Category: Stress

Just say Ahhhhh!

Have you felt stressed lately? Anxious? Nervous? Who wouldn’t with fall semester just getting underway! Your stress level is probably off the chart.

Count Your Breath

Do me a favor. Get a timer and count how many times you breathe in one minute. Don’t worry. I’ll be here when you get back.

Did you do it?

How many breaths did you take – 10, 15, maybe 20?

No worries. Most people breathe between 10-15 times per minute. However, as normal as this may seem, this should not be your goal. Your ideal breathing rate is six breaths per minute. Practicing slow, deep breathing can help oxygenate the blood and improve your ability to exercise.

LOL chill cuz – ways to combat anxiety and the “fear of missing out”

According to the 2012 Nielson Company analyses, the average teenager sends or receives 3,339 text messages every month. Let’s see, that’s got to be close to 40,000 LOLs, BRBs, and personal overused favorite, LMAO. Our dextrous fingers have helped us to further fast, efficient, and perhaps more honest communication in an increasingly digital world. However despite all these obvious electronically…