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Charts explaining stress

One in two Americans reported a major stressful event in the last year, according to a new study by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. The study, as reported by Vox, includes several charts explaining stress. Top stress-inducing experiences. Illness, disease and death of a loved one were the top […]

Is home more stressful than work?

Is home more stressful than work? Yes, according to a new study by researchers at Penn State that found higher levels of stress at home than at work. In a study to be published in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine and released by the Council on Contemporary Families, the researchers measured the level of […]

Suntheanine for dogs afraid of fireworks

A Chicago Tribune columnist recommends Suntheanine for dogs afraid of fireworks. Steve Dale, writing in his “My Pet World” column in the Chicago Tribune, Dale offered a number of approaches owners can take for dogs who fear the sound of fireworks. One of his suggested approaches is giving the affected dog ANXITANE,® a product containing Suntheanine.® Dale also […]

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Great advice for relieving your stressed muscles and your mind

If you’ve ever experienced Monday-morning muscle soreness after over-doing it on the weekends, here’s some great advice from Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Johnny Gillespie. A 42-year-old athlete and Empowered Yoga instructor, Gillespie knows a thing or two about aching muscles. In his current blog, Gillespie describes the importance of distinguishing between sore muscles and […]