Tag Archives: anxiety

Health Raiser Spotlight: Carrie

Health Raiser Spotlight: Carrie

When you begin to connect the dots, you see a much bigger picture – and a much more complete one, at that. Carrie, our Vitacost Health Raiser of the Week, suffered with a lot of nagging physical and mental pains until she started to notice patterns. ...
Keep Calm and Herb On

Keep Calm and Herb On

It’s really hard to gift-wrap a guitar. The black velvet pants I was totally rocking last year at Christmas were too snug to wear at this year’s Thanksgiving, and I got into several annoying conversations with the food-pushers of my clan about why I ...
Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

It’s like termites gnawing away at your house’s foundation. From the inside out, stress breaks you down. Whether it surfaces severely as panic attacks or as gradual weight gain, stress is your fit body’s worst enemy. Though exercising helps relieve s ...
How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

A few nights ago, I actually shouted out loud, “Stop talking! I can’t sleep!” Which startled my fiance, who’d been snoozing silently. When I have something serious on my mind, I just can’t seem to stop that interior dialogue, relax, and ease myself i ...
7 Tasty Ways to Stop Stress

7 Tasty Ways to Stop Stress

Chocolate is a serious weakness of mine. It’s a little scary how a small square of that indulgent, rich deliciousness can change my entire mood. Turns out, I’m not crazy, there’s actually a physiological reason (I KNOW, I was reliev ...
Feeling Stressed? Chew on This.

Feeling Stressed? Chew on This.

It’s no secret that stress can put you in a not-so-friendly mood. But next time you’re feeling frazzled, you may want to rely on an old childhood habit to help you calm down. ...