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Ways to Relieve your Stress

Relieve your Stress
Ways to Relieve your Stress

Stress is tough to deal with. That mental anxiety and physical pressure/tension you feel actually make it harder to deal with the stressful situation you are in. It’s an endless loop that stress itself makes situations even more stressful.

Stress has its benefits for survival, but we often have stress when the situation is more complex than a simple “fight or flight” situation.

Positive stress or “Eustress” (our body’s reaction when we deal with accomplishment) is useful for motivating us and helping us deal with challenges. Winning a competition, being in love, excitement in planning a wedding and handling your deadlines at work are activities when you could feel positive stress. Eustress can help to increase your immunity in a short term, increase your brainpower and stimulate you to succeed. So stress isn’t bad at all. Continue reading “Ways to Relieve your Stress”

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Digital Detox

Do you need a digital detox?
Do you need a digital detox?

Digital detox was a foreign and downright unappealing concept to me because I am constantly checking my cell phone, reading emails, surfing the net or skimming through social media apps. Electronic devices have become common place for not only leisure activities but has extended to the everyday workforce. For those of you that are not familiar with the term, a digital detox is a period of time that a person stops using electronic devices, mobiles, smartphones, laptops, etc.

But isn’t it great to have an abundance of knowledge at our fingertips? To have real-time updates from everything from world events to our favorite sports team? Continue reading “Digital Detox”

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Too Good to be true?? Then it’s probably not Good.

Everyone loves a bargain, and finding great deals often delivers a sense of great accomplishment and relief. So, when you come across an online retailer selling Quick Fix or another of Spectrum Labs’ products at a price

Be careful of scam re-sellers
Companies reselling expired & fake products

way below your expectations your first thought might be “Jackpot”! And this is exactly the point at which you should STOP and carefully consider your next step. If a retailer is selling a Spectrum product far below expected market price, there’s no doubt a nefarious reason for it. As you’ve probably guessed by now, that reason is not to give you a great deal. But, what you will get is a great deal of aggravation. Continue reading “Too Good to be true?? Then it’s probably not Good.”

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Self-Care is Not a Reward

This time of year brings all kinds of stress down upon us. Finding the time to properly care for yourself can sometimes feel like one more thing to add to your to do list. Taking care of yourself is hard, but it must become a

Morning stretch outside
Self-care is very important

priority, or in a short time, you will find yourself exhausted and trying to get through your daily life in a mental fog. If your entire life is focused on goals, excessive expectations and a myriad of other achievements you feel you must meet, you may be creating unnecessary stress for yourself. Trying to keep all your balls in the air at once, however, will not result in making you a well-rounded individual by any means. Continue reading “Self-Care is Not a Reward”