How to Manage Money Stress

How to Manage Money Stress

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According to a 2015 survey, the American Psychological Association (APA) reported 72% of Americans felt some level of stress about money. In these uncertain times, that level is surely even higher. Unfortunately, stress about money can affect a person’s family life, work performance, and even their health.   Although financial stress may be legitimate, especially if you’ve suffered a loss of income, worrying about money doesn’t help solve the situation. It often makes it worse. If you’re experiencing money stress, the following are a few  tips to help you manage your emotions and get your anxiety about money under control....

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Tips for Overcoming Mask Anxiety

Tips for Overcoming Mask Anxiety

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Wearing a Face Mask Although we typically associate masks with healthcare, there are other scenarios where masks are required. Face masks are worn in many industries under various situations. For example, in laboratories or metal working sites, masks are often required as part of the job. Janitorial staff, factory workers, and even painters must all use face masks at one time or another. Unfortunately, for some people wearing masks can trigger anxiety, called “mask anxiety.” Very often, those with mask anxiety have underlying problems like claustrophobia or generalized anxiety. Still, even people who don’t have claustrophobia can suffer from mask...

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How Summer Heat Affects Our Mood

How Summer Heat Affects Our Mood

The Weather Influences Our Mood The weather can affect our mental health in more ways than we realize. We’re all aware of the winter doldrums, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). During the winter, some people feel depressed and moody. Although thought to be caused by the lack of sun during colder seasons, SAD can also occur in the summertime.  It’s not hard to imagine how the summer heat can change our mood. Being sweaty and uncomfortable can make anyone cranky. Sitting in a hot car, doing yard work under the sun, and humid summer evenings can raise blood...

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The Benefits of Positive Visualization

The Benefits of Positive Visualization

We often find ourselves lost in thought during the day, reliving memories and wondering about our lives. These are called daydreams. Although daydreams are magical and comforting, they don't help us meet our goals. There's a method that's a bit like daydreaming that can help us better ourselves. It's called positive visualization. What is Positive Visualization? Positive visualization is a “mental rehearsal” in your mind. It’s a focused daydream about doing the steps you need to take to achieve your goals.  Very often, our minds tend to amplify the obstacles in or path. We then hone in on those obstacles...

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Three Ways to Do Something You Don’t Want to Do

Three Ways to Do Something You Don’t Want to Do

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When Willpower Isn’t Enough We’ve all been there. There are activities we don’t want to do, but we should do. Unfortunately, it’s a challenge to find the momentum to start the activity, much less complete it. For example, our daily dose of exercise may not be something we look forward to. We may find ourselves using every excuse not to exercise, but we understand that exercise makes us healthier. Yet, we still don’t do it as often as we should. Do you sometimes feel like your willpower is fighting against a brick wall? It is. It’s fighting against your mind....

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