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Woman sitting at Thanksgiving dinner table and practicing gratitude to calm down anxiety.

How To Calm Down Anxiety By Practicing Gratitude

By Kris Henderson | November 23, 2021 |

What’s the first thought that comes to your mind when you think about the Thanksgiving holiday? For me, I think of family and food—lots and lots of food. Of course, I also think about what I am grateful for, but if I’m honest, I have to say that food comes to my mind pretty quickly.…

Young family at the grocery store coping with stressful family life.

How To Cope With A Stressful Family Life

By Kris Henderson | November 19, 2021 |

I’m going to show my age here, but when I was growing up,  “The Brady Bunch” was a popular show on TV. And oh, how I envied those kids in that family which looked nothing like my own. For example,  they lived in a big house, the girls and the boys had their own bathrooms. They always…

Anxious looking woman having an anxiety attack at work.

What To Do If You Have An Anxiety Attack At Work

By Kris Henderson | November 13, 2021 |

Wouldn’t it be nice if anxiety attacks would wait until after hours to appear? Not that I think there’s ever a perfect time for them to show up. But, talking from experience, having an anxiety attack at work or out in public is a whole different story than feeling the rising tide of anxiety in…

Smiling woman finding anxiety & stress relief outdoors.

6 Hacks For Anxiety & Stress Relief That Really Work

By Kris Henderson | November 7, 2021 |

Don’t you love it when you’re stressed out and ready to pull your hair out, and someone comes along and tells you to just calm down or quit worrying? How’s that work for you? Probably about as much as it helps me—it doesn’t. In fact, in all likelihood, it ramps your stress up even more.…

Woman dealing with stressful family members while sitting at a table.

3 Tips For Dealing With Stressful Family Members

By Kris Henderson | October 31, 2021 |

Well, here we are, at the tail end of October, which means it’s Halloween. Now for me, that has always been the big kickoff to the holiday season, leading to the bigger ones of Thanksgiving and Christmas. And that means family events with brothers, sisters, cousins, aunts and uncles, grandma’s and grandpa’s, and of course, the…

Frustrated woman sitting at desk trying to cope with stress at work.

8 Strategies For Discreetly Coping With Stress At Work

By Kris Henderson | October 22, 2021 |

I’ve never met anyone who hasn’t encountered stress in the workplace. And I don’t mean the good kind of motivating stress that encourages you to get the job done either. No, I’m talking about the kind that makes you feel as if you are on the brink of being totally overwhelmed. All too often, when…

Blue coffee mug with the inspirational anxiety relief quote, "You can and you will." written on it.

20 Best Inspirational Anxiety Relief Quotes

By Kris Henderson | October 15, 2021 |

As humans, when we suffer from something unpleasant or painful, we naturally look for something to bring relief. And if we don’t have what we need in our medicine cabinet, a quick trip to the local pharmacy or grocery store is sure to offer plenty of products promoting fast relief from anything. Be it a…

A young family on the road to successful parenting with the dad training his young son how to ride a bike and the mom walking behind them.

3 Ways Successful Parenting Isn’t What You Think It Is

By Kris Henderson | October 9, 2021 |

There’s a good chance that most people can agree on what successful parenting looks like, give or take a few ideas. However, it’s also likely that if you surveyed parents, you would get a wide range of opinions on how to achieve that status. Now, I won’t tell you how to raise your children. But…

Anxious woman on phone wondering how to be less stressed at work

How To Be Less Stressed At Work

By Kris Henderson | October 1, 2021 |

Regardless of what type of work you do, more than likely, you’ve experienced stress on the job. In fact, according to The American Institute of Stress, 83% of American workers suffer from work-related stress. Of course, stress levels vary according to age groups and genders. But the bottom line of this survey shows  there’s a…

Woman sipping herbal tea as a calming exercise for anxiety.

The 10 Best Calming Exercses For Anxiety

By Kris Henderson | September 24, 2021 |

Anxiety is something that everyone from time to time experiences because it’s a natural stress response.  But when you have too much anxiety, it can get in the way of living a healthy and happy life. And believe me, as someone with anxiety, I know how overwhelming it can be at times. But that’s why…