4 Ways To Reduce Stress Inside and Outside of Work

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While a moderate amount of stress can be good for staying motivated, the harsh reality is that you will most likely be overwhelmed at some point in your career. Whether it’s pressure to perform, lack of control, or micromanagement issues, you need to know how to effectively manage job-related stress so it doesn’t follow you home and ruin your sanity. If you are looking for ways to reduce stress, here are four tips, along with simple tools and apps that you can use.

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“Race norming” and the long legacy of medical racism, explained

Vox Open Sourced

The NFL recently announced it would end the practice, but race norming is still used across the medical field. As the NFL notes, race norming isn’t just employed in the league’s cognitive exam — it’s quietly used across medical specialties, from pulmonary medicine to cardiology.


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Yoga and Health: From Better Mental Health To Improved Sleep Quality

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Furthermore, the healing benefits of yoga are now widely recognized within the medical community thanks to a growing body of research confirming the yoga’s healing power. Most of these studies found that yoga prevents stress-related diseases and improves overall health and well-being. Yoga seems to be just as effective, if not better, like medication and talk therapy in relieving the symptoms of mental illness. Did you know that yoga and health are intertwined?

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6 Ways To Live Well With A Chronic Illness

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And when you worry, you increase your stress levels and even your pain. I can’t stress this enough. Education and seeing medical results have been instrumental, but I’m so glad we have hung in there. Toxic relationships stress us immeasurably. Alternative therapies are often complementary to the regular medical care many of us have. If we are truly fortunate, we have an integrative medic that practices both conventional and complementary techniques.

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7 Reasons Why Life Is Overwhelming You (And How To Fix Them)

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Although you don’t want to feel this stressed out all the time, there just isn’t enough time in the day to do the things you really want to do. A pile of books on the nightstand, a countertop full of dishes and random items cluttered together on the dining room table can make you feel more stressed out. Just looking at and being around all those things can release the stress hormone Cortisol. How To Sleep Stress

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16 Essential Tips for Quitting Smoking

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There are medications available to help you quit smoking, such as Chantix and Zyban. You could also quit with a friend who smokes or seek professional medical help for a safer process. Keep in mind, however, that you still need to avoid stressful activities as they can be smoking triggers. Lung cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. There will be approximately 159,260 deaths from lung cancer in the United States this year alone.

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Timeline Of A Personal Injury Lawsuit

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Understanding a personal injury lawsuit timeline can help a victim cope with the stress and emotional challenges that may arise with the processing of his case. Seek Medical Attention. Immediately following an accident, it is paramount for the victim to seek medical care in order to minimize the severity of injuries. The investigation of the claims and medical records will start immediately once the lawyer agrees that your claims are worth filing in the law court.

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10 Ways You Can Benefit From Chiropractic Adjustments

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Now let’s talk about the medical research and studies proving the therapeutic benefits of this alternative medicine. The British Medical Journal (BMJ) 2013 published a 52-week study of 183 people with neck pain which is divided into three categories: chiropractic therapy, physical therapy, and family medicine. Lower Stress. Back pains? That’s easy with chiropractic.

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6 Secrets To Create An Effective Retirement Plan

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Then you thought about the medical bills when you age and the mortgage you are still paying. If you start late, don’t get stressed out and try to make up for the past years by saving the highest amount of money you can. You were young and you just started your career a couple of years ago. You still have many years of work ahead of you. But then, someone talked to you about retirement planning.

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Writing Therapy: How It Can Make Your Life Easier

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About 30 years ago, James Pennebaker, a professor at the University of Texas, found out that when someone writes about his experiences, that person is able to relieve stress and improve his mental and physical health. However, those who had shared difficult situations and moments of life were able to relieve stress. The results showed that they took drugs two times less often and sought medical assistance less than before the experiment. It’s true. Life is complicated.

