Best Ways to Combat Stress and Weight Gain

Séverine LEMOINEWell-Being

The American Psychological Association conducted a Stress in America survey in 2017 that had some illuminating results. For one, it reveals that three out of four Americans reported feeling at least one stress symptom in the last month. That stress comes from several places—the state of politics, the economy, money, healthcare, taxes, unemployment, crime, and much more.  Stress manifests itself … Read More

How Stress Affects Your Cortisol Levels

Séverine LEMOINEWell-Being

Do you ever feel like you spend more time stressed than not? Do you find yourself getting tension headaches, clenching your jaw, fighting back anxiety, or dealing with mood swings? Do you have trouble sleeping and concentrating, or do you always feel like you’re about to experience a fight or flight response? If any of this sounds familiar, you could … Read More

Understanding the Effects of Sleep Disorders on Your Health

Séverine LEMOINEWell-Being

A night of lost sleep is pretty common and may be due to stress or too much screen time. However, it’s not normal to have trouble falling and staying asleep most nights. If that’s the case, it may be time to see a doctor. Sleep disorders can affect people of all ages. The American Family Physician reports that up to … Read More

How Stress Can Lead to Burnout Syndrome and How It Affects Your Well-Being

Séverine LEMOINEWell-Being

In a recent survey, over 23 percent of participants reported having experienced burnout syndrome. The phenomenon of stress leading to burnout is not uncommon. Yet, most of us do little to alleviate the stress we feel every day.  Perhaps it is because we believe that it could never happen to us. Maybe we enjoy the idea of feeling in control … Read More