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November 18, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

copingwith holiday stress

Coping with Holiday Stress

November 18, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA

copingwith holiday stress
The holidays can be an incredibly stressful time of year, and because of that, it's important for us to get a grip on what is going on and figure out how we can take care of it in an effective and safe manner. Holidays are supposed to be enjoyed, but more often than not, they cause us to feel incredibly frazzled. Why are the holidays such a stressful time of year? What can we do in order to reduce the amount of stress we are feeling and enjoy the holidays in a healthy way once again? [More]

October 10, 2014
by Caleen Martin

whytoomanychoicescancausemorepainforthosewith fibromyalgia

Why Too Many Choices Can Cause More Pain for Those with Fibromyalgia

October 10, 2014 04:55 by Caleen Martin

whytoomanychoicescancausemorepainforthosewith fibromyalgia
If you’re like many of us who feel better being in control of the situation or tasks, you’re going to have to learn to let that control go. There are studies that indicate that when we physically feel signs stress and anxiety it is our body’s way of trying to tell us that we need to reach out to others. We need to let others know what is going on. We need to pay more attention to our body and what it is trying to tell us. We need to embrace ourselves, love ourselves and treat ourselves with the kindness and compassion that we so often give to others but forget to give ourselves. [More]