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Kaizen: A Simple Way to Supercharge Your Freelance Career

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How can you manage your routine without any additional stress? Sheila was trying to venture into medical writing. Do you have the level of flexibility, freedom and fulfillment that you crave in your career? Are you managing every aspect of your life with the deftness that you wish for? It is quite possible that this is not the case. Maybe you are feeling satisfaction in some areas of your life, but lacking a feeling of contentment in others. Let’s face it.

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Can You Heal the Chakras By Being Grateful?

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They medicate themselves until they feel better, like western medicine. As you drown yourself in that situation, stress hormones begin to flood your system and cause actual changes in your DNA. Can gratitude heal your chakras? The short answer is yes. Whenever you experience an energetic imbalance due to strong and persistent thoughts and emotions, your body experiences the imbalance, too.

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Five Traits Women Want In A Partner

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Having the ability to make light of a situation or crack a joke can help relieve stress and shows that you don’t take yourself too seriously. Paying bills on time, making necessary medical appointments, and organizing schedules are some of the traits women want in men, too. Do you think that good looks, a six-pack, and some pearly whites are all you need to win over a woman’s heart? Well, think again. What women look for in a man is more than good looks.

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Hair Treatment: 6 Foods To Prevent Hair Loss

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Hair loss can occur for many reasons, such as stress, frequent use of chemicals, heat tools, diseases and hormonal changes. Apart from medical consultation, you can also increase your intake of the following foods to prevent hair loss. Hair loss is an issue that both men and women are concerned about. It can affect the way you look and feel about yourself. In some cases, it can even weigh your self-confidence down.

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Cure For Hangover? 5 Things To Do To Get Through The Morning After

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Having to endure a long and arduous week, it’s only right that you relax and let out all the stress. These medications can balance out the acidity in your stomach to help you feel better. You finally shut down your computer and realize that it’s the start of a long weekend tomorrow. As you get out of the office, you and your co-workers brace for what’s going to happen next: getting drunk.

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Packing Made Simple: 7 Tips to Make Your Move Go Smoother

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Regardless of how far you’re moving from your current home, here are 7 tips to help make packing and moving smooth and (nearly) stress-free. Keep important documents like medical records, school documents, and anything you may need at your new house handy so you can access them as needed. A lot goes into planning and executing a move especially when it’s long distance.

2017 156

5 Legal Issues To Consider And Address Before A Divorce

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Some of these processes are not only physically exhausting but stressful, too. Other bills (tuition fees, medical bills, etc). Divorce is an ugly process filled with drama and heated-up emotions. Despite this, divorce rate continues to increase in number across the globe. A 2014 divorce data showed that America has a 53% divorce rate while Belgium has the highest rate at a staggering 70%.

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Virtual Assistant…10 Years Later

Tips From T. Marie

Although I won’t celebrate my 10 th year of being a #girlboss until September of this year, January 2017 does mark an equally important point in my life as a female entrepreneur. In January of 2007 I was working as a real estate paralegal while going to school for medical coding and billing. Anyone who has ever taken part in a real estate closing knows they are a stressful event. It’s 2017.

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Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill Likely Bad for the Independent Workerforce

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All the groups who have done this have stressed their studies are speculative due to a lack of information around the bill's potential impacts.  The insurance industry, hospitals, consumer activists, the AARP advocacy group and organizations such as the American Medical Association, American Heart Association and American Cancer Society all oppose the bill.

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How To Start Building Confidence: A Story From A (Formerly) Fearful Guy

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My wife and I have $30,000+ in medical debt (and growing) and she has perplexing health problems that baffle doctors. No matter how stressful or intimidating it can be, you can absolutely learn how to feel confident in any situation. As a 4-year-old, I recall clinging to my father’s leg at a friend’s birthday party. I was terrified to go into the other room, where other kids were whacking a piñata with a long stick. That model followed me the rest of my life.

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The Ultimate Stepping Stone to Personal Freedom

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We can no longer allow fear, self-doubt, shyness, nervousness, rejection, and stress to stop us from living our lives fully. Statistically speaking, America’s population is frighteningly unfulfilled, medicated, obese, and depressed. Your nervous system thinks you’re being threatened and produces stress hormones to signal danger and call for protection. Inadequacy is a common fear among people who want to be leaders or people who want to achieve something great in their lives.

