Box Breathing Techniques and Benefits

Box Breathing: What It Is and Why You Should Try It   Despite the somewhat exotic name, box breathing is a very simple and even familiar type of stress management exercise. If you’ve ever found yourself inhaling and exhaling to a rhythm while you run or listen to music, you’ve taken the first steps. Box[…]

Frequently Asked Questions About Stress

Is Stress Inevitably Harmful To Health?   Actually, no. There are several different types of stress that range from eustress, which is a positive and exciting form of stress, to chronic stress, which has been linked to many serious health issues and is the type of negative stress most often mentioned in the news. While we want to[…]

How Many Calories Should I Eat on the Weekends?

Can You Take the Weekend “Off” and Still Lose Weight?   Does your diet fall apart on the weekends? Most of us are less scheduled and more relaxed on Saturday and Sunday.  Sometimes that means we eat more and exercise less on those days. If your goal is to maintain your weight, the additional calories might not[…]