The new year is a time for self-reflection; we examine what went well in the past year and what needs more work, setting goals for the year ahead. Often these goals are related to diet, weight loss, or exercise habits with an intention to change our physical appearance. But what are other ways we can…
Spirituality means knowing one’s self, having a sense of purpose in life, feeling connected to others, and achieving one’s full potential.
Budget. Not the most exciting word, but it is key to reducing financial stress.
Another reason to quit: smoking and tobacco use can cause stress. Some tobacco users believe that smoking is a stress reducer, but the opposite can be true — it can impact your sleep, your body’s ability to fight infection, and your overall health.
“Goooooo dawgs, sic ‘em, woof, woof, woof, woof!!” Athens is a completely different town on game days. There are people everywhere ready to cheer on our Dawgs to victory–some who have been in the same tailgate spot for over 20 years and others who are visiting Athens for the first time. But the commonality between…
Have you ever heard that alcohol and other drugs reduce stress, are “an outlet” or “an escape from reality?” The reality is that alcohol and other drugs can create more stress. How? By potentially causing health, impairment, and legal problems.
Ever feel overwhelmed with approaching deadlines or anxious about having many things to do and not enough time to do them? While it’s natural to feel that way at times, learning to manage your time and having a plan to help you get organized and set priorities will help ease the stress.
Starting, maintaining, and ending relationships can all be stressful. Is your relationship stressing you out?
Stress and sleep problems often go hand-in-hand. It can be hard to know how to improve your sleep when you’re stressed and how to reduce stress when you’re having trouble sleeping.