and my A1c was through the roof. I finally took the right medication and I'm proud to say that my appetite, weight, and A1c is DOWN! Right now I'm actually more excited about my A1c...  Read more

New Job - New Stress - New Life?
Updated 4/11/2014 7:20:35 AM

So I'm faced with a troubling decision! I am being looking at by the Regional Manager of Sales to become the Community Relations Director at an Assisted Living Facility. I have always been interested in this line of work and most definitely have t...  Read more

Tilapia, I love your low-low 149 calories
Updated 4/15/2014 2:13:03 PM

9 Oh Tilapia, with your low calories, I can savor the idea of a dessert this evening. But maybe I'll just do something sensible like a handful of roasted almonds....  Read more

Weightloss When You Already Have Low Body Fat
Updated 4/17/2014 3:17:29 AM

Hello, SparkCommunity. I realize this is going to sound ridiculous, but I would like to lose some weight and I'm not sure how to go about it. I am a female competitive distance runner, and although my body fat percentage is quite low (~17) I...  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