Biology of Beating Stress: How to Change Your Environment, Body & Brain

  • Topic Info:At some point in your life you will have to deal with stress.

    A work deadline, a fight, managing finances or simply just having too much on your plate all cause your adrenaline to rise. If you're constantly under this sort of pressure, it can lead to you dealing with stress on a chronic basis.

    According to a recent study by the American Institute of Stress, 48 percent of stress sufferers say stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional lives.

    Even if you don't think stress has a significant impact on your life, it can be the underlying cause of many health problems.

    You may have tried everything to help lower and keep stress away: yoga, meditation, soothing music, taking baths and even changing up your eating habits.

    These methods might have helped for short periods of time, but your everyday stressors find new ways to creep back into your life.

    Is there another, more effective way? What is the biology of beating stress?

    The first thing you must do is acknowledge your stress. Slow down your everyday routine and evaluate the root to your stress. This can be very beneficial in beating stress.

    What is epigenetics and how can it help manage your stress?

    Holistic Health Coach and Clinical Hypnotist, Jeanne Ricks, CHC, shares how stress damages your physical and mental health, as well as ways you can overcome your everyday stressors.
  • Book Title: The Biology of Beating Stress
  • Host: Melanie Cole, MS