How On-Going, Toxic Stress Affects A Child's BrainA quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom.
Study: Minnesota Is The Least Stressful StateNew stress rankings are out, and they find Minnesota is the least stressed state in the entire United States.
Good Question: What Does Stress Do To Our Bodies?Jerry Kill talked about his lack of sleep and how the monster of coaching a Big Ten school can wear you out. Like many jobs, coaching can be high pressure and high stress. So what does stress do to our bodies?
2 Minnesotans Share The Secret To HappinessTwo women say they've come up with the secret on how to be happy all the time in any situation, good or bad. It's called the "Happiness Practice" and it's already being used in the workplaces of some well-known Minnesota companies.
Minnesota Foresters Seeing Stressed Silver Maples And ElmsMinnesota foresters say they're seeing many silver maples and some elm trees with stunted or no leaves but an abundance of seeds this spring. The Department of Natural Resources says these trees are not dead and will rebound over the next couple of years.
5 Simple Exercises That Lower StressLooking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of "The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days."
PODCAST PAGE: Mayo Clinic 150th Anniversary! 10-10-14 Dave LeeA special broadcast from Rochester, Minnesota for the Mayo Clinic's 150th Anniversary! Click the link above to listen to highlights from the show.
Good Question: Where Do Food Cravings Come From?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.
Get Movin' Monday: How To Slow Down Our Busy LivesWith 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.
Good Question: What Causes Stress In Americans' Lives?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.
Warm Weather Continues To Stress Minn. Crops 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.
Keep Fresh & Healthy This Summer With Facials, MassageSummer 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.