Stress Management

We’re all familiar with the feelings of tension that invade our bodies and minds when stress surfaces. It can be paralyzing and cause confusion, hesitation, fear, and prevent us from living our best lives. The feeling of stress can be fleeting or chronic – in either case it can cause a host of other challenges for our health, relationships, and environments. This is why it’s so crucial to learn stress management techniques and become familiar with the ways to cope with stress that work best for our unique selves.

Stress management practices come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and flavors – experiment with what may work for you so you can find your go-to tool for managing stress in your life.

Learn how to manage your stress in a healthy way with this guide – full of tips, tricks, and techniques for letting it go, slowing down, relaxing, and managing the business and inevitable stress of daily life.

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10 Steps to Detox Your Mind

By Melissa Eisler

Just like when you go on a detox diet to flush out the toxins from your body, it’s also important to remove toxins from your mind. Mental and emotional toxins often go unnoticed, but they are just as harmful to your well-being. To learn how to detox your mind and reenergize yourself this spring, follow these steps.

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How to Ease the Stress of Change

By Melissa Eisler

Why is change so scary? If you’re feeling beaten down in the battle of change and uncertainty, arm yourself with these strategies to train your brain to manage change in a healthy way.

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8 Ways to Get the Most from Your Meditations

By Melissa Eisler

Feeling like your meditations are not giving you what you need? Try some simple shifts in your practice to make sure you’re getting the most of your meditations.

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unfinished business

7 Steps for Finishing Unfinished Business

By Melissa Eisler

The incomplete tasks on your to-do list follow you around, yell at you, and stress you out. Follow these seven steps to cross off those items and find relief from the shackles of your to-do list.

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insomniacs

Insomniacs: How to Calm Your Racing Mind and Get Some Sleep

By Melissa Eisler

If your racing mind is keeping you up at night, check out this advice from a certified medical hypnotist, on how to fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day.

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Burned out

Quiz: How Burned Out Are You?

By Melissa Eisler

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, but don’t know how to end the cycle of stress, you may be burned out. Take this mini quiz to find out where you are on the burnout scale – and get some ideas for what you can do about it to help you find more balance.

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How to React to Stress in a Healthy Way

By Melissa Eisler

Let’s face it … there is no way to remove external stress from your life. But there are countless ways to manage your reaction to stress. Here are nine ways to respond to stress that will leave you feeling centered.

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Design your time

6-Step Plan to Design a Balanced Calendar

By Melissa Eisler

What is the cost of being so busy? If you find yourself drowning in a packed calendar and want to break the habit, follow these steps to tune into what matters most and design your time accordingly.

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Wedding Day Mindfulness

Wedding Day Mindfulness: Guidelines for Staying Present and Sane on the Big Day

By Melissa Eisler

Need help fighting off the stress of wedding day? Mindfulness can help. Follow these 10 guidelines to stay in the moment, calm and cool on the big day.

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8 Ways to Relax as a Couple

By Melissa Eisler

It’s easy to get stuck in to-do list mode and forget to spend quality time with your significant other. Before you know it, you’ve postponed date night an entire year. Here are eight date ideas for how to enjoy one another while keeping it simple.

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10 Ways to De-stress in Just 5 Minutes

By Melissa Eisler

It can take only an instant to feel stress, so it’s only right that we should know how to de-stress in a flash, too. Here are 10 things to do when you need to de-stress and only have a few minutes to spare.

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13 Productivity Hacks to Save You Time and Energy

By Melissa Eisler

What would you give to work less, but actually accomplish the same amount of work? Here are some time-saving tools to reduce your hours at the office, but still be a productive rock star.

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Infographic: 40 Little Things You Can Do to Relax

By Melissa Eisler

Are you inexperienced at relaxing? For some people, meeting deadlines, giving advice, completing chores, and being productive comes naturally—relaxing does not. But regular downtime is good for your health, so check out these easy ideas to sneak some relaxation-inducing activities.

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A Meditation to Overcome Perfectionism

By Melissa Eisler

It’s healthy to strive for excellence, but perfectionism can set you back in more ways than one. And learning that less-than-perfect and excellence can coincide harmoniously is a useful lesson. Whether you’re a full-on perfectionist or just have some tendencies, this meditation will help you loosen up and let it go.

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5 Bite-Size Meditations to Try When You’re Just Too Busy

By Melissa Eisler

Sometimes you just don’t have time to meditate. When you find yourself in a mid-day slump, stressing out over an impending deadline, or waking up too late for your normal meditation practice, that’s when bite-sized meditations can save the day.

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