Tag Archives: stress

Resources to handle back-to-school stress

As summer winds down and school begins again, students of all ages are faced with transitions, finding their places in social circles and experiencing pressures to perform. It’s no surprise, then, that many students feel anxious this time of year — and throughout the year as academic pressures increase.

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#Brownbagyork: Take that break! Making sure you step away and recharge

Have you ever sat down at your desk at about 9 a.m., looked up after what feels like 15 minutes, and the clock says 5 p.m. instead? Wait, what? How did eight hours go by so fast? It could be … Continue reading

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Helping girls cope with the stress of perfectionism

Kathleen Hassan, a national expert and author on self-esteem and empowerment, will discuss “Under Pressure: Helping Teen Girls Cope with the Stress of Perfectionism,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 13, in the Wilman Business Center at York College. In today’s … Continue reading

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Get some Headspace

Exercise has always been a way to alleviate stress. Whether it’s walking, running or dancing, I like the way movement clears my mind, gives me energy and ups my self-confidence. But this winter’s weather has made it harder to stay … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 10/11/13: Tom Hanks has diabetes; Healthy and obese?

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. Big diabetes news: Earlier this week, Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks shocked many fans when he announced that … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 4/26/13: Running vs. walking, Brain training, Lying in the exam room

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Five things you need to talk to your doctor about now

Going to the doctor’s office might not be your idea of a fun-filled afternoon, but it could be just what you need to learn more about living a healthier, happier life.

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Wellness Wrap 3/15/13: Soda ban blocked; Wallets and weightloss; Stay fit this weekend

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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