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28242
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The ways in which alcohol use was related to stress and religious activity was examined in students enrolled a Wingate University, a private, church-affiliated university in North Carolina. This study found that students responded to stress by drinking alcohol in large quantities, rather than relying on religion or spirituality.
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36583
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Long recognized for helping individuals combat conditions such as anxiety and phobias, hypnosis has other positive results more widely acknowledged by the medical community. Recent research asserts that hypnosis can help individuals decrease stress and weight, as well as heighten creativity and spiritual connection.
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36570
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Inspired by the Peanuts comic strip’s character and his trademark blanket, a nonprofit organization started in Denver in 1998 to offer blankets for children experiencing critical illnesses, accidents, homelessness, abuse, neglect, school shootings, and natural disasters. Known as “blanketeers,” Asheville’s local chapter of Linus creates blankets for children with autism, as well as children experiencing anxiety, stress, and insomnia.
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36560
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Offering better healthcare outcomes is often a byproduct of diet, accounting for the food source itself and its source. Meats touted as nutritious and delicious include bison and elk. Benefits of these meats noted by King are lower cholesterol content and higher levels of protein and iron. As for environmental factors that impact produce and meat quality, the author recommended preserving topsoil and balancing the soil ecosystem. Such actions can yield healthy carbon levels and grasses for animals that positively impact their nutrient output.
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36546
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Offering a “hOMe” away from home is Oshun Mountain Sanctuary, a Queen Anne style mansion turned country inn style retreat center. The twenty-five room facility built in 1889 encouraged holistic well-being and connection with nature through activities such as lectures and lodging options of sanctuary rooms and country cottages. The nonprofit also promoted sustainability of its 41 forest acres through a partnership with Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy.
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35894
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The handle in question wasn’t part of an old fashioned pump. Rather it, was the stress that modern individuals, particularly type A, are vulnerable to through daily hassles and frustrations. Included as enlightenment for the long term effects of daily stress were studies related to heart attacks and high blood pressure. For those seeking encouragement as well as enlightenment, suggested were stress management exercises such as meditation and muscle relaxation.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 7, Sept 1980, p17-18, 54
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36173
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A way to make the most of time throughout the year is heightened value of the present, moment by moment. Regarded by the author as a lifestyle and validated by research, mindfulness included mental and physical exercises such as yoga, meditation, and mindful eating.
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36224
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Terms such as False-Self syndrome, Zealous Advocacy, Always the Helper, and Ignoring Boundaries were applied to lawyers. Being especially vulnerable to depression and suicide, attorneys were cautioned to maintain boundaries between one’s professional and personal life, being true to oneself, and not overextending oneself physically and emotionally.
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36228
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The inability to achieve work-life balance and manage stress leads to burnout. Demonstrating to attorneys the need for balance is burnout’s physical and emotional consequences. To help lawyers attain a better quality life on both sides of the bench are tips for managing stress. Also offered are ways to balance the energy expended on their personal and professional lives.
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36229
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Managing time and organizing billing methods more efficiently and effectively help to delineate between good and great paralegals. To help paralegals cross that line are suggestions of professional behaviors such as communication methods and computer programs such as Needles.
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36306
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Supplementals offer an alternative treatment measure for conditions ranging from allergies to stress. Offering credibility to alternative medicines were descriptions of popular brands such as Adrenal Health and Tumeric Supreme, as well as a profile of a supplier, Gaia Herbs.
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36477
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Illustrating the research-based positive emotional and psychological impact of pet ownership is pet therapy. Involving trained animals contributing to stress reduction in humans, pet therapy takes place in in facilities such as hospitals, correctional institutions, and homeless shelters. Examples of facilities offering pet therapy mentioned are Reuter Children’s Outpatient Hospital and UNC Asheville’s Peers Educating Peers and Advancing Health Program (PEPAH).