Stress Less

Stress Less

I have two words to say about stress: distressing emotions!

Your stress and the related problems it causes all stem from distressing emotions that are being ignored, denied or just poorly handled. In order to manage your stress you need to learn how to manage your distressing emotions—because that’s what stress really is.

When you’re able to get a handle on your emotions, you can get a handle on your problems. Then you’ll find the stress relief you’ve been looking for.

I’ve curated a selection of blog posts for you with tips and insights on how to relieve your stress once and for all.

4 Simple Ways to Stress Less

Stressed out? You’re not alone. Many of my patients come to see me because they’re feeling stressed out. Unfortunately, stress is a part of life and you can’t ever completely get rid of it—but you [...]

How To Tell If You’re Stressed or Depressed

Feeling stressed out? You’re not alone. Seventy-two percent of adults surveyed by the American Psychological Association reported feeling stressed out at least some of the time during the past month. Regardless of what you’re stressing [...]

How to Take Charge of Your Emotions to Reduce Stress

Are you tired of being stressed out all the time? Do you want to change but aren’t sure what to do? Well, you’re not alone and I’m here to help! If you want to know [...]

15 Common Ailments That Are Caused By Stress

Did you know that some of the most common ailments are really stress symptoms? Do you get headaches in the late afternoon for seemingly unknown reasons? Maybe you suffer from insomnia or have a nagging [...]

Why Acceptance Helps You Deal With Stressful Situations

Wise Mind Living often comes down to knowing when and how to accept the situation you’re in—which isn’t always easy when you’re dealing with stressful situations. Usually, the answer is when you can’t do anything [...]

The Real Reason Why You’re Stressed Out

If you’re a regular reader of the Wise Mind Living blog, you know that I believe most people who are stressed out have the wrong idea about what stress is. Which is why they aren’t very [...]

What Is An Anxiety Attack?

Sometimes patients come to me because they want to know how to deal with anxiety attacks. However, the symptoms they’re describing are technically those of a panic attack—a burst of fear or worry with intense [...]

Four Tips to Overcome Social Anxiety

The holiday season is upon us and although it’s supposed to be festive and fun, it can also bring a lot of anxiety-producing social occasions. Whether it's due to an office party, a big gathering [...]

Why Spending Time In Nature is Key to Stress Reduction

Fall is officially in full swing! The lazy days of summer have been replaced with a hustle and bustle that coincided with the kids going back to school. You can feel the energy in the [...]

5 Wise Mind Ways to Manage Holiday Stress

The holidays are supposed to be fun, right? But most people experience some level of holiday stress . This can be caused by the demands of shopping for gifts, attending social gatherings, and coping with [...]