Rumination: Why Do People Obsess Over Things?

Have you ever been stressed all day because you can’t stop thinking of something unfair that happened that morning? Or the previous week? This human tendency to obsess, trying to work things out in one’s mind, is common.   If you’re like most people, you’ve had the experience of obsessing over something stressful that happened[…]

Eating More Fruits and Vegetables May Reduce Stress

Key Takeaways   Researchers suggest there’s a link between diet and mental wellbeing. Lowering stress is crucial for reducing the risk for chronic conditions, including diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. When trying to include more produce in your diet, think baby steps rather than overhaul.   People who ate at least 16 ounces of fruits[…]

Soul Healing Tips to Help Prevent Caregiver Burnout

What would happen to a car that, day in and day out, simply never stopped running? Easy: it’d break down. This is what happens to caregivers when they don’t stop and take care of themselves.A certain amount of stress is normal, especially when providing consistent care. But when you’re plagued by constant exhaustion, disinterest in[…]

Stressed? Simple Meditations to Calm Your Mind in 60 Seconds

Here are six ways to use breathing and movement to de-stress in one minute flat.   Meditation has long been encouraged by experts as an accessible and effective stress-management technique. But with the unprecedented task of working where you sleep, while juggling home-schooling your kids, washing endless dishes and navigating a scary news climate, more of[…]