Business of Well-being

Managing Stress is Especially Important for Those with Cancer

Chronic stress like unremitting illness causes body tissue to adapt to higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Continuous inflammation aids the development and progression of heart disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, and cancer.

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Jacquelyn Ferguson

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January 29, 2014

Business of Well-being

Brain Training for Emotional Balance & Maturity

Overwhelming emotions cause depression or other uncomfortable mental stress, which ultimately impacts overall productivity. Would you like to learn techniques that can help you avoid emotions' all-consuming potential?

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Jacquelyn Ferguson

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January 29, 2014

Business of Well-being

Managing Stress Requires a Sense of Control

You believe what happens to you in life is largely determined by fate, luck or other external conditions. If you think you're in charge of your own destiny - had I prepared better I might have gotten the promotion - you're an internal.

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Jacquelyn Ferguson

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January 29, 2014

Business of Well-being

Does Cortisol Cause Weight Gain, Depression and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

You might be aware that cortisol is a fight or flight hormone that is released every time you are stressed by anything. Part of its purpose is to replenish your energy after exerting yourself through fighting or fleeing your perceived threat.

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Jacquelyn Ferguson

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January 29, 2014

Business of Well-being

Spread the Word: Productive Gossip as a Skill

Evolutionary psychologists believe gossip is a human trait meant to increase our chances of survival since people continue to do. Everyone knew everyone and they seldom came upon outsiders.

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Jacquelyn Ferguson

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January 29, 2014

Business of Well-being

Mindfulness Stress Management: Get Off Autopilot and Kick the Past Out of the Present

Conflicts usually have less to do with the person in front of you whom you assume is causing your distress and more to do with her. You project onto the present situation your past fears and practicing mindfulness can help you break your historic patterns.

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Jacquelyn Ferguson

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January 29, 2014

Business of Well-being

Escape Financial Stress

Stress, financial anxiety threatens your foundation and the survival and how long will the collective financial instability last. If you aren't personally suffering you probably know others who are struggling with the financial instability.

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Jacquelyn Ferguson

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January 29, 2014

Business of Well-being

Put on the brakes before going over your Stress Cliff

Driving your car or body towards the cliff may harm you badly and you need to manage a balance between the two for a healthy life. Stress triggers the physical fight speeding up your body and puts a momentary strain on it.

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Jacquelyn Ferguson

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January 29, 2014

Business of Well-being

Stress for Success

FInding humor in anything is the best way of survival and it might help you survive the world's topsy-turvy world. Your reaction to the stress is significantly determined by the way you perceive it, either as a challenge or a threat to your health.

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Jacquelyn Ferguson

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January 29, 2014

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