Category Archives for Stress

5 Reasons Travel is Good for the Soul

My husband and I were quick to marry, quick to start a family and quick to feel all the joy, pressure, and stress that comes with those life choices on that timeline. Our children are nearly raised now and we will be celebrating 20 years of marriage tomorrow! So to celebrate, by the time you […]

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5 Self-Care Solutions

May is the month we celebrate motherhood. I know, technically it is one day (May 13th in the U.S. this year) but I like to stretch these things out to the entire month. Because motherhood is hard and we need beaucoup d’ appreciation! One of the big lessons I learned in my cancer journey is that […]

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Is Stress Slowly Killing You?

Did you know that April is National Stress Awareness Month? I wonder if that has to do with taxes being due on the 15th… Ha ha ha! Stress affects us all and is certainly worthy of a lot more awareness. Studies are finding that stress is at the root of most ailments, many of which […]

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Do you celebrate your cancerversary?

Today is kind of a big day for me. It is my 3 year cancerversary for the triple negative breast cancer diagnosis. The recurrence rate drops sharply after 3 years, so…woohoo for me!!! I will breathe even easier after the 5 year mark where recurrence rarely happens, but I gotta take my wins where I […]

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Holiday Stress Series: Take a Tech Break

Last week I wrote about meditation as a scientifically proven tool for reducing stress. If you haven’t read that post, check it out. Mindful breathing meditation is not as hard as it may sound. This week, I’m encouraging you to take a break from technology. Multiple recent studies have shown that our daily tech addiction […]

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