9 Ways to Kick Stress to the Curb

Featured Article, Healthy Living
on January 15, 2013

We all know her, she’s the woman we love—to hate. She gets up at 5 a.m., sprints to the gym, then showers, answers all e-mails, fixes her family a breakfast of flax seed banana waffles with hot maple syrup and is ready to go the office as soon as she drives her four equally perfect children to school. Her male counterpart is just as accomplished. Not only does he hold down a high-powered day job, but is a nationally ranked squash player and on weekends writes poetry when not competing in an Ironman Triathlon. In a pinch, he can retile his roof. Of course, these Type A tornados are also very likely to be driven to such excess success by inner forces we cannot fathom. However, all this perfection comes with a price. Stress! And plenty of it! And how do they spell relief? Well, for some women, at least, probably W-I-N-E. Indeed, they will only admit to being on the verge of a nervous breakdown when they’ve had a few drinks (dry chardonnay please, with a splash of crème de cassis). If this sounds familiar (or even if it doesn’t), stress is most certainly a fact of life. Here’s how to manage it for the betterment of your overall life. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE