All Articles for the Category: Stress

Cold Hormesis

Controlled Cold - Simple, Unpleasant, Effective What happened when I asked an 80 year old to have cold showers? Known effects of controlled cold exposure, technically known as cold hormesis: Improves the heat output of your cells (so you burn more...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health: Looking after the Muscle of the Mind Modern medical psychiatry tries to understand the brain only in terms of gross damage (so nothing can be done) or single chemical imbalances.  This is a simplistic and somewhat foolish approach...

7 Ways to Manage Stress

Americans are feeling anxious — a health risk, especially for older adults. By: Janet Lee - Consumer Reports :: June 5, 2017 Whether acute or chronic, stress can affect you physically, changing your hormone levels and activating your body’s...

Mindset: Philosophy to Prosperity

Are you trying to use 'Willpower' to change? Are you ‘Most People’ or are you YOU? Most people are unaware of their belief systems and innate values and this is what often leads to depression, anger, etc. Most of our modern world’s dissatisfaction,...

Fixed v Growth Mindset, ‘Oww’ v ‘Wow’

Are You 'Oww' or 'Wow' When it Comes to Health? I first encountered the concept of Fixed and Growth mindsets thanks to Todd Herman, a performance expert (in business and sport). Todd called these 'Oww' and 'Wow'. More on Brain Chemistry:...

How to Defeat Depression

How to Defeat Depression “By 2020 depression will rank second only to heart disease as the leading cause of disability worldwide.” -   The global burden of disease, Cambridge, Murray and Lopez Here are my notes for the above video on chronic...

What Is Your Action Motivator

What is Your Action Motivator? A Happy, Beautiful, New Year To You. Have you already made plans to make 2016 your best year yet? And if not, why not? Have you got any goals? Anything you have been meaning to achieve but have not yet? Whatever your...

Stress Relief Acupressure Points

If you are under a great deal of stress use these acupressure points I demonstrate on my young volunteer Eric on a regular basis. They are also useful if you have just suffered a shock or  physical stress - like a whiplash or a fall.  These...

Stress, Weight Gain and Muscle Loss

This is a great interview with one of my nutrition and chiropractic guru's - Dr Bob Rakowski. I am lucky enough to count Dr Bob as a friend now, and so if I get tough cases, I can give him a call. This is good for you to. In this interview he...

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