‘stress management’

Stressed? Try Magnesium, the Ultimate Chill Pill

By June Lupiani, RDN, CSSD

Could optimizing our magnesium levels help with emotional overeating? Stress in our bodies, whether physical or psychological, uses up our magnesium stores. And the more magnesium our body loses, the more stressed the system can become. It, like most things, is a cycle. But look on the bright side! When magnesium stores within our bodies are optimal, we’re less stressed […] Read more »

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3 Strategies to Self-Soothe & Stop Eating When You’re Stressed

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Often we go through our day-to-day lives tripping and stumbling through daily stressors, trials and tribulations. If we’re someone who worries about our weight, this can send us straight to food. And that only complicates things. So how can we help ourselves? Turning off the Auto-Pilot Response to Stress Perhaps if we took just one moment (or maybe even a few) out […] Read more »

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5-Minute Meditations: Opening Up & Letting Go

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

This second installment of the series is a short meditation using our breath as a metaphor for transformation. This is a nice practice for those feeling the need to free themselves from stress or a burden, or who are looking to make a change in their lives. Before You Begin Before starting, find a comfortable seated position or even feel free […] Read more »

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How Naming Your Emotions Helps to Better Cope With Stress

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

In order to make a change, we need to actually know what we’re feeling in each moment, to have awareness of what’s going on in our bodies, so we can deal with it positively. I teach a class called ’Stress and our Bodies’ here at Green Mountain at Fox Run where we talk about how the stress response affects our […] Read more »

Cope With Stress by Naming Your Emotions

Is Your Relationship Stressing You Out?

By Erin Risius, MA

Let’s face it; relationships can be a source of immense joy followed by bang-your-head-against-the-wall frustration. Especially in long term relationships when what started out as adorable quirks may have slowly turned into idiosyncrasies, and then aggravations, and finally potential deal-breakers that have you reading self-help books or landed you into therapy. Relationship Challenges: Focus On Yourself First Relationships often require us to […] Read more »

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