Pizza, nachos, ice cream — when it comes to food, we all have our favorites. And depending on the time of day, we may crave one type of food over another. “We are just descendants from cave men, so it was all about survival,” said Christina Meyer-Jax, a registered dietician.
With work piling up, getting the kids to sports, and other day-to-day duties, stress seems never ending. That’s why we’re going to get you moving this Monday — by teaching you how to slow down.
About half the people surveyed in a recent poll claim to have had a “major stressful” event within the past year. National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health conducted the nationwide survey.
Minnesota crops continue to feel stress from warmer-than-normal temperatures. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday the statewide average temperature last week was 76.7 degrees, nearly 12 degrees above normal. An average of 0.66 inch of rain fell statewide. That’s 0.15 inch below normal. North-central and northeastern regions of Minnesota received higher rainfall amounts.
Summer is supposed to be a fun, carefree time of year, but it doesn’t always turn out that way. Maintaining your schedule, maintaining your kids’ schedules, and even planning a family vacation can be stressful.
Acupuncture can be a great stress and pain reliever. But there’s a prickly side to it that you feel in your pocketbook. Acupuncturist Kerri Casey of Minnesota Community Acupuncture saw that as a problem. “If you have to come two or three times a week, who can afford $65 dollars three times a week? It’s a very limited group of people and I knew I couldn’t afford it,” Casey said. “And I said if I can’t afford acupuncture, how are other people gonna afford that?”
Dozens of Minnesota school districts are in the midst of MCA standardized testing, one of the most stressful weeks of the year for students.
Some stress can be a good thing because it’s your body’s way of preparing for a challenge. But a steady stream of stress can be bad for your health.
For many people, balancing family life with work and everything else in between can get the best of you. But a new study found anxiety causes women’s brains to work harder than men’s when put in the same situations.
As finals near, Macalester College is going to the dogs.
A new study at the University of Minnesota is helping military parents deal with the stress of parenting — on top of the stress of returning from deployment.
Many people have brothers or sisters, but did you ever wonder if you had the right number? Would there have been less fighting if you had one, instead of the other? In other words, what’s the right recipe for a happy family?
Stressed out students at Macalester College in St. Paul will get a change for some doggie therapy on Saturday when alumni and faculty are being encouraged to bring their dogs to campus.
One thing that most of us have in common is that we all have our fears. But do those fears get so extreme that they turn into phobias? Are some of these phobias caused by […]