Effective Ways of Managing Stress

Stress is part of everyday life, but while moderate stress boosts the immune system and improves the activities of the heart, much or chronic stress is inimical to our general wellbeing because it makes the body susceptible to a variety of illnesses and worsens the existing health condition. Studies have shown that it can increase the heart rate and flow of blood, and when this happens, cholesterol and triglycerides are released into the blood stream, thereby increasing the possibility of you having stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity. Stress can worsen an asthmatic or diabetic condition and cause depression, anxiety, migraines, accelerated aging, and premature death among others.… Read More

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Helping your Child Cope with School Stress

We parents, every morning, wake up and prepare our children for school; we provide them with all the learning materials they will need, put their lunch in their food case or in their bag and send them off for school. What happens afterwards (at school) is an aspect that we parents don’t consider. The stress at school for these little ones is a common phenomenon that they all faces. Who would imagine your little kids at school being soaked up with lots of pressure and we parents sometimes never give it much thoughts or even consider the stress our babies go through at school and how they cope with these… Read More

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