Reduce Your Travel Stress

One of the reasons people go on vacations is to lower their stress, but there are many obstacles that can get in the way. Travel scams are one example, and it can contribute to financial and travel stress. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. households spend only three…

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Cats and Their Owners Can Reduce Stress Together

We tend to think of cats as independent creatures, but humans have a bigger influence on these furry-friends than you might think. When our habits and stress negatively impacts our cats, it’s our jobs to help boost their health. A recent study published in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior found…

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Summer Travel Stress Tips

Traveling during the summer can be very stressful. Factors affecting summer travel include intense heat, increased number of people at vacation sites, costs, and the pressure to make this precious time special. Listed below are a few tips to help make your summer travel experience less stressful. Have your offense…

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Incorporate Eco Therapy Into Your Summer

Your children have spent this past year in school, developing their left-brain (logic and mathematics). Spend time this summer helping develop their right-brain, and let their creativity blossom just like the flowers around us. Being outside will give your family a better connection to nature and teach them invaluable lessons about…

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Are Your Kid’s Home Alone? Don’t Stress

As children rejoice with the start of summer, parents everywhere begin to experience terror. How can parents concentrate at work with visions of their kids fighting and setting kitchen fires at home? And how can they enjoy the simple pleasures of summer when they are in a constant state of fear…

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Study Shows Your Heart Needs a Vacation!

Skipping vacations put people at risk for burnout, which can lead to a state of depression and unhappiness, not to mention long-term illnesses like heart disease. Research tells us that it is important to set aside time for vacations. According to the Framingham Heart Study, women who take two vacations a…

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