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Election Stress: How to cope

Is election stress making you feel anxious? Me too! My Webinar Talk Show cohost, Thom Singer, and I dedicated our latest episode to coping with election stress and how to navigate relationships over the coming weeks. I have a few strategies to feel better, work better, and relate better in the midst of election stress.…

Uncertainty Fatigue: How to cope

Uncertainty fatigue may decrease your ability to cope with stress Right now, uncertainty fatigue is making it more difficult to manage stress. Sure, in June and July we got used to a level of uncertainty. Now, however, Autumn is approaching and back-to-school looks different – and uncertain. The upcoming elections by definition are uncertain. Nobody…

A box of new books on stress and heart health from author Eliz Greene

Stress and Heart Health Book

A new book with stress and heart health tips to live longer, feel better, and stress less. In the midst of a global pandemic, my new book, Stress-Proof Your Heart, arrived. After years of work, the entry into the market seems a little anticlimactic. But – in many ways, THIS is the right time for…

Why is uncertainty so stressful?

Stress caused by uncertainty can be paralyzing. The information we are getting about the coronavirus seems to be changing by the hour — creating unprecedented uncertainty. There is a good reason your nerves are jangled, or you are feeling unsettled or anxious. Uncertainty is perceived as unsafe and potentially painful. Whether the situation is predictably…

Mental Health Resources

Here is a list of helpful resources: Crisis Lines: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 800-273-TALK (8255) Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741 National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233) National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673) Veterans Crisis Line (link goes to online chat) 800-273-8255 Text: 838-255 Resource links: National…

Stress, Uncertainty, and the Coronavirus Podcast

There is a reason you feel unsettled by the uncertainty around COVID19 Our brains like a predictable environment and right about now things seem very unpredictable.  As we all adapt to working from home and navigating close quarters, it is important to remember that uncertainty is inherently stressful.  We are built to view uncertainty as…

COVID19 Resources

Conflicting information about the coronavirus is causing stress! Here are some trusted resources to keep you informed.  I’ll be updating them regularly. Why hand washing works: Coronavirus resources from StopAfib Society for Human Resource Management COVID19 Resources American Heart Association Coronavirus Resources Washington Post Corona Simulator The Hammer and the Dance WHO Mental Health Considerations…

How Does Dehydration Trigger Heart Problems?

Being in a dry environment, such as on a plane, can cause dehydration and heart issues. According to Mellanie True Hills, CEO of StopAfib.org, a patient advocacy organization that hosts the number one arrhythmia site and one of the top five heart disease sites worldwide, “The significantly dry air on a plane wicks moisture out…

Heart Health Resources

Don’t stress over finding resources about your heart health! I’ll keep this list updated: American Heart Association Health Topics How Does Dehydration Trigger Heart Problems? Office on Women’s Health Centers for Disease Control Atrial Fibrillation Resources – StopAfib  

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