How I Got Into Working Out

Anyone ever tell you how important exercising is? I’m sure like EVERYONE you’ve ever talked to. I know that in order to decrease stress and anxiety I need to work out, but actually working out causes me anxiety. All of a sudden I feel like I can’t breathe or my heart is going to give out. So actually making myself work out is in a … Continue reading How I Got Into Working Out

How to Battle Your Anxiety at a Work Conference 

Conferences can be overwhelming especially if you have anxiety. If you’re anything like me, then you get anxious sitting there with a few hundred people worrying about having a panic attack in front of everyone.  (Photo By: clarita) This past week I went to a marketing conference in Orlando where I was surrounded by hundreds of IT peeps. At times, I was struggling to sit … Continue reading How to Battle Your Anxiety at a Work Conference 

5 Ways to Unwind at the End of the Day

“There are times when we stop. We sit still… We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.” – James Carroll At the end of the day, you MUST be able to unwind. Work can be stressful. Add in kids – if you have any – and you’ve probably just had one hell of a day. There’s nothing more important than winding down after … Continue reading 5 Ways to Unwind at the End of the Day

Caffeine: Good or Bad for Anxiety?

“It’s no surprise that caffeine gets so much attention from scientists these days. After all, 80% of Americans drink it. In fact, occasional coffee consumption rose 6% in the last year alone, according to the National Coffee Association. At the same time, panic and other anxiety disorders have become the most common mental illnesses in the United States. When caffeine overlaps with these disorders, the … Continue reading Caffeine: Good or Bad for Anxiety?

Top 5 Stress-Free Exercises

“Endorphins. The happy fitness drug you can never have too much of.” -Anonymous Looking to get some endorphins, but don’t really want to put in all that effort? Then, you’ve come to the right place. Exercise is new to me and it’s something I’m learning to love. And by learning, I mean I’m really tolerating it. But, hey, the things you do for happiness! Here’s … Continue reading Top 5 Stress-Free Exercises