In prior posts, I’ve written about how vacations can help us tame our stress. Unfortunately, most Americans only take about one week of vacation per year. This might sound O.K., until you compare it to those in Europe who take an average of five weeks per year. Even more serious, 43 percent of American women [...]
Many years ago, Walt Disney paid a heavy price for ignoring his stress symptoms. He was experiencing exhaustion, burnout and bouts of depression due to chronic stress and overwork.
Some of the most common symptoms of stress are headaches, neck pain, irritableness and difficulty concentrating. When you experience these symptoms, your body is trying to tell you something. Do you ignore these symptoms? I’ve certainly been guilty of this. I would say to myself, “I can’t take a break; I have a deadline [...]