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Personal Injury Claims After A Car Accident

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Car crashes also cost $43 billion each year in lost wages, medical bills and property damage. For this reason, it is important to hire an attorney who has extensive experience in calculating medical bills, lost wages and expenses in these types of cases so you are awarded a fair settlement. Speak With Medical Experts And Doctors About Your Injuries. Car accidents are on the rise all over the world.

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How To Avoid Burnout At Your Job

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Stress that builds over time can lead to burn out. Job stress can build over time and if you don’t deal with it as it comes, you run the risk of ending up in a really bad place. Stress builds over time and can overwhelm you if you aren’t careful. This stress can creep into your personal life and start to affect your health over time. People working in high-stress jobs are more prone to experiencing burnout than other people. Source: Best Medical Degrees.

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Emotional Intelligence Meets Travel Planning

Office Dynamics

This list would include everything from chargers to rain coats, workout clothes (in detail), to toiletries (in detail) and special medications. I don’t need any extra work or stress when I am traveling for business. What do emotional intelligence and travel planning have in common? Plenty. I have been traveling extensively for business (and a little pleasure) for 3 straight months. To be honest, it is wearing on me.

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How Stroke Prevention Can Save Your Life

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Stress and Depression. Seeking medical treatment for other risk factors is also crucial. No one wants to think about the possibility of having a stroke, but someone in the United States has a stroke an average of every 40 seconds. It could be life altering or even life ending. The good news is that it is possible to survive a stroke and it’s also possible to prevent one from happening in the first place.

2017 155

What’s Behind America’s Lagging Life Expectancy?

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When we work more and play less, we become so stressed out that we often turn to food for comfort. People start off taking pain medications with a prescription for various reasons. Do upper classes experience less stress, healthier lifestyles, and receive better medical care than the lower classes? American life expectancy is on the decline for the first time in decades and there are a number of factors that come into play.

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Answering Reader Mail: I Got Really Sick Before An Interview & Still Went. Did I Make The Right Choice?

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

So in that moment it could cause him to think it was stress related and that you might act like that if it was ever too busy at the office. 1) Call from your car or the parking lot and say you had a personal/medical emergency and that you need to go address that. 2) Or park your car, show up, check in with reception, and say you had a medical emergency and you need to leave. Dear New & Returning Readers, Helloooooo, everyone! Welcome back to my blog!

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Why food and housing assistance is essential for improving America’s health

Vox Open Sourced

There is an underappreciated contributor to the United States’ comparatively poor health: We underinvest in social services that help people live healthier lives and therefore overspend on medical care relative to other developed countries. whereas America spends more on medical care.

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A Guide For Solving Your Muscle Pain

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To minimize both physical and financial turmoil caused from muscle fatigue, it’s best to reduce your stress, trauma, and any excessive use of muscles as even minor problems can lead to long-term injuries. Back pain is no abnormality, and employment is a primary fueler to the condition.

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How You Can Improve Your Mental Health by Practicing Yoga

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The process and the levels of deep breathing focus and bending have the same uplifting effects like a medication would do for mental disorders. Do you crave peace?

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America needs to talk about miscarriage

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In other cases, however, they may be prescribed medication or have a surgical procedure like a D&C to complete the process. Union, for example, wrote in her 2017 memoir that “I have had eight or nine miscarriages.”. Getty Images/iStockphoto. The experience is incredibly common.

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What we’ve learned about Britney Spears’s conservatorship case changes everything

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Your decisions can be good or bad, but you are entitled as an adult to make decisions about your finances and your property and your medical care. percent of the gross revenues from the Las Vegas residency that Spears held from 2013 through 2017.

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What the American dream looks like for immigrants

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A 2017 study found that a staggering 90 percent of children born in 1940 earned more than their parents did at age 30; for children born in 1984, that percentage has declined to just 50 percent. I went to medical school. American medical training is stupidly hellacious.

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