Month: April 2022

How Exactly Does Chronic Stress Affect Your Body?

The Effects of Chronic Stress So far on our blog this month, we’ve covered stress statistics in America and various stress management techniques. Today we want to explain just how stress affects your body to really illustrate why stress management is so important. As stated by the American Psychological Association, stress affects every single part of your body …

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Mindfulness Meditation: A Stress Management Technique

Mindfulness Meditation Explained You have probably heard the term “mindfulness” a lot more in recent years as it has become a popular way to help people manage their stress. You might be wondering though, what exactly is mindfulness and how does it help with stress? We will answer both of those questions below! The American …

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How Nature Can Help Relieve Stress

How Nature Improves Our Health As stated by the American Heart Association, spending time in nature can help relieve stress and anxiety, improve your mood, and boost feelings of happiness and well-being. Providing our body and mind with some much needed time in nature provides very similar results to that of practicing meditation. Some additional, science-backed benefits of …

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3 Strategies to Improve Wellness Program Participation

The Benefits of Wellness Programs The RAND Health Workplace Wellness Programs Study is one of the most rigorous and comprehensive reviews of wellness programs to date. The researchers that conducted the report overall concluded, “… workplace wellness programs can help contain the current epidemic of lifestyle-related diseases, the main driver of premature morbidity and mortality as …

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Stress in America: 2022 Insights and Solutions

Stress in America 2022 Insights There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has created a mental health crisis. To better understand the impact of the past two years on individual stress, the American Psychological Association partnered with The Harris Poll to conduct a survey their annual Stress in America ™ survey. This survey, conducted in February and …

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It is Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month April is Stress Awareness Month! This observance is a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress that are prevalent in our society. While Stress Awareness Month has been an ongoing campaign of awareness and education since 1992, the last few …

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